Quincy Taylor

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Quincy Taylor
Real name Quincy Taylor
Rated at Middleweight
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Nationality American
Born (1963-07-18) July 18, 1963 (age 53)
Dallas, Texas, United States
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 32
Wins 28
Wins by KO 24
Losses 4
Draws 0

Quincy Taylor (born July 18, 1963 in Dallas, Texas), was a professional boxer in the Middleweight (160lb) division.

Taylor, a southpaw, turned pro in 1986. In 1987, he nearly KO´d Sugar Ray Leonard whilst sparring in preparation for Leonard's match against World Middleweight Champion 'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler. In 1994, he landed a shot at WBC Middleweight Title holder Julian Jackson. Taylor scored an upset TKO victory over Jackson, but lost the title in his next fight to Keith Holmes. After a two-year layoff and a victory in 1998, followed by a three-year layoff and a victory in 2001, Taylor retired from boxing. In 2010, he works at Fed-ex for the City of Lufkin. He coaches amateur boxers at the Boys and Girls Club and trains along with them.

Preceded by
Julian Jackson
WBC Middleweight Champion
19 Aug 1995 – 16 Mar 1996
Succeeded by
Keith Holmes

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