Andre Purlette

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Andre Purlette
Statistics
Real name Andre Purlette
Nickname(s) Tombstone
Rated at Heavyweight
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Nationality Guyanese
Born (1973-11-04) November 4, 1973 (age 43)
Georgetown, Guyana
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 44
Wins 40
Wins by KO 35
Losses 4
Draws 0

Andre Purlette (born 4 November 1973 in Georgetown, Guyana) is a Guyanese boxer and was a highly touted prospect in the heavyweight division.

Known as "Tombstone", Purlette turned pro in 1992 and won his first 32 bouts, including a victory over Jimmy Thunder. His career was sidetracked in 2001 when he faced Eliecer Castillo and was KO'd in the 5th round. He later lost to veteran Jeremy Williams in 2003 and KOd by Aaron Williams in 2008.

Professional boxing record[edit]

40 Wins (35 knockouts), 4 Losses[1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 15-20-2 United States Harold "Hard Roc" Sconiers TKO 3 24/10/2009 North Carolina Charlotte, North Carolina, United States Referee stopped the bout at 0:36 of the third round.
Loss 16-0-1 United States "Awesome" Aaron Williams TKO 2 04/04/2008 Rhode Island Lincoln, Rhode Island, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:50 of the second round.
Win 13-19-2 United States Andrew Greeley UD 6 06/12/2007 New York (state) Bronx, New York, United States 60-54, 59-55, 59-55.
Win 18-4-3 United States Darnell "Ding-a-Ling" Wilson UD 6 30/06/2007 Florida Hollywood, Florida, United States 57-56, 57-56, 57-56.
Win 12-7-1 United States Sam "Slam Bam" Tillman KO 2 09/07/2005 Florida Pompano Beach, Florida, United States Tillman knocked out at 1:03 of the second round.
Win 31-14-1 United States Lionel "Train" Butler TKO 2 09/09/2003 Florida Miami, Florida, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:53 of the second round.
Win 16-7-3 United States Ron "El Tajanito" Guerrero TKO 1 02/08/2003 Minnesota Walker, Minnesota, United States Referee stopped the bout at 3:00 of the first round.
Loss 39-4-1 United States Jeremy "Half Man-Half Amazing" Williams UD 10 10/06/2003 Texas Corpus Christi, Texas, United States 90-97, 91-95, 88-97.
Win 12-5 United States Wade "Rock" Lewis KO 2 06/03/2003 Florida Miami, Florida, United States Lewis knocked out at 3:00 of the second round.
Win 22-3-1 United States Crawford "Terminator" Grimsley TKO 3 07/09/2002 Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
Win 9-12-2 United States Joe Lenhart TKO 5 25/05/2002 Florida Tampa, Florida, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:28 of the fifth round.
Loss 21-2-2 Cuba Elieser Castillo KO 5 04/01/2002 Florida Miami, Florida, United States Purlette knocked out at 2:58 of the fifth round.
Win 13-1-1 United States Jeremy "Beast" Bates TKO 2 05/10/2001 Florida Miami Beach, Florida, United States WBO NABO Heavyweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 1:29 of the second round.
Win 35-12 Samoa Jimmy Thunder TKO 2 06/07/2001 Nevada Reno, Nevada, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:01 of the second round.
Win 5-8-1 United States Muhammad Raheem TKO 3 01/05/2001 Tennessee Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Win 12-19-1 United States Craig Payne TKO 2 10/02/2001 Florida Miami, Florida, United States
Win 17-24-2 United States Garing "Freight Train" Lane PTS 6 12/08/2000 Florida Miami, Florida, United States
Win 14-8 Ivory Coast Onebo Maxime TKO 3 29/07/2000 Mississippi Tunica, Mississippi, United States Referee stopped the bout at 3:00 of the third round.
Win 2-9 United States Louis Gallucci KO 1 23/06/2000 Florida Tampa, Florida, United States Gallucci knocked out at 1:15 of the first round.
Win 12-22-1 United States Charlie Dean Moore TKO 4 18/06/1999 Florida Ocala, Florida, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:07 of the third round.
Win 8-16 United States Andre Sherrod KO 1 21/05/1999 North Carolina Greensboro, North Carolina, United States Sherrod knocked out at 1:45 of the first round.
Win 14-5 United States Fred Houpe TKO 2 05/12/1998 Florida Miami, Florida, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:47 of the second round.
Win 10-15 United States Cliff Nellon UD 4 16/10/1998 Florida Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Win 13-16 United States Jeff Williams KO 8 15/11/1997 Florida Lake Worth, Florida, United States
Win 2-12 United States Ken Moody TKO 2 09/08/1997 Florida Homestead, Florida, United States
Win 14-85-2 United States Frankie Hines KO 2 29/07/1997 Tennessee Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Win 1-4 United States Ed Mosley TKO 3 25/04/1997 Florida Miami, Florida, United States
Win 4-11-1 United States Kenneth Myers TKO 3 10/04/1997 Virginia Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Win 0-1 United States Oscar Silva TKO 1 14/03/1997 Florida Miami, Florida, United States
Win 7-8-1 United States Ken McCurdy KO 1 21/02/1997 Florida Miami, Florida, United States
Win 4-5-3 United States Elton Singleton TKO 4 23/11/1996 Florida Homestead, Florida, United States
Win 16-7-3 United States Bill "Italian Hammer" Medei KO 1 30/08/1996 Florida Miami, Florida, United States NBA Cruiserweight Title.
Win 6-10 United States Stanley "X-Man" Hughey KO 1 29/07/1996 Florida Hallandale, Florida, United States
Win 5-17 United States Willie "Punching Preacher" Driver TKO 5 26/04/1996 Florida Miami, Florida, United States
Win 8-8-2 United States Fred "Kip" Adams TKO 2 26/03/1996 Florida Immokalee, Florida, United States
Win 1-6 United States David Fields TKO 3 25/02/1995 Guyana Georgetown, Guyana
Win 5-2 Colombia Faustino Gonzalez KO 2 16/10/1994 Guyana Georgetown, Guyana
Win 11-18 United States Tim "Ice Man" St Clair KO 2 26/06/1994 Guyana Georgetown, Guyana
Win 1-1 Guyana George Allison TKO 8 22/02/1994 Guyana Georgetown, Guyana
Win 4-4 Guyana Ivor "Baba" Simmons TKO 2 07/11/1993 Guyana Georgetown, Guyana
Win 1-3 Vidal Rawlins DQ 4 01/10/1993 Guyana Georgetown, Guyana
Win 3-1 Guyana Colin Murray TKO 1 18/09/1993 Guyana Georgetown, Guyana
Win 1-4 Leon "King Kong" O'Neal TKO 1 28/02/1993 Guyana Georgetown, Guyana
Win -- Alberto Ellis KO 1 26/12/1992 Guyana Georgetown, Guyana

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