Dwight Muhammad Qawi Record & Stats

Dwight Muhammad Qawi Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 20 years and 7 months, Dwight Muhammad Qawi fought 53 times with 41 wins, 11 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on November 25, 1998, Qawi's boxing record stood at 41-11-1 (25 KO wins, 2 KO losses).

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Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
“Camden Buzzsaw”
Jan 5, 1953
Apr 19, 1978
25 (47.2%)
170 cm
188 cm
Ape Index
18 cm
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Dwight Muhammad Qawi's record and stats
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      Dwight Muhammad Qawi (Camden Buzzsaw) is a retired American professional boxer. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. on January 5, 1953. Qawi made his professional boxing debut at the age of 25 on April 19, 1978. He is a former 2-weight-class world champion. He is 70 years old, and will be turning 71 in 9 months and 7 days. Qawi is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights53
      KO Wins25
      Total Title Wins3
      Title Defenses4
      Title-Fight KO Wins6
      Losses via KO2
      53Nov 25, 199845Tony LaRosaLossUD
      52Jun 27, 199744Tyrone DembyWinTKO2
      51May 8, 199744Earl ClarkWinUD
      50Oct 13, 199239 Nate MillerLossUD
      49Jul 18, 199239Dave FiddlerWinTKO2
      48May 8, 199239Arthur WilliamsLossUD
      47Apr 7, 199239Ric LainhartWinTKO1
      46Nov 7, 199138Ricky ParkeyWinRTD8
      45Jul 23, 199138Eddie TaylorWinRTD4
      44Jun 11, 199138James SalernoWinUD
      43Apr 20, 199138Tommy RichardsonWinKO1
      42Mar 2, 199138Bert GravleyWinTKO3
      41Mar 16, 199037Mike HunterLossUD
      40Nov 27, 198936Robert Daniels LossSD
      39May 22, 198936Everett MartinWinUD
      38Apr 18, 198936Andre McCallWinUD
      37Feb 15, 198936Tyrone BoozeWinMD
      36Nov 23, 198835Olian AlexanderWinTKO3
      35Mar 19, 198835 George ForemanLossTKO7
      34Dec 5, 198734 Evander Holyfield LossKO4
      33Aug 15, 198734Lee Roy MurphyWinTKO6
      32May 15, 198734 Ossie OcasioLossMD
      31Feb 6, 198734Narcisco MaldonadoWinTKO4
      30Jul 12, 198633 Evander Holyfield LossSD
      29Mar 22, 198633 Leon Spinks WinTKO6
      28Jan 8, 198633Rick EnisWinKO1
      27Jul 27, 198532Piet Crous WinKO11
      26Feb 27, 198532Michael GreerWinUD
      25Dec 12, 198431Stanley RossWinUD
      24Mar 21, 198431Pat CuilloWinUD
      23Sep 17, 198330Johnny DavisWinSD
      22Mar 18, 198330 Michael Spinks LossUD
      21Nov 20, 198229 Eddie Davis WinTKO11
      20Aug 7, 198229 Matthew Saad Muhammad WinTKO6
      19Mar 21, 198229Jerry Martin WinTKO6
      18Dec 19, 198128 Matthew Saad Muhammad WinTKO10
      17Sep 5, 198128James ScottWinUD
      16May 31, 198128Mike RossmanWinKO7
      15Mar 5, 198128Al BoldenWinUD
      14Jan 8, 198128Johnny DavisWinMD
      13Nov 6, 198027Tony MesoracaWinTKO6
      12Aug 14, 198027Rick JesterWinTKO3
      11Jun 5, 198027Charles SmithWinTKO4
      10May 8, 198027Leonard LangleyWinTKO2
      9Mar 29, 198027Cornell ChavisWinTKO1
      8Feb 4, 198027Theunis KokWinKO10
      7Nov 14, 197926Johnny WilburnWinUD
      6Sep 26, 197926Donald Biff ClineWinTKO1
      5Jul 3, 197926Louis ButlerWinPTS
      4May 25, 197926Louis ButlerWinUD
      3Nov 2, 197825Johnny DavisLossSD
      2Jun 3, 197825Lou Benson Jr.WinPTS
      1Apr 19, 197825Leonard LangleyDrawPTS


      Dwight Muhammad Qawi was a two-weight-division world champion. He has held three world titles, all three of which were lineal championship wins.

      Weight DivisionWorld Titles Held
      Light-heavyweightWBC, The Ring


      Dwight Muhammad Qawi is 170 cm tall (5' 6.93") with a reach of 188 cm (6' 2.02"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 18 cm (7.09"). Qawi has a 47.2% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Dwight Muhammad Qawi's professional boxing career spanned more than 20 years — from 1978 to 1998.

      Qawi made his professional boxing debut against Leonard Langley at the age of 25 on April 19, 1978. The fight ended in a draw.

      Qawi had his first world title fight at the age of 28 on December 19, 1981 after 17 professional fights, against Matthew Saad Muhammad for the light-heavyweight WBC and The Ring titles. He defeated Muhammad via 10th round TKO to become the light-heavyweight champion of the world.

      Qawi has won three world titles at two weight classes. For all the details about Qawi's world title wins and defenses refer to "Dwight Muhammad Qawi World Titles".

      Some of Qawi's best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Matthew Saad Muhammad, Jerry Martin, Rick Enis, Leon Spinks, Eddie Taylor, Tommy Richardson, and Ric Lainhart.

      Dwight Muhammad Qawi had a total of 11 losses in his professional boxing career — four of them in title bouts and seven in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Johnny Davis via 6 round split-decision on November 2, 1978. He has been stopped two times and lost nine times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Dwight Muhammad Qawi's losses".

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Tony LaRosa on November 25, 1998. Qawi lost the fight via 8 round unanimous decision. It's been 24 years, 4 months, and 4 days since this fight.

      Qawi retired from professional boxing with a record of 41-11-1, which included 25 knockout wins and two losses via knockout, and three title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2004.

      Career Highlights

      Dwight Muhammad Qawi fought a total of 53 times during his professional career. He put on some very good performances in these fights. These four fights are the highlight of his career.

      • December 19, 1981: Qawi wins his first world titles by defeating Matthew Saad Muhammad via 10th round TKO. He is now the WBC and The Ring light-heavyweight world champion.

      • March 21, 1982: Qawi successfully defends the WBC and The Ring light-heavyweight titles against Jerry Martin, winning the fight via 6th round TKO.

      • August 7, 1982: Qawi successfully defends the WBC and The Ring light-heavyweight titles against Matthew Saad Muhammad, winning the fight via 6th round TKO.

      • March 22, 1986: Qawi successfully defends the WBA cruiserweight title against Leon Spinks, winning the fight via 6th round TKO.


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