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Edgar Ross (Mad Dog) boxer

Edgar Ross image
Status inactive
Age 62
Division super welterweight
Height 5′ 8″/173cm
Debut 1972-09-25
Born 1949-07-27
Death 2012-06-19
Nationality USA
Residence Orlando, Florida, USA
bouts
61
won
58
lost
2
draw
1
bouts
61
won
58
lost
2
draw
1
Status inactive
Age 62
Division super welterweight
Height 5′ 8″/173cm
Debut 1972-09-25
Born 1949-07-27
Death 2012-06-19
Nationality USA
Residence Orlando, Florida, USA

Edgar "Mad Dog" Ross (July 29, 1949 – June 25, 2012) was an American boxer who fought professionally between 1972 and 1979. He was an amateur champion, winning the state's Golden Gloves championship as a light heavyweight. As a professional, he amassed a 58-2-2 record in the middleweight division, with 41 wins via KO.Ross grew up in Tuscaloosa; his brother Ronnie played football for Auburn, but he was too violent for football, according to a childhood friend, and picked fights on the Tuscaloosa streets before turning to amateur boxing on the advice of a Tuscaloosa County deputy sheriff who, himself an amateur boxer, had seen Ross beat up on people in bars and parking lots. After two fights he joined the Navy and served in Vietnam, and after his return returned to boxing, compiling a 24-4 record and winning the state's Golden Gloves competition.

Edgar "Mad Dog" Ross (July 29, 1949 – June 25, 2012) was an American boxer who fought professionally between 1972 and 1979. He was an amateur champion, winning the state's Golden Gloves championship as a light heavyweight. As a professional, he amassed a 58-2-2 record in the middleweight division, with 41 wins via KO.Ross grew up in Tuscaloosa; his brother Ronnie played football for Auburn, but he was too violent for football, according to a childhood friend, and picked fights on the Tuscaloosa streets before turning to amateur boxing on the advice of a Tuscaloosa County deputy sheriff who, himself an amateur boxer, had seen Ross beat up on people in bars and parking lots. After two fights he joined the Navy and served in Vietnam, and after his return returned to boxing, compiling a 24-4 record and winning the state's Golden Gloves competition.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
March 16, 1979 Tony Chiaverini WWWWWW Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City LOSS
Technical knockout
Jan. 17, 1979 Clarence Gilmore WLWLWL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 12, 1978 Charlie Grimmett WLWW Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
Nov. 1, 1978 Tyrone Phelps LWLLWL Boutwell Coliseum, Birmingham WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 19, 1978 Kelvin Jackson WLLLWW Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 31, 1978 Carlos Muro LLDWLW Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 3, 1978 A W Muhammad LLLL Boutwell Auditorium, Birmingham WIN
KO
May 23, 1978 Mickey Banks WLLWWL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
March 28, 1978 Ralph Palladin LWWWLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 28, 1978 Tony Daniels LLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 8, 1977 Zovek Barajas DLWLLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 27, 1977 Vince Neratka LWWWWW Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 26, 1977 Billy Duquette WLDWLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 9, 1977 Lee Thomas LLLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
July 15, 1977 Sammy Rookard WLWLLW Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa WIN
Unanimous decision
June 28, 1977 Frank Kolovrat WLWWLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
May 26, 1977 Sammy Barr LWDLWL Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa WIN
Technical knockout
March 25, 1977 Gene Wells LWLWLW Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando DRAW
Points
Feb. 25, 1977 Tony Gardner WWLWLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
Feb. 1, 1977 Vicente Medina WLLLLW Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 7, 1976 Rennie Pinder LLWLLW Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 16, 1976 Rolando Garcia L Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 14, 1976 Matt Donovan WLLLLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 24, 1976 Nat King LWLLWL Convention Center, Miami Beach WIN
Technical knockout
July 20, 1976 Alfonso Aguirre LLWLLD Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
July 6, 1976 Sammy Rookard WWWWLW Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Unanimous decision
June 4, 1976 Charles Cook LLLLLL Foster Auditorium, Tuscaloosa WIN
Technical knockout
May 25, 1976 Eddie Davis LLLLLD Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
April 27, 1976 Willie Hicks LLWLLD Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
March 26, 1976 Juan Hernandez LLL Foster Auditorium, Tuscaloosa WIN
Corner retirement
March 16, 1976 Leon Futch LLLLL Convention Center, Miami Beach WIN
KO
March 9, 1976 Tim Ford LWLWDW Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
Feb. 28, 1976 Jimmy Carter LLLL Armory, Muncie WIN
KO
Feb. 17, 1976 Mike Whymms LWLLLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
Feb. 3, 1976 Ruben Rascon L Civic Auditorium, Albuquerque WIN
KO
Jan. 20, 1976 Raul Aguirre WWDWLL Orlando WIN
KO
Dec. 9, 1975 Victor Taco Perez WLWWWW Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Split-decision
Nov. 11, 1975 Al Allen Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
Oct. 28, 1975 Wayne Battle LLWWL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 23, 1975 Bill Brockell Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
Aug. 19, 1975 Max Hord WW Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
July 25, 1975 Jimmy Jackson WWWWLW Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Split-decision
June 24, 1975 Charlie Grimmett W Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Unanimous decision
June 3, 1975 Irving Gifford LWWLLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
May 22, 1975 Larry Adkins WWWLWW Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati WIN
KO
May 20, 1975 Willie Chaney LWWLLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
May 6, 1975 Randy Armstrong WLDL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
April 22, 1975 Saw Pretty LWWWLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
April 15, 1975 Mike Moracz LWL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
April 8, 1975 Cephus Bowe WLWL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Unanimous decision
March 13, 1975 Tommy Ellis WWW American Legion Arena, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 20, 1975 Charlie Grimmett Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando LOSS
Split-decision
Feb. 11, 1975 Henry Tiger Hall W Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 27, 1974 Carl Crosby LWDLLW Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans WIN
Technical knockout
July 30, 1974 Grover Robinson WWWLWW Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans WIN
KO
May 30, 1974 Jerry Evans LWWWWW Exposition Hall, Mobile WIN
Points
Nov. 14, 1973 Jesse Wiley WLDLLL Municipal Auditorium, Mobile WIN
Split-decision
Sept. 25, 1973 Jesse Wiley WWLDLL Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans WIN
Points
Sept. 13, 1973 Lester Davis WW Municipal Auditorium, Mobile WIN
Unanimous decision
July 30, 1973 Walter Hayes LL Municipal Auditorium, Mobile WIN
Points
Sept. 25, 1972 Walter Hayes Municipal Auditorium, Mobile WIN
Split-decision