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Ike Ibeabuchi boxer

Ike Ibeabuchi image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 2″/188cm
Reach 77″/196cm
Debut 1994-10-13
Born 1973-02-02
Nationality Nigeria
Residence Dallas, Texas, USA
bouts
20
won
20
lost
0
draw
0
bouts
20
won
20
lost
0
draw
0
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 2″/188cm
Reach 77″/196cm
Debut 1994-10-13
Born 1973-02-02
Nationality Nigeria
Residence Dallas, Texas, USA

In November 2015, Ibeabuchi was released from the custody of United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) after completing his 16-year Nevada state prison sentence without incident. He announced his desire to return to the ring to resume his professional boxing career, but was rearrested before a comeback could take place.Ike planned on joining the Nigerian military before he witnessed Buster Douglas knock out Mike Tyson in 1990. Inspired by the fight, Ike started boxing as an amateur. Ike twice defeated countryman and eventual 1996 Olympic Bronze medalist Duncan Dokiwari. Ibeabuchi emigrated to United States and moved to the Dallas area with his mother in 1993/ Ibeabuchi won the Dallas and Texas State Golden Gloves tournaments at heavyweight in 1994.

In November 2015, Ibeabuchi was released from the custody of United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) after completing his 16-year Nevada state prison sentence without incident. He announced his desire to return to the ring to resume his professional boxing career, but was rearrested before a comeback could take place.Ike planned on joining the Nigerian military before he witnessed Buster Douglas knock out Mike Tyson in 1990. Inspired by the fight, Ike started boxing as an amateur. Ike twice defeated countryman and eventual 1996 Olympic Bronze medalist Duncan Dokiwari. Ibeabuchi emigrated to United States and moved to the Dallas area with his mother in 1993/ Ibeabuchi won the Dallas and Texas State Golden Gloves tournaments at heavyweight in 1994.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
March 20, 1999 Chris Byrd WWWWWW Emerald Queen Casino, Tacoma WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 4, 1998 Everton Davis LWDLLL Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
July 9, 1998 Tim Ray WLWLDL Grand Casino Avoyelles, Marksville WIN
Technical knockout
June 7, 1997 David Tua WWWWWW Arco Arena, Sacramento WIN
Unanimous decision
May 8, 1997 Marcos Gonzalez WWWLLL Anatole Hotel, Dallas WIN
KO
March 6, 1997 Marion Wilson WLLLWL Convention Center, Asbury Park WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 9, 1997 Calvin Jones LWLLWW Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 5, 1996 Rodney Blount DLLDLW Brady Theater, Tulsa WIN
KO
Nov. 8, 1996 Anthony Wade WWWWWL Arizona Charlie's, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 8, 1996 Herman Delgado WLLLWL Civic Center, Lake Charles WIN
Technical knockout
May 24, 1996 Mike Acklie LLLLLW Dallas WIN
Technical knockout
April 11, 1996 Gary Butler WLLWLL Dallas WIN
KO
Nov. 2, 1995 Calvin Lampkin WL Music Hall, Austin WIN
KO
Sept. 9, 1995 Greg Pickrom WDWWW Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 25, 1995 Terry Porter WWWW Music Hall, Austin WIN
Corner retirement
June 20, 1995 Martin Lopez LLWLLL Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth WIN
KO
March 10, 1995 Keith Walton L Tarrant Co Convention Center, Fort Worth WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 26, 1995 Ron McGowan LLWLLL Expo Hall, Shreveport WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 2, 1994 Calvin Lampkin W Tarrant Co Convention Center, Fort Worth WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 13, 1994 Ismael Garcia Expo Hall, Shreveport WIN
KO