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Maurice Blocker boxer

Maurice Blocker image
Status inactive
Division welterweight
Height 6′ 2″/188cm
Debut 1982-02-16
Born 1963-05-15
Nationality USA
Residence Washington, District of Columbia, USA
bouts
41
won
36
lost
4
draw
0
bouts
41
won
36
lost
4
draw
0
Status inactive
Division welterweight
Height 6′ 2″/188cm
Debut 1982-02-16
Born 1963-05-15
Nationality USA
Residence Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Maurice "The Thin Man" Blocker (born May 15, 1963 in Washington, D.C.) is an American retired professional welterweight (147 lb) boxer who held the WBC, IBF and Lineal Welterweight Championships.Blocker became a professional boxer in 1982. He lost his first opportunity to win a title in 1987 to Lloyd Honeyghan. In 1990 he captured the lineal and WBC welterweight titles from Marlon Starling, but lost them during his next fight to Simon Brown. In 1991 he defeated Glenwood Brown to capture the vacant IBF welterweight title. He defended the title successfully once and in 1993 moved up a weight class to fight Terry Norris for the WBC light middleweight title. He was TKO'd, and later that year took on Félix Trinidad to defend his IBF welterweight title but was KO'd in the 2nd. He retired in 1995.

Maurice "The Thin Man" Blocker (born May 15, 1963 in Washington, D.C.) is an American retired professional welterweight (147 lb) boxer who held the WBC, IBF and Lineal Welterweight Championships.Blocker became a professional boxer in 1982. He lost his first opportunity to win a title in 1987 to Lloyd Honeyghan. In 1990 he captured the lineal and WBC welterweight titles from Marlon Starling, but lost them during his next fight to Simon Brown. In 1991 he defeated Glenwood Brown to capture the vacant IBF welterweight title. He defended the title successfully once and in 1993 moved up a weight class to fight Terry Norris for the WBC light middleweight title. He was TKO'd, and later that year took on Félix Trinidad to defend his IBF welterweight title but was KO'd in the 2nd. He retired in 1995.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
April 29, 1995 Bobby Butters WLLDLL US Air Arena, Landover WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 10, 1994 Hector Lopez LLLW Estadio de Beisbol, Monterrey WIN
Technical knockout
June 19, 1993 Felix Trinidad WWWWWW Sports Arena, San Diego International Boxing Federation World Welterweight

LOSS
KO
May 20, 1993 Steve Langley WWWWWW Ak-sar-ben Coliseum, Omaha International Boxing Federation World Welterweight


NC
Feb. 20, 1993 Terry Norris WWWWWW Estadio Azteca, Mexico City World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 28, 1992 Luis Garcia WWWLWW Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City International Boxing Federation World Welterweight

WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 4, 1991 Glenwood Brown WWWWWW Resorts International, Atlantic City vacant International Boxing Federation World Welterweight

WIN
Split-decision
March 18, 1991 Simon Brown WWWWWW Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas International Boxing Federation World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 19, 1990 Marlon Starling WDWWL Bally's Hotel & Casino, Reno World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
Majority decision
Feb. 16, 1990 Saoul Mamby WLLDWW Clarion Hotel Ballroom, Saint Louis WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 3, 1989 James Hughes WWWWWL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
July 27, 1989 Willie Montana WWWWWL Chase Hotel, Saint Louis WIN
Technical knockout
June 21, 1989 Kent Acuff WLLLLL Whitey Herzog's Restaurant and Powerhouse Nightclub, Saint Louis WIN
Technical knockout
May 1, 1989 Lester Yarbrough LDWWLL Omni International Hotel, Saint Louis WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 22, 1988 Ruben Villaman LLWWWL Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
June 27, 1988 Orlando Orozco LWLLWL Convention Hall, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
April 18, 1987 Lloyd Honeyghan WWWWWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington International Boxing Federation World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 21, 1987 Adam George WWLDWL Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City International Boxing Federation World Welterweight

World Boxing Council World Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 26, 1986 Juan Alonso Villa WLWWWW Capitol Center, Landover WIN
Technical knockout
March 21, 1986 Leland Hart WLLWWL Convention Center, Washington WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 7, 1985 Efren Olivo LWWLLL Washington WIN
KO
July 23, 1985 Pedro Vilella WWWWLL Convention Center, Washington NABF Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 7, 1985 Ricardo Bryant WLWLLW Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
July 10, 1984 Clayton Hires LWLWLL Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
June 2, 1984 Robert Adams WWWLWL DC Armory, Washington WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 24, 1984 Terry Holmes WWWWWW Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 27, 1983 Miguel Mayan LLWLLL Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 22, 1983 Ernest Jackson LLLWWW Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
July 5, 1983 Danny Paul WWWWLL Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
May 3, 1983 Inocencio De la Rosa LLLLLL Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
March 1, 1983 Don Morgan WLLLLL Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 11, 1983 Roberto Hernandez LLLLD Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 30, 1982 Jerome Artis LWLLLL Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 2, 1982 Leo Davis Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
June 22, 1982 Larry Fleming WWWLWL Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
May 23, 1982 Tony Reed Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
April 27, 1982 Michael Ross LWWDWL Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
April 13, 1982 Cliff Lee LL Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
March 30, 1982 Charles Triplett LLLLL Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
March 9, 1982 Calvin Hardnett Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 16, 1982 Leon Gardner WWWWLW Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout