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Frankie Liles boxer

Frankie Liles image
Status inactive
Division super middleweight
Height 6′ 2½″/189cm
Reach 77″/196cm
Debut 1988-11-18
Born 1965-02-14
Nationality USA
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
bouts
36
won
32
lost
3
draw
0
bouts
36
won
32
lost
3
draw
0
Status inactive
Division super middleweight
Height 6′ 2½″/189cm
Reach 77″/196cm
Debut 1988-11-18
Born 1965-02-14
Nationality USA
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Liles won a bronze medal at the 1987 Pan American Games. Liles had a stellar amateur career, compiling an Amateur Record of 285-14.Known as "Fabulous", Liles had a very successful pro career that began in 1988. Liles lost to Tim Littles on points in 1992. In 1994 he beat Steve Little to capture the Lineal and WBA super middleweight titles. He successfully defended the title seven times over a five-year span, including wins over Michael Nunn, Segundo Mercado, and a rematch win over Tim Littles. He tried many times to get a fight with his amateur nemesis Roy Jones Jr. unsuccessfully. He lost his title to Byron Mitchell in 1999 and retired in 2002.

Liles won a bronze medal at the 1987 Pan American Games. Liles had a stellar amateur career, compiling an Amateur Record of 285-14.Known as "Fabulous", Liles had a very successful pro career that began in 1988. Liles lost to Tim Littles on points in 1992. In 1994 he beat Steve Little to capture the Lineal and WBA super middleweight titles. He successfully defended the title seven times over a five-year span, including wins over Michael Nunn, Segundo Mercado, and a rematch win over Tim Littles. He tried many times to get a fight with his amateur nemesis Roy Jones Jr. unsuccessfully. He lost his title to Byron Mitchell in 1999 and retired in 2002.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
March 30, 2002 Demetrius Jenkins LDWWLL Sovereign Center, Reading vacant World Boxing Organisation NABO Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
June 12, 1999 Byron Mitchell WWWWWW Shriner's Auditorium, Wilmington World Boxing Association World Super Middleweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
April 3, 1998 Andrey Shkalikov WWWWWW Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez, Bayamon World Boxing Association World Super Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
July 19, 1997 Jaffa Ballogou WWWWWW Arena, Nashville World Boxing Association World Super Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 19, 1997 Segundo Mercado WWDLWL Memorial Auditorium, Shreveport World Boxing Association World Super Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 8, 1996 Tim Littles WWLWWW Telewest Arena, Newcastle World Boxing Association World Super Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 9, 1995 Mauricio Amaral WWWWWW Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart World Boxing Association World Super Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 27, 1995 Frederic Seillier LWWWWD Broward Co Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale World Boxing Association World Super Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 17, 1994 Michael Nunn WWWWLW Coliseo General Rumiñahui, Quito World Boxing Association World Super Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 12, 1994 Steve Little WWDWWW Club Defensores de Villa Lujan, San Miguel World Boxing Association World Super Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 18, 1994 Mike Peak LWWWLL MGM Grand, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
July 29, 1993 Cecil McKenzie WWWLWL Marriott Hotel, Irvine WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 21, 1992 Merqui Sosa LWLDWW Riviera Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas NABF Super Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 7, 1992 Tim Littles WWWWWW Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood USBA Super Middleweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 28, 1992 Joaquin Felix L Country Club, Reseda WIN
KO
Jan. 30, 1992 Manuel Murillo LLWWLL Country Club, Reseda WIN
KO
Aug. 27, 1991 Hector Zaragoza LWLWLL Country Club, Reseda WIN
Technical knockout
June 25, 1991 Rollin Williams WLLLWL Country Club, Reseda WIN
Points
June 1, 1991 Ralph Ward WLWDLL Radisson Resort, Palm Springs WIN
KO
April 30, 1991 Manuel Murillo WWLLWW Country Club, Reseda WIN
KO
March 31, 1991 L J Canty WDWWWL Sands Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 26, 1991 Robert Carson WLWLWL Country Club, Reseda WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 28, 1991 Tim Williams LLLLLL Country Club, Reseda WIN
KO
Nov. 27, 1990 Mike Peoples LLLLLW The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Points
Oct. 30, 1990 Robert Curry WLWWWW The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 24, 1990 James Johnson WLLDLW Hyatt Regency Hotel, Dearborn WIN
KO
April 26, 1990 Joe Clark WWW Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Points
March 10, 1990 Carlton Brown LLLLLL Bristol WIN
KO
Jan. 22, 1990 Martin Amarillas WWWWLW Great Western Forum, Inglewood WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 12, 1989 James Flowers LWW The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Points
Aug. 17, 1989 William Clayton WLLLLL The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
KO
Aug. 11, 1989 Richard Stephens DLLW Point Cadet Plaza, Biloxi WIN
KO
Feb. 23, 1989 Tim Long LLLLLL The Palace, Auburn Hills
NC
Jan. 14, 1989 Eric Cole WWWWL The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Points
Dec. 8, 1988 Barry Morris LLLLL Cobo Arena, Detroit WIN
KO
Nov. 18, 1988 Jeff Kennedy LLWLW Hilton Hotel Grand Casino Room, Biloxi WIN
KO