Pernell Whitaker boxer

Pernell Whitaker boxer
bouts
46
won
40
lost
4
draw
1
Status
inactive
Division
welterweight
Debut
1984-11-15
Height
5′ 6″/168cm
Reach
69″/175cm
Age
-
Born
1964-01-02
Death
-
Nationality
USA

As an amateur, Whitaker won a silver medal in the lightweight division at the 1982 World Championships, followed by gold at the 1983 Pan American Games and 1984 Olympics. After his retirement in 2001, Whitaker returned to the sport as a trainer. In 2002, The Ring ranked him tenth in their list of "The 100 Greatest Fighters of the Last 80 Years". In 2006, Whitaker was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, in his first year of eligibility.Whitaker had an extensive amateur boxing career, having started at the age of nine. He had 214 amateur fights, winning 201, 91 of them by knockouts, though he says that he has had up to 500 amateur fights. He lost to two-time Olympic Gold medalist Ángel Herrera Vera at the final of the World Championships 1982 but beat him four other times, notably in the final of the Pan American Games 1983 in Caracas. He crowned his amateur career with an Olympic Gold Medal in 1984.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
2001-04-27 Carlos Bojorquez LWWWWD Caesars Tahoe, Stateline LOST
Technical knockout
1999-02-20 Felix Trinidad WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Unanimous decision
1997-10-17 Andrey Pestryaev WWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket
1997-04-12 Oscar De La Hoya WWWWWW Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas LOST
Unanimous decision
1997-01-24 Diosbelys Hurtado WWWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1996-09-20 Wilfredo Rivera WWWWWL James Knight Convention Center, Miami WIN
Unanimous decision
1996-04-12 Wilfredo Rivera WWWWWW Atlantis Casino, Cupecoy Bay WIN
Split-decision
1995-11-18 Jake Rodriguez WWWLWW Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
KO
1995-08-26 Gary Jacobs WWWWWW Convention Hall, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1995-03-04 Julio Cesar Vasquez WWWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1994-10-01 James McGirt LWWWWW Scope Arena, Norfolk WIN
Unanimous decision
1994-04-09 Santos Cardona WWWWWW Scope Arena, Norfolk WIN
Unanimous decision
1993-09-10 Julio Cesar Chavez WWWWWW Alamodome, San Antonio DRAW
Majority decision
1993-03-06 James McGirt WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1992-12-01 Ben Baez LWWLLL Pavilion Convention Center, Virginia Beach WIN
KO
1992-07-18 Rafael Pineda WWWWWW Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1992-05-22 Jerry Smith LLWLWL El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City WIN
KO
1992-01-18 Harold Brazier WWWWWW Pennsylvania Hall, Philadelphia WIN
Unanimous decision
1991-10-05 Jorge Paez DLWWDW Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno WIN
Unanimous decision
1991-07-27 Poli Diaz WWWWWW Scope Arena, Norfolk WIN
Unanimous decision
1991-02-23 Anthony Jones WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1990-11-22 Benjie Marquez LWLLDL Palacio de los Deportes, Madrid WIN
Unanimous decision
1990-08-11 Juan Nazario WLWWWW Caesars Tahoe, Outdoor Arena, Stateline WIN
KO
1990-05-19 Azumah Nelson WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1990-02-03 Freddie Pendleton WWWWLW Convention Hall, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1989-12-11 Martin Galvan WWLLLL Les Pyramides, Le Port-Marly WIN
Technical knockout
1989-08-20 Jose Luis Ramirez WWWWLW Scope Arena, Norfolk WIN
Unanimous decision
1989-04-30 Louie Lomeli WWWWWW Scope Arena, Norfolk WIN
Technical knockout
1989-02-18 Greg Haugen WLWWWW The Coliseum, Hampton WIN
Unanimous decision
1988-11-02 Antonio Carter LWWLDL Pavilion Convention Center, Virginia Beach WIN
Technical knockout
1988-03-12 Jose Luis Ramirez WWWWWW Stade de Levallois, Levallois-Perret LOST
Split-decision
1987-12-19 Davey Montana WLWLWL Paris WIN
Technical knockout
1987-07-25 Miguel Santana WWLWDW Scope Arena, Norfolk WIN
Technical knockout
1987-06-28 Jim Flores LLL Las Americas Arena, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
1987-03-28 Roger Mayweather WWLWWW Scope Arena, Norfolk WIN
Unanimous decision
1986-12-20 Alfredo Layne WWLWWL Scope Arena, Norfolk WIN
Unanimous decision
1986-10-09 Rafael Gandarilla WWLLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
1986-08-16 Rafael Williams LWWWWW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1986-03-09 John Montes WWWWWL Coliseum, Hampton WIN
Unanimous decision
1985-11-12 Jesus De la Cruz WLLLLL Country Connection, Pasadena WIN
Technical knockout
1985-08-29 Teddy Hatfield LWLLL The Omni, Atlanta WIN
KO
1985-07-20 John Sinegal WLWWWW Scope Arena, Norfolk WIN
Technical knockout
1985-04-20 Nick Parker WWLWLW Memorial Coliseum, Corpus Christi WIN
Unanimous decision
1985-03-13 Mike Golden WWLWLL Scope Arena, Norfolk WIN
Technical knockout
1985-01-20 Danny Avery DWWLDL Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1984-11-15 Farrain Comeaux WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout