Lance Whitaker

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Lance Whitaker

American heavyweight boxer, who won the bronze medal as an amateur at the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata add

Category: Boxing

Born in 1971.

Countries: United States (60%), Russia (10%), Niger (10%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Lou Savarese, Oliver McCall, Alex Stewart (boxer)

Linked to: World Boxing Council, World Boxing Organization, International Boxing Organization

 

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Lance Whitaker was born in 1971 add something

 

"'Lance Whitaker"' is an American heavyweight boxer, who won the bronze medal as an amateur at the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata add something


1996

Whitaker turned pro in 1996 and quickly climbed the rankings with knockout wins over limited competition add something

 

Charles Shufford - He had 35 amateur fights at superheavyweight and in 1996 beat Lance Whitaker but lost to Joe Mesi and Lovy Page


1998

Monte Barrett - As a professional, Barrett lost his first bout against Lance Whitaker on August 28, 1998, after 21 consecutive wins


1999

A win over faded contender Alex Stewart landed him a fight against Lou Savarese in 1999 add something


2000

Whitaker went on later that year to hand Monte Barrett his first loss and in 2000 knocked out undefeated Robert Davis add something


2001

Whitaker is likely most known for his bizarre adoption of the "Goofi" nickname prior to his fight with McCline in 2001 add something

 

Whitaker scored a devastating KO victory over contender Oleg Maskaev 2001, perhaps the biggest win of his career add something


2004

Friday Ahunanya - In 2004 had his only early loss when hit in the eye in the 4th by Lance Whitaker


2005

He drifted into journeyman obscurity, and was knocked out by Luan Krasniqi in 2005 add something


2006

In 2006 Whitaker lost to Sultan Ibragimov by knockout, effectively putting an end to his hope for future title belt opportunities add something


2009

Oliver McCall - On October 23, 2009, he defended his IBA continental title again by a ten round unanimous decision against 6'8" Lance Whitaker