Mark Medal

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Mark Medal (born June 10, 1957 in Manhattan, NY), was a professional boxer in the Light Middleweight (154lb) division. Medal, a Puerto Rican-American, turned pro in 1979 and won the Vacant IBF Light Middleweight Title with a TKO win over Earl Hargrove in 1984, becoming the inaugural champion. He lost the belt in his first defense to Carlos Santos. In 1986 he took on WBC Light Middleweight title holder Thomas Hearns, but lost via TKO. After his retirement from boxing at the age of 30 he became a member of the Jersey City Police Department.[1]

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Preceded by
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Inaugural champion
IBF Light Middleweight Boxing Champion
1984-03-11 – 1984-11-02
Succeeded by
Carlos Santos