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Obed Sullivan boxer

Obed Sullivan image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 3″/191cm
Reach 79″/201cm
Debut 1992-08-27
Born 1968-01-17
Nationality USA
Residence Gulfport, Mississippi, USA
bouts
54
won
41
lost
9
draw
2
bouts
54
won
41
lost
9
draw
2
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 3″/191cm
Reach 79″/201cm
Debut 1992-08-27
Born 1968-01-17
Nationality USA
Residence Gulfport, Mississippi, USA

Sullivan turned pro in 1992 and accumulated a 28-1-1 record with an International Boxing Federation intercontinental belt and wins over the likes of Garing Lane, Levi Billups, James Gaines, and Marion Wilson, setting up a bout with fellow rising prospect Hasim Rahman in 1997 on HBO. Sullivan held his own and lost a majority decision.After the loss to Rahman, Sullivan began 1998 by knocking out 33-1 Keith McKnight, but then would be stopped in the ninth round after a tough battle with undefeated contender Michael Grant. He then lost against Jesse Ferguson.

Sullivan turned pro in 1992 and accumulated a 28-1-1 record with an International Boxing Federation intercontinental belt and wins over the likes of Garing Lane, Levi Billups, James Gaines, and Marion Wilson, setting up a bout with fellow rising prospect Hasim Rahman in 1997 on HBO. Sullivan held his own and lost a majority decision.After the loss to Rahman, Sullivan began 1998 by knocking out 33-1 Keith McKnight, but then would be stopped in the ninth round after a tough battle with undefeated contender Michael Grant. He then lost against Jesse Ferguson.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Jan. 20, 2007 James Porter LLLDLL Ohio Expo Center, Columbus LOSS
Split-decision
April 2, 2004 Chavez Francisco WWWLLL DeCarlo's Banquet Center, Warren WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 9, 2004 Ken Murphy LLWDLL DeCarlo's Banquet Center, Warren WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 2, 2001 Fres Oquendo WWWWWW Silverstar Hotel & Casino, Choctaw NABF Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
May 20, 2001 Sherman Williams LLWWDW Belterra Casino Resort, Elizabeth vacant NABF Heavyweight

WIN
Split-decision
March 17, 2001 Agustin Corpus LWLLLL Silver Star Casino, Philadelphia WIN
Corner retirement
Jan. 25, 2001 Jesus Valadez DWLLWL Radisson Hotel, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 28, 2000 Larry Donald WWWWWW Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas World Boxing Organisation NABO Heavyweight

DRAW
Majority decision
Sept. 21, 2000 Don Normand LWLLLW Houston World Boxing Organisation NABO Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 3, 2000 David Tua WWWWWW MGM Grand, Las Vegas International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Heavyweight

USBA Heavyweight

LOSS
KO
April 1, 2000 Jeff Lally LWLLLL Harrah's, Laughlin WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 11, 1999 Vitali Klitschko WWWWWW Sporthalle, Alsterdorf World Boxing Organisation World Heavyweight

LOSS
Corner retirement
Nov. 6, 1999 Matt Green WWWWLW Convention Hall, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 21, 1999 Ronnie Smith LLLLLL Radisson Hotel, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 16, 1999 Ricardo Kennedy WWLLLL Grand Casino, Biloxi WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 13, 1999 Everett Martin LLLLLL Bossier City WIN
Technical knockout
May 20, 1999 Derrick Jefferson WWWWDW Grand Casino, Tunica vacant NABA Heavyweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Feb. 19, 1999 Biko Botowamungu LLWLLL Poznan vacant NABA Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 8, 1998 Jesse Ferguson WWWWLW Roseland Ballroom, New York LOSS
Split-decision
May 30, 1998 Michael Grant WWWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 24, 1998 Keith McKnight WWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
KO
Nov. 1, 1997 Hasim Rahman WWWWWW Apollo Theater, New York International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Heavyweight

USBA Heavyweight

LOSS
Majority decision
Sept. 16, 1997 Carlos Monroe LWLWWL Municipal Auditorium, Nashville WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 14, 1997 Garing Lane LWWWWD Coeur d'Alene Casino, Worley WIN
Unanimous decision
July 12, 1997 Jesse Shelby LWLWLL Sam's Town Casino, Tunica WIN
Technical knockout
June 5, 1997 Isaac Brown WWLWLL Imperial Ballroom, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
April 8, 1997 Levi Billups LWLLDW Grand Casino, Biloxi International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 17, 1996 Sam Hampton WWWWWW National Guard Armory, Pikesville International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 3, 1996 Will Hinton WLLLW Ramada Astrodome Hotel, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 25, 1996 Arthur Weathers WWLWLL Coeur d'Alene Casino, Worley WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 24, 1996 Martin Foster LLLLL The Pit, Albuquerque WIN
KO
July 18, 1996 James Gaines WWWWWL The Roxy, Boston International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Heavyweight

WIN
Majority decision
June 27, 1996 Bradley Rone LWLLLD Houston WIN
Technical knockout
April 20, 1996 Buster Mathis Jr. WWWWLW Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Heavyweight


NC
April 9, 1996 Cleveland Woods LWLLLL Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio WIN
Technical knockout
March 9, 1996 Olian Alexander WWWWLL Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Heavyweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Jan. 13, 1996 Terry Davis WLLLLW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 13, 1995 Marion Wilson LLLLWL Tropworld Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Majority decision
Dec. 5, 1995 Ken Smith WLWLWL Grand Casino, Biloxi WIN
KO
Oct. 6, 1995 Calvin Veasley WLLLLL Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 9, 1995 Thomas Williams WWWWWW Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 27, 1995 Martin Foster LLLLLL Marriott Hotel, Irvine
NC
June 17, 1995 Curtis Shepard WWWWWW Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas vacant International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Jan. 26, 1995 Levi Billups LWWLLL Marriott Hotel, Irvine WIN
Split-decision
Dec. 17, 1994 Jeff Hollins DWLLLL Palm Springs Riviera Resort, Palm Springs WIN
KO
Dec. 6, 1994 Abel Wilson LLL Scottsdale WIN
KO
Nov. 2, 1994 Jim Mullen WWWW Warner Center Marriott, Woodland Hills WIN
KO
Oct. 13, 1994 Ahmed Abdin DWWWWW Houston DRAW
Points
Sept. 9, 1994 Jeff Hollins DWLL Rawhide Arena, Scottsdale WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 23, 1994 Jeff Hollins DWL Scottsdale WIN
Unanimous decision
July 30, 1994 Paul Hirsch Tucson WIN
Technical knockout
June 25, 1994 Jonathan Grant MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 16, 1994 Daniel Moore Silver Nugget, North Las Vegas WIN
Majority decision
Aug. 27, 1992 Mike Davis Sports Arena, San Diego WIN
KO