Lonnie Smith (boxer)
|Real name||Harlan Alonso Smith|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (170 cm)|
|Reach||70 in (178 cm)|
November 5, 1962 |
Denver, Colorado, USA
|Wins by KO||27|
Known as "Lightning" Lonnie, Smith turned pro in 1980 and was undefeated in his first 23 fights, including a win over undefeated Billy Costello to capture the WBC Light Welterweight Title in 1985. He lost the title in his first defense to Rene Arredondo via 5th round TKO.
Julio César Chávez fight
In 1991 he took on WBC Light Welterweight Title holder Julio César Chávez, but lost a one-sided decision.
Smith never again fought for a title, and retired in 1999 after a loss to Diosbelys Hurtado with a record of 45-6-2.
|WBC Light Welterweight Champion
21 Aug 1985–5 May 1986
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