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Lou Savarese boxer

Lou Savarese image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 5″/195cm
Reach 80″/203cm
Debut 1989-04-30
Born 1965-07-14
Nationality USA
Residence Houston, Texas, USA
bouts
53
won
46
lost
7
draw
0
bouts
53
won
46
lost
7
draw
0
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 5″/195cm
Reach 80″/203cm
Debut 1989-04-30
Born 1965-07-14
Nationality USA
Residence Houston, Texas, USA

Savarese won two New York Golden Gloves Championships. Savarese won the 1985 Super-Heavyweight Novice Championship and the 1986 Super-Heavyweight Open Championship. In 1985 Savarese stopped (RSC-2) Jonathan Hill of Gleason's Gym in the finals to win the Championship and in 1986 Savarese defeated Alex Stewart of the Uptown Gym in the finals to win the Championship. In 1987 Savarese advanced to the finals of the Super Heavyweight Open division. He was to have met future Heavyweight Champion Riddick Bowe but Savarese was injured and could not box. Savarese trained at the Cage Recreation Center in White Plains, New York. Savarese is originally from Greenwood Lake, New York. He now resides in Houston.Savarese, a Roberts Elementarian, began his professional boxing career on April 30, 1989, knocking out James Smith (not the former world Heavyweight champion) in four rounds at Galveston, Texas. Savarese's first win by first round knockout came on his second fight, against Terrence Roberts, on May 25, at Atlantic City.

Savarese won two New York Golden Gloves Championships. Savarese won the 1985 Super-Heavyweight Novice Championship and the 1986 Super-Heavyweight Open Championship. In 1985 Savarese stopped (RSC-2) Jonathan Hill of Gleason's Gym in the finals to win the Championship and in 1986 Savarese defeated Alex Stewart of the Uptown Gym in the finals to win the Championship. In 1987 Savarese advanced to the finals of the Super Heavyweight Open division. He was to have met future Heavyweight Champion Riddick Bowe but Savarese was injured and could not box. Savarese trained at the Cage Recreation Center in White Plains, New York. Savarese is originally from Greenwood Lake, New York. He now resides in Houston.Savarese, a Roberts Elementarian, began his professional boxing career on April 30, 1989, knocking out James Smith (not the former world Heavyweight champion) in four rounds at Galveston, Texas. Savarese's first win by first round knockout came on his second fight, against Terrence Roberts, on May 25, at Atlantic City.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
June 30, 2007 Evander Holyfield LLLWWW Don Haskins Center, El Paso LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 5, 2007 Matt Hicks WWLWWW Grand Plaza Hotel, Houston WIN
KO
Jan. 18, 2007 Travis Fulton WWLLWL Grand Plaza Hotel, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
March 18, 2006 Marcus Rhode LLLLWD Convention Center, Fort Smith WIN
Technical knockout
May 7, 2004 Leo Nolan WWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket Vacant IBA Americas Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 15, 2003 Kirk Johnson WWWWLW Club Life, Dallas World Boxing Organisation Inter-Continental Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 22, 2002 Tim Witherspoon WLWWWW Table Mountain Casino, Friant WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 2, 2001 David Bostice WWWLLW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket Vacant IBA Continental Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 12, 2001 Tom Glesby WWWLWW Astro Pavilion, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
May 2, 2001 Marcus Rhode LLLWLL Aerial Theater, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
June 24, 2000 Mike Tyson WLLWW Hampden Park, Glasgow LOSS
Technical knockout
June 19, 1999 Michael Grant WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 6, 1999 Lance Whitaker WWWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
Split-decision
June 25, 1998 James Douglas WWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket vacant International Boxing Association World Heavyweight

WIN
KO
April 23, 1998 Jeff Lally WLLWLD Sheraton Hotel, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 1, 1997 David Izon WWWLLW Apollo Theater, New York LOSS
KO
April 26, 1997 George Foreman WWLWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Heavyweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Nov. 1, 1996 Buster Mathis Jr. WWWLW Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio vacant USBA Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 20, 1996 Tim Puller LWWWLL Madison Square Garden Theater, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 12, 1996 Lyle McDowell WWLWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 2, 1995 Sean Hart WLWLL Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 6, 1995 Olian Alexander LWWWWL Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 18, 1995 Edgar Turpin LLLLL Middletown WIN
KO
March 5, 1995 Brian Morgan LLLLLL Civic Assembly Center, Muskogee WIN
Points
Nov. 5, 1994 Ken Merritt WWLWW Caesars Tahoe, Circus Maximus Showroom, Stateline WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 13, 1994 Henry Wilson LL Marriott Hotel, Kansas City WIN
KO
March 1, 1994 Bill Duncan LLLLL Jefferson City WIN
KO
April 17, 1993 Nathaniel Fitch LWWWWL Fernwood Resort, Bushkill WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 23, 1992 Fred Whitaker WWLLLL Westchester County Center, White Plains WIN
KO
Nov. 21, 1992 Larry Givens LLLLLL Beban Park, Nanaimo WIN
KO
March 27, 1992 Elvin Evans WLWWWW Friar Tuck Inn, Catskill WIN
KO
Nov. 26, 1991 Mike Faulkner WWWWWL Westchester County Center, White Plains WIN
DQ
Sept. 20, 1991 Mike Robinson LLLLLL Westchester County Center, White Plains WIN
Technical knockout
July 23, 1991 Mark Young LLLLLL Kushers Country Club, Monticello WIN
Unanimous decision
July 2, 1991 Larry Smith Ragley WIN
KO
Feb. 26, 1991 Max Key WLWLWW Birmingham WIN
KO
Jan. 11, 1991 Marshall Tillman LWWDWW Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 4, 1990 Marcus Dorsey LLLLLL Texas Longhorn Club, Vinton WIN
KO
Oct. 25, 1990 James Ruffin LLLLWL Texas Longhorn Club, Vinton WIN
KO
Oct. 6, 1990 Travis Pickering WWWWWL Four Seasons Arena, Great Falls WIN
KO
Aug. 14, 1990 Barry Kirton WLWWW City Center, Saratoga Springs WIN
KO
July 17, 1990 James Ruffin LLLLLW Cowboys Lounge, Lake Charles WIN
KO
July 4, 1990 Dan Ross LLDLWL Phillips County Fairgrounds, Billings WIN
KO
May 18, 1990 Andre Crowder DLLLLL Villa Roma Resort, Callicoon WIN
KO
April 19, 1990 Mike Robinson WLLLWL Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie WIN
Unanimous decision
March 15, 1990 Ken Elliott WLWLL Fairmont Hotel, Dallas WIN
KO
Dec. 11, 1989 Melvin Young WWL Convention Center, Pasadena WIN
KO
Nov. 24, 1989 Randy Rivers WLWLLL Broome County Arena, Binghamton WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 10, 1989 John Basil Jackson L Villa Roma Resort, Callicoon WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 26, 1989 Alan Jamison LLLLLL Kemper Arena, Kansas City WIN
KO
Oct. 5, 1989 Robert Horton Houston WIN
KO
May 25, 1989 Terrence Roberts Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
April 30, 1989 James Smith Moody Center, Galveston WIN
KO