Danell Nicholson

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Danell Nicholson
Statistics
Real name Danell Nicholson
Nickname(s) Doc
Rated at Heavyweight
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Reach 80 in (203 cm)
Nationality American
Born (1967-11-15) November 15, 1967 (age 46)
Chicago, Illinois
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 47
Wins 45
Wins by KO 32
Losses 5
Draws 0

Danell Nicholson (born November 15, 1967, in Chicago, Illinois) was an American Olympian and a boxer in the heavyweight division.

Amateur career[edit]

Nicholson was a member of the 1992 United States Olympic Team as a Heavyweight. His results were:

Professional career[edit]

He boxed professionally from 1992 to 2003 training under Emanuel Steward. Perhaps his best win as a professional was his split decision win over future heavyweight titlist John Ruiz on August 4, 1994. With that win came the lightly regarded International Boxing Organization heavyweight title. Other notable fighters he faced but to whom he lost were Andrew Golota, Kirk Johnson, David Tua, and Wladimir Klitschko.

Professional boxing record[edit]

42 Wins (32 knockouts, 10 decisions), 5 Losses (4 knockouts, 1 decision) [1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 41-2 Ukraine Wladimir "Dr. Steel Hammer" Klitschko TKO 4 20/12/2003 Germany Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany WBA Intercontinental Heavyweight Title.
Win 18-10-1 United States Ken Murphy TKO 2 14/06/2003 Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Referee stopped the bout at 0:18 of the second round.
Win 17-5-2 Tonga Sione Asipeli UD 6 23/03/2003 California Temecula, California, United States
Win 23-10-1 United States Melvin "Top Gun" Foster TKO 4 18/01/2002 Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:36 of the fourth round.
Loss 37-2 New Zealand David "Tuaman" Tua KO 6 23/03/2001 Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Nicholson knocked out at 0:34 of the sixth round.
Win 16-7 United States Reynaldo "The Terminator" Minus TKO 2 04/11/2000 New York New York City, United States
Win 6-7-2 United States Tim Pollard KO 2 25/06/2000 Illinois Elgin, Illinois, United States Pollard knocked out at 1:38 of the second round.
Win 26-6 United States Terrence "K.O." Lewis TKO 2 31/03/2000 New York New York City, United States
Win 32-17 United States Tony "The Rock" LaRosa TKO 2 09/02/2000 Illinois Rosemont, Illinois, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:59 of the second round.
Win 22-9-1 United States Marcellus "More Than a Conqueror" Brown TKO 2 05/08/1999 Mississippi Tunica, Mississippi, United States Referee stopped the bout at 3:00 of the second round.
Win 20-13 United States Abdul Muhaymin UD 8 17/06/1999 Idaho Worley, Idaho, United States 80-72, 80-72, 80-72.
Win 34-16-1 United States Frankie "The Tennessee Stud" Swindell UD 10 12/03/1999 New York New York City, United States 98-91, 98-91, 98-91.
Win 21-19-1 United States Levi "The Terminator" Billups TKO 4 07/01/1999 Mississippi Tunica, Mississippi, United States Referee stopped the bout at 0:43 of the fourth round.
Win 10-8-1 United States Jimmy Haynes TKO 1 22/09/1998 New York New York City, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:58 of the first round.
Win 31-18-2 Mexico Mike "Nikki" Sedillo PTS 10 03/09/1998 Connecticut Mashantucket, Connecticut, United States
Win 20-23-1 United States Everett "Bigfoot" Martin TKO 4 16/06/1998 Mississippi Biloxi, Mississippi, United States Referee stopped the bout at 3:00 of the fourth round.
Win 9-4 United States Everett "The Tornado" Mayo TKO 3 31/01/1998 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 17-5 United States Thomas "Top Dawg" Williams TKO 2 30/08/1997 Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina
Win 1-5 United States Moses Harris TKO 3 26/04/1997 Illinois Cicero, Illinois, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:45 of the third round.
Win 17-8-1 Mexico Marcos "El Torito" Gonzalez KO 2 03/04/1997 Idaho Worley, Idaho, United States Gonzalez knocked out at 0:52 of the second round.
Loss 19-0 Canada Kirk "Bubba" Johnson UD 10 23/08/1996 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Referee stopped the bout at 3:00 of the second round.
Loss 27-0 Poland Andrew Golota TKO 8 15/03/1996 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Referee stopped the bout at 3:00 of the eighth round.
Win 14-3-1 United States Darren Hayden PTS 8 21/12/1995 Louisiana Bossier City, Louisiana, United States
Win 20-15 United States Jesse "The Boogieman" Ferguson TKO 8 19/10/1995 Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 14-2 United States Anthony "Big Hand" Willis TKO 6 11/08/1995 Louisiana New Orleans, Louisiana, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:26 of the sixth round.
Win 9-8 United States Art Card KO 2 31/03/1995 Michigan Detroit, Michigan, United States
Win 13-10-1 United States William "K.O." Morris TKO 5 07/03/1995 Minnesota Prior Lake, Minnesota, United States
Win 8-14 United States "Scary" Larry Davis TKO 1 10/02/1995 Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:46 of the first round.
Win 20-7 United States Terry Anderson KO 2 19/01/1995 Michigan Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States Anderson knocked out at 1:45 of the second round.
Win 4-47-2 United States John Basil Jackson TKO 5 20/12/1994 Illinois Rosemont, Illinois, United States
Win 18-1 United States John "The Quiet Man" Ruiz SD 12 04/08/1994 Connecticut Mashantucket, Connecticut, United States IBO World Heavyweight Title. 118-110, 115-113, 113-115.
Win 13-24-1 United States Mark "The Storm" Young UD 10 17/02/1994 Illinois Joliet, Illinois, United States
Win 5-6-6 United States David "Gravedigger" Graves PTS 6 06/12/1993 Illinois Rosemont, Illinois, United States
Win 44-15-4 United States Michael Greer TKO 4 27/08/1993 Illinois Countryside, Illinois, United States
Win 12-1 United States Phil "The Thrill" Scott TKO 2 23/07/1993 Illinois Countryside, Illinois, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:28 of the second round.
Win 8-3 United States Nick Kendrick KO 1 25/06/1993 Illinois Countryside, Illinois, United States
Loss 8-0 United States Jeremy "Half Man-Half Amazing" Williams KO 2 08/05/1993 Nevada Stateline, Nevada, United States Nicholson knocked out at 2:56 of the second round.
Win 14-23-1 United States Tim Morrison TKO 3 26/04/1993 Illinois Rosemont, Illinois, United States
Win 10-50 United States Rocky Bentley KO 3 26/03/1993 Illinois Countryside, Illinois, United States
Win 0-7 United States Luis Torres KO 3 13/03/1993 Illinois Aurora, Illinois, United States
Win -- United States Mark Posey KO 1 26/02/1993 Illinois Countryside, Illinois, United States
Win 12-37-6 United States Danny Blake UD 6 22/01/1993 Illinois Countryside, Illinois, United States
Win 1-28-2 United States Jordan Keepers KO 1 08/01/1993 Illinois Chicago, Illinois, United States
Win 3-27 United States James Holly KO 1 11/12/1992 Illinois Countryside, Illinois, United States
Win -- United States Don "Earthquake" Blake KO 1 25/11/1992 Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 2-10-1 United States Dave Slaughter KO 1 23/10/1992 Illinois Countryside, Illinois, United States
Win 4-2-2 United States Dan Nieves UD 4 14/10/1992 Illinois Rosemont, Illinois, United States
Vacant
Title last held by
Lionel Butler
IBO Heavyweight Champion
4 August 19944 – October 1994
Stripped
Succeeded by
Jimmy Thunder

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