Michael Moorer Record & Stats

Michael Moorer Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 19 years and 11 months, Michael Moorer fought 57 times with 52 wins, 4 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on February 8, 2008, Moorer's boxing record stood at 52-4-1 (40 KO wins, 3 KO losses).

American nationality
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
“Double M”
Nov 12, 1967
Mar 4, 1988
40 (70.2%)
188 cm
198 cm
Ape Index
10 cm
Last Fight
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Michael Moorer's Record

      Michael Moorer (Double M) is a retired American professional boxer. He was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S. on November 12, 1967. Moorer made his professional boxing debut at the age of 20 on March 4, 1988. He is a former 2-weight-class world champion. He is 55 years old, and will be turning 56 in 9 months and 11 days.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights57
      KO Wins40
      Total Title Wins5
      Title Defenses11
      Title-Fight KO Wins12
      Losses via KO3
      57Feb 8, 200840Shelby GrossWinKO1
      56Oct 31, 200739Roderick WillisWinSD
      55Aug 16, 200739Rich BoruffWinTKO1
      54Mar 16, 200739Sedreck FieldsWinUD
      53Dec 9, 200639Cliff CouserWinKO1
      52Dec 9, 200437 Vassiliy JirovWinTKO9
      51Jul 3, 200436Eliseo CastilloLossUD
      50Jan 17, 200436Jose Arimatea da SilvaWinTKO7
      49Aug 23, 200335Rogério LoboWinKO1
      48Mar 29, 200335Otis TisdaleWinUD
      47Aug 17, 200234 David TuaLossKO1
      46Feb 16, 200234Robert DavisWinUD
      45Dec 9, 200134Terry PorterWinTKO4
      44Jul 27, 200133Dale CroweDrawTD
      43Jan 12, 200133Terrence LewisWinTKO2
      42Nov 17, 200033Lorenzo BoydWinTKO4
      41Nov 8, 199729 Evander Holyfield LossRTD8
      40Mar 29, 199729Vaughn Bean WinMD
      39Nov 9, 199628 Francois Botha WinTKO12
      38Jun 22, 199628Axel Schulz WinSD
      37May 13, 199527Melvin FosterWinUD
      36Nov 5, 199426 George Foreman LossKO10
      35Apr 22, 199426 Evander Holyfield WinMD
      34Dec 4, 199326Mike EvansWinUD
      33Jun 22, 199325James PritchardWinTKO3
      32Apr 27, 199325Frankie SwindellWinTKO3
      31Feb 27, 199325 James SmithWinUD
      30Nov 13, 199225Billy WrightWinTKO2
      29May 15, 199224Bert Cooper WinTKO5
      28Mar 17, 199224Everett MartinWinUD
      27Feb 1, 199224Mike WhiteWinUD
      26Nov 23, 199124Bobby CrabtreeWinRTD1
      25Jul 27, 199123 Alex StewartWinTKO4
      24Jun 25, 199123Levi BillupsWinTKO3
      23Apr 19, 199123Terry DavisWinTKO2
      22Dec 15, 199023Danny Stonewalker WinTKO8
      21Aug 21, 199022Jim MacDonaldWinTKO3
      20Apr 28, 199022Mario Oscar Melo WinKO1
      19Feb 3, 199022Marcellus Allen WinRTD9
      18Dec 12, 198922Mike Sedillo WinTKO6
      17Nov 16, 198922Jeff Thompson WinKO1
      16Jun 25, 198921 Leslie Stewart WinTKO8
      15Apr 22, 198921Freddie Delgado WinTKO1
      14Feb 19, 198921Frankie Swindell WinTKO6
      13Jan 14, 198921Victor Claudio WinTKO2
      12Dec 3, 198821Ramzi Hassan WinTKO5
      11Nov 4, 198820Glenn KennedyWinKO1
      10Oct 17, 198820Carl WilliamsWinTKO1
      9Oct 7, 198820Jorge SueroWinTKO2
      8Aug 12, 198820Jordan KeepersWinTKO2
      7Aug 6, 198820Terrence WalkerWinRTD5
      6Jun 25, 198820LaVelle StanleyWinTKO2
      5Jun 6, 198820Keith McMurrayWinTKO2
      4May 10, 198820Dennis FikesWinTKO2
      3Apr 29, 198820Brett ZwierzynskiWinKO1
      2Mar 25, 198820Bill LeeWinTKO1
      1Mar 4, 198820Adrian RiggsWinTKO1

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      Michael Moorer is 188 cm tall (6' 2.02") with a reach of 198 cm (6' 5.95"). He fights out of the southpaw stance and presents an ape-index of 10 cm (3.94"). Moorer has a 70.2% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Michael Moorer's professional boxing career spanned more than 19 years — from 1988 to 2008.

      Moorer made his debut against Adrian Riggs at the age of 20 on March 4, 1988, defeating Riggs via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 34 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 29 wins via stoppage.

      Moorer had his first world title fight at the age of 21 on December 3, 1988 after 11 professional fights, against Ramzi Hassan for the light-heavyweight WBO title. He defeated Hassan via 5th round TKO to become the light-heavyweight champion of the world.

      He was a one-time unified heavyweight world champion, and has won five world titles at 2 weight classes. For all the details about Moorer's world title wins and defenses refer to "Michael Moorer World Titles".

      Some of Moorer's best fights and notable victories include wins over Evander Holyfield, Mario Oscar Melo, Jeff Thompson, Freddie Delgado, Mike Sedillo, Billy Wright, and James Pritchard.

      Michael Moorer had a total of four losses in his professional boxing career — two of them in title bouts and two in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against George Foreman via 10th round KO on November 5, 1994, which ended his 35-fight win streak. He has been stopped three times and lost once via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Michael Moorer's losses".

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Shelby Gross on February 8, 2008. Moorer won the fight via 1st round KO. It's been 14 years, 11 months, and 24 days since this fight.

      Moorer retired from professional boxing with a record of 52-4-1, which included 40 knockout wins and 3 losses via knockout, and 5 title wins.

      Career Highlights

      Michael Moorer fought a total of 57 times during his professional career. He was among the very best of his generation and was known for his great performances. These seven fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Michael Moorer vs. Ramzi Hassan

        A 21-year old Michael Moorer (11-0, 11 KO) had his first world title fight against Ramzi Hassan for Hassan's WBO light-heavyweight belt.

        Moorer defeated Hassan via 5th round TKO to win the WBO light-heavyweight title.

      • Michael Moorer vs. Victor Claudio

        A 21-year old Michael Moorer (12-0, 12 KO) faced Victor Claudio in a light-heavyweight title defense fight.

        Moorer defeated Claudio via 2nd round TKO to retain the WBO light-heavyweight title.

      • Michael Moorer vs. Freddie Delgado

        A 21-year old Michael Moorer (14-0, 14 KO) faced Freddie Delgado in a light-heavyweight title defense fight.

        Moorer defeated Delgado via 1st round TKO to retain the WBO light-heavyweight title.

      • Michael Moorer vs. Jeff Thompson

        A 22-year old Michael Moorer (16-0, 16 KO) faced Jeff Thompson in a light-heavyweight title defense fight.

        Moorer defeated Thompson via 1st round KO to retain the WBO light-heavyweight title.

      • Michael Moorer vs. Mario Oscar Melo

        A 22-year old Michael Moorer (19-0, 19 KO) faced Mario Oscar Melo in a light-heavyweight title defense fight.

        Moorer defeated Melo via 1st round KO to retain the WBO light-heavyweight title.

      • Michael Moorer vs. Evander Holyfield

        A 26-year old Michael Moorer (34-0, 30 KO) faced Evander Holyfield, who was 31 years old with a record of 30-1. Holyfield was on a two-fight win streak with 22 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 1 cm but Moorer had a 1 cm reach advantage over Holyfield.

        Moorer defeated Holyfield via 12 round majority decision to win the WBA and IBF heavyweight titles.

      • Michael Moorer vs. Vassiliy Jirov

        A 37-year old Michael Moorer (46-4-1, 36 KO) faced Vassiliy Jirov, who was 30 years old with a record of 33-2. Jirov was on a one-fight losing streak. Both the boxers were of the same height but Moorer had a 10 cm reach advantage over Jirov.

        Moorer defeated Jirov via 9th round TKO.


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