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Ossie Ocasio boxer

Ossie Ocasio image
Status inactive
Division cruiserweight
Height 5′ 11½″/182cm
Reach 74″/188cm
Debut 1976-02-20
Born 1955-08-12
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence Santurce, Puerto Rico
bouts
37
won
23
lost
13
draw
1
bouts
37
won
23
lost
13
draw
1
Status inactive
Division cruiserweight
Height 5′ 11½″/182cm
Reach 74″/188cm
Debut 1976-02-20
Born 1955-08-12
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence Santurce, Puerto Rico

Ocasio campaigned in the Heavyweight division, turning pro in 1976 and putting together 10 wins before signing with Don King and making a name for himself outpointing King fighter Kevin Isaac.In 1978 on the undercard of the Larry Holmes/Ken Norton title fight Ocasio scored a major upset when he outpointed the highly regarded Jimmy Young, who'd outpointed George Foreman only a while back. In a rematch, Ocasio underlined his superiority by again outpointing a this time in-shape Young, in Puerto Rico. It was Ocasio's career high in the Heavyweight division.

Ocasio campaigned in the Heavyweight division, turning pro in 1976 and putting together 10 wins before signing with Don King and making a name for himself outpointing King fighter Kevin Isaac.In 1978 on the undercard of the Larry Holmes/Ken Norton title fight Ocasio scored a major upset when he outpointed the highly regarded Jimmy Young, who'd outpointed George Foreman only a while back. In a rematch, Ocasio underlined his superiority by again outpointing a this time in-shape Young, in Puerto Rico. It was Ocasio's career high in the Heavyweight division.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Nov. 23, 1992 Alex Garcia WWWWWW Great Western Forum, Inglewood LOSS
Technical knockout
Aug. 20, 1992 Carl Williams LWLWL Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 14, 1990 Mike Hunter WWWWWW Horden Pavilion, Moore Park LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 3, 1990 Jess Harding WWLWLW Festival Hall, Basildon WIN
Corner retirement
June 27, 1990 Lennox Lewis WWWWWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington LOSS
Points
May 18, 1990 Bruce Seldon WWWWWW San Jose LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 11, 1990 Tyrell Biggs WWLLLW Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 7, 1989 Ray Mercer WWWWWW Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas LOSS
Split-decision
Nov. 26, 1988 Pierre Coetzer WWWLWW Standard Bank Arena, Johannesburg LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 6, 1988 Pierre Coetzer WWWWWW Good Hope Centre, Cape Town WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 15, 1987 Evander Holyfield WWWWWW Parking de Nouveau Port, Saint-Tropez International Boxing Federation World Cruiserweight

World Boxing Association World Cruiserweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
May 15, 1987 Dwight Muhammad Qawi WWWWLW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Majority decision
March 23, 1986 Narcisco Maldonado DWWLLW Lawlor Events Center, Reno WIN
Points
Dec. 1, 1984 Piet Crous WWWWWW Superbowl, Sun City World Boxing Association World Cruiserweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 5, 1984 John Odhiambho WWWWWW Mets Pavillion, Guaynabo World Boxing Association World Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 20, 1983 Randy Stephens WWWWWW Dunes Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas World Boxing Association World Cruiserweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 15, 1982 Eddie Taylor WWWWWD Aragon Ballroom, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 13, 1982 Robbie Williams WLWWWW Rand Stadium, Johannesburg vacant World Boxing Association World Cruiserweight

WIN
Split-decision
March 17, 1981 John L Gardner WWWLWW Wembley Arena, Wembley LOSS
KO
Oct. 23, 1980 Barry Funches LDWWWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
June 28, 1980 Michael Dokes WWWWWD San Juan LOSS
Technical knockout
April 19, 1980 Michael Dokes WWWWWW San Juan DRAW
Split-decision
Nov. 20, 1979 Jack Sterling Convention Hall, Miami WIN
Technical knockout
March 23, 1979 Larry Holmes WWWWWW Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas Hilton Pavilion, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Jan. 27, 1979 Jimmy Young WWWWLL Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
Unanimous decision
June 9, 1978 Jimmy Young WWWWWL Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas WIN
Split-decision
April 8, 1978 Kevin Isaac WWWLLW Estadio Juan Ramon Loubriel, Bayamon WIN
Unanimous decision
July 12, 1977 Tom Nickson LW Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
June 25, 1977 Frank Schram WWWWWL Estadio Juan Ramon Loubriel, Bayamon WIN
Technical knockout
June 14, 1977 Clarence Morris LLWLL Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando WIN
KO
March 17, 1977 Gene Idelette WLLLLW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
KO
Feb. 12, 1977 Ed Turner LWWWWL Estadio Juan Ramon Loubriel, Bayamon WIN
KO
Aug. 16, 1976 Aaron Solomon LWLLL San Juan WIN
KO
July 17, 1976 Ed Turner LWWWWW San Juan WIN
Points
April 27, 1976 Luis Reins Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
KO
April 5, 1976 Rafael Guerrero LLL Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
KO
Feb. 20, 1976 Lorenzo Simons Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
KO