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Tracy Harris Patterson boxer

Tracy Harris Patterson image
Status inactive
Division super bantamweight
Height 5′ 5½″/166cm
Reach 67½″/171cm
Debut 1985-06-19
Born 1964-12-26
Nationality USA
Residence New Paltz, New York, USA
bouts
73
won
63
lost
8
draw
2
bouts
73
won
63
lost
8
draw
2
Status inactive
Division super bantamweight
Height 5′ 5½″/166cm
Reach 67½″/171cm
Debut 1985-06-19
Born 1964-12-26
Nationality USA
Residence New Paltz, New York, USA

As an amateur, Patterson won two New York Golden Gloves Championships. Patterson won both the 1984 119 Lbs. Open Championship and the 1985 125 Lbs. Open Championship. Patterson trained at the Hugenot Boys Club in New Paltz, New York by his adoptive father, former heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson, a two-time Golden Gloves winner.Patterson turned pro in 1985 and captured the WBC super bantamweight title in 1992 with a TKO over Thierry Jacob. Tracy and his father Floyd are the first father and son to win world titles in boxing. He defended the title four times before losing the belt to Hector Acero Sanchez in 1994. In 1995 he captured the IBF super featherweight title by TKO'ing Eddie Hopson, but lost the belt later in the year when defending against Arturo Gatti. In 1997 he rematched Gatti, but again lost a decision. He retired in 2001 after a draw with a career record of 63-8-2.

As an amateur, Patterson won two New York Golden Gloves Championships. Patterson won both the 1984 119 Lbs. Open Championship and the 1985 125 Lbs. Open Championship. Patterson trained at the Hugenot Boys Club in New Paltz, New York by his adoptive father, former heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson, a two-time Golden Gloves winner.Patterson turned pro in 1985 and captured the WBC super bantamweight title in 1992 with a TKO over Thierry Jacob. Tracy and his father Floyd are the first father and son to win world titles in boxing. He defended the title four times before losing the belt to Hector Acero Sanchez in 1994. In 1995 he captured the IBF super featherweight title by TKO'ing Eddie Hopson, but lost the belt later in the year when defending against Arturo Gatti. In 1997 he rematched Gatti, but again lost a decision. He retired in 2001 after a draw with a career record of 63-8-2.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 19, 2001 Mike Tidline El LWLLLL Kahunaville Night Club, Wilmington DRAW
TD
April 29, 2000 Scott Harrison WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 28, 2000 Adam Salas WLWWLW The Ruins , New Orleans WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 12, 1999 Junior Jones WWLLWW Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas LOSS
Majority decision
Jan. 29, 1999 Russell Stoner Jones WWWLWL Atlantic City WIN
Points
July 11, 1998 Gregorio Vargas WWLWWW Alamodome, San Antonio International Boxing Association World Super Featherweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
May 19, 1998 German Castro WLWWLL Memorial Coliseum, Corpus Christi WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 20, 1997 Manuel Chavez LWLWLW Country Club, Reseda WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 23, 1997 Rudy Zavala WWLLWL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Unanimous decision
June 21, 1997 Ricardo Vazquez LWLLWW War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse WIN
KO
Feb. 22, 1997 Arturo Gatti WWWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City International Boxing Federation World Super Featherweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 6, 1996 Jose Aponte DWWLWL Claridge Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
July 25, 1996 Joseph Figueroa LLLLWL Schuetzen Park, North Bergen WIN
Points
April 14, 1996 Harold Warren WWWWLW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 15, 1995 Arturo Gatti WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York International Boxing Federation World Super Featherweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 26, 1995 Bruno Rabanales WWDLLL Marriott Ballroom, Hauppauge WIN
KO
July 9, 1995 Eddie Hopson WWWWWW Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno International Boxing Federation World Super Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 29, 1995 Jose Luis Madrid WLWLLW Lexington Avenue Armory, New York WIN
KO
Nov. 29, 1994 Darryl Pinckney WLLWWW Resorts Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 26, 1994 Hector Acero Sanchez DWWDLW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Split-decision
April 9, 1994 Richard Duran WWWWLW Reno Hilton, Goldwyn Ballroom, Reno World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 8, 1994 Steve Young WWWWLL Friar Tuck Inn, Catskill WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 25, 1993 Daniel Zaragoza WWWWLD Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 13, 1993 Jesse Benavides WWWWDL McCann Recreation Center, Poughkeepsie World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 5, 1992 Daniel Zaragoza LWWWWL Palais des Sports, Berck-sur-Mer World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

DRAW
Split-decision
Sept. 14, 1992 Manuel Santiago LLLWLW Helsinki World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 23, 1992 Thierry Jacob WWWWWW Knickerbocker Arena, Albany World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 11, 1992 Angel Mayor WWWLLW Paramount Theatre, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 15, 1991 Fernando Ramos LLWWLL King Street Palace, Charleston WIN
KO
Aug. 3, 1991 Gerardo Sanchez LLLLLL Columbus Convention Center, Columbus WIN
Technical knockout
May 31, 1991 Francisco Ortiz WWLLLL Kerhonkson WIN
KO
Feb. 4, 1991 Vidal Tellez LLLLL Knickerbocker Arena, Albany WIN
KO
Dec. 21, 1990 Alberto Rendon LLWLLW Sands Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 27, 1990 Julio Blanco LLLLLL Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie WIN
Technical knockout
June 23, 1990 Sammy Ruiz WLWWLL Broome County Arena, Binghamton WIN
Technical knockout
June 8, 1990 Carlos Vergara WWLWWL Roberts Street High School, Canastota WIN
Technical knockout
April 19, 1990 Kenny Mitchell WWWWWL Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie NABF Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 8, 1990 George Garcia WWLWWW Broome County Arena, Binghamton vacant NABF Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
Nov. 3, 1989 Lee Cargle WWWLWW Poughkeepsie WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 7, 1989 Jose Luis Soto LLLLLL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Unanimous decision
July 6, 1989 Rafael Gandarilla WLLLDL Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie WIN
Technical knockout
May 14, 1989 Steve Cruz WLWWWW Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City LOSS
Split-decision
April 11, 1989 Kim Jackson LLDLWW Tyndall Armory, Indianapolis WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 17, 1989 Allan Makitoki LWLLLW Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 2, 1988 Robinson Sanchez LLLLLL Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 27, 1988 Mario Gonzalez WLWLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
Oct. 5, 1988 Tony Hernandez WWL JJ Whispers, Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 13, 1988 Ron Thomas LLWLLL Saint Joseph WIN
KO
June 4, 1988 Jay James WLLWLW Lee County Civic Center, Fort Myers WIN
Technical knockout
April 1, 1988 Bobby Thomas LL Peony Park Ballroom, Omaha WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 5, 1988 Eddie Jackson Civic Center, Glens Falls WIN
KO
Jan. 30, 1988 Jeff Hanna WLLWLW Orange County Convention Center, Orlando WIN
KO
Oct. 9, 1987 Jeff Franklin WWWWDW Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 15, 1987 Victor Gonzales WLLLLL Bally's Hotel & Casino, Reno WIN
Technical knockout
June 30, 1987 Silford Ashby LLL Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
KO
April 24, 1987 Sonny Long LLLLWL Palmer Auditorium, Davenport WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 6, 1987 Eugene Salazar WLWL Country Club, Reseda WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 16, 1987 Karry Allen WWDLLL Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 13, 1986 Richard Campbell WLL Sterling Coliseum, Sterling WIN
KO
Dec. 2, 1986 Felix Cortez WWDLWL Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
KO
Oct. 31, 1986 Frederick Reed Hall WDLLWL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
June 28, 1986 Tom Elston LWLLLL Williamsport Area High School, Williamsport WIN
Points
June 21, 1986 James Woodhouse LWLLWL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Points
May 21, 1986 Ricky West WLWLLL Thomas Crystal Gardens, Mount Clemens WIN
Points
March 26, 1986 Mike Parraz WLWLLL Thomas Crystal Gardens, Mount Clemens WIN
Technical knockout
March 21, 1986 Darrell Jacobs LLLLLL Nassau Arena, Long Beach WIN
Unanimous decision
March 1, 1986 Walter Cowans LLLLLL Continental Regency, Peoria WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 12, 1986 Lamont Buchanan WLWLLL Tomas Crystal Gardens, Mount Clemens WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 8, 1986 Darrell Jacobs LLLLLL Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 30, 1985 Mike Brown WLWLDL Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 18, 1985 Paul Moore L Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
KO
July 19, 1985 Paul Mays Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie WIN
Technical knockout
June 19, 1985 Ray Doughty L Ice World, Totowa WIN
Unanimous decision