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Michael Bentt boxer

Michael Bentt image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 3″/191cm
Reach 79″/201cm
Debut 1989-02-07
Born 1964-09-04
Nationality USA
Residence Brooklyn, New York, USA
bouts
13
won
11
lost
2
draw
0
bouts
13
won
11
lost
2
draw
0
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 3″/191cm
Reach 79″/201cm
Debut 1989-02-07
Born 1964-09-04
Nationality USA
Residence Brooklyn, New York, USA

As an actor, Bentt is best known for co-starring as Sonny Liston in the 2001 film Ali, and as Biggis/El Plaga in the 2005 film State Property 2. He is featured in the first episode of the 2019 Netflix original series The Losers.One of the most decorated amateur boxers in US history, Bentt won four New York City Golden Gloves titles, five United States Amateur Boxing Championships and three (New York State) Empire State Games gold medals. After having won the bronze medal at the 1986 World Amateur Boxing Championships and the 1987 Pan American Games he placed a controversial second-place finish at the 1988 United States Olympic Trials and Box-off's to the Seoul Olympics eventual Gold Medalist, Ray Mercer.

As an actor, Bentt is best known for co-starring as Sonny Liston in the 2001 film Ali, and as Biggis/El Plaga in the 2005 film State Property 2. He is featured in the first episode of the 2019 Netflix original series The Losers.One of the most decorated amateur boxers in US history, Bentt won four New York City Golden Gloves titles, five United States Amateur Boxing Championships and three (New York State) Empire State Games gold medals. After having won the bronze medal at the 1986 World Amateur Boxing Championships and the 1987 Pan American Games he placed a controversial second-place finish at the 1988 United States Olympic Trials and Box-off's to the Seoul Olympics eventual Gold Medalist, Ray Mercer.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
March 19, 1994 Herbie Hide WWWWWW Millwall Football Stadium, Millwall World Boxing Organisation World Heavyweight

LOSS
KO
Oct. 29, 1993 Tommy Morrison WWWWWW Civic Center, Tulsa World Boxing Organisation World Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 15, 1993 Mark Wills LWLWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Unanimous decision
May 28, 1993 Danny Wofford LLWLWL Brooklyn WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 25, 1992 Kenneth Myers LLWDWL Friar Tuck Inn, Catskill WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 14, 1992 Jerry Arentzen WDLWLL Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
May 2, 1992 David Graves DDLLWD Tarrant Co Convention Center, Fort Worth WIN
Majority decision
March 11, 1992 Rick Honeycutt LDWWLW Paramount Theatre, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 29, 1991 Lynwood Jones WWLLLL Issy-les-Moulineaux WIN
Points
Sept. 13, 1991 Willie Johnson LWWWWL Marina at St. Johns Place, Jacksonville WIN
Technical knockout
May 16, 1991 Lynwood Jones LLWWLL Jacksonville WIN
Points
Dec. 12, 1990 James Holley LWLLLL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
KO
Feb. 7, 1989 Jerry Jones WWWLWW Trump Castle, Atlantic City LOSS
KO