|Real name||Vince Phillips.|
|Rated at||Light Welterweight|
|Height||5 ft 7.5 in (1.71 m)|
July 23, 1963 |
|Wins by KO||34|
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.
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.
|IBF Light Welterweight Champion
31 May 1997 – 20 February 1999
Ivan Robinson W10 Arturo Gatti I
|The Ring Magazine Upset of the Year
KO10 Kostya Tszyu
Evander Holyfield KO11 Mike Tyson
|The Ring Magazine Comeback of the Year
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