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In a professional boxing career spanning 18 years and six months, Montell Griffin fought 59 times with 50 wins, 8 losses, and 1 draw.
Griffin retired from professional boxing with a record of 50-8-1, which included one light-heavyweight world-title win. He had a 50.8% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 30 of his total 59 fights being knockout wins. Griffin suffered three knockout losses in his career, two of which were in title fights.
His last fight was a 8-round unanimous decision victory over DeAndrey Abron on August 19, 2011.
Some of Griffin's best fights and notable victories include wins over two Hall-of-Famers (Roy Jones Jr. and James Toney), Karl Willis, Randall Yonker, Eric Davis, Jesus Castaneda, Kenny Lopez, and Tim Cooper.
|59||Aug 19, 2011||41||DeAndrey Abron||Win||UD|
|58||May 29, 2010||39||Ross Thompson||Draw||SD|
|57||Aug 2, 2008||38||Beibut Shumenov||Loss||UD|
|56||Jun 20, 2008||38||Cory Cummings||Win||UD|
|55||May 16, 2007||36||Glen Johnson||Loss||TKO11|
|54||Mar 31, 2006||35||Norman Jones||Win||UD|
|53||May 5, 2005||34||Julio César González||Loss||TD|
|52||Feb 3, 2005||34||Sam Reese||Win||UD|
|51||Sep 16, 2004||34||Rico Hoye||Loss||SD|
|50||Jun 17, 2004||34||Thomas Reid||Win||UD|
|49||May 22, 2004||33||Willard Lewis||Win||RTD4|
|48||Apr 26, 2003||32||Antonio Tarver||Loss *||UD|
|47||Nov 3, 2002||32||George Khalid Jones||Win||UD|
|46||Jul 21, 2002||32||Derrick Harmon||Win||UD|
|45||Feb 17, 2002||31||George Klinesmith||Win||TKO1|
|44||May 12, 2001||30||Jesus Ruiz||Win||TD|
|43||Mar 9, 2001||30||Ed Dalton||Win||TKO6|
|42||Apr 22, 2000||29||Jose Luis Rivera||Win||UD|
|41||Aug 28, 1999||29||Dariusz Michalczewski||Loss *||TKO4|
|40||Jun 23, 1999||29||Tim Cooper||Win||TKO3|
|39||May 25, 1999||28||Danny Thomas||Win||TKO5|
|38||Feb 26, 1999||28||Randall Yonker||Win||KO3|
|37||Jan 26, 1999||28||Availeo Slate||Win||TKO2|
|36||Nov 13, 1998||28||Eric Harding||Loss||SD|
|35||Oct 2, 1998||28||Eric Davis||Win||TKO6|
|34||Aug 22, 1998||28||Randall Yonker||Win||TKO3|
|33||Jun 3, 1998||27||Karl Willis||Win||TKO3|
|32||Mar 28, 1998||27||Kenny Lopez||Win||TKO9|
|31||Feb 27, 1998||27||Thomas Reid||Win||UD|
|30||Dec 26, 1997||27||Jesus Castaneda||Win||TKO8|
|29||Nov 29, 1997||27||Vinson Durham||Win||UD|
|28||Aug 7, 1997||27||Roy Jones Jr.||Loss *||KO1|
|27||Mar 21, 1997||26||Roy Jones Jr.||Win *||DQ|
|26||Dec 6, 1996||26||James Toney||Win||UD|
|25||Oct 18, 1996||26||Russell Mitchell||Win||TKO1|
|24||Aug 28, 1996||26||Melvin Wynn||Win||TKO2|
|23||Jul 11, 1996||26||Matthew Charleston||Win||TKO11|
|22||May 10, 1996||25||Charles Scott||Win||TKO4|
|21||Mar 29, 1996||25||Tony Golden||Win||KO2|
|20||Jan 26, 1996||25||William Clayton||Win||KO1|
|19||Nov 29, 1995||25||Ray Webb||Win||TKO6|
|18||Oct 7, 1995||25||John Mitchell||Win||TKO2|
|17||Sep 14, 1995||25||Hunter Clay||Win||KO6|
|16||Jun 4, 1995||24||Tony Booth||Win||TKO2|
|15||Feb 18, 1995||24||James Toney||Win||MD|
|14||Sep 12, 1994||24||Ray Lathon||Win||UD|
|13||May 23, 1994||23||David Vedder||Win||UD|
|12||Apr 26, 1994||23||Terry Collier||Win||TKO6|
|11||Jan 18, 1994||23||Steve Brewer||Win||TKO2|
|10||Dec 6, 1993||23||Terrence Wright||Win||TKO6|
|9||Nov 19, 1993||23||Terry Collier||Win||PTS|
|8||Sep 24, 1993||23||Bobby Mack||Win||PTS|
|7||Aug 27, 1993||23||Ka-Dy King||Win||UD|
|6||Aug 13, 1993||23||Mike Garcia||Win||TKO3|
|5||Jun 25, 1993||23||Ron Stringer||Win||TKO3|
|4||Apr 26, 1993||22||Donnie Penelton||Win||UD|
|3||Apr 16, 1993||22||Randy McGaugh||Win||KO2|
|2||Mar 13, 1993||22||Calvin Puckett||Win||TKO2|
|1||Feb 16, 1993||22||Jose Luis Ornelas||Win||TKO2|
* World-title fight
Montell Griffin (Ice) is a 53-year old retired American professional boxer. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. on June 6, 1970. He is a former light-heavyweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 18 years — from 1993 to 2011.
Griffin made his professional boxing debut against Jose Luis Ornelas at the age of 22 on February 16, 1993, defeating Ornelas via 2nd round TKO. He went on to win 26 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 17 wins via stoppage.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 26 on March 21, 1997 after 26 professional fights, against Roy Jones Jr. for the light-heavyweight WBC title. He defeated Jones Jr. via 9 round undefined to become the light-heavyweight champion of the world.
Griffin has won one world title at light-heavyweight. For all the details about Griffin's world title wins and defenses refer to "Montell Griffin World Titles".
Griffin had a total of eight losses in his professional boxing career.
His last professional fight was a non-title bout against DeAndrey Abron on August 19, 2011. Griffin won the fight via 8 round unanimous decision. It's been 12 years, 3 months, and 20 days since this fight.
For a very detailed list Griffin's fights refer to "All of Montell Griffin's fights".
Griffin fought a total of 59 times during his professional career, which includes 4 world-title fights at the light-heavyweight division. These three fights are the highlight of his career.
February 18, 1995: Montell Griffin puts on the first remarkable performance of his career, defeating James Toney via 12th round majority decision.
December 6, 1996: Montell Griffin beats James Toney via 12th round unanimous decision.
March 21, 1997: Griffin wins his first world title by defeating Roy Jones Jr. via 9 round disqualification. He is now the WBC light-heavyweight world champion.
Griffin was a light-heavyweight world champion. He has held one world title at light-heavyweight, which was a lineal championship win.
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