Randy Griffin

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Randy Griffin[1]
Randy The Gentleman Griffin.jpg
Statistics
Real name Randy Griffin
Nickname(s) The Gentleman
Rated at Middleweight
Height 5' 11"
Nationality American (US)
Born June 7, 1976
Philadelphia, PA
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 32
Wins 25
Wins by KO 13
Losses 4
Draws 3
No contests 0

Randy Griffin is a professional boxer. While best known as a middleweight, he began as a light heavyweight [2] and worked his way down in weight class. Griffin unsuccessfully challenged for the WBA Middleweight title on October 20, 2007, managing a draw against defending champion Felix Sturm, but losing against him July 5, 2008.[3] [4]

As an amateur Griffin was the 1997 and 1999 Pennsylvania State Golden Gloves champion.[5] He also competed in the 1998 Goodwill Games, in the 75 kg weight class, losing to Jean-Paul Mendy of France in the quarterfinals.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boxing Record. Randy Griffin Profile. Accessed November 11, 2007. <http://www.boxrec.com/boxer_display.php?boxer_id=035676>
  2. ^ Gregg, Steve. Ward Outbattles Burton in War . The Boxing Times. July 13, 2001. Accessed November 11, 2007. http://www.boxingtimes.com/analyses/2001/010713ward_burton.html
  3. ^ Associated Press. Sturm draws vs. Griffin, keeps title . Sports Illustrated. October 21, 2007. Accessed November 11, 2007. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2007/more/10/20/bc.box.sturm.griffin.ap/index.html
  4. ^ Fight News. Sturm defeats Griffin in heated rematch. Saturday, July 5, 2008. Accessed July 5, 2008. http://www.fightnews.com/fightnews_2/headlines//EkEVkAFZEyLuOJrveJ.html
  5. ^ Golden Gloves Champions year by year. Accessed November 12, 2007. http://www.pagoldengloves.com/90.html
  6. ^ CNNSI. Goodwill Games Results July 27, 1998. Accessed November 11, 2007. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/goodwillgames/1998/news/1998/07/27/boxing_results/