Steve McCrory

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Steve McCrory
Personal information
Born April 13, 1964

Steve McCrory (April 13, 1964 – August 1, 2000, both in Detroit, Michigan) was an American boxer, who won the Flyweight Gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics. A year earlier he won a bronze medal at the 1983 Pan American Games.

Personal[edit]

McCrory is the brother of former WBC Welterweight champion Milton McCrory.

Amateur career[edit]

  • 1982 United States Amateur flyweight champion (spring)
  • 1983 United States Amateur flyweight champion
  • Won the Flyweight Gold Medal for the United States at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.

Olympic Results[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Nicknamed Bluesman, McCrory began his professional career in 1984 and challenged IBF Bantamweight Title holder Jeff Fenech in 1986. Fenech dominated and won via 14th-round TKO. This was to be McCrory's last shot at a major title, and he later moved up to Super Featherweight and was beaten by Jesse James Leija.

Death[edit]

McCrory died August 1, 2000 after a prolonged illness.

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