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Buster Mathis Jr. boxer

Buster Mathis Jr. image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 0″/183cm
Reach 75″/191cm
Debut 1991-12-09
Born 1970-03-24
Nationality USA
Residence Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
bouts
26
won
21
lost
2
draw
0
bouts
26
won
21
lost
2
draw
0
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 0″/183cm
Reach 75″/191cm
Debut 1991-12-09
Born 1970-03-24
Nationality USA
Residence Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Buster Mathis Jr. (born March 25, 1970 in East Grand Rapids, Michigan), is an American former professional boxer in the heavyweight division.Mathis Jr. was the son of Buster Mathis, a heavyweight boxer from the 1960s. The senior Mathis had been invited to the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, and was a contender with fights against champions Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. Mathis Jr. was a heavy man and took up boxing because he was bullied as a child until the age of 14, and also for the benefit of losing extra weight.

Buster Mathis Jr. (born March 25, 1970 in East Grand Rapids, Michigan), is an American former professional boxer in the heavyweight division.Mathis Jr. was the son of Buster Mathis, a heavyweight boxer from the 1960s. The senior Mathis had been invited to the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, and was a contender with fights against champions Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. Mathis Jr. was a heavy man and took up boxing because he was bullied as a child until the age of 14, and also for the benefit of losing extra weight.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Nov. 1, 1996 Lou Savarese WWWWWW Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio vacant USBA Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
April 20, 1996 Obed Sullivan WWWWWW Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Heavyweight


NC
Feb. 27, 1996 Ken Smith WLWLLW Morula Sun Casino, Mabopane WIN
KO
Dec. 16, 1995 Mike Tyson LWWWWW Core States Spectrum, Philadelphia LOSS
KO
Aug. 5, 1995 Mike Acklie LWLLLL Lujan Building, Albuquerque WIN
Technical knockout
April 18, 1995 Alex Garcia WWLWWW Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas USBA Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 4, 1995 Ken Smith LWWWWW Silver Nugget, North Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 3, 1994 Garing Lane WWLLWL Harlingen Garden, Harlingen WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 5, 1994 Lyle McDowell WWWWWW Caesars Tahoe, Circus Maximus Showroom, Stateline USBA Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 1, 1994 Mike Faulkner LWLLLL The Roxy, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 13, 1994 Riddick Bowe WWWWWL Convention Hall, Atlantic City
NC
April 2, 1994 Sherman Griffin WWWWWW Korakuen Hall WIN
Majority decision
Feb. 5, 1994 Tyrell Biggs WWLWWL Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas vacant USBA Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 4, 1993 Mike Hunter WWLWWW Hangar Deck Lexington Museum, Corpus Christi USBA Heavyweight


ND
Oct. 2, 1993 Mike Dixon WLWLWL Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 7, 1993 Mark Young WWDWLL Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
July 10, 1993 Levi Billups WLWLWW Fernwood Resort, Bushkill WIN
Points
June 15, 1993 Carl Williams LWLWWL The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 14, 1993 Justin Fortune WWWDWW Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 22, 1992 Tyrone Evans WWWWWW The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Unanimous decision
April 24, 1992 Jordan Keepers LLDWLL Beloit WIN
Points
April 21, 1992 Tim Martin WLWWWL The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Technical knockout
March 21, 1992 Luis Torres L Cleveland State Convocation Center, Cleveland WIN
Unanimous decision
March 3, 1992 Tracy Thomas LLLLLL Laurel Manor, Livonia WIN
Points
Feb. 8, 1992 Warren Williams WW Civic Center, Lansing WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 9, 1991 James Wilder LLLLLL Waukesha WIN
Points