Rob Calloway

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Rob Calloway
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Real name Rob Calloway
Rated at Cruiserweight
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Nationality  United States
Born (1969-07-18) July 18, 1969 (age 47)
Hartford, Kentucky
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 91
Wins 72
Wins by KO 57
Losses 13
Draws 2
No contests 4

Rob Calloway (born July 18, 1969) is an American boxer. He had forty amateur bouts, was the Kansas City Golden Gloves champion three times, and a semifinalist for the 1992 US western Olympic trials. He has held the World Boxing Council Continental Americas cruiserweight title, International Boxing Federation International cruiserweight title, World Boxing Foundation heavyweight title, and the North American Boxing Association cruiserweight title. His win over Bob Mirovic in Australia for the World Boxing Foundation heavyweight championship was designated the 2005 Fight of the Year by Fox Sports (Australia).

Calloway has faced some of the world's most famous boxers including former heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman, who knocked out Calloway in two rounds. He and his wife Robin have two children, Chase ("Kid Dynamite") Calloway and Riley.

Professional boxing record[edit]

71 wins (57 knockouts, 14 decisions), 14 losses (7 knockouts, 5 decisions), 2 draws, 4 no contest[1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 71-14-2
4 NC
Australia Mark de Mori TKO 4 (10) 17/03/2012 Australia Entertainment Centre, Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
Win 72-13-2
4 NC
United States Galen Brown TKO 4 (12) 04/11/2011 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States For vacant NABA, WBC, & IBF Cruiserweight titles. Brown came in 14 lbs over the weight limit and was therefore ineligible to win any of the three titles at stake.
Loss 71-13-2
4 NC
New Zealand Chauncy Welliver UD 12 03/10/2011 China Tianjin, China For interim WBO Asia Pacific & vacant WBO China Zone heavyweight titles.
Win 71-12-2
4 NC
United States Travis Fulton MD 6 06/08/2010 United States Memorial Hall, Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Loss 70-12-2
4 NC
United States Shannon Briggs TKO 1 (10) 28/05/2010 United States Norfolk Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Loss 70-11-2
4 NC
Poland Paweł Kołodziej RTD 6 (12) 18/12/2009 Poland MOSiR Hall, Ks. Skorupki 21, Łódź, Poland For IBC Cruiserweight title.
Win 70-10-2
4 NC
United States Clinton Boldridge TKO 5 (10) 07/11/2009 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Loss 69-10-2
4 NC
Russia Grigory Drozd TKO 7 (12) 06/12/2008 Russia Circus, Nizhny Novgorod (Gorky), Russia For vacant WBO Asia Pacific, WBC Asian Boxing Council & PABA Cruiserweight titles. Calloway down 8 times.
Loss 69-9-2
4 NC
Russia Aleksandr Alekseyev TKO 3 (12) 27/09/2008 Germany Color Line Arena, Altona, Hamburg, Germany For WBO Inter-Continental Cruiserweight title.
Draw 69-8-2
4 NC
United States Max Alexander PTS 12 19/07/2008 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States Retained WBC Continental Americas Cruiserweight title.
Win 69-8-1
4 NC
United States David Robinson TKO 2 (8) 22/05/2008 United States Viking Hotel Grand Ballroom, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Win 68-8-1
4 NC
United States Juan Carlos Robles TKO 8 (10) 15/03/2008 United States Days Inn, Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
Win 67-8-1
4 NC
United States Matt Gockel TKO 2 (10) 23/02/2008 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Win 66-8-1
4 NC
United States Galen Brown TKO 4 (12) 06/10/2007 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States For vacant WBC Continental Americas, IBF International & NABA cruiserweight titles.
Win 65-8-1
4 NC
United States Terry Smith UD 10 10/08/2007 United States Expo Center, Springfield, Missouri, United States
Win 64-8-1
4 NC
United States Chris Thomas TKO 3 (8) 30/05/2007 United States Barney Allis Plaza, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 63-8-1
4 NC
United States Cliff Couser TKO 2 (10) 10/05/2007 United States Crowne Plaza Hotel, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Win 62-8-1
4 NC
United States Stacy Goodson TKO 2 (8) 18/04/2007 The Bahamas Clifford Park, Nassau, Bahamas
Win 61-8-1
4 NC
United States Tyrone Roberts TKO 3 (10) 29/03/2007 United States Harrah's Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 60-8-1
4 NC
United States Buck Smith TKO 3 (10) 24/02/2007 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Win 59-8-1
4 NC
United States Doug Kaluza KO 2 (10) 07/12/2006 United States Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 58-8-1
4 NC
United States Byron Polley TKO 2 (12) 27/10/2006 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States Won WBE Heavyweight title.
Win 57-8-1
4 NC
United States David Robinson KO 3 (10) 21/07/2006 United States Bricktown, Oklahoma City, United States
Loss 56-8-1
4 NC
United States Jameel McCline UD 10 26/04/2006 United States Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, Oklahoma, United States
Win 56-7-1
4 NC
United States Benito Fernandez KO 1 (10) 18/03/2006 United States Convention Center, Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
Loss 55-7-1
4 NC
Uzbekistan Ruslan Chagaev KO 2 (10) 07/01/2006 Germany Zenith – Die Kulturhalle, Munich, Germany
Win 55-6-1
4 NC
New Zealand Richard Tutaki TKO 2 (12) 01/10/2005 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States Retained PABA Heavyweight title.
Win 54-6-1
4 NC
Australia Bob Mirovic UD 12 24/06/2005 Australia Royal Pines Resort, Ashmore, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia Won vacant WBFo & PABA Heavyweight titles.
Win 53-6-1
4 NC
United States Jim Strohl TKO 6 (12) 14/05/2005 United States Delta Center, Salt Lake City, Australia Won NABC Heavyweight title.
Win 52-6-1
4 NC
Brazil Daniel Frank KO 1 (10) 04/03/2005 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Win 51-6-1
4 NC
United States Travis Fulton TKO 2 (10) 05/02/2005 United States Diggz Arena, Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Win 50-6-1
4 NC
United States Kerry Biles TKO 6 (10) 26/01/2005 United States Ameristar Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 49-6-1
4 NC
United States Jeff Pegues KO 2 (10) 03/12/2004 United States Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri, United States Pegues down twice.
Win 48-6-1
4 NC
United States Andy Sample TKO 2 (12) 29/10/2004 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States Retained WBFo Intercontinental Heavyweight title.
Win 47-6-1
4 NC
United States Kerry Biles KO 4 (8) 08/10/2004 United States Lakeside Casino, Osceola, Iowa, United States Won vacant USA Mid American Heavyweight title.
Loss 46-6-1
4 NC
United States Hasim Rahman KO 2 (10) 17/06/2004 United States Michael's Eighth Avenue, Glen Burnie, Maryland, United States
Win 46-5-1
4 NC
United States Jeff Ford KO 2 (10) 26/05/2004 United States Ameristar Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 45-5-1
4 NC
United States Daniel Salcedo KO 2 (10) 12/03/2004 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Win 44-5-1
4 NC
United States Jason Nicholson TKO 3 (12) 27/12/2003 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States Retained WBFo Intercontinental Heavyweight title.
Win 43-5-1
4 NC
United States Julius Long UD 12 18/10/2003 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States Retained WBFo Intercontinental Heavyweight title.
Loss 42-5-1
4 NC
United Kingdom Audley Harrison TKO 5 (8) 08/02/2003 United Kingdom Fountain Leisure Centre, Brentford, London, United Kingdom Fight is stopped just after the bell had sounded to start round 5 due to a broken jaw.
Draw 42-4-1
4 NC
Uzbekistan Ruslan Chagaev TD 3 (10) 05/10/2002 United States Cobo Hall, Detroit, United States Fight stopped due to a Calloway cut caused by headbutt.
Win 42–4
4 NC
United States Eric Davis TKO 9 (10) 08/09/2002 United States Ramada Inn, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Win 41–4
4 NC
United States Otis Tisdale TKO 11 (12) 28/06/2002 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States Won WBFo Intercontinental Heavyweight title.
Win 40–4
4 NC
United States Marcus Rhode TKO 3 (8) 26/04/2002 United States Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Loss 39–4
4 NC
Denmark Tue Bjørn Thomsen UD 12 21/09/2001 Denmark Idraettens hus, Vejle, Denmark For IBC Super Cruiserweight title.
Win 39–3
4 NC
United States Craig Brinson TKO 6 (6) 18/08/2001 United States Fairmont Hotel, Dallas, United States
Win 38–3
4 NC
United States James Tillis TKO 9 (10) 13/04/2001 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Win 37–3
4 NC
United States Jason Nicholson TKO 3 (10) 11/11/2000 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Win 36–3
4 NC
United States Lorenzo Boyd TKO 6 (10) 28/07/2000 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Win 35–3
4 NC
United States Troy Weida TKO 1 (12) 31/03/2000 United States Catfish Bend Casino, Burlington, Iowa, United States Won vacant IBA Junior Heavyweight title.
Win 34–3
4 NC
United States Dan Kosmicki TKO 2 (8) 18/02/2000 United States Burlington Auditorium, Burlington, Iowa, United States
Loss 33–3
4 NC
United States Kenny Keene UD 12 12/11/1999 United States Bank of America Center, Boise, Idaho, United States For IBA Cruiserweight title.
Win 33–2
4 NC
United States Donnie Penelton UD 8 01/09/1999 United States St. Jo Frontier Casino, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
NC 32–2
4 NC
United States Dan Kosmicki ND 6 (10) 10/07/1999 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States Calloway won by KO in 6, promoter requested No-Decision so neither fighter would risk a loss.
Win 32–2
3 NC
United States Nathaniel Miles UD 8 23/05/1999 United States Harrah's Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 31–2
3 NC
United States Darrell Spinks UD 12 03/04/1999 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States Won IBA Continental Americas Cruiserweight title.
NC 30–2
3 NC
United States Shawn Clarkson ND 1 (6) 19/02/1999 United States Memorial Auditorium, Burlington, Iowa, United States
Win 30–2
2 NC
United States John Moore TKO 5 (?) 16/01/1999 United States Horton, Kansas, United States
Win 29–2
2 NC
United States Dominick Carter TKO 2 (?) 10/10/1998 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
NC 28–2
2 NC
United States Jason Nicholson ND 6 30/09/1998 United States Station Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, United States Calloway won bout by decision. Commission ruled bout No-Decision.
Win 28–2
1 NC
United States Lonnie Knowles TKO 3 (10) 10/07/1998 United States Station Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, United States Retained World Athletic Association Light Heavyweight title.
Win 27–2
1 NC
United States Tyler Hughes KO 8 (12) 19/05/1998 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States Retained World Athletic Association Light Heavyweight title.
Win 26–2
1 NC
United States Mike Pearman TKO 3 (12) 10/02/1998 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States Retained World Athletic Association Light Heavyweight title.
Win 25–2
1 NC
United States Zennie Reynolds TKO 3 (8) 12/12/1997 United States North Iowa Fairground, Mason City, Iowa, United States
Win 24–2
1 NC
United States Richard Wilson TKO 2 (8) 25/10/1997 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States Retained World Athletic Association Light Heavyweight title.
NC 23–2
1 NC
United States Daniel Salcedo ND 3 (8) 09/10/1997 United States Palace Theater, Altoona, Iowa, United States
Win 23–2 United States Eric Davis UD 8 08/08/1997 United States Station Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 22–2 United States Tyrus Armstead TKO 7 (8) 03/06/1997 United States Station Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 21–2 United States Ray Domenge TKO 7 (8) 02/04/1997 United States Station Casino, Kansas City, Missouri, United States Won World Athletic Association Light Heavyweight title.
Win 20–2 United States Danny Thomas UD 12 11/12/1996 United States Fireman's Local 77, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Win 19–2 United States Steve Langley KO 5 (6) 27/11/1996 United States Beaumont Club, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 18–2 United States Richard Green TKO 4 (6) 16/10/1996 United States Beaumont Club, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 17–2 United States Joe Harris UD 6 13/09/1996 United States Knapp Center, Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Win 16–2 United States Richard Wilson UD 6 12/08/1996 United States Beaumont Club, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 15–2 United States Larry Fleming TKO 2 (6) 31/07/1996 United States Prairie Meadows Casino, Altoona, Iowa, United States
Win 14–2 United States Frank Minton KO 3 (8) 03/06/1996 United States Marriott Allis Plaza Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 13–2 United States Zennie Reynolds TKO 5 (8) 24/04/1996 United States Fireman's Local 77, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Win 12–2 United States Randy McGaugh TKO 5 (5) 15/01/1996 United States Beaumont Club, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 11–2 United States Vance Winn UD 6 26/08/1995 United States Argosy Riverboat, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 10–2 United States Carlos Vásquez TKO 3 (6) 11/05/1995 United States Marriott Allis Plaza Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 9–2 United States Kevin Cloughlay TKO 4 (6) 13/02/1995 United States Marriott Allis Plaza Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Loss 8–2 United States Roman Santos PTS 5 25/08/1994 United States Las Vegas, United States
Win 8–1 United States Carlos Vásquez TKO 5 (?) 25/05/1994 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Win 7–1 United States Derrick Edwards TKO 2 (6) 21/04/1994 United States Las Vegas, United States
Win 6–1 United States Willie Jackson KO 1 (?) 10/02/1994 United States Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Loss 5–1 United States Ken McCurdy SD 6 23/10/1993 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States Although listed as a points win for Calloway in the 1994 American Boxing Record Book, the day-after Kansas City Star reports a split decision win for McCurdy.
Win 5–0 United States Larry McFadden KO 1 (6) 23/08/1993 United States Civic Arena, Saint Joseph, Missouri, United States
Win 4–0 United States Rodney Coe PTS 4 25/06/1993 United States St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Win 3–0 United States Aaron Platt KO 1 (?) 25/06/1993 United States St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Win 2–0 United States Ron Jackson KO 1 (4) 17/01/1993 United States Hyatt Regency Ballroom, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Win 1–0 United States Kenny Brown PTS 4 24/10/1992 United States Wichita, Kansas, United States Pro debut for Calloway

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