Allan Green

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This article is about the American boxer. For the British barrister, see Allan Green (barrister). For people with similar names, see Alan Green (disambiguation).
Allan Green
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Real name Allan Lamar Green
Nickname(s) Sweetness, Ghost Dog, Thor
Rated at Super Middleweight
Nationality American
Born (1979-09-20)September 20, 1979
Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 36
Wins 32
Wins by KO 22
Losses 4
Draws 0

Allan Lamar Green (born September 20, 1979 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.) is a professional boxer of the super middleweight division. A notable contender, Green has a current record of 32 wins with 22 knockouts, and 4 losses.

Amateur career[edit]

Green had a stellar amateur career despite not making the Olympic Games, winning the 2002 National Golden Gloves, at 178 lbs, and compiling a 55-6 record. During the 2002 Golden Gloves tournament Allan beat Mike Tyson's two decade old 8 second knockout record. He also was five time Oklahoma state champion, and four time regional champion, before coming pro at age 23.[1]

Amateur Accomplishments[edit]

  • 5-time Oklahoma State Champion
  • National Pal Silver Medalist
  • 4-time regional Golden Glove Championships
  • 2002 National Golden Gloves Light Heavyweight Champion

Professional career[edit]

Early years at Light Heavyweight[edit]

Green made his professional debut on November 9, 2002, with a one round TKO victory against Robert Dykes, in his fourth fight he outpointed Ola Afolabi. Green's career was on the upswing, and he made his ShoBox (a notable prospect show) debut with a 7 round TKO victory against Rocky Smith. It was perhaps Green's second appearance on ShoBox that gained notoriety for his blistering eighteen second KO victory against Jaidon Codrington. Green stunned Codrington and pinned him to the ropes, then threw brutal combinations before finishing with a left hook to the chin. The punch knocked Codrington unconscious and he fell through the ropes. The one round victory earned Green the 2005 Ring Magazine knockout of the year.

Green's first challenge was against Donnie McCrary. After knocking down McCrary early in the 3rd round, Green was knocked down for the first time in his career, but rallied back and won with a sixth round KO. Green's next fight was against Contender member Anthony Bonsante, where Green cruised and won with a sixth round knockout.

On October 14, 2006, Green brutally TKO'd former Olympian Jerson Ravelo on ESPN.

Middleweight[edit]

On March 3, 2007, Green moved down to 162 pounds to face middleweight contender Edison Miranda. Miranda would win by unanimous decision in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The bout was televised on HBO, and was noted for Green's surprisingly unspectacular performance.

Miranda dominated most of the fight and knocked Green down twice in the last round. Green mentioned afterward that moving down to middleweight was a major factor in his lack of aggression. He did, however, manage to floor Miranda in the eighth round, but failed to capitalize on the opportunity. Green stated his intentions to remain at super middleweight after this fight.

Super Middleweight[edit]

Green returned to the ring in July 2007, disposing of Darrell Woods in one round. Days after this win Green underwent major surgery to remove 85% of his colon. Green has stated that the illness caused him problems as early as the Miranda fight.

On October 19, 2007 at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma, Allan Green stopped Sherwin Davis in two rounds. Green, fighting for the first time since July (w ko 1 Darrell Woods), and following abdominal surgery, had Davis down twice in round one before closing the show.

Allan Green defeated Rubin Williams of Detroit on January 4, 2008. The fight was televised on ESPN2. Green recently was forced to turn down an HBO-televised meeting with Andre Ward, who represented the U.S. in the 2004 Olympics, capturing the gold medal in the light heavyweight division. Green wants a Ward fight and another HBO exposure, but he already had made the commitment to the Williams date.

Green was scheduled to face Antwun Echols on February 29, 2008 as part of Friday Night Fights on ESPN2. However, Green abruptly pulled out of the fight with 24 hours notice. No explanation was given. [1]

Green fought Carl Daniels on 11/15/08 in Nashville Tennessee and won by TKO in the 7th round.

Green then fought on April 25, 2009 at Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut on the under card of the Jermain Taylor vs. Carl Froch fight. Green fought Carlos De Leon Jr and defeated his foe by TKO in the second round. DeLeon was knocked down four times in the second round.

Super Six[edit]

In January 2010 Jermain Taylor announced his exit from Showtime's Super Six World Boxing Classic tournament. Green was selected as his replacement and challenged World Boxing Association super middleweight champion Andre Ward on June 19.[2] Green lost his fight against Ward by unanimous decision.[3]

After his fight with Ward, Green should have moved on to Stage 3 of The Super Six World Boxing Classic where he should have faced Denmark's "Viking Warrior," Mikkel Kessler for the WBC Super Middleweight Title. However, on 25 August 2010, Kessler had to resign from the tournament suffering from an eye injury.

Kessler was replaced by Glen Johnson to face Green November 6, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada Live on Showtime. Johnson won the fight by knockout in the eighth round, eliminating Green from the tournament.

Professional boxing record[edit]

32 Wins (22 knockouts), 4 Losses, 0 Draws [2]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Win 32–4 Canada Renan St Juste RTD 7 (10) 03/11/2012 Canada Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Loss 31–4 Denmark Mikkel Kessler KO 4 (12) 19/05/2012 Denmark Parken, Copenhagen, Denmark For vacant WBC Silver light heavyweight title.
Win 31–3 Canada Sebastien Demers UD 12 15/11/2011 Canada Pepsi Coliseum, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Win 30–3 United States Craig Gandy TKO 2 (8) 13/08/2011 United States Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, Oklahoma, United States
Loss 29–3 United States Glen Johnson TKO 8 (12) 06/11/2010 United States MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Green replaced Jermain Taylor, who withdrew after Group Stage 1 of Super Six tournament. Green was ahead on two judges' scorecards entering the 8th round.
Loss 29–2 United States Andre Ward UD 12 19/06/2010 United States Oracle Arena, Oakland, California, United States For WBA Super World super middleweight title.
Win 29–1 United States Tarvis Simms UD 10 02/10/2009 United States First Council Casino, Newkirk, Oklahoma, United States Won vacant WBO NABO super middleweight title.
Win 28–1 Puerto Rico Carlos De Leon Jr. TKO 2 (10) 25/04/2009 United States Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, United States DeLeon down 4 times in round 2.
Win 27–1 United States Carl Daniels TKO 7 (8) 15/11/2008 United States Vanderbilt University Memorial Gymnasium, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Win 26–1 United States Rubin Williams UD 10 04/01/2008 United States Million Dollar Elm Casino, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States Green knocked Williams down in the 9th round with a jab.
Win 25–1 United States Sherwin Davis KO 2 (8) 19/10/2007 United States Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, Oklahoma, United States
Win 24–1 United States Darrell Woods KO 1 (10) 13/07/2007 United States Million Dollar Elm Casino, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States Woods was knocked down prior to the KO.
Loss 23–1 Colombia Edison Miranda UD 10 03/03/2007 Puerto Rico Roberto Clemente Coliseum, San Juan, Puerto Rico Miranda was knocked down in 8th round, Green was knocked down twice in the 10th.
Win 23–0 United States Jerson Ravelo TKO 8 (8) 14/10/2006 United States Dunkin' Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Win 22–0 United States Emmett Linton UD 10 01/09/2006 United States Million Dollar Elm Casino, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States Linton was knocked down in the 7th round.
Win 21–0 United States Anthony Bonsante TKO 5 (10) 21/07/2006 United States Million Dollar Elm Casino, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States Bonsante was knocked down once in the 2nd round by two counter left hooks and once in the 5th round also by a left hook.
Win 20–0 United States Donny McCrary TKO 6 (10) 26/04/2006 United States Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, Oklahoma, United States
Win 19–0 United States Mike Jackson TKO 1 (8) 27/01/2006 United States Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, Oklahoma, United States
Win 18–0 United States Jaidon Codrington KO 1 (8) 04/11/2005 United States Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, Oklahoma, United States Ring magazine knockout of the year.
Win 17–0 United States Ted Muller UD 10 26/08/2005 United States Thunderbird Wild West Casino, Norman, Oklahoma, United States
Win 16–0 United States Rocky Smith TD 7 (10) 20/05/2005 United States Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, Oklahoma, United States
Win 15–0 United States Sebastian Hill TKO 3 (6) 25/02/2005 United States Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, Oklahoma, United States Overmatched Hill was down once in each of the first 2 rounds before the referee stopped the one-sided fight in the 3rd round.
Win 14–0 United States Etianne Whitaker KO 2 (10) 27/11/2004 United States Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, Oklahoma, United States
Win 13–0 Canada Conal MacPhee KO 2 (6) 02/07/2004 United States Pala Casino, Pala, California, United States MacPhee down three times in the 2nd round.
Win 12–0 Canada Willard Lewis UD 8 27/03/2004 United States Marconi Automotive Museum, Tustin, California, United States
Win 11–0 United States Laverne Clark TKO 3 (6) 05/03/2004 United States Pala Casino, Pala, California, United States
Win 10–0 United States Joe Pastorello TKO 2 (4) 06/02/2004 United States Desert Diamond Casino, Tucson, California, United States
Win 9–0 United States John Turlington UD 4 31/01/2004 United States Expo Pavilion, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Win 8–0 United States Marc LeFleche TKO 5 (6) 07/11/2003 United States Desert Diamond Casino, Tucson, California, United States
Win 7–0 United States James Green KO 5 (6) 05/09/2003 United States Stardust Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 6–0 United States Tyrone Jackson UD 6 25/07/2003 United States Creek Nation Gaming Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Win 5–0 United States Berry Basler KO 3 (4) 25/04/2003 United States Thunderbird Wild West Casino, Norman, Oklahoma, United States
Win 4–0 United Kingdom Ola Afolabi UD 4 25/04/2003 United States Marconi Automotive Museum, Tustin, California, United States
Win 3–0 United States Rodney Moore KO 1 (4) 07/02/2003 United States Sams Town Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 2–0 United States Donnie Davis KO 1 (4) 07/02/2003 United States Thunderbird Wild West Casino, Norman, Oklahoma, United States
Win 1–0 United States Robert Dykes TKO 1 (4) 09/11/2002 United States Coca-Cola Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allan Green Showtime biography [[Showtime (TV network)|]] URL accessed 18 April 2006
  2. ^ Tulsa's Allan Green Tulsa World accessed 17 February 2010
  3. ^ http://boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=281958&cat=boxer

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