Howard Grant (boxer)

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Howard Grant
Personal information
Full name Howard Snake Grant
Nationality  Canada
Born (1966-06-22) June 22, 1966 (age 47)
Saint Ann's Bay, Jamaica
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 64 kilograms (141 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Light Welterweight
Club Ring 83 Boxing Club

Howard Grant (born June 22, 1966 in Saint Ann, Jamaica) is a retired male boxer from Jamaica, competing in the light-welterweight (– 63.5 kg) division. A resident of Montréal, Quebec, he represented Canada at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, where he was defeated in the second round by Sweden's Lars Myrberg.

Grant won the gold medal in the same weight division, two years earlier, at the 1986 Commonwealth Games Howard is renowned for training top UFC Fighters and Professional Boxers. He and his brother 'Otis' have their own gym in the West Island on Montreal where they train professional athletes and many amateurs.

Howard has trained current UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre in boxing for a few years now.

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