Philip James Holiday (born 23 May 1970 in Benoni, South Africa) is a professional boxer in the junior middleweight (160lb) division. Holiday turned pro in 1991 and captured the Vacant IBF Lightweight Title in 1995 with a win over Miguel Julio. He defended the title six times before losing the belt to Shane Mosley by decision in 1997, in a fight dominated by Mosley. In 2010, at age 40, Holiday made a comeback to the ring winning the Australian Junior Middleweight Title.
Oscar de la Hoya
|IBF Lightweight boxing champion
19 Aug 1995 – 2 Aug 1997