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Mike Quarry boxer

Mike Quarry image
Status inactive
Age 55
Division light heavyweight
Height 5′ 11″/180cm
Debut 1969-04-18
Born 1951-03-04
Death 2006-06-11
Nationality USA
Residence Anaheim, California, USA
bouts
81
won
62
lost
13
draw
6
bouts
81
won
62
lost
13
draw
6
Status inactive
Age 55
Division light heavyweight
Height 5′ 11″/180cm
Debut 1969-04-18
Born 1951-03-04
Death 2006-06-11
Nationality USA
Residence Anaheim, California, USA

Mike Quarry was born in Bakersfield, California. He began boxing at the age of 8 and obtained his license to fight as an amateur at 17. He tried to emulate his older brother Jerry Quarry, a renowned heavyweight fighter . "At one time Michael said, 'They might as well put on my epitaph: Here lies Jerry Quarry's little brother.'" He had his one chance at a title shot in 1972, when he went up against Bob Foster for the World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association light heavyweight crowns. Quarry lost on a fourth-round knockout.Mike Quarry died at age 55 in La Habra, California. His death was attributed to pugilistic dementia, which had also caused his brother Jerry's death. Mike Quarry's grave is in Shafter, California in Shafter Cemetery.

Mike Quarry was born in Bakersfield, California. He began boxing at the age of 8 and obtained his license to fight as an amateur at 17. He tried to emulate his older brother Jerry Quarry, a renowned heavyweight fighter . "At one time Michael said, 'They might as well put on my epitaph: Here lies Jerry Quarry's little brother.'" He had his one chance at a title shot in 1972, when he went up against Bob Foster for the World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association light heavyweight crowns. Quarry lost on a fourth-round knockout.Mike Quarry died at age 55 in La Habra, California. His death was attributed to pugilistic dementia, which had also caused his brother Jerry's death. Mike Quarry's grave is in Shafter, California in Shafter Cemetery.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Aug. 27, 1982 Blufort Spencer WLWWLW Hyatt Regency, Crystal City LOSS
Points
Feb. 8, 1981 Bunny Johnson WLLLWL Hordern Pavilion, Sydney LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 30, 1980 Alvin Dominey WLLLWW Hyatt Tahoe, Incline Village WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 23, 1979 Pascual Ramirez DLWLWW Hyatt House, Lake Tahoe WIN
KO
July 12, 1978 Tommy Evans WWWWLW Auditorium, Oakland LOSS
Technical knockout
June 13, 1978 Kevin Smith WWLWWW Ice World, Totowa DRAW
Points
March 10, 1978 Pete McIntyre WLLWLW Coliseum, San Diego LOSS
KO
Feb. 24, 1978 Ron Wilson WLLWLL Coliseum, San Diego WIN
Split-decision
Jan. 24, 1978 Ned Hallacy LWWWWW Century II Convention Center, Wichita DRAW
Points
May 11, 1977 Mike Rossman LWWDWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Corner retirement
March 23, 1977 Fred Wallace LLWWLL Anchorage Sports Arena, Anchorage WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 11, 1976 Mike Rossman WWLWWD The Aladdin, Las Vegas LOSS
Majority decision
Oct. 30, 1976 Tom Bethea WWWWDW Aladdin Theater, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 5, 1976 Eddie Owens LLLLLW Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 24, 1976 Tony Greene LWWWWD Convention Center, Miami Beach DRAW
Points
Aug. 3, 1976 Billy Freeman WLLLLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
June 22, 1976 Sylvester Wilder LLLLLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
June 8, 1976 Chuck Warfield WWLWWL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Unanimous decision
May 11, 1976 Nat Gates WWLWWL Civic Auditorium, Albuquerque WIN
Split-decision
Sept. 30, 1975 Mike Rossman WWWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 9, 1975 Tani Santiago LLLWLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Split-decision
July 25, 1975 Pedro Soto WWWWLW Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas LOSS
Majority decision
July 8, 1975 Vernon McIntosh WLLLLD Convention Center, Miami Beach WIN
Technical knockout
June 3, 1975 Vernon McIntosh LLWLLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Unanimous decision
May 14, 1975 Yaqui Lopez WWWWWW Civic Auditorium, Stockton LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 21, 1975 Melvin Mott LWWLWW Dallas Convention Center, Dallas USA Texas State Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 17, 1975 Bobby Rascon LWLWLL Memorial Coliseum, Corpus Christi WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 3, 1975 Jose Roman LLDWW Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 9, 1974 Pedro Soto WWWWWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 26, 1974 Bobby Rascon LLWLWL Civic Auditorium, Albuquerque WIN
Unanimous decision
May 21, 1974 Karl Zurheide LLWDLW Music Theatre, Houston WIN
Unanimous decision
April 10, 1974 Gary Summerhays WWWWDL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Split-decision
March 2, 1974 Pierre Fourie WWWLWL Ellis Park Tennis Stadium, Johannesburg LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 15, 1974 Bobby Rascon LLLLWL Civic Auditorium, Albuquerque WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 5, 1974 Brian Kelly WWWWWW Fairgrounds' International Building, Oklahoma City WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 18, 1973 Karl Zurheide WLLLWD Eagles Club, Milwaukee WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 13, 1973 Chris Finnegan WLLWWL Empire Pool, Wembley LOSS
Points
Oct. 3, 1973 Andy Kendall WLLWLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando LOSS
Majority decision
July 21, 1973 Billy Wagner WWWWWW Felt Forum, New York DRAW
Points
May 10, 1973 Tom Bogs WLWWW Brondby Hallen, Brondby LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 23, 1973 Hal Carroll LLLWWL Felt Forum, New York DRAW
Points
April 4, 1973 Walter White WWLDWW Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 29, 1973 Ray White LDWWWW Convention Center, Anaheim USA California State Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 11, 1973 Paul Kasper WLLWLW Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 12, 1972 Frank Evans WLWLWW Auditorium, Miami Beach DRAW
Points
June 27, 1972 Bob Foster WWWWWW Convention Center, Las Vegas World Boxing Association World Light Heavyweight

World Boxing Council World Light Heavyweight

LOSS
KO
April 3, 1972 Chuck Hamilton WLLLLW Forum, Inglewood WIN
Technical knockout
March 10, 1972 Tommy Hicks WDWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 29, 1971 Jimmy Dupree WWWLWW Convention Center, Anaheim NABF Light Heavyweight

WIN
TD
Aug. 14, 1971 Chuck Hamilton LWWLLL Convention Center, Anaheim NABF Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 31, 1971 Amado Vasquez WWWLLD Baseball Park, National City WIN
Technical knockout
May 15, 1971 Ron Wilson LWLWWL Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills WIN
Unanimous decision
April 28, 1971 Hill Chambers DWLLLL Silver Slipper, Las Vegas WIN
Split-decision
April 13, 1971 Larry Cruz LLLLLL Sahara Tahoe Hotel, Stateline WIN
KO
Feb. 27, 1971 Ron Wilson WWWWLW Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills WIN
Majority decision
Jan. 23, 1971 Andy Kendall WWWLDW Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills WIN
Majority decision
Dec. 19, 1970 Amado Vasquez WWDWWW Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 14, 1970 Enrique Villareal LWLWLL Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills WIN
Technical knockout
June 17, 1970 Ray Ayala WDLLLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Majority decision
June 6, 1970 Eddie Avoth WWLWWW Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills WIN
Unanimous decision
April 25, 1970 Jesse Hill WLLD Santa Barbara WIN
Points
March 24, 1970 Filifili Alaiasa WWLWWW Honolulu International Center, Honolulu WIN
Unanimous decision
March 3, 1970 George Holden LWLLLL Auditorium, Miami Beach WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 19, 1970 Bob Matthews LLW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Points
Jan. 26, 1970 George Thomas LLLLLL Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 31, 1969 Ruben Figueroa WWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 28, 1969 Teddy Murray WWWWWL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 14, 1969 George Holden LWLDLW Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 9, 1969 Vidal Flores WWWWLL Mary E. Sawyer Auditorium, La Crosse WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 6, 1969 Dean Whitlock LLWLWL Auditorium, Minneapolis WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 18, 1969 Jeff Wall WLDLWL Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle WIN
KO
Sept. 9, 1969 Ken Watkins LLWWWL Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 3, 1969 George Thomas WLLLLL Oakland Arena, Oakland WIN
Points
Aug. 15, 1969 Ken Watkins WLLWWW Arena, San Bernardino WIN
Points
Aug. 11, 1969 Larry Gregg Aldrich Arena, Saint Paul WIN
KO
June 23, 1969 Ruben Figueroa WW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Majority decision
May 27, 1969 Ernie Gipson LWLLLL Auditorium, Oakland WIN
Technical knockout
May 19, 1969 LaVerne Williams LLLLLL Sports Arena, San Diego WIN
KO
May 13, 1969 Bob Matthews L Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills WIN
Points
April 29, 1969 Butch McCarthy L Valley Music Theatre, Woodland Hills WIN
KO
April 18, 1969 James Dick Forum, Inglewood WIN
Unanimous decision