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David Bey boxer

David Bey image
Status inactive
Age 60
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 3″/191cm
Debut 1981-11-06
Born 1957-03-11
Death 2017-09-14
Nationality USA
Residence Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
bouts
30
won
18
lost
11
draw
1
bouts
30
won
18
lost
11
draw
1
Status inactive
Age 60
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 3″/191cm
Debut 1981-11-06
Born 1957-03-11
Death 2017-09-14
Nationality USA
Residence Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

David Bey (March 11, 1957 – September 14, 2017) was a heavyweight boxer who held the USBA title, and challenged Larry Holmes for the world title in 1985.Bey was an outstanding amateur boxer who had taken up the sport to lose weight and eventually competed on the U.S. All Army Boxing Team. He made his professional debut in 1981, defeating future undisputed world heavyweight champion James "Buster" Douglas by a second-round knockout. He built up a record of 14-0, becoming the first man to stop the durable veteran contender George Chaplin (TKO4) as well as defeating future WBA heavyweight champion Greg Page (W12) to capture the United States Boxing Association heavyweight championship.

David Bey (March 11, 1957 – September 14, 2017) was a heavyweight boxer who held the USBA title, and challenged Larry Holmes for the world title in 1985.Bey was an outstanding amateur boxer who had taken up the sport to lose weight and eventually competed on the U.S. All Army Boxing Team. He made his professional debut in 1981, defeating future undisputed world heavyweight champion James "Buster" Douglas by a second-round knockout. He built up a record of 14-0, becoming the first man to stop the durable veteran contender George Chaplin (TKO4) as well as defeating future WBA heavyweight champion Greg Page (W12) to capture the United States Boxing Association heavyweight championship.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 17, 1994 David Jaco LLLLLL Pavilhão do Colégio D. Bosco, Macao WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 16, 1993 Zeljko Mavrovic WWWWW Koblenz LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 27, 1993 Terry Davis WWLWWW Capital City Gymnasium, Beijing NBA Continental Americas Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 30, 1991 Derek Williams WLWLLW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington LOSS
Corner retirement
Sept. 7, 1991 David Jaco LLLWWW Robarts Arena, Sarasota DRAW
Points
Feb. 26, 1991 Joe Hipp WWWWWW Birmingham LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 1, 1990 Bruce Seldon WWWWWW Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 21, 1990 Terry Miller LLLLL Dorton Arena, Raleigh WIN
KO
Feb. 17, 1990 Paul Bradshaw WWWWWW Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton WIN
Technical knockout
April 27, 1987 Johnny Du Plooy WWWWWW Standard Bank Arena, Johannesburg LOSS
KO
March 7, 1987 Tyrell Biggs WWWWWW Las Vegas Hilton, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 14, 1986 Joe Bugner WWLWLW Entertainment Centre, Sydney LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 23, 1986 James Smith LWLLWW Cumberland County Auditorium, Fayetteville LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 17, 1986 Wesley Smith LDLLLW The Omni, Atlanta WIN
Majority decision
June 15, 1985 Trevor Berbick LWWWWW Riviera Hotel & Casino, SuperStar Center, Las Vegas USBA Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
March 15, 1985 Larry Holmes WWWWWW Riviera Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas International Boxing Federation World Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 31, 1984 Greg Page LWWWWL Riviera Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas USBA Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 9, 1984 Leroy Caldwell WWWLLL Convention Center, Las Vegas USBA Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Aug. 17, 1983 Alf Coffin LLWDLL Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas USBA Heavyweight

WIN
KO
July 16, 1983 Grady Daniels LLLLLL Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Feb. 12, 1983 Charlie Johnson WWLLLL Public Hall, Cleveland WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 26, 1982 George Chaplin DLLLWW Astrodome, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 2, 1982 Larry Beilfuss LLLLLL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 14, 1982 Jack Watkins DWLLW Stouffers Ballroom, Cleveland WIN
KO
June 27, 1982 Larry Sims LWDLLL Front Row Theatre, Highland Heights WIN
Points
May 2, 1982 Laverne Bumpers Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
April 9, 1982 B B Johnson Stouffer's Inn, Cleveland WIN
KO
March 20, 1982 Steve Flemester WL Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 24, 1982 Larry Ham Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 6, 1981 James Douglas WWWW Civic Arena, Pittsburgh WIN
Technical knockout