Obed Sullivan boxer

Obed Sullivan boxer
bouts
54
won
41
lost
9
draw
2
Status
inactive
Division
heavyweight
Debut
1992-08-27
Height
6′ 3″/191cm
Reach
79″/201cm
Age
-
Born
1968-01-17
Death
-
Nationality
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.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
2007-01-20 James Porter LLLDLL Ohio Expo Center, Columbus LOST
Split-decision
2004-04-02 Chavez Francisco WWWLLL DeCarlo's Banquet Center, Warren WIN
Technical knockout
2004-01-09 Ken Murphy LLWDLL DeCarlo's Banquet Center, Warren WIN
Technical knockout
2001-09-02 Fres Oquendo WWWWWW Silverstar Hotel & Casino, Choctaw LOST
Technical knockout
2001-05-20 Sherman Williams LLWWDW Belterra Casino Resort, Elizabeth WIN
Split-decision
2001-03-17 Agustin Corpus LWLLLL Silver Star Casino, Philadelphia WIN
Corner retirement
2001-01-25 Jesus Valadez DWLLWL Radisson Hotel, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
2000-11-28 Larry Donald WWWWWW Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas DRAW
Majority decision
2000-09-21 Don Normand LWLLLW Houston WIN
Technical knockout
2000-06-03 David Tua WWWWWW MGM Grand, Las Vegas LOST
KO
2000-04-01 Jeff Lally LWLLLL Harrah's, Laughlin WIN
Technical knockout
1999-12-11 Vitali Klitschko WWWWWW Sporthalle, Alsterdorf LOST
Corner retirement
1999-11-06 Matt Green WWWWLW Convention Hall, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1999-10-21 Ronnie Smith LLLLLL Radisson Hotel, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
1999-09-16 Ricardo Kennedy WWLLLL Grand Casino, Biloxi WIN
Technical knockout
1999-08-13 Everett Martin LLLLLL Bossier City WIN
Technical knockout
1999-05-20 Derrick Jefferson WWWWDW Grand Casino, Tunica LOST
Split-decision
1999-02-19 Biko Botowamungu LLWLLL Poznan WIN
Points
1998-12-08 Jesse Ferguson WWWWLW Roseland Ballroom, New York LOST
Split-decision
1998-05-30 Michael Grant WWWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City LOST
Technical knockout
1998-02-24 Keith McKnight WWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
KO
1997-11-01 Hasim Rahman WWWWWW Apollo Theater, New York LOST
Majority decision
1997-09-16 Carlos Monroe LWLWWL Municipal Auditorium, Nashville WIN
Unanimous decision
1997-08-14 Garing Lane LWWWWD Coeur d'Alene Casino, Worley WIN
Unanimous decision
1997-07-12 Jesse Shelby LWLWLL Sam's Town Casino, Tunica WIN
Technical knockout
1997-06-05 Isaac Brown WWLWLL Imperial Ballroom, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1997-04-08 Levi Billups LWLLDW Grand Casino, Biloxi WIN
Technical knockout
1996-12-17 Sam Hampton WWWWWW National Guard Armory, Pikesville WIN
Unanimous decision
1996-10-03 Will Hinton WLLLW Ramada Astrodome Hotel, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
1996-09-25 Arthur Weathers WWLWLL Coeur d'Alene Casino, Worley WIN
Technical knockout
1996-08-24 Martin Foster LLLLL The Pit, Albuquerque WIN
KO
1996-07-18 James Gaines WWWWWL The Roxy, Boston WIN
Majority decision
1996-06-27 Bradley Rone LWLLLD Houston WIN
Technical knockout
1996-04-20 Buster Mathis Jr. WWWWLW Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks
1996-04-09 Cleveland Woods LWLLLL Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio WIN
Technical knockout
1996-03-09 Olian Alexander WWWWLL Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Corner retirement
1996-01-13 Terry Davis WLLLLW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1995-12-13 Marion Wilson LLLLWL Tropworld Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Majority decision
1995-12-05 Ken Smith WLWLWL Grand Casino, Biloxi WIN
KO
1995-10-06 Calvin Veasley WLLLLL Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1995-09-09 Thomas Williams WWWWWW Will Rogers Coliseum, Fort Worth WIN
Technical knockout
1995-07-27 Martin Foster LLLLLL Marriott Hotel, Irvine
1995-06-17 Curtis Shepard WWWWWW Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1995-01-26 Levi Billups LWWLLL Marriott Hotel, Irvine WIN
Split-decision
1994-12-17 Jeff Hollins DWLLLL Palm Springs Riviera Resort, Palm Springs WIN
KO
1994-12-06 Abel Wilson LLL Scottsdale WIN
KO
1994-11-02 Jim Mullen WWWW Warner Center Marriott, Woodland Hills WIN
KO
1994-10-13 Ahmed Abdin DWWWWW Houston DRAW
Points
1994-09-09 Jeff Hollins DWLL Rawhide Arena, Scottsdale WIN
Unanimous decision
1994-08-23 Jeff Hollins DWL Scottsdale WIN
Unanimous decision
1994-07-30 Paul Hirsch Tucson WIN
Technical knockout
1994-06-25 Jonathan Grant MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas LOST
Unanimous decision
1994-06-16 Daniel Moore Silver Nugget, North Las Vegas WIN
Majority decision
1992-08-27 Mike Davis Sports Arena, San Diego WIN
KO