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Tim Witherspoon boxer

Tim Witherspoon image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 3½″/192cm
Reach 78″/198cm
Debut 1979-10-30
Born 1957-12-27
Nationality USA
Residence Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
bouts
69
won
55
lost
13
draw
1
bouts
69
won
55
lost
13
draw
1
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 3½″/192cm
Reach 78″/198cm
Debut 1979-10-30
Born 1957-12-27
Nationality USA
Residence Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Tim Witherspoon (born December 27, 1957) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1979 to 2003. He was a two-time world heavyweight champion, having held the WBC title in 1984, and the WBA title in 1986. Witherspoon also worked as a regular sparring partner for Muhammad Ali.Witherspoon had six amateur bouts, losing the last to Marvis Frazier on decision after getting knocked down.

Tim Witherspoon (born December 27, 1957) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1979 to 2003. He was a two-time world heavyweight champion, having held the WBC title in 1984, and the WBA title in 1986. Witherspoon also worked as a regular sparring partner for Muhammad Ali.Witherspoon had six amateur bouts, losing the last to Marvis Frazier on decision after getting knocked down.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
March 15, 2003 Brian Nix WLWWLL Grand Casino Pavillion, Gulfport LOSS
Split-decision
Sept. 22, 2002 Lou Savarese WLLWWW Table Mountain Casino, Friant LOSS
Technical knockout
May 18, 2002 Ahmed Abdin WWWDWW Silver Star Casino, Choctaw WIN
Unanimous decision
March 10, 2002 Darroll Wilson LLWWWW Green Valley Ranch Resort, Las Vegas WIN
KO
Jan. 18, 2002 Ed White WWWWLL Sports Arena, Raleigh WIN
Technical knockout
July 29, 2001 Cleveland Woods LLLLLL Palace Indian Gaming Center, Lemoore WIN
KO
June 8, 2001 Monte Barrett WLWWLW Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona LOSS
Split-decision
April 13, 2001 Danny Wofford LLLLLL Hampton University, Hampton WIN
Technical knockout
March 31, 2001 Elieser Castillo WWDWWW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Majority decision
Feb. 22, 2001 David Bostice WWLWWW Zembo Shrine, Harrisburg WIN
Technical knockout
July 8, 2000 David Smith LLLLLL Civic Center, Monroe WIN
Technical knockout
April 29, 2000 Mike Sedillo WLWLLL St. John's NBA Heavyweight

DRAW
Points
Feb. 25, 2000 Joe Ballard WWLLWL Philadelphia NBA Heavyweight

WIN
KO
June 18, 1999 Greg Page DWWLWL Crown Coliseum, Fayetteville LOSS
Corner retirement
April 16, 1999 Brian Nielsen WWWWWW K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 2, 1998 Andrew Golota LLLWWW Hala Ludowa, Wroclaw LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 7, 1998 James Thunder WWLWLL Harrahs Casino, Cherokee LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 13, 1997 Larry Donald WWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket World Boxing Council Continental Americas Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 4, 1997 Levi Billups LDWLLW Grand Casino, Tunica WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 14, 1996 Ray Mercer WWWDLL Convention Center, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 10, 1996 Jorge Luis Gonzalez WWWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 12, 1996 Alfred Cole WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 14, 1995 Tim Puller WLWWWL Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 31, 1995 Everton Davis WLWLLL Veteran's Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix WIN
Technical knockout
March 24, 1995 Jesse Shelby LLWLWL Blue Horizon, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 17, 1994 Nathaniel Fitch WLLLL Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 12, 1994 Sherman Griffin WWLLWW Convention Center, South Padre Island WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 25, 1992 Tony Willis WLWLLW Harrah’s Resort , Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
July 21, 1992 Everett Martin LLLLLL The Palace, Auburn Hills LOSS
Split-decision
March 23, 1992 James Pritchard WWLWLL Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 4, 1992 Jimmy Lee Smith WWWWLW Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
KO
Sept. 10, 1991 Art Tucker WLWLWW Blue Horizon, Philadelphia USBA Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 8, 1991 Carl Williams WWWWLW Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City WIN
Split-decision
July 19, 1990 Jose Ribalta WWWWWW Kingdome, Seattle WIN
Majority decision
March 12, 1990 Greg Gorrell LWLWLW Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 11, 1990 Jeff Sims WWWWLL Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Corner retirement
Oct. 19, 1989 Anders Eklund WWWLWW Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
KO
Jan. 27, 1989 Larry Alexander WWWWLL Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas WIN
Split-decision
Feb. 17, 1988 Mauricio Villegas WWWWWW York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 14, 1987 Mike Williams WWWWWW Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Split-decision
Aug. 4, 1987 Mark Wills WLWWLL Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 12, 1986 James Smith WLLWWW Madison Square Garden, New York World Boxing Association World Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
July 19, 1986 Frank Bruno WWWWWW Wembley Stadium, Wembley World Boxing Association World Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 17, 1986 Tony Tubbs WWWWWW The Omni, Atlanta World Boxing Association World Heavyweight

WIN
Majority decision
Oct. 12, 1985 Sammy Scaff LLWWWL National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 6, 1985 Larry Beilfuss LLLLLW Tamiami Fairgrounds Auditorium, Miami WIN
Technical knockout
June 15, 1985 James Smith WWWLLW Riviera Hotel & Casino, SuperStar Center, Las Vegas NABF Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 29, 1985 James Broad LWWWWW Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo NABF Heavyweight

WIN
KO
March 25, 1985 Mark Wills LWWLWD Forum, Inglewood WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 31, 1984 Pinklon Thomas WDWWWW Riviera Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

LOSS
Majority decision
March 9, 1984 Greg Page WLWWWW Convention Center, Las Vegas vacant World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

WIN
Majority decision
Sept. 23, 1983 James Tillis LLWWWW Richfield Coliseum, Richfield vacant NABF Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 16, 1983 Floyd Cummings LWDLLL Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
May 20, 1983 Larry Holmes WWWWWW Dunes Hotel & Casino, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

LOSS
Split-decision
June 5, 1982 Renaldo Snipes WWWWLD Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Majority decision
March 20, 1982 Luis Acosta LWLWWL Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
KO
Dec. 5, 1981 Alfonzo Ratliff WWWWWW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 7, 1981 Curtis Gaskins WWLWWL Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
KO
July 30, 1981 Jerry Williams LLLWW Martin Luther King Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
June 17, 1981 Bobby Jordan WLWLLL Martin Luther King Arena, Philadelphia WIN
KO
April 11, 1981 Dave Johnson WWLLLL Concord Hotel, Kiamesha Lake WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 7, 1981 Marvin Stinson DWDWDW Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Points
Jan. 24, 1981 Ed Bednarik WWWW Martin Luther King Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 11, 1980 James Reid WWLLLL Martin Luther King Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 24, 1980 Oliver Wright WWWLLD Martin Luther King Arena, Philadelphia WIN
Technical knockout
July 20, 1980 Charles Cox WWWWL Great Gorge Playboy Club, McAfee WIN
Technical knockout
May 9, 1980 Robert Evans LWWDW Long Island Arena, Commack WIN
Unanimous decision
April 26, 1980 Robert Ritchie Lynchburg WIN
KO
Oct. 30, 1979 Joe Adams Forum, Upper Darby WIN
Technical knockout