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Byron Mitchell boxer

Byron Mitchell image
Status inactive
Division super middleweight
Height 5′ 11½″/182cm
Reach 71″/180cm
Debut 1996-06-25
Born 1973-10-31
Nationality USA
Residence Dothan, Alabama, USA
bouts
41
won
29
lost
11
draw
1
bouts
41
won
29
lost
11
draw
1
Status inactive
Division super middleweight
Height 5′ 11½″/182cm
Reach 71″/180cm
Debut 1996-06-25
Born 1973-10-31
Nationality USA
Residence Dothan, Alabama, USA

September 1991 Byron Mitchell first started boxing at Johnny Trawick's Wolfpack Boxing Gym in Ozark, Alabama. Mitchell was the 1996 National Golden Gloves Middleweight ChampionHe turned professional in 1996 for Don King and won the World Boxing Association and Lineal Super Middleweight titles in 1999 after defeating the southpaw Frankie Liles (32-1) by KO in the 11th round. Later that year, he drew with Bruno Girard and lost the title to Girard the next year. He recaptured the WBA belt the following year by beating Manny Siaca then made defenses against Siaca, in a rematch, and Julio César Green before losing a split decision in a unification bout to Sven Ottke in Germany, 2003.

September 1991 Byron Mitchell first started boxing at Johnny Trawick's Wolfpack Boxing Gym in Ozark, Alabama. Mitchell was the 1996 National Golden Gloves Middleweight ChampionHe turned professional in 1996 for Don King and won the World Boxing Association and Lineal Super Middleweight titles in 1999 after defeating the southpaw Frankie Liles (32-1) by KO in the 11th round. Later that year, he drew with Bruno Girard and lost the title to Girard the next year. He recaptured the WBA belt the following year by beating Manny Siaca then made defenses against Siaca, in a rematch, and Julio César Green before losing a split decision in a unification bout to Sven Ottke in Germany, 2003.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Dec. 8, 2012 Michael Seals WWWWWW The Grand Ballroom, Norcross vacant World Boxing Council United States (USNBC) Cruiserweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
March 16, 2012 Andrzej Fonfara WWWWWW UIC Pavilion, Chicago LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 3, 2011 Dawid Kostecki WWWWWW Hilton Warsaw Hotel, Warsaw LOSS
KO
Nov. 22, 2011 Shannon Miller LWLLLL Omni New Daisy Theater, Memphis WIN
KO
June 4, 2011 Zsolt Erdei WWWWWW Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 6, 2010 Luis Garcia WWWWWW University Arena, Limerick LOSS
Technical knockout
May 7, 2010 Otis Griffin WLLLWW Oheka Castle , Huntington vacant USBA Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 21, 2009 David Telesco WLWLLW Hilton Rye Town Hotel, Rye Brook WIN
Technical knockout
May 9, 2009 Beibut Shumenov WWWWWW Stadium Khadjimukan, Shymkent vacant International Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

interim PABA Light Heavyweight

World Boxing Council Asian Boxing Council Light Heavyweight

World Boxing Organisation Asia Pacific Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 20, 2009 Zach Walters WWWWWL Convention Center , Buffalo vacant NABA - USA Light Heavyweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Nov. 15, 2008 Etianne Whitaker LLLLWL Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, Niagara Falls WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 21, 2007 Richard Hall LWWLLL Sheraton Miami Mart Hotel, Miami LOSS
Technical knockout
June 28, 2003 Joe Calzaghe WWWWWW International Arena, Cardiff World Boxing Organisation World Super Middleweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
March 15, 2003 Sven Ottke WWWWWW Max Schmeling Halle, Prenzlauer Berg International Boxing Federation World Super Middleweight

World Boxing Association Super World Super Middleweight

LOSS
Split-decision
July 27, 2002 Julio Cesar Green LWWWLD Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 29, 2001 Manny Siaca WWWLLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Split-decision
March 3, 2001 Manny Siaca WWWWWL Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 3, 2001 Anton Robinson WWWWLL Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 16, 2000 Vinson Durham LLWLLL Civic Center, Ozark WIN
Unanimous decision
April 8, 2000 Bruno Girard WWWWWD Palais Omnisport de Paris-Bercy, Paris LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 11, 1999 Bruno Girard WWWWWW Grand Casino, Tunica World Boxing Association World Super Middleweight

DRAW
Split-decision
June 12, 1999 Frankie Liles WWWWWW Shriner's Auditorium, Wilmington World Boxing Association World Super Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 6, 1999 Carlos Sanabria WWWWWW UM Sports Pavilion, Minneapolis World Boxing Association World Super Middleweight

WIN
KO
Aug. 28, 1998 Michael Gordon LWDDWL Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
May 30, 1998 Adam Garland WWLLL Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 31, 1998 Arthur Willis WLWLL The Moon, Tallahassee WIN
KO
Dec. 13, 1997 Guy Stanford LLLLLW Amphitheater, Pompano Beach WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 14, 1997 Octavian Stoica LDLL Palais des Sports, Marseille WIN
Points
Sept. 11, 1997 Charles Towns LWW The Moon, Tallahassee WIN
KO
July 8, 1997 Orlando Wiet WLLWWL Palais des Sports, Marseille WIN
Points
May 31, 1997 Arthur Willis WWLWL The Moon, Tallahassee WIN
KO
April 19, 1997 Guy Stanford LLLLLL Memorial Auditorium, Shreveport WIN
Technical knockout
April 1, 1997 Zaurbek Khetagurov L Marseille WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 22, 1997 Joe Potts LLLLLL The Theatre, Fort Lauderdale WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 30, 1996 Leon Shavers LLLLLL Latin Club, Sterling WIN
KO
Nov. 15, 1996 Vince Foster LLLLLL Fiesta Palace, Waukegan WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 18, 1996 Tony Golden LLLLLL Expo Center, Dolton WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 11, 1996 Patrick Hutchinson Fiesta Palace, Waukegan WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 24, 1996 Leon Shavers LLLLLL Little Bit of Texas, Indianapolis WIN
KO
Aug. 23, 1996 Robert Cameron LLLL Fiesta Palace, Waukegan WIN
Technical knockout
June 25, 1996 Tyrone Bledsoe LLLLLL Little Bit of Texas, Indianapolis WIN
KO