Marvin Camel boxer

Marvin Camel boxer
bouts
62
won
45
lost
13
draw
4
Status
inactive
Division
heavyweight
Debut
1973-06-25
Height
6′ 2″/188cm
Reach
79″/201cm
Age
-
Born
1951-12-24
Death
-
Nationality
USA

Camel fought Mate Parlov in Yugoslavia to a draw in the first ever cruiserweight world title bout. In the rematch, in Las Vegas, Camel beat Mate Parlov for the vacant WBC world Cruiserweight title in 1980, losing the title in his first defense, to Carlos De León. After losing in a rematch to De Leon, he became, in 1983, the IBF's first world champion, beating Roddy McDonald, by becoming world Cruiserweight champion for the second time when he claimed that organization's title. He lost the title to Lee Roy Murphy.He lost his final bout in June 1990 against Eddie “Young Joe Louis” Taylor in Minneapolis. The 10-round decision left his lifetime mark at 45-13-5.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1990-06-11 Eddie Taylor LLLLWW Hyatt Regency Hotel, Minneapolis LOST
Majority decision
1989-12-02 Joe Hipp WWWWWW Lacey LOST
Technical knockout
1989-11-06 Jerome Hill WWWDLW Civic Center, Butte WIN
Unanimous decision
1989-09-25 JJ Cottrell LLLLLL Civic Center, Butte WIN
Unanimous decision
1989-08-10 Trent Surratt LLLLLL Four Seasons Arena, Great Falls DRAW
1988-05-31 James Salerno LWLLWW Milan LOST
Technical knockout
1988-04-26 Ralf Rocchigiani DWWWWD Cologne LOST
Points
1987-10-10 Taoufik Belbouli WWWWWW Zenith Palais, Paris LOST
Technical knockout
1987-05-01 Virgil Hill WWWWWW City Arena, Grand Forks LOST
KO
1986-08-08 Jose Maria Flores Burlon WWWWWW Pergamino LOST
Unanimous decision
1986-05-22 Jimmy Bills WLWWLW Boise DRAW
Points
1984-10-06 Lee Roy Murphy WWWWWW MetraPark, Billings LOST
Technical knockout
1983-12-13 Roddy MacDonald WLWWLW Halifax Metro Centre, Halifax WIN
Technical knockout
1983-05-21 Rocky Sekorski WWWWWW MetraPark, Billings WIN
Technical knockout
1983-02-11 John Odhiambho WWWWWW K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen LOST
Technical knockout
1982-06-30 Leonardo Rodgers LWLLLW City Auditorium, Omaha WIN
Corner retirement
1982-02-24 Carlos De Leon WWWWWW Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City LOST
Technical knockout
1981-10-02 Bash Ali WWWWWW Cow Palace, Daly City WIN
Unanimous decision
1981-08-11 Willie Shannon WWWWLW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1981-05-05 Rahim Muhammad WWWWWL Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1981-04-25 Ron Draper WLLLLL MetraPark, Billings WIN
Technical knockout
1980-11-25 Carlos De Leon WWWWWW Superdome, New Orleans LOST
Majority decision
1980-03-31 Mate Parlov WWLWWD Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1979-12-08 Mate Parlov WWWLWW Sportski Centar Gripe, Split DRAW
Points
1979-08-30 David Cabrera WWWWWW McAllen WIN
KO
1979-08-01 Macka Foley WLWLWL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1979-06-05 Bill Sharkey WWWLDL Adams Field House, Missoula WIN
Unanimous decision
1979-04-24 David Smith WLLLWL University Of Montana Fieldhouse, Missoula WIN
Technical knockout
1979-02-28 Jim Ingram WWWLLW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1979-01-03 Bob Heflin WWLLLW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1978-11-11 Tom Bethea LLLLLL Adams Field House, Missoula WIN
KO
1978-09-13 Dale Grant WWWWWL Civic Center, Butte WIN
Unanimous decision
1978-08-22 Ibar Arrington WLWWWW North Idaho JC Gym, Coeur d'Alene WIN
Unanimous decision
1978-05-27 Chuck Warfield LLLLLL Saint Ignatius High School Gym, Saint Ignatius WIN
KO
1978-04-07 Pete McIntyre LLWLWW Civic Center, Butte WIN
Unanimous decision
1978-03-09 Bobby Lloyd WWWLWL Century II Convention Center, Wichita WIN
Unanimous decision
1978-02-08 David Smith LLDLLW Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1977-12-07 Karl Zurheide LDLLLW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Corner retirement
1977-08-20 Ron Wilson LWWLLW Pony Palace Arena, Ronan WIN
Points
1977-06-28 Danny Brewer WLLLWW Seattle Center Arena, Seattle LOST
Technical knockout
1977-05-06 Gary Summerhays WWDWWW Adams Field House, Missoula WIN
Unanimous decision
1977-02-15 Dale Grant WWLWLL Seattle Center Arena, Seattle DRAW
Points
1977-01-26 Lionel Ford LLWWWW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1976-11-20 Larry Castaneda DWWWWL Seattle Center Arena, Seattle WIN
Unanimous decision
1976-10-23 Matthew Saad Muhammad WDWWWW Adams Field House, Missoula WIN
Majority decision
1976-09-25 Johnny Townsend LWWWWL Coliseum, Spokane WIN
Unanimous decision
1976-08-28 Johnny Townsend LLWWWW Eagles Aerie, Missoula WIN
Unanimous decision
1976-07-17 Matthew Saad Muhammad LWWDWW Stockton LOST
Split-decision
1976-05-08 Angel Oquendo WLWWLL Adams Field House, Missoula WIN
Unanimous decision
1976-04-07 Rafael Gutierrez DDLLLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1976-02-18 Don Meloncon LWWWLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1976-01-14 Pedro Vega WL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1975-11-19 Danny Brewer WWLLWW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1975-09-24 Terry Lee WWLLLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1975-08-20 Ron Wilson LLLLWW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1975-05-28 Fernando Lee Jones WLLLWL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Corner retirement
1975-04-30 Amado Vasquez LLLLWW Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1975-04-02 Jack Johnson LLWLLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1975-02-19 Chico Valdez L Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1975-01-22 George Clark WWLWLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1974-02-25 James T Jackson WWWWWD Fairgrounds Arena, Boise WIN
Technical knockout
1973-06-25 Joe Williamson Civic Center, Butte WIN
Technical knockout