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Verno Phillips boxer

Verno Phillips image
Status inactive
Division super welterweight
Height 5′ 7½″/171cm
Reach 69″/175cm
Debut 1988-01-23
Born 1969-11-29
Nationality USA
Residence Denver, Colorado, USA
bouts
55
won
42
lost
11
draw
1
bouts
55
won
42
lost
11
draw
1
Status inactive
Division super welterweight
Height 5′ 7½″/171cm
Reach 69″/175cm
Debut 1988-01-23
Born 1969-11-29
Nationality USA
Residence Denver, Colorado, USA

Phillips turned professional in 1988 and captured the Vacant WBO Light Middleweight Title in 1993 with a win over Lupe Aquino. He defended the title four times before losing a decision to the gifted Paul "Silky" Jones of England many people say this and the loss to Paul William's were philips only true defeat.In 2004 Phillips captured the Vacant IBF Light Middleweight Title by beating Carlos Bojorquez via a TKO, but lost the belt in his next fight to Kassim Ouma. He lost his next bout to Ike Quartey, but in 2006 has rallied with wins over Juan Carlos Candelo and Teddy Reid, televised by ESPN. On March 27, 2008, Phillips beat Cory Spinks by disputed split decision to regain the IBF Light Middleweight Title. The announcer for donkingtv.com had scored the bout 119-110 for Spinks.

Phillips turned professional in 1988 and captured the Vacant WBO Light Middleweight Title in 1993 with a win over Lupe Aquino. He defended the title four times before losing a decision to the gifted Paul "Silky" Jones of England many people say this and the loss to Paul William's were philips only true defeat.In 2004 Phillips captured the Vacant IBF Light Middleweight Title by beating Carlos Bojorquez via a TKO, but lost the belt in his next fight to Kassim Ouma. He lost his next bout to Ike Quartey, but in 2006 has rallied with wins over Juan Carlos Candelo and Teddy Reid, televised by ESPN. On March 27, 2008, Phillips beat Cory Spinks by disputed split decision to regain the IBF Light Middleweight Title. The announcer for donkingtv.com had scored the bout 119-110 for Spinks.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Nov. 29, 2008 Paul Williams WWWLWW Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario interim World Boxing Organisation World Super Welterweight

LOSS
Corner retirement
March 27, 2008 Cory Spinks WWLWWL Scottrade Center, Saint Louis International Boxing Federation World Super Welterweight

WIN
Split-decision
Feb. 16, 2007 Eduardo Sanchez WLLWWW Wynn Resort, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 9, 2006 Teddy Reid WWLWLD Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket vacant TAB (Trans America Boxing) Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 5, 2006 Juan Carlos Candelo LWLLLD New Orleans Arena, New Orleans WIN
Unanimous decision
June 18, 2005 Ike Quartey WWDLLW FedEx Forum, Memphis LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 2, 2004 Kassim Ouma WWWWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas International Boxing Federation World Super Welterweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 5, 2004 Carlos Bojorquez DWWWLW Leggett & Platt Center, Joplin vacant International Boxing Federation World Super Welterweight

WIN
Corner retirement
March 5, 2004 Julio Garcia WWWWWL Pala Casino, Pala WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 5, 2003 Michael Lerma LWWWWW Stardust Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
April 25, 2003 Bronco McKart WLWWWL Thunderbird Wild West Casino, Norman WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 6, 2002 Jose Flores WWWWLW Gund Arena, Cleveland WIN
Unanimous decision
July 19, 2002 Tony Badea WLWLWL Yakama Legends Casino, Toppenish WIN
Technical knockout
March 29, 2002 Christian Lloyd Joseph WWDWWD Denver Coliseum, Denver Vacant NBA Light Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 7, 2001 Kassim Ouma WLWWDW Dakota Magic Casino, Hankinson LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 30, 2000 Vincent Moses LLDLLL Denver Coliseum, Denver WIN
KO
Jan. 23, 1998 Julian Jackson WLWWWW Grand Casino, Tunica World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Super Welterweight

WIN
KO
Aug. 29, 1997 Godfrey Nyakana WWWLWW City Center, Saratoga Springs World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Super Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 21, 1997 Gianfranco Rosi WWDLW Moat House Hotel, Liverpool vacant World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Super Welterweight

WIN
Majority decision
March 14, 1997 Darryl Ruffin LWWWLW Pepsi Arena, Albany vacant World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Super Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 13, 1997 Silvio Branco WWWDWW Palasport, Civitavecchia World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Middleweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 4, 1996 Juan Italo Meza LLWLLL Salta World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 25, 1996 Peter Venancio WWWLWW War Memorial Auditorium, Rochester LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 22, 1995 Paul Jones LWWWWW Hillsborough Leisure Centre, Sheffield World Boxing Organisation World Super Welterweight

LOSS
Majority decision
May 17, 1995 Gianfranco Rosi WWWWDL Palazzetto dello Sport, Perugia World Boxing Organisation World Super Welterweight


ND
Feb. 3, 1995 Santos Cardona WWWWLL Fernwood Resort, Bushkill WIN
Split-decision
Nov. 9, 1994 Santos Cardona WWWWWL UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans World Boxing Organisation World Super Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
July 25, 1994 Jaime Llanes WWWWWW Great Western Forum, Inglewood World Boxing Organisation World Super Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 30, 1993 Lupe Aquino DWWWWW America West Arena, Phoenix vacant World Boxing Organisation World Super Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 28, 1993 Rafael Williams WLLLLL Brooklyn USA New York State Super Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 23, 1992 Michael Ward WWWWWW Westchester County Center, White Plains WIN
Unanimous decision
May 22, 1992 Ricardo Raul Nunez LWWLWD Salta WIN
KO
April 24, 1992 Jose Luis Saldivia WLLLLD Salta WIN
KO
Jan. 24, 1992 Mario Gaston WWWWLW Vedia WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 7, 1991 Victor Hugo Marino WLWLWW Estadio F.A.B., Buenos Aires WIN
KO
Aug. 16, 1991 Francisco Bernabe Bobadilla LWLLLW Salta WIN
KO
July 21, 1991 Daniel Omar Dominguez LLWWDL Buenos Aires WIN
Points
June 14, 1991 Julio Cesar Vasquez WWWWWW Mar del Plata WIN
DQ
May 24, 1991 Ramon Anibal Jara LLLDWL Salta DRAW
Points
Nov. 23, 1990 Marcelo Domingo Di Croce WLWWWW Estadio U.T.N., Santa Fe WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 16, 1990 Hector Hugo Vilte LWWWWW Salta WIN
KO
Sept. 6, 1990 Floyd Peavy LWLLLW Frear Park, Troy WIN
Technical knockout
June 28, 1990 Simon Rengifo LL Albany WIN
Unanimous decision
April 29, 1990 Kenny Gould WWWWWW Caesars Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 12, 1990 Curtis Summit WWWLWL Westchester County Center, White Plains WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 3, 1990 Larry Barnes WWWWWW Westchester County Center, White Plains LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 8, 1989 Clarence White WWWWWW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
June 24, 1989 Jose Nieves LLWW Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
March 17, 1989 Anthony Rorie WLLLWL Sheraton Hotel, Hartford WIN
Points
Sept. 29, 1988 Carl Sullivan WWWWW Caesars Boardwalk Regency, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 30, 1988 Carl Sullivan WWWW Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City LOSS
Technical knockout
May 17, 1988 Bill Robinson WLLWWL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
March 30, 1988 Chris Royal L Saratoga Springs WIN
Points
Feb. 5, 1988 Anthony Rorie LWWL Civic Center, Glens Falls WIN
Points
Jan. 23, 1988 Manuel Braga Opher WLWL Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision