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Egerton Marcus (born February 2, 1965 in Goed Fortuin, Essequibo Islands-West Demerara, British Guiana) is a retired Canadian boxer who won the silver medal in the Middleweight division (71–75 kg) at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.
Egerton is the third child of five. He has two older brothers (Neville and Christopher D. Amos) and two younger sisters (Sharon and Felicia). Born in Guyana, he came to Canada in 1973 and was raised in Toronto, Ontario. He is the nephew of Charles Amos who fought for Guyana in the 1968 Summer Olympics and first cousin of Troy Amos-Ross who competed in the light heavyweight division at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia and 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
- 1st round bye
- Defeated Emmanuel Legaspi (Philippines) KO 1
- Defeated Darko Dukić (Yugoslavia) KO 2
- Defeated Sven Ottke (West Germany) 5-0
- Defeated Hussain Shah Syed (Pakistan) 4-1
- Lost to Henry Maske (East Germany) 0-5
Marcus turned pro in 1989 and began his career with fourteen consecutive wins, including a bloody TKO win over former Olympian Andrew Maynard. In 1995 he challenged Henry Maske for the IBF Light Heavyweight Title and lost by unanimous decision. Marcus's career then veered off track, culminating with a TKO loss to Donovan Ruddock at heavyweight. Marcus initially retired in 2001 with a record of 17-4-1.In 2007, Marcus came out of retirement to beat Carl Gathright.
Professional boxing record
|17 Wins (12 knockouts, 5 decisions), 4 Losses (3 knockouts, 1 decision), 1 Draw|
|Win||6-10-1||Carl Gathright||UD||8||21/07/2007||Richmond, British Columbia, Canada||78-72, 76-74, 76-73.|
|Loss||37-5-1||Donovan "Razor" Ruddock||TKO||10||12/10/2001||Niagara Falls, New York, United States||Canada Heavyweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:48 of the tenth round.|
|Win||8-8||Troy "Trojan" Roberts||TKO||1||22/02/2001||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada||Referee stopped the bout at 1:59 of the first round.|
|Win||13-12-2||Tim "Sting" Ray||TKO||1||22/10/1999||Detroit, Michigan, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 1:04 of the first round.|
|Loss||20-5-1||Lyle "Iceman" McDowell||TKO||7||13/02/1998||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada||IBO Intercontinental Heavyweight Title.|
|Loss||27-4-2||Brian LaSpada||TKO||8||11/03/1997||Phoenix, Arizona, United States||WBO NABO Cruiserweight Title.|
|Loss||20-5-1||John "Yahya" McClain||PTS||12||18/07/1995||Flint, Michigan, United States||WBC Continental Americas Cruiserweight Title. 116-110, 113-113, 113-113.|
|Loss||25-0||"Gentleman" Henry Maske||UD||12||11/02/1995||Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany||IBF World Light Heavyweight Title. 110-118, 109-118, 110-118.|
|Win||14-4-1||Guy Stanford||UD||10||23/07/1994||Bismarck, North Dakota, United States|
|Win||14-4||Earl Butler||UD||12||19/04/1994||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||NABF Light Heavyweight Title. 118-110, 118-110, 117-112.|
|Win||26-4-1||Willie "Sandman" Edwards||KO||1||12/10/1993||Virginia Beach, United States||NABF Light Heavyweight Title.|
|Win||21-4||"Boxing" Andrew Maynard||RTD||8||22/05/1993||Washington, District of Columbia, United States||NABF Light Heavyweight Title. Maynard's corner threw in the towel.|
|Win||9-5||Art Bayliss||TKO||11||01/12/1992||Virginia Beach, United States||NABF Light Heavyweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:21 of the 11th round.|
|Win||8-8||John Burney||KO||2||22/08/1992||Bayamon, Puerto Rico, United States|
|Win||4-4||Mike "The Spike" Garcia||KO||1||18/07/1992||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Garcia knocked out at 2:28 of the first round.|
|Win||7-1-1||Pat Alley||PTS||6||23/11/1991||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Win||10-3||"Cowboy" Randy Leaks||TKO||5||05/10/1991||Reno, Nevada, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 1:13 of the fifth round.|
|Win||4-0||David "Smooth One" Martin||PTS||6||30/08/1991||Corpus Christi, Texas, United States|
|Win||--||James "Boog" Powell||KO||1||27/07/1991||Norfolk, Virginia, United States|
|Win||0-4||Jay Morgan||KO||1||15/07/1989||Stateline, Nevada, United States||Morgan knocked out at 0:58 of the first round.|
|Win||0-1||Anthony Jones||KO||1||30/04/1989||Norfolk, Virginia, United States|
|Win||0-1||Leroy Moore||TKO||1||14/04/1989||Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
Life after boxing
In 2000 Egerton became a member of ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists).
Egerton ran a boxing gym in Toronto's Liberty Village (The Egerton Marcus Boxing Academy) until the summer of 2006 and he still trains amateur boxers.
- "BoxRec - Egerton Marcus". boxrec.com.