Howard Davis Jr boxer

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

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1996-04-13 Dana Rosenblatt WWWWWW TD Garden, Boston LOST
KO
1995-06-29 Humberto Aranda WLLWWL Ukrainian Cultural Center, Somerset WIN
Points
1995-05-04 Glenn Odem LLLWWL Ukrainian Cultural Center, Somerset WIN
Unanimous decision
1995-01-19 Joaquin Velasquez WLLLWL Ukrainian Cultural Center, Somerset WIN
Points
1994-11-17 Rip Rettig WWLLLW Ukrainian Cultural Center, Somerset WIN
Technical knockout
1988-07-31 James McGirt WWWWWW Felt Forum, New York LOST
KO
1988-04-28 Ron Johnson WWWDWL Teachers Union Hall, Dorchester WIN
Unanimous decision
1988-03-25 Shelton LeBlanc LWWWLD Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1988-01-21 Ali Kareem Muhammad DLWLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1987-05-02 Hector Camacho WWWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City LOST
Unanimous decision
1987-02-27 Othal Dixon WLWWWW Trump Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1986-08-16 Meldrick Taylor WWWWWW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City DRAW
Points
1986-02-28 Joe Manley WWLWDW Golden Nugget Casino, Atlantic City LOST
Unanimous decision
1985-10-16 Sammy Matos WLLLWW New Brunswick High School, New Brunswick WIN
Technical knockout
1984-12-14 Bobby Johnson LLWWWL Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale WIN
Unanimous decision
1984-06-23 Edwin Rosario WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan LOST
Split-decision
1984-05-16 Darrell Stovall LLLLLL Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1984-03-03 Connie Swift WWWWWW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Corner retirement
1983-06-18 Greg Coverson WWWWLW Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1983-04-10 George Feeney WWLWWL San Remo WIN
Unanimous decision
1983-02-27 Tony Baltazar WWWWWW Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1982-11-12 Claude Noel WWWLWW Orange Bowl, Miami WIN
Unanimous decision
1982-10-16 Ezequiel Cocoa Sanchez WWWLLW Golden Nugget Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1982-08-26 James Martinez LLLLDL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1982-07-22 Anthony Collins WLWWLL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1982-06-03 Julio Valdez LWWWLL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1982-04-16 Angel Cruz WWDWWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1981-06-26 Larry Stanton WWWWLL Colonie Hill Catering Hall, Hauppauge WIN
Corner retirement
1980-12-06 Johnny Lira WWLWWW Caesars Tahoe, Stateline WIN
Unanimous decision
1980-06-07 Jim Watt WWWWWW Ibrox Park, Glasgow LOST
Unanimous decision
1980-02-23 Vilomar Fernandez WWWDWW Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1979-09-14 Maurice Watkins WWWWDW Summit, Houston WIN
Unanimous decision
1979-06-17 Jose Hernandez WWWWWL Convention Center Arena, San Antonio WIN
KO
1979-04-20 Giancarlo Usai WWWWWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
1978-11-04 Luis Davila LWWWWW Resorts International Hotel & Casino, Superstar Theatre, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1978-07-09 Norman Goins LWWLWL Convention Center, Indianapolis WIN
Unanimous decision
1978-05-13 Larry Stanton WLLWWD Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Split-decision
1978-02-04 Jose Fernandez WWLWWL The Aladdin, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1977-09-13 Arturo Pineda WLLLLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
1977-07-17 Dominick Monaco WWLLLD Convention Center, Miami Beach WIN
Technical knockout
1977-05-11 Carlos Rico Gonzalez LLLWWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1977-03-20 Rick Craney LLLWWL Exposition Center, Louisville WIN
KO
1977-01-15 Jose Resto DLLLLL The Aladdin, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision