Philip Holiday

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Phillip James Holiday (born 23 May 1970 in Benoni, South Africa) is a professional boxer[1] in the junior middleweight (160 lb) division. Holiday turned pro in 1991 and captured the Vacant IBF Lightweight Title in 1995 with a win over Miguel Julio. He defended the title six times before losing the belt to Shane Mosley by decision in 1997, in a fight dominated by Mosley. In 2010, at age 40, Holiday made a comeback to the ring winning the Australian Junior Middleweight Title.

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  1. ^ Christley, Jason (31 July 1997). "Humble Holiday a rarity in today's boxing world". The Day. p. C3. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 

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Preceded by
Oscar de la Hoya
IBF Lightweight boxing champion
19 Aug 1995 – 2 Aug 1997
Succeeded by
Shane Mosley