Mary Jo Sanders

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Mary Jo Sanders
Statistics
Real name Mary Jo Sanders
Weight(s) Middleweight
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Nationality United States American
Born (1974-01-13) January 13, 1974 (age 44)
Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States
Stance orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 27
Wins 25
Wins by KO 8
Losses 1
Draws 1
No contests 0

Mary Jo Sanders (born January 13, 1974, in Auburn Hills, Michigan) is a female professional boxer. She is also daughter of NFL Hall of Famer, Charlie Sanders.[1][2][3]

In a highly anticipated bout in 2008 with Holly Holm, a fight in which Sanders was favored to win, Holm won via decision.[4] The two had a rematch four months later and fought to a draw.[5] It was the last time Sanders fought. Her record is 25 wins, 8 by knockout, with 1 defeat, and 1 draw.


Professional boxing record[edit]

Professional record summary
27 fights 25 wins 1 loss
By knockout 8 0
By decision 17 1
Draws 1
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
27 Draw 25–1–1 United States Holly Holm MD 10 Oct 17, 2008 United States The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA vacant International Boxing Association female super welterweight title
26 Loss 25–1 United States Holly Holm UD 10 Jun 13, 2008 United States Isleta Casino & Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA International Boxing Association female welterweight title
25 Win 25–0 United States Veronica Rucker TKO 4 (8) Nov 29, 2007 United States Andiamo Italia, Warren, Michigan, USA
24 Win 24–0 United States Valerie Mahfood UD 10 Mar 30, 2007 United States Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA International Boxing Association female middleweight title
23 Win 23–0 United States Gina Nicholas RTD 2 (10) Jan 12, 2007 United States The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA International Boxing Association female middleweight title
22 Win 22–0 United States Cimberly Harris UD 4 Nov 24, 2006 United States Little River Casino and Resort, Manistee, Michigan, USA
21 Win 21–0 United States Tricia Turton UD 10 Jun 3, 2006 United States The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA vacant Women's International Boxing Association World super welterweight title
20 Win 20–0 United States Iva Weston TKO 3 (10) Feb 3, 2006 United States Conference Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA vacant Women's International Boxing Association World welterweight title WBC World female welterweight title
19 Win 19–0 United States Lisa Holewyne UD 10 Dec 17, 2005 United States The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
18 Win 18–0 United States Yvonne Reis UD 6 Oct 19, 2005 United States Andiamo’s, Warren, Michigan, USA
17 Win 17–0 United States Eliza Olson UD 10 Jul 30, 2005 United States Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA WBC World female super lightweight title
16 Win 16–0 Puerto Rico Belinda Laracuente UD May 14, 2005 United States Coushatta Casino Resort, Kinder, Louisiana, USA
15 Win 15–0 United States Lois Theobald TKO Apr 29, 2005 United States The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
14 Win 14–0 United States Melissa Del Valle UD Mar 16, 2005 United States Andiamo Italian, Warren, Michigan, USA
13 Win 13–0 Italy Rita Turrisi UD 8 Oct 27, 2004 United States Andiamo's Banquet Center, Warren, Michigan, USA
12 Win 12–0 United States Carla Witherspoon TKO 3 Sep 16, 2004 United States Kewadin Casino, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USA
11 Win 11–0 United States Lisa Holewyne TKO 9 (10) Aug 19, 2004 United States Aldrich Arena, Maplewood, Minnesota, USA
10 Win 10–0 United States Terri Blair UD 4 Jul 16, 2004 United States Memorial Civic Center, Canton, Ohio, USA
9 Win 9–0 United States Chevelle Hallback PTS 10 May 20, 2004 United States Kewadin Casino, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USA
8 Win 8–0 United States Layla McCarter UD 6 Apr 16, 2004 United States Gund Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
7 Win 7–0 United States Jamie Whitcomb TKO 1 (4) Jan 30, 2004 United States The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
6 Win 6–0 United States Terri Blair UD 4 Jul 31, 2003 United States Kewadin Casino, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USA
5 Win 5–0 United States Cynthia Prouder UD 4 Jul 15, 2003 United States Playboy Mansion, Beverly Hills, California, USA
4 Win 4–0 United States Shadina Pennybaker MD 4 Jul 1, 2003 United States Cafaro Field, Niles, Ohio, USA
3 Win 3–0 United States Shadina Pennybaker UD 4 Jun 5, 2003 United States State Theater, Detroit, Michigan, USA
2 Win 2–0 United States Terri Blair UD 4 May 23, 2003 United States Gray's Armory, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
1 Win 1–0 United States Willicia Moorehead TKO 1 (4) Feb 7, 2003 United States The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
Preceded by
Inaugural Champion
WBC Female Light Welterweight Champion
30 July 2005– 1 Oct 2005
Vacated
Succeeded by
Vacant
Preceded by
Inaugural Champion
WBC Female Welterweight Champion
3 February 2006– 3 June 2006
Vacated
Succeeded by
Holly Holm
Preceded by
Inaugural Champion
WIBA Female Welterweight Champion
3 February 2006– 3 June 2006
Vacated
Succeeded by
Holly Holm
Preceded by
Ann Wolfe
WIBA Light Middleweight Champion
3 June 2006– 12 January 2007
Vacated
Succeeded by
Jisselle Salandy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jet". Books.google.co.uk. 2008-06-16. p. 52. Retrieved 2016-02-08.
  2. ^ "MARVIN GOODWIN: Shields learns from Sanders' stellar career". Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Sanders etches her own name on the canvas - USATODAY.com". usatoday30.usatoday.com. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  4. ^ Philip Tranton (2015-12-23). "Holly Holm: The Greatest Female Fighter". Books.google.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-02-08.
  5. ^ Staff, Journal. "Updated: Timeline: Holly Holm's path to world champ". www.abqjournal.com. Retrieved 5 May 2017.

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