Vince Phillips

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Vince Phillips.
Real name Vince Phillips.
Nickname(s) Cool
Rated at Light Welterweight
Height 5 ft 7.5 in (1.71 m)
Nationality Flag of the United States.svg American
Born (1963-07-23) July 23, 1963 (age 52)
Pensacola, Florida
Stance Orthodox stance
Boxing record
Total fights 61
Wins 48
Wins by KO 34
Losses 12
Draws 1

Vincent Edwards Phillips Sr. (born July 23, 1963 in Pensacola, FL) is an American boxer and former IBF champion best known for upsetting and beating then undefeated Kostya Tszyu for the junior welterweight title.[1]


Early life[edit]

Vincent E. Phillips was born in Pensacola, Florida in 1963 to George Phillips and Margret Phillips. He was the youngest of 12 children, the 2nd to graduate from high school, and the first to go to college. He had hopes of being a pro pitcher but was cut from the college team. Phillips has 5 children 3 boys and 2 girls. Vince is currently in the process of starting a Training Camp in Topeka Ks.


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Preceded by
Kostya Tszyu
IBF Light Welterweight Champion
31 May 1997 – 20 February 1999
Succeeded by
Terron Millett
Ivan Robinson W10 Arturo Gatti I
The Ring Magazine Upset of the Year
KO10 Kostya Tszyu

Evander Holyfield KO11 Mike Tyson
Preceded by
Danny Romero
The Ring Magazine Comeback of the Year
Succeeded by
Kostya Tszyu