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Leslie Stewart boxer

Leslie Stewart image
Status inactive
Division light heavyweight
Height 6′ 1½″/187cm
Reach 74″/188cm
Debut 1982-01-29
Born 1961-03-21
Nationality Trinidad And Tobago
Residence Miami, Florida, USA
bouts
43
won
31
lost
12
draw
0
bouts
43
won
31
lost
12
draw
0
Status inactive
Division light heavyweight
Height 6′ 1½″/187cm
Reach 74″/188cm
Debut 1982-01-29
Born 1961-03-21
Nationality Trinidad And Tobago
Residence Miami, Florida, USA

Leslie Matthew Stewart (born 21 March 1961 in Laventille, Trinidad and Tobago) is a retired Trinidadian boxer.Known as "Laventille Tiger", Stewart turned professional in 1982 and challenged for the Vacant WBA Light Heavyweight Title in 1986, but was TKO'd by Marvin Johnson when the bout was stopped on cuts. In the rematch the following year, Stewart dominated Johnson, and Johnson's corner retired the fighter in the ninth round. Stewart lost the belt in his first defense to Virgil Hill. In 1988 he challenged WBC Light Heavyweight Title holder Donny Lalonde, but lost via TKO. In 1989 he took on WBO Light Heavyweight Title holder Michael Moorer, but again lost via TKO. He retired in 2000 after bouts of inactivity in the 1990s.

Leslie Matthew Stewart (born 21 March 1961 in Laventille, Trinidad and Tobago) is a retired Trinidadian boxer.Known as "Laventille Tiger", Stewart turned professional in 1982 and challenged for the Vacant WBA Light Heavyweight Title in 1986, but was TKO'd by Marvin Johnson when the bout was stopped on cuts. In the rematch the following year, Stewart dominated Johnson, and Johnson's corner retired the fighter in the ninth round. Stewart lost the belt in his first defense to Virgil Hill. In 1988 he challenged WBC Light Heavyweight Title holder Donny Lalonde, but lost via TKO. In 1989 he took on WBO Light Heavyweight Title holder Michael Moorer, but again lost via TKO. He retired in 2000 after bouts of inactivity in the 1990s.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Jan. 15, 2000 Billy Lewis WWWWWW Radio City Music Hall, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 28, 1998 Dale Brown WWWWWW Westchester County Center, White Plains NABF Cruiserweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 4, 1996 Fabrice Tiozzo WWWWWW Villeurbanne NABF Cruiserweight

LOSS
KO
Oct. 17, 1995 Tyrone Bledsoe LWLLLL Pepsi Coliseum, Indianapolis WIN
KO
Aug. 18, 1995 Ken McCurdy WWWLWW Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
March 6, 1992 Henry Maske WWWWWW LOSS
KO
Sept. 13, 1991 Guy Waters WWWWWL International Tennis Centre, Melbourne Commonwealth (British Empire) Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Aug. 7, 1991 Esteban Pizzarro LWWWWW San Juan Commonwealth (British Empire) Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Points
April 12, 1991 Bobby Jennings WWLWDW Jacksonville Commonwealth (British Empire) Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Feb. 28, 1991 Drake Thadzi LWLWWW Halifax Forum Multi-Purpose Centre, Halifax WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 9, 1990 Anthony Hembrick WWWWWL Diplomat Hotel, Hollywood LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 25, 1989 Michael Moorer WWWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City World Boxing Organisation World Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
April 22, 1989 Phil Brown WWWLLL The Palace, Auburn Hills World Boxing Organisation World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 25, 1988 Bobby Czyz WWWWLL Resorts International, Atlantic City LOSS
Split-decision
May 29, 1988 Donny Lalonde WWWWWW National Stadium, Port-of-Spain World Boxing Council World Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
March 18, 1988 Charlie Dean Moore LLWLDL James Knight Convention Center, Miami WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 27, 1987 Dawud Shaw WLLLLL National Stadium, Port-of-Spain WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 5, 1987 Virgil Hill WWWWWW Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City World Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
May 23, 1987 Marvin Johnson WWWWWW National Stadium, Port-of-Spain World Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

WIN
Corner retirement
March 20, 1987 Bobby Thomas LLLWLL Jean Pierre Sports Complex, Mucurapo WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 16, 1986 Fulgencio Obelmejias WWWWLW Jean Pierre Sports Complex, Mucurapo World Boxing Association Fedelatin Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 18, 1986 Gary Hubble LLWDWW State Sports Centre, Sydney Commonwealth (British Empire) Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
July 29, 1986 James Salerno LLWWLW Florida State Fairgrounds Hall, Tampa WIN
Unanimous decision
May 6, 1986 Uriah Grant LWWWWW Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 9, 1986 Marvin Johnson WWWWWW Market Square Arena, Indianapolis vacant World Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 4, 1985 Lottie Mwale WWWWWW Port-of-Spain Commonwealth (British Empire) Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
July 12, 1985 Dennis Roberts WLWLLL Galt Ocean Mile Hotel, Fort Lauderdale WIN
Technical knockout
June 29, 1985 Tomas Polo Ruiz WWWWWD Port-of-Spain WIN
KO
May 10, 1985 Chris Wells WLLLLL Galt Ocean Mile Hotel, Fort Lauderdale USA Florida State Light Heavyweight

World Boxing Council Continental Americas Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 1, 1985 Mark Frazie WWWWLL Jean Pierre Sports Complex, Mucurapo World Boxing Council Continental Americas Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 10, 1984 James Salerno WWWWLL Jai Alai Fronton, Miami USA Florida State Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 28, 1984 Elvis Parks LLLWWD Convention Center, Miami Beach USA Florida State Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 16, 1984 Larry Lane LWWWDL Port-of-Spain USA Florida State Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 16, 1983 Tom Collins WWWLWW Port-of-Spain USA Florida State Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Nov. 11, 1983 Willie Taylor LLLDLL Port-of-Spain USA Florida State Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 11, 1983 Carlos Flores Burlon WLLLLW Port-of-Spain Latin American Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
May 12, 1983 Leon McDonald LLWLLL Port-of-Spain Latin American Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 25, 1983 Hubert Zimmerman LWWLWW Port-of-Spain Latin American Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 30, 1982 Ricardo Richardson Port-of-Spain Latin American Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
July 30, 1982 Gil Rosario LWLWLL Port-of-Spain Latin American Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
May 14, 1982 Easy Boy Michael WLWWWW Jean Pierre Sports Complex, Mucurapo Latin American Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
April 30, 1982 Antoine Ashton Dansteele Gymnasium, Marabella Latin American Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Jan. 29, 1982 Michael Hospadales W Port-of-Spain Latin American Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout