Rickey Parkey

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Ricky Parkey (born November 7, 1956) is an American former professional boxer from Morristown, Tennessee.

Professional career[edit]

Parkey turned pro in 1981 and won the IBF Cruiserweight Title with a TKO win over Lee Roy Murphy in 1986. He defended the belt once before losing the title to Evander Holyfield via TKO the following year in a title unification bout. He retired in 1994.

Professional boxing record[edit]

22 Wins (16 knockouts, 6 decisions), 20 Losses (11 knockouts, 9 decisions)[1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 22-20 France Christophe Bizot TKO 4 07/05/1994 France Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Loss 22-19 Denmark Mark Hulstrom PTS 6 22/04/1994 Denmark Aalborg, Denmark
Loss 22-18 Germany Mario Schiesser TKO 5 05/02/1994 Germany Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany
Loss 22-17 France Akim Tafer PTS 8 24/06/1993 France Bordeaux, Gironde, France
Loss 22-16 Kazakhstan Alexander Miroshnichenko KO 3 20/03/1993 Germany Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Loss 22-15 United States Kenny Keene UD 10 27/02/1993 Idaho Caldwell, Idaho, United States 92-99, 93-99, 93-98.
Loss 22-14 United States Nathaniel Fitch TKO 5 24/10/1992 South Carolina Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Loss 22-13 Germany Axel Schulz PTS 8 02/10/1992 Germany Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany .
Loss 22-12 United States Kimmuel Odum MD 8 01/08/1992 Ohio Columbus, Ohio, United States
Loss 22-11 Russia Alexander Zolkin TKO 10 10/04/1992 Ohio Columbus, Ohio, United States
Loss 22-10 France Anaclet Wamba KO 8 04/04/1992 France Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Loss 22-9 United States Dwight Muhammad "Camden Buzzsaw" Qawi RTD 8 07/11/1991 United States Washington, District of Columbia, United States WBC Continental Americas Cruiserweight Title. Parkey could not answer the bell for round nine due to a broken nose.
Win 22-8 United States Eddie Taylor TKO 6 07/12/1990 Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States WBF World Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 1:40 of the sixth round.
Win 21-8 United States Charles Dixon KO 5 16/11/1990 Tennessee Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Loss 20-8 United States Alfonzo Ratliff KO 7 12/08/1988 Wisconsin Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States USBA Cruiserweight Title.
Loss 20-7 United Kingdom Gary Mason TKO 1 09/03/1988 United Kingdom Wembley, London, United Kingdom
Loss 20-6 South Africa Johnny du Plooy KO 10 31/10/1987 Bophuthatswana Sun City, Bophuthatswana
Loss 20-5 United States Evander "Real Deal" Holyfield TKO 3 15/05/1987 Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, United States IBF/WBA World Cruiserweight Titles. Referee stopped the bout at 2:44 of the third round.
Win 20-4 Zambia Chisanda Mutti TKO 12 28/03/1987 Italy Lido di Camaiore, Toscana, Italy IBF World Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 0:54 of the 12th round.
Win 19-4 United States Lee Roy "Solid Gold" Murphy TKO 10 25/10/1986 Italy Marsala, Sicilia, Italy IBF World Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:56 of the tenth round.
Win 18-4 Cuba Carlos Hernandez TKO 7 28/01/1986 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:55 of the seventh round.
Win 17-4 United States Michael Arms UD 12 10/09/1985 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States WBC Continental Americas Cruiserweight Title. 119-110, 119-109, 118-110.
Loss 16-4 United States Eddie Mustafa Muhammad UD 10 18/06/1985 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States 3-6, 3-6, 2-7.
Win 16-3 United States Bobby Crabtree TKO 1 23/04/1985 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Referee stopped the bout at 0:51 of the first round.
Win 15-3 United States Broderick Mason TKO 1 11/12/1984 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Referee stopped the bout at 0:08 of the first round.
Win 14-3 United States Renaldo Snipes SD 10 30/10/1984 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States 3-6, 5-4, 6-3.
Loss 13-3 United States Bernard "The Bull" Benton PTS 12 11/09/1984 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States USBA Cruiserweight Title.
Win 13-2 Keith Wilson KO 1 20/05/1984 North Carolina Hickory, North Carolina, United States
Win 12-2 United States Pat Cuillo PTS 8 11/01/1984 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 11-2 United States Stanley Ross UD 8 15/11/1983 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 10-2 United States Phil Clinard PTS 8 25/06/1983 Virginia Pennington Gap, Virginia, United States
Win 9-2 United States Anthony Phillips KO 3 26/05/1983 Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Win 8-2 United States Kemper Morton KO 4 12/03/1983 Kentucky Raceland, Kentucky, United States
Win 7-2 United States Keith Allen KO 4 04/02/1983 Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Loss 6-2 United States Bobby Jennings PTS 8 13/01/1983 Tennessee Bristol, Tennessee, United States
Win 6-1 United States Keith Allen PTS 6 08/01/1983 Virginia Pennington Gap, Virginia, United States
Win 5-1 United States Maurice Moore KO 4 16/10/1982 North Carolina Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Win 4-1 United States Frankie Hines KO 3 27/08/1982 Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Win 3-1 United States Tim Johnson KO 1 08/07/1982 Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Loss 2-1 United States James "Bonecrusher" Smith PTS 6 30/01/1982 Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Win 2-0 United States Miles Prince KO 5 27/11/1981 Tennessee Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Win 1-0 United States Phil Clinard KO 2 24/10/1981 Tennessee Morristown, Tennessee, United States

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ricky Parkey". BoxRec. 

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Preceded by
Lee Roy Murphy
IBF Cruiserweight Champion
25 October 1986 – 15 May 1987
Succeeded by
Evander Holyfield