Mary Jo Sanders

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Mary Jo Sanders
Statistics
Real name Mary Jo Sanders
Rated at Middleweight
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Nationality United States American
Born (1974-01-13) January 13, 1974 (age 43)
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 United States Holly Holm MD Oct 17, 2008 United States The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA}} vacant International Boxing Association female super welterweight title
26 Loss United States Holly Holm UD Jun 13, 2008 United States Isleta Casino & Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA}} International Boxing Association female welterweight title
25 Yes United States Veronica Rucker TKO Nov 29, 2007 United States Andiamo Italia, Warren, Michigan, USA}}
24 Yes United States Valerie Mahfood UD Mar 30, 2007 United States Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA}} International Boxing Association female middleweight title
23 Yes United States Gina Nicholas RTD Jan 12, 2007 United States The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA}} International Boxing Association female middleweight title
22 Yes United States Cimberly Harris UD Nov 24, 2006 United States Little River Casino and Resort, Manistee, Michigan, USA}}
21 Yes United States Tricia Turton UD Jun 3, 2006 United States The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA}} vacant Women's International Boxing Association World super welterweight title
20 Yes United States Iva Weston TKO 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 Yes United States Lisa Holewyne UD Dec 17, 2005 United States The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA}}
18 Yes United States Yvonne Reis UD Oct 19, 2005 United States Andiamo’s, Warren, Michigan, USA}}
17 Yes United States Eliza Olson UD Jul 30, 2005 United States Cobo Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA}} WBC World female super lightweight title
16 Yes Puerto Rico Belinda Laracuente UD May 14, 2005 United States Coushatta Casino Resort, Kinder, Louisiana, USA}}
15 Yes United States Lois Theobald TKO Apr 29, 2005 United States The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA}}
14 Yes United States Melissa Del Valle UD Mar 16, 2005 United States Andiamo Italian, Warren, Michigan, USA}}
13 Yes Italy Rita Turrisi UD Oct 27, 2004 United States Andiamo's Banquet Center, Warren, Michigan, USA}}
12 Yes United States Carla Witherspoon Sep 16, 2004 United States Kewadin Casino, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USA}}
11 Yes United States Lisa Holewyne TKO Aug 19, 2004 United States Aldrich Arena, Maplewood, Minnesota, USA}}
10 Yes United States Terri Blair TKO Jul 16, 2004 United States Memorial Civic Center, Canton, Ohio, USA}}
9 Yes United States Chevelle Hallback PTS May 20, 2004 United States Kewadin Casino, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USA}}
8 Yes United States Layla McCarter PTS Apr 16, 2004 United States Gund Arena, Cleveland, Ohio, USA}}
7 Yes United States Jamie Whitcomb UD Jan 30, 2004 United States The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA}}
6 Yes United States Terri Blair TKO Jul 31, 2003 United States Kewadin Casino, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USA}}
5 Yes United States Cynthia Prouder UD Jul 15, 2003 United States Playboy Mansion, Beverly Hills, California, USA}}
4 Yes United States Shadina Pennybaker UD Jul 1, 2003 United States Cafaro Field, Niles, Ohio, USA}}
3 Yes United States Shadina Pennybaker MD Jun 5, 2003 United States State Theater, Detroit, Michigan, USA}}
2 Yes United States Terri Blair UD May 23, 2003 United States Gray's Armory, Cleveland, Ohio, USA}}
1 Yes United States Willicia Moorehead UD 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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