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Bruce Seldon Record

Total Fights48
Title Wins1
Title Defenses1
Title-Fight KOs2
KO Wins36
KO Losses7
Bruce Seldon Record & Stats
Bruce Seldon's Record
Bruce Seldon's boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Bruce Seldon's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 20 years and nine months, Bruce Seldon fought 48 times with 40 wins and 8 losses.

      Seldon retired from professional boxing with a record of 40-8, which included one heavyweight world-title win and one successful title defense fight. He had a 75% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 36 of his total 48 fights being knockout wins, two of which were in title fights. Seldon suffered seven knockout losses in his career, one of which was against Mike Tyson in a heavyweight title fight.

      His last fight was a 9th round KO defeat to Fres Oquendo on July 24, 2009.

      Some of Seldon's best fights and notable victories include wins over Joe Hipp, Greg Page, Tony Tucker, Jose Ribalta, Nathaniel Fitch, Jesse Ferguson, and David Bey.

      48Jul 24, 200942Fres OquendoLossKO9
      47May 15, 200942Gabe BrownWinTKO5
      46Nov 7, 200841Brad GregoryWinTKO2
      45Sep 5, 200841Kevin JohnsonLossTKO5
      44May 31, 200841Livin CastilloWinTKO5
      43Mar 10, 200740Jay SweetmanWinKO2
      42Feb 10, 200740Marcus RhodeWinTKO1
      41Oct 28, 200538Tye FieldsLossKO2
      40May 15, 200437Gerald NoblesLossTKO9
      39Apr 9, 200437Lenzie MorganWinTKO2
      38Mar 6, 200437Otis TisdaleWinKO3
      37Sep 7, 199629Mike TysonLoss *TKO1
      36Aug 19, 199528Joe HippWin *TKO10
      35Apr 8, 199528Tony TuckerWin *RTD7
      34Dec 17, 199427Bill CorriganWinKO1
      33Jul 2, 199427Tui ToiaWinTKO3
      32Feb 19, 199427Nathaniel FitchWinTKO4
      31Aug 6, 199326Greg PageWinTKO9
      30Apr 17, 199326Mike RobinsonWinKO2
      29Feb 15, 199326Al ShoffnerWinTKO7
      28Jan 24, 199325Alexander PopovWinTKO2
      27Oct 14, 199225Tony TubbsLossUD
      26Sep 18, 199225Percell DavisWinTKO3
      25Jul 9, 199225Mike DixonWinUD
      24Jun 22, 199225Larry GivensWinTKO2
      23Apr 16, 199225Jimmy TaylorWinTKO1
      22Feb 9, 199225Dion BurgessWinTKO1
      21Jan 19, 199224Jesse FergusonWinRTD5
      20Aug 9, 199124Riddick BoweLossKO1
      19Apr 18, 199124Oliver McCallLossTKO9
      18Mar 22, 199124Percell DavisWinTKO1
      17Jan 11, 199123Jose RibaltaWinRTD3
      16Nov 1, 199023David BeyWinTKO10
      15Aug 16, 199023John MortonWinTKO7
      14Jun 24, 199023Tom SandnerWinRTD2
      13May 18, 199023Ossie OcasioWinUD
      12Apr 7, 199023Danny WoffordWinUD
      11Mar 23, 199023Jerry JonesWinTKO8
      10Feb 18, 199023Amos Lisboa-CasillasWinKO1
      9Jan 15, 199022Lorenzo CanadyWinRTD2
      8Nov 28, 198922Hassan ShabazzWinTKO5
      7Sep 15, 198922Isaac PooleWinKO1
      6Aug 22, 198922Ezra SellersWinTKO2
      5Jun 25, 198922Warren ThompsonWinTKO3
      4May 30, 198922Jesse McGheeWinUD
      3Mar 21, 198922Mike RobinsonWinTKO3
      2Nov 23, 198821Tyrone BarwellWinKO1
      1Oct 4, 198821Joel McGrawWinTKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Bruce Seldon (The Atlantic City Express) is a 57-year old retired American professional boxer. He was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S. on January 30, 1967. He is a former heavyweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 20 years — from 1988 to 2009.

      Seldon made his professional boxing debut against Joel McGraw at the age of 21 on October 4, 1988, defeating McGraw via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 17 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 14 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 28 on April 8, 1995 after 34 professional fights, against Tony Tucker for the heavyweight WBA (vacant) title. He defeated Tucker via 7th round RTD to become the heavyweight champion of the world.

      Seldon has won one world title at heavyweight. For all the details about Seldon's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Seldon had a total of eight losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Fres Oquendo on July 24, 2009. Seldon lost the fight via 9th round KO. It's been 15 years and 1 day since this fight.


      Seldon had a total of three world-title fights, which includes winning one world title and one successful title defense. He won two of these fights and lost one.

      Title Wins

      Bruce Seldon fought for a heavyweight world title once, which he won via RTD. He won one heavyweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Apr 8, 1995Tony TuckerHeavyweightWBA*RTD
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Bruce Seldon had two heavyweight world-title defense fights. He won once and lost once.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Aug 19, 1995Joe HippHeavyweightWBATKO

      Title Losses

      Bruce Seldon lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Sep 7, 1996Mike TysonHeavyweightWBATKO


      Seldon fought a total of 48 times during his professional career, which includes 3 world-title fights at the heavyweight division. These three fights are the highlight of his career.

      • January 11, 1991: Bruce Seldon puts on the first remarkable performance of his career, defeating Jose Ribalta via 3rd round RTD.

      • August 6, 1993: Bruce Seldon beats Greg Page via 9th round TKO.

      • April 8, 1995: Seldon wins his first world title by defeating Tony Tucker via 7th round RTD. He is now the WBA heavyweight world champion.


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