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David Izon boxer

David Izon image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 3″/191cm
Reach 83″/211cm
Debut 1993-03-06
Born 1968-04-29
Nationality Nigeria
Residence Pensacola, Florida, USA
bouts
33
won
27
lost
6
draw
0
bouts
33
won
27
lost
6
draw
0
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 3″/191cm
Reach 83″/211cm
Debut 1993-03-06
Born 1968-04-29
Nationality Nigeria
Residence Pensacola, Florida, USA

Izon had an amateur record that included a silver medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. On his way to the silver medal Izon beat the highly regarded pair of David Tua of New Zealand, and Kirk Johnson of Canada. He lost to Félix Savón in the finals.Izon began his pro career with 18 consecutive victories prior to being upset by Maurice Harris. In his next fight Izon took on David Tua, and after 11 rounds of action, Tua knocked out Izon permanent dead link. Izon became a popular HBO fighter, and after a victory over Lou Savarese, Izon took on the young, undefeated prospect Michael Grant, and was taken out in less than five rounds. Izon hit the comeback trail, and rang out seven consecutive victories against slight opposition, including a TKO victory over prospect Derrick Jefferson.

Izon had an amateur record that included a silver medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. On his way to the silver medal Izon beat the highly regarded pair of David Tua of New Zealand, and Kirk Johnson of Canada. He lost to Félix Savón in the finals.Izon began his pro career with 18 consecutive victories prior to being upset by Maurice Harris. In his next fight Izon took on David Tua, and after 11 rounds of action, Tua knocked out Izon permanent dead link. Izon became a popular HBO fighter, and after a victory over Lou Savarese, Izon took on the young, undefeated prospect Michael Grant, and was taken out in less than five rounds. Izon hit the comeback trail, and rang out seven consecutive victories against slight opposition, including a TKO victory over prospect Derrick Jefferson.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
March 1, 2003 Alfred Cole LLLWLD Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 18, 2002 Joe Mesi WWWWWW HSBC Arena, Buffalo LOSS
KO
Dec. 1, 2001 Fres Oquendo WWWWWW Jacob Javits Center, New York LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 20, 2000 Mike Sedillo LWLLLD The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Technical knockout
May 20, 2000 Reynaldo Minus WWWLWW Grand Casino, Biloxi WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 15, 2000 Derrick Jefferson WDWWWW Radio City Music Hall, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 28, 1999 Garing Lane LLLLLW Grand Casino, Tunica WIN
Unanimous decision
June 4, 1999 Terrence Lewis LWWLWW Grand Casino, Biloxi WIN
KO
Nov. 14, 1998 Darroll Wilson LWWWLW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
KO
July 18, 1998 Marion Wilson LWLLWL Madison Square Garden Theater, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 17, 1998 Michael Grant WWWWWW Convention Hall, Atlantic City International Boxing Council Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 1, 1997 Lou Savarese WWWWWL Apollo Theater, New York WIN
KO
Sept. 11, 1997 Harry Daniels LLLLLL The Moon, Tallahassee WIN
KO
Dec. 21, 1996 David Tua WWWWWW Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville World Boxing Council International Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
March 15, 1996 Maurice Harris WWDLLL Convention Center, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 15, 1995 Brian Morgan LWLLLL Sedan WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 4, 1995 Cleveland Woods WLLWLL Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Corner retirement
Oct. 24, 1995 Kimmuel Odum LLLLLL Palais Marcel Cerdan, Levallois-Perret WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 23, 1995 Marion Wilson LLLLLL La Palestre, Le Cannet WIN
DQ
July 2, 1995 Dan Kosmicki WLWLWL The Point, Dublin WIN
Technical knockout
April 11, 1995 Arturo Lopez WLLLLW Palais des Sport Marcel Cerdan, Levallois-Perret WIN
KO
April 1, 1995 Bill Corrigan WWLLLL Levallois-Perret WIN
KO
March 4, 1995 Ali Allen WWLW Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
KO
Feb. 4, 1995 Mike Robinson WLWLLL Palais des Sports, Castelnau WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 3, 1994 William Campudoni WLLLLL Estadio Delmi, Salta WIN
KO
Nov. 16, 1994 Isaac Poole LLLLL Buenos Aires WIN
KO
Oct. 29, 1994 Rick Sullivan LWLLWL Menucourt WIN
Points
July 14, 1994 Krishna Wainwright LWWLLL Sporting Club, Monte Carlo WIN
Technical knockout
April 17, 1994 Laszlo Paszterko LLLLLL Maison des Sports, Clermont-Ferrand WIN
Technical knockout
March 19, 1994 Phillipe Houyvet LWWWW Palais des Sport Marcel Cerdan, Levallois-Perret WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 12, 1994 Jean Michel Vauquelin WLWLWW Cergy-Pontoise WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 16, 1993 Earl Talley LWLWLL Palais Marcel Cerdan, Levallois-Perret WIN
KO
March 6, 1993 Carlos Guerreiro WWLWL Palais Marcel Cerdan, Levallois-Perret WIN
Technical knockout