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Robbie Sims boxer

Robbie Sims image
Status inactive
Division middleweight
Height 5′ 10″/178cm
Debut 1980-05-17
Born 1959-11-05
Nationality USA
Residence Brockton, Massachusetts, USA
bouts
50
won
38
lost
10
draw
2
bouts
50
won
38
lost
10
draw
2
Status inactive
Division middleweight
Height 5′ 10″/178cm
Debut 1980-05-17
Born 1959-11-05
Nationality USA
Residence Brockton, Massachusetts, USA

He KOd an inexperienced Iran Barkley, outpointed Doug DeWitt and rose to prominence as a middleweight contender by defeating Roberto Durán in 1986. Sims lost to Sumbu Kalambay in a shot for the WBA title in 1988 and it was all downhill from there. All his losses were on points except a KO7 vs Nigel Benn.

He KOd an inexperienced Iran Barkley, outpointed Doug DeWitt and rose to prominence as a middleweight contender by defeating Roberto Durán in 1986. Sims lost to Sumbu Kalambay in a shot for the WBA title in 1988 and it was all downhill from there. All his losses were on points except a KO7 vs Nigel Benn.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 20, 1996 Jose Burgos WLWLWW Bayside Expo Center, Boston WIN
Points
Oct. 26, 1993 Vinny Pazienza LWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 16, 1993 Willis Ely LLLLLL Cyclorama Building, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 26, 1993 Keheven Johnson WWLLLW Total Sports Pavilion, Woodbridge WIN
Technical knockout
June 26, 1992 Jerry Strickland LLLLLL Lombardo's, Randolph WIN
KO
April 2, 1992 Dennis Johnson LLLLLL Lombardo's, Randolph WIN
KO
Feb. 22, 1992 Robert Curry LLLLLL Lombardo's, Randolph WIN
Unanimous decision
April 3, 1991 Nigel Benn WWWWWL York Hall, Bethnal Green LOSS
KO
Nov. 24, 1990 Ralph Moncrief LWWLWL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Unanimous decision
June 26, 1990 Ron Essett DWWLWW Hyatt Regency, Tampa LOSS
Majority decision
April 13, 1990 Kenny Butler LWLWWL Roseland Ballroom, Taunton USA New England Middleweight

WIN
DQ
Dec. 30, 1989 Victor King LLWLLL Teachers Union Hall, Boston WIN
Corner retirement
Sept. 12, 1989 Dennis Milton WWLDWW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 18, 1989 Doug DeWitt LWWDWL Showboat Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City vacant World Boxing Organisation World Middleweight

Inaugural title
LOSS
Split-decision
June 12, 1988 Sumbu Kalambay WWWWWW Palazzo Dello Sport, Ravenna World Boxing Association World Middleweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 18, 1988 Ralph Smiley LLLLWL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
April 10, 1987 Lee Sanders LWLWWW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 12, 1987 Tim Williams WLWWLW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas DRAW
Points
June 23, 1986 Roberto Duran WWLLWW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas WIN
Split-decision
March 9, 1986 John Collins WWDWWW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas USBA Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 6, 1985 Mario Tineo WWLWWW Las Vegas Hilton, Hilton Center, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 30, 1985 Doug DeWitt WWWWWD Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
May 30, 1985 Stacy McSwain LWLLLW Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland WIN
KO
Nov. 1, 1984 Mike Tinley WWWLWW Resorts International, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 26, 1984 Mike Baker WLWDLD Convention Center, Miami Beach WIN
Technical knockout
May 10, 1984 Danny Long WWWWWW Massasoit Community College Gym, Brockton USA New England Middleweight

WIN
Split-decision
March 29, 1984 Curtis Ramsey LWLLLW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas USA New England Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 6, 1984 Iran Barkley WWLWWW Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 25, 1983 Charlie Hecker LWLLLL Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland WIN
KO
Sept. 1, 1983 Teddy Mann WLLLLW Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Split-decision
Aug. 3, 1983 Mike Tinley WWWWW Resorts International, Atlantic City LOSS
Split-decision
March 23, 1983 Tony Chiaverini WLDLWD The Centrum, Worcester WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 4, 1983 Murray Sutherland WWWWWL DCU Center, Worcester DRAW
Points
Oct. 16, 1982 Clint Jackson WWWWLW Golden Nugget Casino, Atlantic City LOSS
Split-decision
Aug. 20, 1982 Bruce Thompson WLWLLW Memorial Hall, Plymouth WIN
KO
July 10, 1982 Jose Green LWWLWL Great Gorge Playboy Club, McAfee WIN
KO
April 30, 1982 Fred Reed LWLLLW Cape Cod Coliseum, South Yarmouth WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 17, 1982 Bobby Czyz WWWWWW Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 23, 1981 Johnny Heard LLLLLL Civic Center, Providence WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 16, 1981 O'Dell Leonard WLWWWL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 6, 1981 Jesus Castro WWWLLL Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
June 13, 1981 Dom DiMarzo WWWWWD Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
April 12, 1981 James Green WWWW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Points
March 6, 1981 Jamal Arbubakar LWWWLD E.M. Loew Theatre, Worcester WIN
Points
Feb. 12, 1981 Lenny Villers WLWWW Hotel Bradford Ballroom, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 17, 1981 Bill Harrington WDLWL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 25, 1980 Robert Thomas LLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 2, 1980 Danny Heath WLLLLL Boston Garden, Boston WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 18, 1980 David Dean WWW Boston Garden, Boston WIN
KO
May 17, 1980 Troy Vaughn LLLLDL Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
KO