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Vince Phillips Record

Total Fights61
Title Wins1
Title Defenses3
Title-Fight KOs4
KO Wins34
KO Losses4
Vince Phillips Record & Stats
Vince Phillips' Record
Vince Phillips' boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Vince Phillips' boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 18 years and two months, Vince Phillips fought 61 times with 48 wins, 12 losses, and 1 draw.

      Phillips retired from professional boxing with a record of 48-12-1, which included one super-lightweight world-title win and three successful title defense fights. He had a 55.7% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 34 of his total 61 fights being knockout wins, four of which were in title fights. Phillips suffered four knockout losses in his career, two of which were in title fights.

      His last fight was a 10-round unanimous decision defeat to Alisultan Nadirbegov on May 6, 2007.

      Some of Phillips' best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Kostya Tszyu, Alfonso Sanchez, Micky Ward, Freddie Pendleton, Angel Beltre, Pedro Saiz, and Carlito Brosas.

      61May 6, 200743Alisultan NadirbegovLossUD
      60Jun 2, 200642Jesús Soto KarassLossRTD9
      59Mar 17, 200642Jesse FelicianoLossMD
      58Oct 13, 200542Kelson PintoWinTD
      57Jun 3, 200541Mauro LuceroWinKO2
      56Mar 24, 200541Alex BunemaLossSD
      55Nov 4, 200441Dumont WelliverWinTD
      54Jul 23, 200441Paulino AvitiaWinTKO5
      53Apr 5, 200339Ricky HattonLossUD
      52Nov 9, 200239Sharmba MitchellLossMD
      51Mar 29, 200238Nick AcevedoWinUD
      50Nov 3, 200138Carlito BrosasWinTKO3
      49Jun 23, 200137Marlon HaynesWinTKO7
      48Dec 22, 200037Ray OliveiraLossMD
      47Aug 31, 200037Pedro SaizWinTKO5
      46Apr 29, 200036Ricky QuilesDrawPTS
      45Jan 22, 200036Vernon ForrestLossUD
      44Dec 10, 199936Angel BeltreWinKO3
      43Feb 20, 199935Terron MillettLoss *TKO5
      42Mar 14, 199834Alfonso SanchezWin *KO1
      41Dec 13, 199734Freddie PendletonWin *TKO10
      40Aug 9, 199734Micky WardWin *TKO3
      39May 31, 199733Kostya TszyuWin *TKO10
      38Jan 11, 199733Romallis EllisLossSD
      37Oct 28, 199633Juan Carlos RodriguezWinTKO5
      36Jun 16, 199632Jerry SmithWinRTD3
      35Apr 12, 199632Ike QuarteyLoss *TKO3
      34Oct 28, 199532Mauro GutierrezWinKO3
      33Sep 25, 199532Omar FloresWinTKO1
      32Jul 24, 199532Jaime BalboaWinUD
      31May 22, 199531Rene Francisco HerreraWinUD
      30Dec 3, 199431Jose FloresWinTKO4
      29Nov 18, 199330Anthony JonesLossTKO7
      28Sep 24, 199330Walid UnderwoodWinUD
      27Jan 16, 199329Julio FloresWinTKO1
      26Jul 23, 199229Juan SoberanesWinKO6
      25Jun 11, 199228Tyrone DownesWinTKO7
      24Apr 9, 199228Harold BrazierWinUD
      23Jan 26, 199228Tim BrooksWinTKO3
      22Dec 7, 199128Jesus RojasWinTKO6
      21May 10, 199127David TaylorWinPTS
      20Apr 7, 199127Mike JohnsonWinTKO5
      19Feb 15, 199127Benjie MarquezWinTKO4
      18Jan 6, 199127Tim BondsWinUD
      17Nov 29, 199027Victorio BelcherWinSD
      16Oct 11, 199027Derrick McGuireWinTKO2
      15Jul 27, 199027William HernandezWinTKO6
      14Jun 15, 199026Terry FordWinUD
      13May 24, 199026Martin QuirozWinTKO5
      12Apr 12, 199026Heriberto RuizWinTKO4
      11Jan 12, 199026Howard StewartWinSD
      10Dec 7, 198926Santos MorenoWinUD
      9Nov 21, 198926Dwayne PetersonWinTKO7
      8Oct 10, 198926Jose Luis NinoWinKO1
      7Aug 29, 198926Jorge HernandezWinUD
      6Aug 1, 198926Jorge RiveraWinTKO5
      5Jul 18, 198925John EdwardsWinKO2
      4Jun 27, 198925Jose Luis GonzalezWinKO1
      3May 16, 198925Ricardo LunaWinKO1
      2Apr 25, 198925Enrique VenturaWinKO1
      1Feb 28, 198925Octavio GuardadoWinTKO2

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Vince Phillips (Cool) is a 60-year old retired American professional boxer. He was born in Pensacola, Florida, U.S. on July 23, 1963. He is a former super-lightweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 18 years — from 1989 to 2007.

      Phillips made his professional boxing debut against Octavio Guardado at the age of 25 on February 28, 1989, defeating Guardado via 2nd round TKO. He went on to win 27 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 18 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 32 on April 12, 1996 after 34 professional fights, against Ike Quartey for the WBA title. He lost to Quartey via 3rd round TKO.

      Phillips has won one world title at super-lightweight. For all the details about Phillips' world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Phillips had a total of 12 losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Alisultan Nadirbegov on May 6, 2007. Phillips lost the fight via 10 round unanimous decision. It's been 17 years, 1 month, and 15 days since this fight.


      Phillips had a total of six world-title fights, which includes winning one world title and three successful title defenses. He won four of these fights and lost two.

      Title Wins

      Vince Phillips fought for a super-lightweight world title in two fights and won once, which came via way of stoppage. He won one super-lightweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      May 31, 1997Kostya TszyuSuper-lightweightIBFTKO

      Title Defenses

      Vince Phillips had four super-lightweight world-title defense fights. He won three of them and lost once.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Mar 14, 1998Alfonso SanchezSuper-lightweightIBFKO
      Dec 13, 1997Freddie PendletonSuper-lightweightIBFTKO
      Aug 9, 1997Micky WardSuper-lightweightIBFTKO

      Title Losses

      Vince Phillips lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Feb 20, 1999Terron MillettSuper-lightweightIBFTKO


      Phillips fought a total of 61 times during his professional career, which includes 6 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These four fights are the highlight of his career.

      • April 12, 1996: In his first world-title fight, Vince Phillips loses to Ike Quartey via 3rd round TKO. He was fighting for the WBA welterweight title.

      • May 31, 1997: Phillips wins the IBF super-lightweight title from Kostya Tszyu, by beating Tszyu via 10th round TKO.

      • August 9, 1997: Phillips successfully defends the IBF super-lightweight title against Micky Ward, winning the fight via 3rd round TKO.

      • March 14, 1998: Phillips successfully defends the IBF super-lightweight title against Alfonso Sanchez, winning the fight via 1st round KO.


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