Herb Siler

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Herb Siler (b. January 5, 1935 Brundidge, Alabama, United States - d. March 25, 2001 Miami) was a heavyweight boxer. He won 15 fights (including seven by knockout) and lost 12, with no draws. His career started in 1960 and ended in 1967.[1] Siler lost to Muhammad Ali through a 4th-round knockout in 1960.[2] In 1972 he was convicted for manslaughter and subsequently served a 7-year sentence. His grandson is NFL linebacker Brandon Siler.

Professional boxing record[edit]

16 Wins (7 knockouts, 9 decisions), 12 Losses (8 knockouts, 4 decisions)[3]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 17–12 United States Moses Harrell UD 6 May 3, 1967 United States Dade County Armory, Miami, Florida
Loss 17–11 United States Jefferson Davis TKO 3 May 3, 1966 United States Houston, Texas
Loss 17–10 Italy Franco De Piccoli KO 2 January 23, 1965 Italy Palasport di San Siro, Milan, Lombardy
Loss 17–9 Peru Roberto Davila KO 4 September 11, 1963 Peru Estadio Nacional, Lima
Loss 17–8 Germany Willi Besmanoff TKO 4 July 5, 1963 United States Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Loss 17–7 United States Ernie Terrell TKO 3 March 7, 1963 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida
Win 16–6 United States Jim Tillman PTS 8 February 25, 1963 United States Jacksonville, Florida
Win 15–6 Johnny Thomas KO 2 February 21, 1963 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida
Win 14–6 United States Willie Gulatt PTS 6 November 15, 1962 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Loss 13–6 United States Ollie Wilson TKO 4 August 9, 1962 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida Florida Heavyweight Title.
Loss 13–5 United States Willie Gulatt SD 8 June 14, 1962 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida
Win 13–4 United States Nick Scott KO 2 April 19, 1962 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida
Loss 12–4 United States Ernie Terrell PTS 10 February 28, 1962 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Win 12–3 United States Jimmy Robinson TKO 5 February 8, 1962 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida
Win 11–3 United States Johnny "Gorilla" Gould UD 8 January 18, 1962 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida
Win 10–3 United States Carlos Dunston TKO 3 December 30, 1961 United States Little River, Florida
Win 9–3 United States Willie Gulatt TKO 6 October 16, 1961 United States Sir John Club, Miami, Florida Referee stopped the bout at 1:38 of the sixth round.
Win 8–3 United States Jim Tillman PTS 6 October 10, 1961 United States Cutler Ridge, Miami, Florida
Win 7–3 United States Aaron Beasley TKO 1 September 21, 1961 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida
Win 6–3 United States Willie "The Invader" Johnson UD 6 September 14, 1961 United States Little River Auditorium, Miami, Florida
Win 5–3 The Bahamas Wendell Newton PTS 6 June 14, 1961 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Win 4–3 United States Roosevelt Luggins TKO 5 May 29, 1961 United States Sir John Club, Miami, Florida
Win 3–3 The Bahamas Wendell Newton PTS 6 May 15, 1961 United States Sir John Club, Miami, Florida
Win 2–3 United States Tommy Stru PTS 6 April 1, 1961 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Loss 1–3 United States Tony Hughes PTS 4 March 13, 1961 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Loss 1–2 United States Cassius Clay TKO 4 December 27, 1960 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Win 1–1 United States Tommy Stru SD 6 October 26, 1960 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida
Loss 0–1 United States Tony Alongi TKO 4 June 7, 1960 United States Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Herb Siler". Archived from the original on October 8, 2012. Retrieved January 3, 2009.
  2. ^ "Muhammad Ali". Archived from the original on February 3, 2009. Retrieved January 3, 2009.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on May 20, 2015. Retrieved January 17, 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)