Leroy Haley

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Leroy Haley
Nickname(s) Irish
Rated at super lightweight
Height 5 ft 4 12 in (164 cm)
Reach 69 in (175 cm)
Nationality American
Born (1954-12-27) December 27, 1954 (age 62)
Hot Springs, Arkansas
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 58
Wins 49
Wins by KO 15
Losses 6 (1 KO)
Draws 2
No contests 0

Leroy "Irish" Haley (born 27 December 1954), is an American former Light Welterweight boxer.

Professional career[edit]

Born in Garland County, AR, Haley turned professional in 1973 and captured the WBC light welterweight title with a split decision win over Saoul Mamby in 1982. He defended the belt twice before losing it to Bruce Curry by decision the following year. He lost a split decision in a rematch later that year. He retired in 1985 after two consecutive losses, including a loss to champion Billy Costello.


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Preceded by
Saoul Mamby
WBC Light Welterweight Champion
1982 Jun 26 – 1983 May 18
Succeeded by
Bruce Curry