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Leo Nolan boxer

Leo Nolan image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 2″/188cm
Reach 81″/206cm
Debut 1992-08-25
Born 1972-08-18
Nationality USA
Residence Detroit, Michigan, USA
bouts
29
won
27
lost
2
draw
0
bouts
29
won
27
lost
2
draw
0
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 2″/188cm
Reach 81″/206cm
Debut 1992-08-25
Born 1972-08-18
Nationality USA
Residence Detroit, Michigan, USA

Nolan was born and raised in Detroit. As a junior he boxed for Kronk Gym for three years. He turned professional in 1992, winning his first five pro fights before his career was interrupted in 1996 after he was convicted of being an accomplice in a robbery of an off-duty police officer and sentenced to five years in prison. He was also shot five times in the incident. He was released in 2000, and after being out of boxing for almost eight years, returned to the ring in 2001. By 2007, Nolan had won all of his 26 professional fights. Past opponents include Lou Savarese, Jeremy Bates, and Andy Sample, and he has won the IBU intercontinental Heavyweight title and the IBA Americas Heavyweight Title. He suffered his first defeat to unheralded heavyweight Hector Ferreyro in 2007.His career was interrupted again in June 2009 when he was shot in the neck during an attempted car-jacking.

Nolan was born and raised in Detroit. As a junior he boxed for Kronk Gym for three years. He turned professional in 1992, winning his first five pro fights before his career was interrupted in 1996 after he was convicted of being an accomplice in a robbery of an off-duty police officer and sentenced to five years in prison. He was also shot five times in the incident. He was released in 2000, and after being out of boxing for almost eight years, returned to the ring in 2001. By 2007, Nolan had won all of his 26 professional fights. Past opponents include Lou Savarese, Jeremy Bates, and Andy Sample, and he has won the IBU intercontinental Heavyweight title and the IBA Americas Heavyweight Title. He suffered his first defeat to unheralded heavyweight Hector Ferreyro in 2007.His career was interrupted again in June 2009 when he was shot in the neck during an attempted car-jacking.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Dec. 5, 2009 Alexander Povetkin WWWWWW Arena, Ludwigsburg LOSS
KO
Oct. 10, 2008 Mike Jones LWLLLL DeCarlo's Convention Center, Warren WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 26, 2007 Hector Ferreyro LLWWWW Destiny's, Orlando United States Boxing Organisation Heavyweight

LOSS
Majority decision
Aug. 26, 2006 James Phipps WLWWWL Club Cinema, Pompano Beach vacant United States Boxing Organisation Heavyweight

WIN
DQ
June 29, 2006 Wallace McDaniel LWLWLL The Plex, North Charleston WIN
Unanimous decision
April 23, 2005 Marcel Beresoaie WLWWLL Arena Westfalenhalle, Dortmund WIN
Technical knockout
April 1, 2005 Andy Sample LWLWLL DeCarlo's Convention Center, Warren Vacant IBU Intercontinental Heavyweight

WIN
KO
May 7, 2004 Lou Savarese LWWWWL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket Vacant IBA Americas Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 2, 2004 Ken Murphy WDLLLL DeCarlo's Banquet Center, Warren WIN
Unanimous decision
June 13, 2003 Jeremy Bates LWLWLW Joe Louis Arena, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
May 17, 2003 John Basil Jackson LLLLLL Civic Center, Hammond WIN
Technical knockout
March 14, 2003 Don Normand WLLLLL DeCarlo's Banquet Center, Warren WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 10, 2003 Chavez Francisco WWWWLL DeCarlo's Banquet Center, Warren WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 30, 2002 Bryan Blakely DLWLLL Civic Center, La Porte WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 20, 2002 Frank Wood WLLWWW DeCarlo's Banquet Center, Warren Mid American Heavyweight

USA Mid West Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 21, 2002 Mario Cawley LLLWLL DeCarlo's Banquet Center, Warren Mid American Heavyweight

vacant USA Mid West Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 27, 2002 Curt Render LLLWWW Jarrell's Gym, Savannah WIN
Technical knockout
March 29, 2002 Terry Porter LLLDLL Club International, Detroit WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 31, 2002 David Cherry LLWLLL The Roostertail , Detroit WIN
KO
Dec. 7, 2001 Willie Driver LLLWLL Club International, Detroit WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 9, 2001 Julius Long WWWWW Club International, Detroit WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 12, 2001 Mike Brown LWL Club International, Detroit WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 10, 2001 Mark Johnson LLLLLL Cobo Hall, Detroit WIN
Unanimous decision
April 10, 2001 Val Smith LWLLLL Andiamo's Banquet Center, Warren WIN
Unanimous decision
May 25, 1993 Exum Speight WWLLLL The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Unanimous decision
April 10, 1993 Ron Carter WWW Toledo WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 27, 1992 Rick Willis WWLW The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Points
Sept. 5, 1992 Joe Senegal WLLLDL Saginaw WIN
KO
Aug. 25, 1992 Keith Williams LWWLLW The Palace, Auburn Hills WIN
Technical knockout