Bruce Seldon

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Bruce Seldon

Retired American boxer and former world champion, having won the World Boxing Association heavyweight title in 1995 add

Category: Boxing

Born in 1967.

Countries: United States (50%), (30%), Puerto Rico (10%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Tony Tucker, Jesse Ferguson, Mike Tyson

Linked to: University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, World Boxing Association, HBO, Alumni Arena

 

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Bruce Seldon was born in 1967 add something

 

"'Bruce Samuel Seldon"' is a retired American boxer and former world champion, having won the World Boxing Association heavyweight title in April 1995 add something


1988

Known as "The Atlantic City, New Jersey Express", Seldon began his career on October 4, 1988 with a first-round knockout of Joel McGraw and won his first 18 fights without a blemish add something


1991

On April 18, 1991 future WBC heavyweight champion Oliver McCall handed Bruce his first defeat add something

 

Riddick Bowe - In August 1991 he knocked out future champ Bruce Seldon in one round, and in July 1992 fought Pierre Coetzer in an eliminator, knocking out the durable South African in 7 rounds


1992

Seldon returned in 1992 with a victory over sometimes-dangerous Jesse Ferguson whom he stopped on an eye injury, but was dropped and outpointed the same year by crafty ex-champ Tony Tubbs add something


1993

Seldon signed with legendary promoter Don King in 1993 and boxed on a series of his undercards, most notably in August 1993 when he stopped waning ex-champ Greg Page in nine rounds add something


1994

Oliver McCall - He beat Jesse Ferguson and future heavyweight champion Bruce Seldon and lost a very close decision to Tony Tucker before landing the shot against Lewis in 1994


1995

On April 8, 1995 Seldon boxed towering ex-champ Tony Tucker for the vacant WBA title that George Foreman had vacated rather than do business with Don King add something

 

Tony Tucker - Tucker and Bruce Seldon fought for the vacant WBA belt in April 1995


1996

In his second defense, in September 1996, he met WBC champion Mike Tyson, who had won his title crushing Frank Bruno in three add something

 

Mike Tyson - In 1996, he won the WBC and WBA titles after defeating Frank Bruno and Bruce Seldon by knockout


2004

Seldon attempted a comeback at age 37 in 2004 add something


2007

Seldon launched a second comeback in 2007, now into his 40's, and knocked out a series of journeymen before being knocked out himself by ranked contenders Kevin Johnson and Fres Oquendo add something


2009

Fres Oquendo - He fought Bruce Seldon on July 24, 2009 and defeated him by knockout in the 9th round and which Seldon took a knee in round 8 and in round 9 was knocked down and was counted out