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Craig Payne boxer

Craig Payne image
Status inactive
Age 55
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 2″/188cm
Debut 1985-03-21
Born 1961-05-22
Death 2017-04-07
Nationality USA
Residence Livonia, Michigan, USA
bouts
33
won
11
lost
20
draw
2
bouts
33
won
11
lost
20
draw
2
Status inactive
Age 55
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 2″/188cm
Debut 1985-03-21
Born 1961-05-22
Death 2017-04-07
Nationality USA
Residence Livonia, Michigan, USA

Payne, a 1979 graduate of Chillicothe (Ohio) High School, won the National Golden Gloves in 1983 beating a young Mike Tyson.Payne also defeated Cuban boxing legends Teofilo Stevenson and Félix Savón.

Payne, a 1979 graduate of Chillicothe (Ohio) High School, won the National Golden Gloves in 1983 beating a young Mike Tyson.Payne also defeated Cuban boxing legends Teofilo Stevenson and Félix Savón.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Feb. 10, 2001 Andre Purlette WWWWWW Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 5, 2000 Anthony Curry LWLLLL Lucky Eagle Casino, Rochester LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 22, 1999 Richard Mason LLLWLL Grand Victoria Casino, Rising Sun LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 10, 1999 Fres Oquendo WWWWWW Grand Victoria Casino, Elgin LOSS
Technical knockout
June 10, 1999 Troy Weida WWDWWW Adam’s Mark Hotel, Indianapolis LOSS
Technical knockout
May 1, 1999 Tim Puller LLLWWW Lucky Eagle Casino, Rochester LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 27, 1996 Iran Barkley WLLLWW Lucky Eagle Casino, Rochester LOSS
Majority decision
June 21, 1996 James Tillis WLWWL Quay Centennial Building, Vancouver LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 7, 1995 Daniel Dancuta WLWWWW Mystic Lake Casino, Prior Lake LOSS
KO
Feb. 17, 1995 Joe Thomas WWWWWL Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City LOSS
Points
Jan. 13, 1995 Shannon Briggs WWWWWW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 1, 1994 Ray Anis WWLWWW The Roxy, Boston LOSS
Technical knockout
June 30, 1994 Samson Po'uha WWWWWW Peppermill Oasis Resort, Mesquite WIN
Technical knockout
May 19, 1994 Mike Hunter WLWWW Silver Nugget, North Las Vegas LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 6, 1994 John Bray WWWWLW Terre Haute LOSS
Points
March 9, 1994 Darren Hayden WLWDWW Continental Inn, Lexington LOSS
Points
Oct. 30, 1993 Frans Botha WWWWWW Nasrec Indoor Arena, Johannesburg LOSS
Corner retirement
Sept. 28, 1993 Garing Lane WLWLLW Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 14, 1993 Rocky Sekorski WWLWLL Harrah's Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 28, 1993 Melton Bowen WLWWWL Central Fla. Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
May 29, 1993 Bobby Crabtree LWWWLW Yakima WIN
Technical knockout
April 27, 1993 Tyrone Evans WWWWLW The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Unanimous decision
March 26, 1993 Lionel Butler WWWWWW Country Club, Reseda LOSS
Corner retirement
Nov. 14, 1992 Pinklon Thomas WWWWWW Greenville Memorial Auditorium, Greenville International Boxing Organization World Heavyweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Oct. 27, 1992 Arthel Lawhorn WLWWLL The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Technical knockout
June 19, 1992 Conroy Nelson WLLWLL Centennial Hall, London WIN
KO
April 21, 1992 Tyrone Evans W The Palace, Auburn Hills LOSS
Majority decision
Feb. 8, 1992 Kevin P Porter LLLLLL Civic Center, Lansing DRAW
Points
Jan. 21, 1992 Luis Torres Center Stage Performing Arts Theater, Canton WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 9, 1991 Robert Smith DLLW Waukesha DRAW
Points
Nov. 12, 1991 Ken McCants W The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
KO
July 16, 1991 Kevin P Porter LLLLLL Civic Center, Lansing WIN
Unanimous decision
March 21, 1985 Cleveland Ingram Cobo Arena, Detroit WIN
KO