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Kennedy McKinney boxer

Kennedy McKinney image
Status inactive
Division super bantamweight
Height 5′ 7″/170cm
Reach 68″/173cm
Debut 1989-02-24
Born 1966-01-10
Nationality USA
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
bouts
43
won
36
lost
6
draw
1
bouts
43
won
36
lost
6
draw
1
Status inactive
Division super bantamweight
Height 5′ 7″/170cm
Reach 68″/173cm
Debut 1989-02-24
Born 1966-01-10
Nationality USA
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Kennedy McKinney (born January 10, 1966 in Hernando, Mississippi) is an American former professional boxer, who won the bantamweight gold medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics. As a professional, he won the IBF and WBO super bantamweight titles.Known as "King", McKinney was a cautious yet exciting junior featherweight (super bantamweight) fighter who captured the IBF title by beating Welcome Ncita in 1992 in a spectacular bout that saw him staggered and taking a standing eight count before knocking the African cold with a perfect right hand.

Kennedy McKinney (born January 10, 1966 in Hernando, Mississippi) is an American former professional boxer, who won the bantamweight gold medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics. As a professional, he won the IBF and WBO super bantamweight titles.Known as "King", McKinney was a cautious yet exciting junior featherweight (super bantamweight) fighter who captured the IBF title by beating Welcome Ncita in 1992 in a spectacular bout that saw him staggered and taking a standing eight count before knocking the African cold with a perfect right hand.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
April 4, 2003 Greg Torres WWWWLW Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 7, 2002 Joseph Figueroa DLLLLL DeSoto Civic Center, Southaven WIN
Unanimous decision
April 26, 2002 Gene Vassar LLLLLL Horizon Theatre, Muncie WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 19, 1999 Jorge Antonio Paredes WWDWWL Grand Casino, Tunica LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 28, 1999 Mario Diaz WLLLLL Grand Casino, Tunica WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 28, 1998 Luisito Espinosa WWWWWW Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio World Boxing Council World Featherweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 19, 1997 Junior Jones WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York World Boxing Organisation World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 5, 1997 Luigi Camputaro WLDWWL Fort Hood WIN
Technical knockout
May 6, 1997 Hector Acero Sanchez WWDLWL Medieval Times, Lyndhurst USBA Super Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 5, 1997 Vuyani Bungu WWWWWW Carousel Hotel & Casino, Temba International Boxing Federation World Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Sept. 14, 1996 Nestor Lopez WWWWW Great Western Forum, Inglewood WIN
Split-decision
May 5, 1996 Johnny Lewus WLWWLW Grand Casino, Biloxi WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 3, 1996 Marco Antonio Barrera WWWWWW Great Western Forum, Inglewood World Boxing Organisation World Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 26, 1995 John Lowey WWWWWW Bismarck Hotel, Chicago vacant World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 20, 1994 Vuyani Bungu WLWWWW Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal International Boxing Federation World Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 16, 1994 Welcome Ncita WWWLWW Convention Center, South Padre Island International Boxing Federation World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Majority decision
Feb. 19, 1994 Jose Rincones WWLWWW Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal International Boxing Federation World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 16, 1993 Jesus Salud WLWWWW Caesars Tahoe, Circus Maximus Showroom, Stateline International Boxing Federation World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
July 17, 1993 Rudy Zavala LWWWWD The Pyramid, Memphis International Boxing Federation World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 17, 1993 Richard Duran WWWWWW Arco Arena, Sacramento WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 2, 1992 Welcome Ncita WWWWWW Teatro Tenda, Tortoli International Boxing Federation World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
March 20, 1992 Paul Banke WWWLWL Caesars Palace, Las Vegas USBA Super Bantamweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Feb. 9, 1992 Sugar Baby Rojas WWWLLW Harrah's Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 7, 1991 Max Gomez WWWWWW Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno WIN
Split-decision
Sept. 24, 1991 Vicente Gonzalez LLLLLL Country Club, Reseda WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 13, 1991 Mauro Montes W Union Plaza Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
May 23, 1991 Jerome Coffee WLWWWW Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
March 17, 1991 Edel Geronimo WLLLWW Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 18, 1991 Richard Abila LWWLLL Sands Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Dec. 20, 1990 Adriano Arreola LLLLLW Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 8, 1990 Gabriel Castro L Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
July 29, 1990 Jose Luis Martinez LWWWWW Veteran's Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix WIN
Unanimous decision
June 26, 1990 Jorge Rodriguez LLLLLL Country Club, Reseda WIN
Points
June 15, 1990 Antonio Gonzalez LLLLLD Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
May 29, 1990 Chilo Guzman LWLLLL Country Club, Reseda WIN
Technical knockout
May 3, 1990 Godfrey Johnson WDLWLW Quality Inn Hotel, Newark WIN
Technical knockout
April 21, 1990 Reggie Johnson LLLWLL Red Deer Arena, Red Deer WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 31, 1989 Jose Luis Martinez WDWLWW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Split-decision
Aug. 29, 1989 David Sanchez LDWW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas DRAW
TD
June 12, 1989 David Moreno WLLWWL Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
May 2, 1989 Damion Sutton LL Harrah's Hotel & Casino, Stateline WIN
Unanimous decision
March 25, 1989 Charles Hawkins WWWD Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 24, 1989 David Alers LWDLLW Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout