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Kenny Mitchell boxer

Kenny Mitchell image
Status inactive
Division super bantamweight
Height 5′ 2″/157cm
Debut 1981-01-13
Born 1960-02-07
Nationality USA
Residence Stockton, California, USA
bouts
40
won
22
lost
15
draw
3
bouts
40
won
22
lost
15
draw
3
Status inactive
Division super bantamweight
Height 5′ 2″/157cm
Debut 1981-01-13
Born 1960-02-07
Nationality USA
Residence Stockton, California, USA

Mitchell won the New York Golden Gloves three times. He won the 112 lb Open Championships in 1978, 1979 and 1980. Mitchell was defeated in the 1977 112 lb Sub-Novice Championship by Gino Gelormino. Mitchell trained at the Morrisania Youth Center in 1977 and 1978. In 1979 and 1980 Mitchell trained at the Fort Apache Boys Club. Both Gyms are located in the Bronx, New York.Mitchell began his career in 1981 and in 1989 captured the Newly Created and vacant WBO super bantamweight title with a win over Julio Gervacio by decision. He defended the belt once before losing it to Valerio Nati in later in 1989 by disqualification. In the bout, Mitchell was DQ'ed for illegal use of his head. The result was initially listed as a technical decision for Nati amidst a lot of controversy, but finally ended up being ruled a DQ. Mitchell retired in 1995 after being knocked out by Erik Morales.

Mitchell won the New York Golden Gloves three times. He won the 112 lb Open Championships in 1978, 1979 and 1980. Mitchell was defeated in the 1977 112 lb Sub-Novice Championship by Gino Gelormino. Mitchell trained at the Morrisania Youth Center in 1977 and 1978. In 1979 and 1980 Mitchell trained at the Fort Apache Boys Club. Both Gyms are located in the Bronx, New York.Mitchell began his career in 1981 and in 1989 captured the Newly Created and vacant WBO super bantamweight title with a win over Julio Gervacio by decision. He defended the belt once before losing it to Valerio Nati in later in 1989 by disqualification. In the bout, Mitchell was DQ'ed for illegal use of his head. The result was initially listed as a technical decision for Nati amidst a lot of controversy, but finally ended up being ruled a DQ. Mitchell retired in 1995 after being knocked out by Erik Morales.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Dec. 18, 1995 Erik Morales WWWWWW Tijuana NABF Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
March 17, 1995 Johnny Bredahl WWWWWW K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen NABF Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Points
Aug. 9, 1994 Angel Manfredy LDWWLW Mystic Lake Casino, Prior Lake LOSS
Points
June 17, 1994 Jose Luis Gonzales Jasper WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 19, 1994 Welcome Ncita WWWWLW Carousel Casino, Hammanskraal LOSS
KO
Sept. 23, 1993 Miguel Torres LLLLLL Biloxi Belle Casino, Biloxi WIN
Points
Dec. 5, 1992 Enrique Jupiter WWLWLW El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City LOSS
Technical knockout
May 22, 1992 Juan Valencia W El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City LOSS
DQ
April 19, 1990 Tracy Harris Patterson WLWWWW Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie NABF Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 9, 1989 Valerio Nati WWWLWW Teramo World Boxing Organisation World Super Bantamweight

LOSS
DQ
Sept. 9, 1989 Simon Skosana WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Organisation World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 29, 1989 Julio Gervacio WLWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan vacant World Boxing Organisation World Super Bantamweight

Newly Created

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 13, 1989 Roland Gomez WWWWWW Great Western Forum, Inglewood USBA Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
July 13, 1988 Gilberto Contreras LLWLLW Great Western Forum, Inglewood USBA Bantamweight

WIN
Corner retirement
March 25, 1988 Gaby Canizales WWWLWW Houston USBA Bantamweight

WIN
Split-decision
Nov. 27, 1987 Luigi Camputaro WWWWWW Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New Haven USBA Bantamweight

LOSS
Points
Aug. 13, 1986 Lucilo Nolasco WLLLLW Forum, Inglewood DRAW
TD
April 21, 1986 Jesus Salud WWWWWW Forum, Inglewood LOSS
Split-decision
Feb. 10, 1986 Tony Montoya WWWWWD Forum, Inglewood WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 13, 1986 Jeff Whaley DWLLLW Forum, Inglewood WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 8, 1984 Julian Solis DWWWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan LOSS
Unanimous decision
Sept. 13, 1984 Pedro Alindato WWWWWD Felt Forum, New York vacant USA New York State Bantamweight

WIN
Split-decision
Jan. 15, 1984 Pedro Alindato WWWWWW Resorts International, Atlantic City vacant USA New York State Bantamweight

DRAW
Points
April 29, 1983 Mike Ayala WWWWWW San Antonio NABF Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 27, 1983 Lenny Valdez WWWWWW Las Vegas NABF Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 23, 1982 Jeff Roberts WDWL Convention Hall, Atlantic City NABF Super Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
July 17, 1982 Kelvin Seabrooks WWLLWL Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City NABF Super Bantamweight

WIN
Majority decision
April 26, 1982 Gaybon Yekiso WWWWLL Ellis Park Rugby Stadium, Johannesburg NABF Super Bantamweight

DRAW
Points
March 5, 1982 Robert Mullins LWLLLW Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City NABF Super Bantamweight

WIN
Points
Jan. 7, 1982 Derrik Holmes WWWWLW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City NABF Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Majority decision
Oct. 31, 1981 Angel Marrero DWWLLW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City NABF Super Bantamweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 3, 1981 Carlos Bejarano WWWLL Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City NABF Super Bantamweight

WIN
Points
July 21, 1981 Adan Uribe WWDLWW Community Concourse Golden Hall, San Diego NABF Super Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 11, 1981 Ian Clyde WWWW Los Angeles NABF Super Bantamweight

WIN
Points
June 5, 1981 Jose Panulaya L Auditorium, Oakland NABF Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 8, 1981 Mario Savala WWLLWW Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento NABF Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 17, 1981 Mario Cortez LW Stockton NABF Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 26, 1981 James Manning LWWWWW Multnomah County Expo Center, Portland NABF Super Bantamweight

WIN
Split-decision
Feb. 12, 1981 Nestor Obregon WWLWLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles NABF Super Bantamweight

WIN
Points
Jan. 13, 1981 Mario Savala WWWW Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento WIN
Majority decision