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Vinny Pazienza boxer

Vinny Pazienza image
Status inactive
Division super middleweight
Height 5′ 7½″/171cm
Reach 70½″/179cm
Debut 1983-05-26
Born 1962-12-16
Nationality USA
Residence Cranston, Rhode Island, USA
bouts
60
won
50
lost
10
draw
0
bouts
60
won
50
lost
10
draw
0
Status inactive
Division super middleweight
Height 5′ 7½″/171cm
Reach 70½″/179cm
Debut 1983-05-26
Born 1962-12-16
Nationality USA
Residence Cranston, Rhode Island, USA

In the 1980s, Pazienza built a reputation along the East Coast, defeating such opponents as Melvin Paul (KO 2), Joe Frazier Jr. (TKO 7), Harry Arroyo (UD 10), Nelson Bolanos (TKO 6), and Roberto Elizondo (KO in 10). His first world title fight came on June 7, 1987, in Providence, Rhode Island, where he outpointed Greg Haugen over 15 rounds to become the IBF world lightweight champion. The pair would meet two more times: Haugen recovering the title in an immediate rematch, and Pazienza prevailing in a 10-round decision in their rubber match in 1990.Pazienza failed in title tries in the junior welterweight division: in 1988, against WBC World Champion Roger Mayweather and in 1990, against both WBO Champion Hector "Macho" Camacho and WBA World Champion Loreto Garza.

In the 1980s, Pazienza built a reputation along the East Coast, defeating such opponents as Melvin Paul (KO 2), Joe Frazier Jr. (TKO 7), Harry Arroyo (UD 10), Nelson Bolanos (TKO 6), and Roberto Elizondo (KO in 10). His first world title fight came on June 7, 1987, in Providence, Rhode Island, where he outpointed Greg Haugen over 15 rounds to become the IBF world lightweight champion. The pair would meet two more times: Haugen recovering the title in an immediate rematch, and Pazienza prevailing in a 10-round decision in their rubber match in 1990.Pazienza failed in title tries in the junior welterweight division: in 1988, against WBC World Champion Roger Mayweather and in 1990, against both WBO Champion Hector "Macho" Camacho and WBA World Champion Loreto Garza.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
March 27, 2004 Tocker Pudwill WWWWWL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Unanimous decision
March 1, 2002 Eric Lucas WWLWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket World Boxing Council World Super Middleweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 7, 2001 Levan Easley DWWLWL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 21, 2001 Tim Shocks LLLWWL Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet, Cranston WIN
Unanimous decision
July 27, 2001 Pat Lawlor LWLLLW Rhodes-on-the-Pawtuxet, Cranston WIN
KO
Feb. 9, 2001 Aaron Davis WLWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 5, 1999 Dana Rosenblatt WWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket International Boxing Organization World Super Middleweight

LOSS
Split-decision
June 25, 1999 Esteban Cervantes WWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Split-decision
April 9, 1999 Joseph Kiwanuka WWWLLW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 8, 1999 Undra White WLLWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 6, 1998 Arthur Allen LWWWWL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Unanimous decision
July 26, 1998 Glenwood Brown WLWLLL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Majority decision
Dec. 6, 1997 Herol Graham WLLWWW Wembley Arena, Wembley World Boxing Council International Super Middleweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 23, 1996 Dana Rosenblatt WWWWWW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Super Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 24, 1995 Roy Jones Jr WWWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City International Boxing Federation World Super Middleweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Jan. 14, 1995 Roberto Duran WWWWLW Convention Hall, Atlantic City International Boxing Council Super Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 8, 1994 Rafael Williams LLLLWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Unanimous decision
June 25, 1994 Roberto Duran WWWWWW MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas International Boxing Council Super Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 5, 1994 Jacques LeBlanc WWWLLL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 28, 1993 Dan Sherry LWWWLW Ritz Carlton, Aspen International Boxing Organization World Super Middleweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 26, 1993 Robbie Sims LWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Unanimous decision
June 26, 1993 Lloyd Honeyghan WWWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
March 2, 1993 Brett Lally WWLLWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Corner retirement
Dec. 15, 1992 Luis Santana LLWLLL Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 1, 1991 Gilbert Dele WWWWWW Civic Center, Providence World Boxing Association World Super Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 2, 1991 Ron Amundsen LWWWWL Civic Center, Providence USBA Super Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 1, 1990 Loreto Garza WWWWWW Arco Arena, Sacramento World Boxing Association World Super Lightweight

LOSS
DQ
Aug. 5, 1990 Greg Haugen WWWLWW Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 3, 1990 Hector Camacho WWWWWW Convention Hall, Atlantic City LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 27, 1989 Eddie VanKirk WLWWWW Civic Center, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
June 11, 1989 Vinnie Burgese WWWLWW Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
April 14, 1989 Jake Carollo WWWWWW Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 7, 1988 Roger Mayweather WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 4, 1988 Rick Kaiser LLLLLW Park West, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
June 27, 1988 Felix Dubray WWWWWW Civic Center, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 6, 1988 Greg Haugen WWWWLW Convention Center, Atlantic City International Boxing Federation World Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 7, 1987 Greg Haugen WWWWWW Civic Center, Providence International Boxing Federation World Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 8, 1987 Roberto Elizondo WLWWLW Civic Center, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 8, 1986 Roger Brown WWWWWL San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 18, 1986 Nelson Bolanos WWWDWD Civic Center, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
May 18, 1986 Harry Arroyo WLLWWW Providence WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 5, 1986 Joe Frazier Jr WWDDWD Civic Center, Providence WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 26, 1985 Melvin Paul WWWLLW Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 18, 1985 Jeff Bumpus WWWWWL Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
March 27, 1985 Antoine Lark LLLWLL Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 1, 1984 Abdelkader Marbi WWWWWL Palasport di San Siro, Milan LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 17, 1984 Bruno Simili DLLLLL Riva del Garda WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 29, 1984 Rich McCain WDDLLL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
April 15, 1984 Mike Golden WWWLWL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 26, 1984 David Bell L Civic Center, Beaumont WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 14, 1983 Jose Ortiz LLLLDL Ice World, Totowa WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 2, 1983 Emilio Diaz WLDLLL Warwick WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 27, 1983 Robert Stevenson LDLLLL Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
KO
Sept. 24, 1983 Jim Zelinski L Ice World, Totowa WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 9, 1983 Ricardo Moreno Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 31, 1983 Rafael Alicia Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 16, 1983 Eddie Carberry L Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
July 10, 1983 Patrick Dangerfield WWWW Caesars Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
KO
June 30, 1983 Keith McCoy Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
KO
May 26, 1983 Alfredo Rivera Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout