Eric Griffin (boxer)

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Eric Griffin
Personal information
Full name Eric Joseph Griffin
Nationality  United States
Born (1967-11-03) November 3, 1967 (age 49)
Lafayette, Louisiana
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight 48 kg (106 lb)
Sport Boxing
Rated at Light Flyweight
Club Galena Park Club

Eric Griffin (born 1967-11-03 in Lafayette, Louisiana) is a retired boxer from the United States, who competed in the light flyweight (– 48 kg) division during the early 1990s. He won at the 1991 world championships finals, beating Rogelio Marcelo.

Amateur career[edit]

As an amateur, Griffin was the co-captain of the 1992 USA Olympic Team.

Amateur Highlights[edit]

  • 1989 World Champion at Light Flyweight in competition in Moscow. Results were:
  • 1990 Light Flyweight Gold Medalist at Goodwill Games in Seattle. Results were:
  • 1991 United States Amateur Light Flyweight champion
  • 1991 World Champion at Light Flyweight in competition in Sydney. Results were:

Olympic Results[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Griffin turned pro in 1992 and had a disappointing career. He retired in 1997 after being TKO'd in his first and only title shot, a bout for the vacant WBO light flyweight title against Jesus Chong, having won 16 and lost 4 in his pro career.