Shawn Terry Cox
|Full name||Shawn Terry Cox|
|Born||December 26, 1974|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||81 kilograms (179 lb)|
|Rated at||Light Heavyweight|
Shawn Terry Cox (born December 26, 1974) is a boxer from Barbados best known for participating in the 2000 Olympics and for winning gold 2002 and silver at the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games at light heavyweight.
1.84/6'0' southpaw Cox competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney but ran right into one of the favorites in Frenchman John Dovi and lost 10:14. At the Commonwealth Games 2002 and 2006 and bote the PanAm Games 2003 and 2007 he lost in the first round.
He won the 2002 Caribbean Games defeating Ramiro Reducindo (15:14), benefitting from the absence of Cuban boxers. At the 2006 Central American Games he reached the final where he lost to Cuba's Yusiel Napoles.
He turned pro as a cruiser at the advanced age of 32. Showing big power he beat 16 of his first 17 opponents, the loss was on points to an undefeated Italian. Then he even KOd ex champ Wayne Braithwaite in round 1. After this career best win, however, he fell to his vulnerable chin and age and lost four of his next five bouts within the first three rounds.
Professional boxing record
|16 Wins (15 knockouts, 1 decision), 2 Losses (1 knockout, 1 decision) |
|Loss||23-1||Denis Lebedev||KO||2||04/04/2012||Crocus City Hall, Myakinino||WBA World Cruiserweight Title. Cox knocked out at 2:22 of the second round.|
|Win||24-4||Wayne Braithwaite||KO||1||25/02/2012||Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Georgetown, Guyana||WBC CABOFE Heavyweight Title.|
|Win||5-4||Kurt Bess||TKO||1||17/12/2011||Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Georgetown, Guyana||WBC CABOFE Heavyweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:10 of the first round.|
|Win||12-2||Francisco Alvarez Ramos||TKO||3||02/04/2011||Playa Mamita's, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo||Referee stopped the bout at 2:33 of the third round.|
|Win||0-5||Carlton Shane Bayley||TKO||1||12/02/2011||Jean Pierre Sports Complex, Port of Spain||Referee stopped the bout at 1:39 of the first round.|
|Win||2-1-1||Anthony Agustin||TKO||1||29/10/2010||Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Georgetown, Guyana|
|Win||6-12-3||Leon Gilkes||UD||4||24/09/2010||Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Georgetown, Guyana|
|Win||7-7-1||Curtis Murray||TKO||2||24/04/2010||Central Indoor Regional Auditorium, Chaguanas|
|Loss||17-0||Salvatore Erittu||UD||12||11/12/2009||Palasport, Porto Torres, Sardinia||IBO Mediterranean Cruiserweight Title. 110-116, 110-116, 110-116.|
|Win||5-9-1||Ricardo Kellman||TKO||2||18/09/2009||Copper Sands, Saint Lawrence Gap|
|Win||1-1||Patrick "The Destroyer" Wilson||TKO||2||22/05/2009||George Street Auditorium, Saint Michael, Barbados||Referee stopped the bout at 2:31 of the second round.|
|Win||0-1||Clyde Williams||KO||1||26/12/2008||Jean Pierre Sports Complex, Mucurapo||Williams knocked out at 2:45 of the first round.|
|Win||--||Tadius Francis||KO||1||28/11/2008||Gaiety Theatre, Rodney Bay||Francis knocked out at 2:10 of the second round.|
|Win||5-6-1||Ricardo Kellman||TKO||1||01/06/2008||Garfield Sobers Gymnasium, Wildey, Barbados||WBC CABOFE Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:00 of the first round.|
|Win||4-7-3||Leon Gilkes||TKO||2||29/03/2008||Dr. João Havelange Centre of Excellence, Tunapuna||Referee stopped the bout at 2:06 of the second round.|
|Win||--||Mark Sealy||TKO||1||23/12/2007||Garfield Sobers Gymnasium, Wildey, Barbados||Referee stopped the bout at 1:20 of the first round.|
|Win||2-3||Winston Pompey||RTD||2||30/11/2007||Jean Pierre Sports Complex, Mucurapo|
|Win||3-10-2||Julian Tannis||TKO||1||23/09/2007||Tim's On De Hiway, Bridgetown||Referee stopped the bout at 1:00 of the first round.|