Ray Mercer boxer

Ray Mercer boxer
bouts
44
won
36
lost
7
draw
1
Status
inactive
Division
heavyweight
Debut
1989-02-24
Height
6′ 1″/185cm
Reach
77″/196cm
Age
-
Born
1961-04-04
Death
-
Nationality
USA

Raymond Anthony Mercer (born April 4, 1961) is an American former professional boxer, kickboxer, and mixed martial artist who competed from 1989 to 2009. Best known for his boxing career, Mercer won a heavyweight gold medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics as an amateur, and later held the WBO heavyweight title from 1991 to 1992 as a professional. As a mixed martial artist, he scored a notable first-round knockout win over former two-time UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia in 2009.Mercer started boxing at the age of 23 while serving in the U.S. Army and compiled an amateur record of 64-6. He won Gold in the 1988 Olympics in Seoul as a heavyweight.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
2008-09-05 Richel Hersisia WWWWLW Nojesfabriken, Karlstad WIN
Majority decision
2008-01-26 Derric Rossy WWWLWW Venetian Casino & Resort, Macao LOST
Unanimous decision
2007-09-15 Mikael Lindblad WWLLWW Lofberg Arena, Karlstad WIN
KO
2005-08-26 Shannon Briggs WWWWWW Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood LOST
KO
2005-06-24 Darroll Wilson WWWLWL Nikki Beach Concert Arena, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
2004-02-28 Steve Pannell WWLLLL Seminole Casino, Coconut Creek WIN
Technical knockout
2003-11-11 Shawn Robinson LLLLL Caesars Indiana, Elizabeth WIN
Technical knockout
2003-08-23 Mario Cawley LWLLLL Seminole Casino, Coconut Creek WIN
KO
2002-06-29 Wladimir Klitschko WWWWWW Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City LOST
Technical knockout
2002-02-23 Troy Weida LWWWLL Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
2001-10-13 Brian Scott WWLLWW Parken, Copenhagen WIN
KO
2001-03-17 Don Steele WLLWWW Silver Star Casino, Philadelphia WIN
KO
2001-02-11 Jeff Pegues WLWWLW Grand Victoria Casino, Elgin WIN
Technical knockout
1999-12-18 Jimmy Haynes LLLWWL Grand Casino, Tunica WIN
KO
1998-02-21 Leo Loiacono WWWLWW Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami WIN
KO
1996-12-14 Tim Witherspoon WWWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1996-05-10 Lennox Lewis WWLWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Majority decision
1995-05-20 Evander Holyfield WWLWWL Convention Center, Atlantic City LOST
Unanimous decision
1994-07-28 Marion Wilson LLLLLW Convention Center, Atlantic City DRAW
Split-decision
1993-11-19 Jesse Ferguson WLLWLW Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
Split-decision
1993-10-06 Mark Wills WLWWWL Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1993-08-12 Tony Willis WLLWLL Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis WIN
Technical knockout
1993-02-06 Jesse Ferguson WLLWLL Madison Square Garden, New York LOST
Unanimous decision
1992-12-10 Jerry Halstead WWLWWL Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Corner retirement
1992-10-07 Mike Dixon LLLLLW Augusta-Richmond County Center, Augusta WIN
Corner retirement
1992-02-07 Larry Holmes LWWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City LOST
Unanimous decision
1991-10-18 Tommy Morrison WWWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1991-01-11 Francesco Damiani WWWWWW Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City WIN
KO
1990-08-05 Bert Cooper WLLWW Convention Hall, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
1990-05-31 Lionel Washington WWLWLL War Memorial Auditorium, Rochester WIN
Technical knockout
1990-03-02 Kimmuel Odum LWWWW Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1990-01-15 Wesley Watson WWWWWL Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1989-12-07 Ossie Ocasio LWWLWL Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Split-decision
1989-11-14 Jerry Jones WLWWWW South Mountain Arena, West Orange WIN
Unanimous decision
1989-10-17 Eddie Richardson LWLLLL State Fair, Phoenix WIN
Technical knockout
1989-09-19 Arthel Lawhorn LWLWWL Veteran's Coliseum, Jacksonville WIN
Technical knockout
1989-09-05 Dino Homsey WWWWWW Harrah's Hotel & Casino, Stateline WIN
Technical knockout
1989-08-15 Tracy Thomas WWWWWL South Mountain Arena, West Orange WIN
KO
1989-07-15 Al Evans LLWWWL Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1989-06-12 Ken Crosby WWWLWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1989-05-16 David Hopkins LWLDLW Tyndall Armory, Indianapolis WIN
KO
1989-03-28 Garing Lane LDWWWW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
1989-03-04 Luis Walford LLLL Civic Center, Bismarck WIN
KO
1989-02-24 Jesse McGhee WWWWLL Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout