Trevor Berbick was a Jamaican professional boxer. He was born in Norwich, Port Antonio, Jamaica on August 1, 1954. Berbick made his professional boxing debut at the age of 22 against Wayne Martin on September 27, 1976. He was a heavyweight world champion. Berbick died on October 28, 2006 at the age of 52 years.
In a career spanning 23 years and 7 months, Trevor Berbick fought 61 times with 49 wins, 11 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on May 26, 2000, Berbick's record stood at 49-11-1 (33 KOs). In total, he fought 436 rounds of professional boxing in 61 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||1|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||0|
|Losses via KO||2|
|61||May 26, 2000||45||Shane Sutcliffe||Win||UD|
|60||Aug 12, 1999||45||Tony LaRosa||Loss||SD|
|59||Jun 29, 1999||44||Iran Barkley||Win||UD|
|58||Feb 5, 1999||44||Shane Sutcliffe||Win||TKO12|
|57||Aug 6, 1998||44||Ben Perlini||Win||UD|
|56||Sep 15, 1997||43||Lyle McDowell||Loss||SD|
|55||Oct 15, 1996||42||Hasim Rahman||Loss||UD|
|54||Sep 18, 1996||42||Louis Monaco||Win||UD|
|53||Apr 26, 1996||41||Ken Smith||Win||TKO4|
|52||Aug 25, 1995||41||Bruce Johnson||Win||TKO3|
|51||Mar 15, 1995||40||Jimmy Thunder||Loss||UD|
|50||Sep 13, 1994||40||Melvin Foster||Win||SD|
|49||Aug 10, 1994||40||Marselles Brown||Win||KO2|
|48||Jul 30, 1994||39||Paul Phillips||Win||KO4|
|47||Mar 14, 1994||39||Danny Wofford||Win||PTS|
|46||Aug 2, 1991||37||Garing Lane||Win||PTS|
|45||Dec 14, 1990||36||Bobby Crabtree||Win||KO5|
|44||Jul 18, 1990||35||Jeff Sims||Win||TKO6|
|43||Feb 25, 1989||34||Buster Douglas||Loss||UD|
|42||Sep 20, 1988||34||O T Davis||Win||KO3|
|41||Jun 27, 1988||33||Carl Williams||Loss||UD|
|40||Nov 24, 1987||33||Robert Evans||Win||UD|
|39||Oct 29, 1987||33||Lorenzo Boyd||Win||TKO3|
|38||Jul 31, 1987||32||Art Terry||Win||TKO5|
|37||Nov 22, 1986||32||Mike Tyson||Loss||TKO2|
|36||Mar 22, 1986||31||Pinklon Thomas||Win||UD|
|35||Jan 17, 1986||31||Mike Perkins||Win||TKO10|
|34||Aug 10, 1985||31||Mitch Green||Win||MD|
|33||Jun 15, 1985||30||David Bey||Win||TKO11|
|32||Nov 28, 1984||30||Walter Santemore||Win||UD|
|31||Sep 1, 1984||30||Andros Ernie Barr||Win||TKO4|
|30||Mar 13, 1984||29||Mark Lee||Win||PTS|
|29||Feb 19, 1984||29||Mike Cohen||Win||KO4|
|28||Sep 9, 1983||29||Ken Lakusta||Win||KO10|
|27||May 28, 1983||28||S. T. Gordon||Loss||UD|
|26||Oct 2, 1982||28||Renaldo Snipes||Loss||UD|
|25||Jun 11, 1982||27||Greg Page||Win||UD|
|24||Mar 5, 1982||27||Gordon Racette||Win||TKO11|
|23||Dec 11, 1981||27||Muhammad Ali||Win||UD|
|22||Jul 21, 1981||26||Conroy Nelson||Win||KO2|
|21||Apr 11, 1981||26||Larry Holmes||Loss||UD|
|20||Jan 31, 1981||26||Chuck Gardner||Win||TKO4|
|19||Nov 11, 1980||26||Chuck Findlay||Win||KO1|
|18||Aug 27, 1980||26||Ron Rouselle||Win||KO1|
|17||Jun 20, 1980||25||John Tate||Win||KO9|
|16||Mar 11, 1980||25||Johnny Warr||Win||SD|
|15||Dec 11, 1979||25||Ngozika Ekwelum||Win||TKO5|
|14||Jun 14, 1979||24||Leroy Caldwell||Draw||PTS|
|13||May 26, 1979||24||Earl McLeay||Win||TKO7|
|12||Apr 3, 1979||24||Bernardo Mercado||Loss||KO1|
|11||Oct 8, 1978||24||Greg Sorrentino||Win||TKO1|
|10||Sep 12, 1978||24||Gregory Johnson||Win||KO4|
|9||Aug 1, 1978||24||Tony Moore||Win||TKO6|
|8||Jun 28, 1978||23||Horst Geisler||Win||KO1|
|7||Dec 8, 1977||23||Eugene Green||Win||UD|
|6||Sep 8, 1977||23||Eddie Owens||Win||TKO5|
|5||Aug 18, 1977||23||Willie Moore||Win||KO4|
|4||Jan 25, 1977||22||Joe Maye||Win||TKO7|
|3||Jan 9, 1977||22||Michael Lucas||Win||TKO2|
|2||Nov 23, 1976||22||Bobby Halpern||Win||TKO3|
|1||Sep 27, 1976||22||Wayne Martin||Win||TKO5|
Trevor Berbick was active from from 1976 to 2000. He started boxing professionally at 22 years of age; Berbick debuted against Wayne Martin on September 27, 1976, and defeated Martin via 5th round TKO.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 26 on April 11, 1981 after 20 professional fights against Larry Holmes for the WBC and The Ring titles. Berbick lost to Holmes via 15 round unanimous decision.
Berbick's notable victories include wins over Pinklon Thomas, Muhammad Ali, Mike Perkins, Greg Page, Mike Cohen, David Bey, and Lorenzo Boyd. For a complete list of Berbick's best performances refer to Trevor Berbick's best fights.
His last professional fight was a non-title rematch against Shane Sutcliffe at 45 years of age, on May 26, 2000. Berbick won the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.
Trevor Berbick fought for a world title in two fights and won once. He won one belt at heavyweight (WBC).
|Mar 22, 1986||Pinklon Thomas||HV||WBC|
Berbick knocked out 33 of his 61 opponents. By his last fight, his KO ratio was at 54.1%. Of his total 49 wins, 33 of them were via KO (67.3%).
Trevor Berbick had a total of 11 losses in 61 fights — two of them in title bouts and nine in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Bernardo Mercado via 1st round KO in his 12th fight — his 11 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. He was stopped two times and lost nine times via decision.
Tony LaRosa, Lyle McDowell, Hasim Rahman, Jimmy Thunder, and Buster Douglas are some of the boxers who have beaten Berbick. For more details about these defeats, refer to All of Trevor Berbick's losses.