Tommy Hicks

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Tommy Hicks (born June 27, 1944) is an American former light heavyweight boxer.[1]

Early life[edit]

Hicks was born in Lockport, New York.[1] He attended Ithaca College.[2]

Career[edit]

Hicks won the Buffalo Golden Gloves tournament in 1965 in the 175 Novice Division, and in 1967 won the Open 175 Division and finished third in the Nationals in Milwaukee.[2]

Turning pro in 1967, he fought part-time while working as a teacher of handicapped children in Ithaca, New York.[2] Fighting from 1967 to 1974, he won 18 fights, 10 by knockout, while losing 12, 8 by knockout, and drawing 3.[1]

He was inducted into the Buffalo Boxing Hall of Fame.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tommy Hicks: Boxer". Boxrec.com. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Tommy Hicks | Buffalo Veterans Boxers Association". Ring44.com. June 27, 1944. Retrieved March 2, 2013.