Ronnie Harris

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Olympic medal record
Men's boxing
Competitor for the  United States
Gold 1968 Mexico City Lightweight

Ronnie Woodson "Mazel" Harris (born September 3, 1948) is a former American boxer, who won a gold medal in the lightweight division at the 1968 Summer Olympics.


Harris was born in Canton, Ohio.

Amateur career[edit]

Harris won the 1966, 1967, and 1968 National AAU lightweight championship and was the 1968 Olympic gold medalist at 132 pounds.

Professional career[edit]

Harris turned professional in 1971 and was undefeated until 1978. In 1978 he took on WBC and WBA middleweight title holder Hugo Pastor Corro, but lost a decision. He retired in 1982.

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