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Mark Medal boxer

Mark Medal image
Status inactive
Division super welterweight
Debut 1979-10-04
Born 1957-06-10
Nationality USA
Residence Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
bouts
28
won
24
lost
3
draw
1
bouts
28
won
24
lost
3
draw
1
Status inactive
Division super welterweight
Debut 1979-10-04
Born 1957-06-10
Nationality USA
Residence Jersey City, New Jersey, USA

Medal, a Puerto Rican-American, turned pro in 1979 and won the vacant IBF Light Middleweight Title with a fifth round TKO win over Earl Hargrove in 1984, becoming the inaugural champion. He lost the belt in his first defense to Carlos Santos. In 1986 he took on WBC Light Middleweight title holder Thomas Hearns, but lost via TKO. After his retirement from boxing at the age of 30 he became a member of the Jersey City Police Department.

Medal, a Puerto Rican-American, turned pro in 1979 and won the vacant IBF Light Middleweight Title with a fifth round TKO win over Earl Hargrove in 1984, becoming the inaugural champion. He lost the belt in his first defense to Carlos Santos. In 1986 he took on WBC Light Middleweight title holder Thomas Hearns, but lost via TKO. After his retirement from boxing at the age of 30 he became a member of the Jersey City Police Department.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Nov. 27, 1987 Donald Johnson LLLWLW Sheraton, East Rutherford DRAW
Points
June 23, 1986 Thomas Hearns WWWWLW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
July 25, 1985 Dexter Smith WWWWLW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 2, 1984 Carlos Santos WWWWWW Felt Forum, New York International Boxing Federation World Super Welterweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 11, 1984 Earl Hargrove WWWWWW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City vacant International Boxing Federation World Super Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 20, 1984 Bruce Johnson LLLWLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 10, 1983 Kevin Howard WWWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 9, 1983 Freddie Boynton LWWLWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 19, 1983 Steve Delgado LWLLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
April 29, 1983 Reggie Ford WWWLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
Feb. 5, 1983 Freddie Creech WLWWLL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 14, 1983 Chris Linson WLWLWL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 9, 1982 Gerald Banks WLLLLD Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 5, 1982 Steve Michalerya WLLWLW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 24, 1982 Darryl Penn WWLWLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
April 16, 1982 Benji Goldstone LLLLLW Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
March 5, 1982 Michael Richardson WL Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 11, 1981 Frank Minnigan LWDLWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 5, 1981 Henry Lee Saxby DLW Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
May 22, 1981 Danny Harold WWL Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
April 16, 1981 Fernando Collazo LLLLL Ice World, Totowa WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 7, 1981 Ali Perez LLLLLW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 12, 1980 Ricky Johnson WWWDW Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
Sept. 24, 1980 Herbie Wilens WDWWL Dunn Sports Center, Elizabeth WIN
KO
March 4, 1980 Kevin Perry WWW Armory, Elizabeth LOSS
Technical knockout
Jan. 25, 1980 Johnny Davis LLLLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 23, 1979 Pat Esposito L Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
Oct. 4, 1979 Hugo Fuat LL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Points