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Michael Grant Record

Total Fights55
Title Wins0
Title Defenses1
Title-Fight KOs1
KO Wins36
KO Losses6
Michael Grant Record & Stats
Michael Grant's Record
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      What is Michael Grant's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 22 years and nine months, Michael Grant fought 55 times with 48 wins and 7 losses.

      Grant retired from professional boxing with a record of 48-7, which included one world-championship elevation and one successful title defense fight at the heavyweight weight division. He had a 65.5% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 36 of his total 55 fights being knockout wins, one of which was in a title fight. Grant suffered six knockout losses in his career, one of which was against Lennox Lewis in a heavyweight title fight.

      His last fight was a 2nd round KO defeat to Krzysztof Zimnoch on April 22, 2017.

      Some of Grant's best fights and notable victories include wins over Andrew Golota, Corey Sanders, Lou Savarese, Jorge Luis Gonzalez, Francois Botha, and Ross Puritty.

      55Apr 22, 201744Krzysztof ZimnochLossKO2
      54Oct 24, 201442Manuel CharrLossRTD5
      53May 24, 201340Carlos TakamLossTKO8
      52Nov 19, 201139Francois BothaWinKO12
      51Mar 11, 201138Tye FieldsWinKO3
      50Aug 21, 201038Tomasz AdamekLossUD
      49May 7, 201037Kevin BurnettWinTKO1
      48Nov 15, 200836Paul MarinaccioWinUD
      47Jul 11, 200835Demetrice KingWinUD
      46Sep 5, 200735Kevin MontiyWinTKO7
      45Jun 27, 200734Billy ZumbrunWinTKO5
      44Jun 24, 200532Marcus McGeeWinUD
      43Apr 8, 200532Wallace McDanielWinTKO8
      42Feb 21, 200431Charles HatcherWinTKO8
      41Jun 7, 200330Dominick GuinnLossTKO7
      40Apr 18, 200330Gilbert MartinezWinTKO8
      39Jan 24, 200330Carlton JohnsonWinTKO5
      38Nov 7, 200230James WaltonWinTKO4
      37Aug 3, 200229Robert DavisWinTKO3
      36Jun 1, 200229Anthony WillisWinTKO2
      35Apr 13, 200229Joe LenhartWinTKO5
      34Mar 9, 200229Reynaldo MinusWinTKO4
      33Jul 21, 200128Jameel McClineLossTKO1
      32Apr 29, 200027Lennox LewisLoss *KO2
      31Nov 20, 199927Andrew GolotaWin *TKO10
      30Jun 19, 199926Lou SavareseWinUD
      29Jan 30, 199926Ahmed AbdinWinRTD10
      28May 30, 199825Obed SullivanWinTKO9
      27Jan 17, 199825David IzonWinTKO5
      26Nov 7, 199725Jorge Luis GonzalezWinTKO1
      25Jun 20, 199724Alfred ColeWinRTD10
      24Apr 19, 199724Lionel ButlerWinDQ
      23Mar 14, 199724Jeff WoodenWinSD
      22Dec 6, 199624Ray AnisWinUD
      21Oct 6, 199624Louis MonacoWinTKO3
      20Jul 21, 199623Ross PurittyWinUD
      19Jun 11, 199623Ed DonaldsonWinTKO3
      18May 10, 199623Olian AlexanderWinTKO4
      17Mar 15, 199623Corey SandersWinTKO2
      16Jan 30, 199623Rick SullivanWinTKO1
      15Mar 12, 199623Bradley RoneWinUD
      14Dec 7, 199523Mike DixonWinTKO6
      13Nov 10, 199523Tim NobleWinTKO2
      12Sep 22, 199523Stanley WrightWinTKO2
      11May 20, 199522Lou TurchiarelliWinTKO1
      10Dec 6, 199422Tyrone DixonWinTKO1
      9Dec 3, 199422Danny WoffordWinPTS
      8Nov 5, 199422Steve EdwardsWinDQ
      7Nov 1, 199422John Basil JacksonWinUD
      6Oct 22, 199422Carlton BrownWinKO1
      5Oct 4, 199422Ed StricklandWinKO1
      4Sep 23, 199422Elvin EvansWinTKO6
      3Sep 6, 199422Frankie HinesWinKO1
      2Aug 7, 199422Jerome JonesWinTKO2
      1Jul 21, 199421Ernest EnglishWinTKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Michael Grant (Big) is a 51-year old retired American professional boxer. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. on August 4, 1972. He is a former heavyweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 22 years — from 1994 to 2017.

      Grant made his professional boxing debut against Ernest English at the age of 21 on July 21, 1994, defeating English via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 30 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 21 wins via stoppage.

      He got elevated as the heavyweight world WBC champion at the age of 27 after 30 professional fights, and had his first title defense fight against Andrew Golota on November 20, 1999, and won via 10th round TKO.

      Grant had a total of seven losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Krzysztof Zimnoch on April 22, 2017. Grant lost the fight via 2nd round KO. It's been 7 years, 1 month, and 30 days since this fight.


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

      Title Wins

      Michael Grant He was elevated as world champion once, by WBC.

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      Title Defenses

      Michael Grant had a single heavyweight world-title defense fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Nov 20, 1999Andrew GolotaHeavyweightWBCTKO


      Grant fought a total of 55 times during his professional career, which includes 2 world-title fights at the heavyweight division. These two fights are the highlight of his career.

      • June 19, 1999: Michael Grant puts on the first remarkable performance of his career, defeating Lou Savarese via 10th round unanimous decision.

      • November 20, 1999: Grant gets elevated as the WBC heavyweight champion and has his first world-title fight, and successfully defends the title against Andrew Golota winning the fight via 10th round TKO.


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