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Eddie Mustafa Muhammad boxer

Eddie Mustafa Muhammad image
Status inactive
Division light heavyweight
Height 6′ 0″/183cm
Reach 73″/185cm
Debut 1972-09-16
Born 1952-04-30
Nationality USA
Residence Brooklyn, New York, USA
bouts
59
won
50
lost
8
draw
1
bouts
59
won
50
lost
8
draw
1
Status inactive
Division light heavyweight
Height 6′ 0″/183cm
Reach 73″/185cm
Debut 1972-09-16
Born 1952-04-30
Nationality USA
Residence Brooklyn, New York, USA

Boxing under his birth name, Eddie Gregory, Muhammad won two New York Golden Gloves Championships. Gregory won both the 1971 and the 1972 New York Golden Gloves 147 lb Open Championships. Gregory defeated future middleweight champion Vito Antuofermo in the 1971 finals and in 1972 defeated Patrick Maloney of the Leatherpushers Athletic Club to win the Championship. Gregory trained at the Police Athletic Leagues Howard Houses in Brooklyn, New York.Known as "Flame", Muhammad turned pro in 1972 and in 1977 challenged WBA Light Heavyweight Title holder Víctor Galíndez but lost a unanimous decision. He got a second shot at the title against Marvin Johnson in 1980, and won via an 11th-round TKO to take the belt. He defended the belt twice in 1980 and lost a non-title bout against Renaldo Snipes in 1981. Later in 1981 he would lose his title as well in a defense against Michael Spinks via unanimous decision.

Boxing under his birth name, Eddie Gregory, Muhammad won two New York Golden Gloves Championships. Gregory won both the 1971 and the 1972 New York Golden Gloves 147 lb Open Championships. Gregory defeated future middleweight champion Vito Antuofermo in the 1971 finals and in 1972 defeated Patrick Maloney of the Leatherpushers Athletic Club to win the Championship. Gregory trained at the Police Athletic Leagues Howard Houses in Brooklyn, New York.Known as "Flame", Muhammad turned pro in 1972 and in 1977 challenged WBA Light Heavyweight Title holder Víctor Galíndez but lost a unanimous decision. He got a second shot at the title against Marvin Johnson in 1980, and won via an 11th-round TKO to take the belt. He defended the belt twice in 1980 and lost a non-title bout against Renaldo Snipes in 1981. Later in 1981 he would lose his title as well in a defense against Michael Spinks via unanimous decision.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Oct. 21, 1988 Arthel Lawhorn WWWLWL Quality Inn Hotel, Newark LOSS
Technical knockout
March 24, 1988 Melvin Epps LLLWWL Quality Inn Hotel, Newark WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 4, 1988 Ray Davidson L Quality Inn Hotel, Newark WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 21, 1985 Slobodan Kacar WWWWWW Palasport, Pesaro vacant International Boxing Federation World Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Aug. 22, 1985 Elvis Parks LLWWDL Cobo Arena, Detroit vacant International Boxing Federation World Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
June 18, 1985 Ricky Parkey WWLWWW Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
April 3, 1985 Rick Myers WWLLLW Moody Center, Galveston WIN
Technical knockout
March 21, 1985 Oscar Holman LWDLLW Cobo Arena, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 8, 1985 Tyrone Booze WWDWWD Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
June 29, 1984 Andy Russell LLLLLL Grayon WIN
KO
Jan. 22, 1983 Jerry Celestine WWWLWL Sahara Tahoe Hotel, Stateline WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 2, 1982 Lottie Mwale WWLWWW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Aug. 7, 1982 Pablo Paul Ramos LLWDLW Spectrum, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 11, 1981 Michael Hardin WLLLLW Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre, Nassau WIN
Technical knockout
July 18, 1981 Michael Spinks WWWWWW Imperial Palace Hotel, Las Vegas World Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 17, 1981 Renaldo Snipes WWWWWW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City LOSS
Split-decision
Nov. 29, 1980 Rudy Koopmans WWDWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles World Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Corner retirement
July 20, 1980 Jerry Martin WWWWWW Great Gorge Playboy Club, McAfee World Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 31, 1980 Marvin Johnson LWWLWW Stokley Athletics Center, Knoxville World Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 28, 1979 Kid Samson LLLDLW Colonie Hill Catering Hall, Hauppauge World Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 31, 1979 Johnny Wilburn WLWWWL William Floyd Arena, Shirley World Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
July 16, 1979 Fred Brown LWLLLD 369th Regiment Armory, New York WIN
Technical knockout
July 10, 1979 Dave Lee Royster WWLLLL Steel Pier Arena, Atlantic City WIN
KO
Feb. 26, 1979 Pat Cuillo LWLWWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 26, 1979 David Conteh WLLLWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 12, 1978 James Scott WDWWWW Rahway State Prison, Woodbridge Township LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 6, 1978 James Dixon WLLWWW Westchester County Center, White Plains WIN
KO
Aug. 16, 1978 Chuck Warfield LLLLLL Branch Brook Ice Rink, Newark WIN
KO
June 14, 1978 Ed Turner LWLWLL Westchester County Center, White Plains WIN
Technical knockout
June 2, 1978 Ray Elson LWWWLW Old Armory, Jersey City WIN
Technical knockout
April 14, 1978 Nat Gates LWWLLL War Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale WIN
Technical knockout
March 22, 1978 Ba Sounkalo LWLDWW Bamako WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 15, 1978 Jesse Burnett WWWWLW Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 20, 1977 Victor Galindez WWWWWW Palazzo dello Sport di Parco Ruffini, Torino World Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 16, 1977 Eddie Phillips WLLWLL Fournier Hall, Wilmington WIN
Technical knockout
March 11, 1977 Matthew Saad Muhammad WWWWLD Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Split-decision
Jan. 18, 1977 Johnny Wilburn WWWWLW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
KO
Oct. 29, 1976 Frank Davila LDLDLL Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 1, 1976 Jimmy Owens LLLLWD Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
Technical knockout
July 14, 1976 Lee Barber WWWLLW Convention Hall, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
June 28, 1976 Otis Gordon LLWLLW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
KO
April 29, 1976 DC Walker LLWLLL Municipal Auditorium, Kingston WIN
Technical knockout
March 8, 1976 Hildo Silva WWWWLD Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
Aug. 18, 1975 Bennie Briscoe WLLWDW Spectrum, Philadelphia LOSS
Split-decision
June 16, 1975 Lenny Harden WLWWLL Spectrum, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
April 28, 1975 Don Cobbs LWWLLL Arena, Philadelphia WIN
KO
Jan. 14, 1975 Steven Smith LWWWWW Spectrum, Philadelphia WIN
KO
Nov. 25, 1974 Mario Rosa WWLWWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
Aug. 26, 1974 Eugene Hart LLWWLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
May 10, 1974 Nessim Max Cohen WWDLLW Marseille DRAW
Points
April 8, 1974 Willie Classen WWWWWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Majority decision
Dec. 3, 1973 Radames Cabrera WWWLWW Felt Forum, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 24, 1973 Elwood Townsend WWLLLL Spectrum, Philadelphia WIN
KO
July 9, 1973 Jose Anglada LLWLWL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Points
May 17, 1973 Billy Wilson LLLLW Embassy Hall, North Bergen WIN
Points
Feb. 1, 1973 Percy Halsey LL Embassy Hall, North Bergen WIN
KO
Dec. 15, 1972 Dave Wyatt WLLWLW Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
KO
Sept. 29, 1972 Pete Pagan L Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens WIN
KO
Sept. 16, 1972 Jose Pagan Rivera LLLLWW Hynes Auditorium, Boston WIN
KO