Herb Siler

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Herb Siler (b. Jan. 5, 1935 Brundidge, Alabama, USA - d. March 25, 2001 Miami) is a former heavyweight boxer. He won 15 fights (including seven by the way of knock outs) and lost 12, but did not have any draws. His career started in 1960 and ended in 1967.[1] Siler lost to Muhammad Ali through a 4th round knockout in 1960.[2] In 1972 he was convicted for manslaughter and subsequently served a 7-year sentence. His grandson is NFL linebacker Brandon Siler.

Professional boxing record[edit]

16 Wins (7 knockouts, 9 decisions), 12 Losses (8 knockouts, 4 decisions)[3]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 3-1 United States Moses Harrell UD 6 03/05/1967 United States Dade County Armory, Miami, Florida
Loss 27-8-1 United States Jefferson Davis TKO 3 03/05/1966 United States Houston, Texas
Loss 31-2 Italy Franco De Piccoli KO 2 23/01/1965 Italy Palasport di San Siro, Milan, Lombardy
Loss 5-0 Peru Roberto Davila KO 4 11/09/1963 Peru Estadio Nacional, Lima
Loss 44-28-7 Germany Willi Besmanoff TKO 4 05/07/1963 United States Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Loss 29-4 United States Ernie Terrell TKO 3 07/03/1963 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida
Win 6-29-1 United States Jim Tillman PTS 8 25/02/1963 United States Jacksonville, Florida
Win -- Johnny Thomas KO 2 21/02/1963 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida
Win 10-5-2 United States Willie Gulatt PTS 6 15/11/1962 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Loss 13-20 United States Ollie Wilson TKO 4 09/08/1962 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida Florida Heavyweight Title.
Loss 9-5-2 United States Willie Gulatt SD 8 14/06/1962 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida
Win 1-1-1 United States Nick Scott KO 2 19/04/1962 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida
Loss 23-3 United States Ernie Terrell PTS 10 28/02/1962 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Win 7-9 United States Jimmy Robinson TKO 5 08/02/1962 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida
Win 4-12-1 United States Johnny "Gorilla" Gould UD 8 18/01/1962 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida
Win -- United States Carlos Dunston TKO 3 30/12/1961 United States Little River, Florida
Win 9-4-2 United States Willie Gulatt TKO 6 16/10/1961 United States Sir John Club, Miami, Florida Referee stopped the bout at 1:38 of the sixth round.
Win 3-15-1 United States Jim Tillman PTS 6 10/10/1961 United States Cutler Ridge, Miami, Florida
Win 7-2-3 United States Aaron Beasley TKO 1 21/09/1961 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida
Win 1-5 United States Willie "The Invader" Johnson UD 6 14/09/1961 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida
Win 1-1 The Bahamas Wendell Newton PTS 6 14/06/1961 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Win 0-7-1 United States Roosevelt Luggins TKO 5 29/05/1961 United States Sir John Club, Miami, Florida
Win 1-0 The Bahamas Wendell Newton PTS 6 15/05/1961 United States Sir John Club, Miami, Florida
Win 6-1-1 United States Tommy Stru PTS 6 01/04/1961 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Loss 19-0 United States Tony Hughes PTS 4 13/03/1961 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Loss 1-0 United States Cassius Clay TKO 4 27/12/1960 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Win 5-0-1 United States Tommy Stru SD 6 26/10/1960 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Loss 12-0 United States Tony Alongi TKO 4 07/06/1960 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Herb Siler". Retrieved 2009-01-03. 
  2. ^ "Muhammad Ali". Retrieved 2009-01-03. 
  3. ^ http://boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=9363&cat=boxer