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Howard Davis Jr boxer

Howard Davis Jr image
Status inactive
Age 59
Division lightweight
Height 5′ 8″/173cm
Reach 72½″/184cm
Debut 1977-01-15
Born 1956-02-14
Death 2015-12-30
Nationality USA
Residence New York, New York, USA
bouts
43
won
36
lost
6
draw
1
bouts
43
won
36
lost
6
draw
1
Status inactive
Age 59
Division lightweight
Height 5′ 8″/173cm
Reach 72½″/184cm
Debut 1977-01-15
Born 1956-02-14
Death 2015-12-30
Nationality USA
Residence New York, New York, USA

He turned professional after the Olympics and went on to compile a professional record of 36–6–1 with 14 knockouts. He retired in 1996. After retirement he became a trainer. Eventually he worked as boxing director at American Top Team in Coconut Creek, Florida, where he trained both amateur and professional boxers and MMA fighters. He was also a motivational speaker and a musician.As an amateur, Davis was trained by his father, a former boxer. He had an outstanding amateur career. In 1976, Davis won the Olympic gold medal in the lightweight division in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

He turned professional after the Olympics and went on to compile a professional record of 36–6–1 with 14 knockouts. He retired in 1996. After retirement he became a trainer. Eventually he worked as boxing director at American Top Team in Coconut Creek, Florida, where he trained both amateur and professional boxers and MMA fighters. He was also a motivational speaker and a musician.As an amateur, Davis was trained by his father, a former boxer. He had an outstanding amateur career. In 1976, Davis won the Olympic gold medal in the lightweight division in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
April 13, 1996 Dana Rosenblatt WWWWWW TD Garden, Boston World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Middleweight

LOSS
KO
June 29, 1995 Humberto Aranda WLLWWL Ukrainian Cultural Center, Somerset WIN
Points
May 4, 1995 Glenn Odem LLLWWL Ukrainian Cultural Center, Somerset WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 19, 1995 Joaquin Velasquez WLLLWL Ukrainian Cultural Center, Somerset WIN
Points
Nov. 17, 1994 Rip Rettig WWLLLW Ukrainian Cultural Center, Somerset WIN
Technical knockout
July 31, 1988 James McGirt WWWWWW Felt Forum, New York International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight

LOSS
KO
April 28, 1988 Ron Johnson WWWDWL Teachers Union Hall, Dorchester International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 25, 1988 Shelton LeBlanc LWWWLD Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 21, 1988 Ali Kareem Muhammad DLWLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
May 2, 1987 Hector Camacho WWWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 27, 1987 Othal Dixon WLWWWW Trump Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 16, 1986 Meldrick Taylor WWWWWW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City DRAW
Points
Feb. 28, 1986 Joe Manley WWLWDW Golden Nugget Casino, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 16, 1985 Sammy Matos WLLLWW New Brunswick High School, New Brunswick WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 14, 1984 Bobby Johnson LLWWWL Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale WIN
Unanimous decision
June 23, 1984 Edwin Rosario WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Council World Lightweight

LOSS
Split-decision
May 16, 1984 Darrell Stovall LLLLLL Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
March 3, 1984 Connie Swift WWWWWW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Corner retirement
June 18, 1983 Greg Coverson WWWWLW Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
April 10, 1983 George Feeney WWLWWL San Remo WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 27, 1983 Tony Baltazar WWWWWW Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 12, 1982 Claude Noel WWWLWW Orange Bowl, Miami WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 16, 1982 Ezequiel Cocoa Sanchez WWWLLW Golden Nugget Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 26, 1982 James Martinez LLLLDL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
July 22, 1982 Anthony Collins WLWWLL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
June 3, 1982 Julio Valdez LWWWLL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
April 16, 1982 Angel Cruz WWDWWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
June 26, 1981 Larry Stanton WWWWLL Colonie Hill Catering Hall, Hauppauge WIN
Corner retirement
Dec. 6, 1980 Johnny Lira WWLWWW Caesars Tahoe, Stateline WIN
Unanimous decision
June 7, 1980 Jim Watt WWWWWW Ibrox Park, Glasgow World Boxing Council World Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 23, 1980 Vilomar Fernandez WWWDWW Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 14, 1979 Maurice Watkins WWWWDW Summit, Houston WIN
Unanimous decision
June 17, 1979 Jose Hernandez WWWWWL Convention Center Arena, San Antonio WIN
KO
April 20, 1979 Giancarlo Usai WWWWWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
Nov. 4, 1978 Luis Davila LWWWWW Resorts International Hotel & Casino, Superstar Theatre, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
July 9, 1978 Norman Goins LWWLWL Convention Center, Indianapolis WIN
Unanimous decision
May 13, 1978 Larry Stanton WLLWWD Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Split-decision
Feb. 4, 1978 Jose Fernandez WWLWWL The Aladdin, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 13, 1977 Arturo Pineda WLLLLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
July 17, 1977 Dominick Monaco WWLLLD Convention Center, Miami Beach WIN
Technical knockout
May 11, 1977 Carlos Rico Gonzalez LLLWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
March 20, 1977 Rick Craney LLLWWL Exposition Center, Louisville WIN
KO
Jan. 15, 1977 Jose Resto DLLLLL The Aladdin, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision