James Moore (boxer)

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James Moore
Statistics
Real name James Moore
Nickname(s) Jim
Rated at Middleweight
Nationality Irish
Born (1978-02-26) February 26, 1978 (age 39)
Arklow, County Wicklow, Ireland
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 20
Wins 17
Wins by KO 10
Losses 3
Draws 0
No contests 0
James Moore
Medal record
Representing  Ireland
Men’s Boxing
World Amateur Championships
Bronze medal – third place Belfast 2001 Welterweight

James Moore (born February 26, 1978 in Arklow, County Wicklow, Ireland), is a professional boxer.[1] Moore currently fights in the Light Middleweight division although he fought as a welterweight during his amateur career.

Amateur titles[edit]

Moore boxed as an amateur for Ireland and won three national senior titles and a bronze medal at the 2001 World Amateur Boxing Championships.[2][3][4]

Professional career[edit]

Moore turned professional in August 2005, winning his first fight at the Manhattan Center, New York, NY, USA, in which Moore knocked out fellow debutant Gabrial Garcia on an undercard that included Jaidon Codrington and Patrick Nwamu.[5]

Although a native Wicklowman, Moore, like his fellow Irishman John Duddy emigrated to America and fights out of Gleasons Gym in New York. Moore has fought regularly since debut and is currently ranked 3rd in Irish.boxing.com's rankings of light middeweights.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boxrec Fighter Page
  2. ^ "Arklow welterweight Moore turns pro". RTÉ. Retrieved 13 October 2006. 
  3. ^ Tomas Rohan. "Irish Champoions". Irish Boxing. Retrieved 13 October 2006. 
  4. ^ Tomas Rohan. "Moore guarantees bronze". Irish Boxing. Retrieved 29 May 2007. 
  5. ^ Template:( he more recently was cited as a potential contender for a place on the irish prizefighter middleweights series cite web
  6. ^ Irish Boxing

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