Michael Nunn Record & Stats

Michael Nunn Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 17 years and one month, Michael Nunn fought 62 times with 58 wins and 4 losses. By his last professional fight on January 23, 2002, Nunn's boxing record stood at 58-4 (38 KO wins, 1 KO loss).

Davenport, Iowa, U.S.
‚ÄúSecond To‚ÄĚ
Apr 14, 1963
Dec 20, 1984
38 (61.3%)
185 cm
196 cm
Ape Index
11 cm
Last Fight
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      Michael Nunn (Second To) is a retired American professional boxer. He was born in Davenport, Iowa, U.S. on April 14, 1963. Nunn made his professional boxing debut at the age of 21, on December 20, 1984. He is a former two-weight-class world champion. He is 60 years old, and will be turning 61 in 10 months and four days.

      Fight Record

      Total Fights62
      KO Wins38
      Total Title Wins2
      Title Defenses9
      Title-Fight KO Wins6
      Losses via KO1
      62Jan 23, 200238Vinson DurhamWinUD
      61Dec 8, 200138Matthew CharlestonWinTKO5
      60Oct 26, 200138Kenny CravenWinTKO6
      59Sep 29, 200138Carlos BatesWinKO1
      58May 9, 199936William GuthrieWinTKO7
      57Sep 4, 199835Glenn ThomasWinUD
      56Mar 21, 199834Graciano RocchigianiLoss *SD
      55Jul 5, 199734Lonnie HornWinKO1
      54May 10, 199734Booker T WordWinTKO7
      53Jan 17, 199733Rudy NixWinTKO2
      52Jun 23, 199633Everardo Armenta Jr.WinTKO8
      51Dec 8, 199532John ScullyWinUD
      50Oct 13, 199532Charles OliverWinUD
      49Aug 15, 199532Cecil McKenzieWinTKO4
      48Jul 14, 199532Terry BeeWinTKO3
      47Jun 13, 199532Earl ButlerWinUD
      46Dec 17, 199431Frankie LilesLoss *UD
      45Sep 12, 199431Salvador MacielWinKO1
      44Feb 26, 199430Steve LittleLoss *SD
      43Dec 18, 199330Merqui SosaWin *UD
      42Apr 23, 199330Crawford AshleyWin *TKO6
      41Feb 20, 199329Danny MorganWin *KO1
      40Jan 30, 199329Víctor CórdobaWin *UD
      39Sep 12, 199229Víctor CórdobaWin *SD
      38Nov 29, 199128Randall YonkerWinTKO10
      37May 10, 199128James ToneyLoss *TKO11
      36Oct 18, 199027Donald CurryWin *KO10
      35Apr 14, 199027Marlon StarlingWin *MD
      34Aug 14, 198926Iran BarkleyWin *MD
      33Mar 25, 198925Sumbu KalambayWin *KO1
      32Nov 4, 198825Juan Rold√°nWin *KO8
      31Jul 28, 198825Frank TateWin *TKO9
      30May 31, 198825Ron DanielsWinKO2
      29Mar 19, 198824Curtis ParkerWinKO2
      28Jan 2, 198824Kevin WattsWinUD
      27Oct 29, 198724Darnell KnoxWinRTD4
      26Sep 11, 198724Dale JacksonWinUD
      25Aug 11, 198724Franklin OwensWinTKO9
      24Jul 2, 198724Jose DuarteWinTKO2
      23Apr 24, 198724Cecil PettigrewWinTKO5
      22Apr 4, 198723Charles CampbellWinTKO9
      21Feb 6, 198723Willie HarrisWinTKO6
      20Nov 21, 198623Alex RamosWinUD
      19Oct 28, 198623Orlando PauldingWinKO1
      18Sep 19, 198623Mike TinleyWinUD
      17Jul 25, 198623Charles BostonWinUD
      16Jun 25, 198623Randy SmithWinUD
      15May 19, 198623Felipe VacaWinTKO3
      14Mar 9, 198622Carl JonesWinUD
      13Feb 10, 198622Charles CarterWinTKO3
      12Jan 28, 198622Alvaro GranilloWinTKO2
      11Dec 10, 198522Billy RobertsonWinUD
      10Nov 13, 198522Jorge AmparoWinUD
      9Sep 25, 198522Charles CampbellWinUD
      8Aug 27, 198522Marcos GeraldoWinTKO5
      7Jul 29, 198522James WaireWinTKO3
      6Jun 27, 198522Larry DavisWinTKO2
      5May 21, 198522J W JohnsonWinKO1
      4Apr 13, 198521Sergio CamposWinKO1
      3Mar 26, 198521Robert JacksonWinKO1
      2Feb 8, 198521Ismael TemplosWinKO4
      1Dec 20, 198421John BormanWinTKO1

      * World-title fight

      World Titles

      Nunn was a two-weight-division world champion. He has held two world titles, both of which were lineal championship wins.

      Weight DivisionWorld Titles Held


      Michael Nunn is 185 cm tall (6' 0.83") with a reach of 196 cm (6' 5.17"). He fights out of the southpaw stance and presents an ape-index of 11 cm (4.33").

      Nunn has a 61.3% KO rate. Of his total 38 KO wins, 23 were in the early rounds, 10 in the mid rounds, and five in the later rounds. He has 10 first-round KO wins.

      Career Summary

      Michael Nunn's professional boxing career spanned more than 17 years ‚ÄĒ from 1984 to 2002.

      Nunn made his professional boxing debut against John Borman at the age of 21 on December 20, 1984, defeating Borman via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 35 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 23 wins via stoppage.

      Nunn had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on July 28, 1988 after 30 professional fights, against Frank Tate for the middleweight IBF title. He defeated Tate via 9th round TKO to become the middleweight champion of the world.

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

      Some of Nunn's best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Donald Curry, Sumbu Kalambay, Danny Morgan, Marlon Starling, Crawford Ashley, Víctor Córdoba, and Frank Tate.

      Nunn had a total of four losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Vinson Durham on January 23, 2002. Nunn won the fight via 10 round unanimous decision. It's been 21 years, 4 months, and 18 days since this fight.

      Career Highlights

      Nunn fought a total of 62 times during his professional career, which includes 15 world-title fights at three weight divisions ‚ÄĒ light-heavyweight, super-middleweight, and middleweight. He put on some very good performances in these fights. These seven fights are the highlight of his career.

      • July 28, 1988: Nunn wins his first world title by defeating Frank Tate via 9th round TKO. He is now the IBF middleweight world champion.

      • March 25, 1989: Nunn successfully defends the IBF middleweight title against Sumbu Kalambay, winning the fight via 1st round KO.

      • April 14, 1990: Nunn successfully defends the IBF middleweight title against Marlon Starling, winning the fight via 12 round majority decision.

      • October 18, 1990: Nunn successfully defends the IBF middleweight title against Donald Curry, winning the fight via 10th round KO.

      • September 12, 1992: Nunn wins the WBA super-middleweight title from V√≠ctor C√≥rdoba, by beating C√≥rdoba via 12 round split-decision.

      • January 30, 1993: Nunn successfully defends the WBA super-middleweight title against V√≠ctor C√≥rdoba, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • February 20, 1993: Nunn successfully defends the WBA super-middleweight title against Danny Morgan, winning the fight via 1st round KO.


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