Vince Phillips Record & Stats

Vince Phillips Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 18 years and 2 months, Vince Phillips fought 61 times with 48 wins, 12 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on May 6, 2007, Phillips' boxing record stood at 48-12-1 (34 KO wins, 4 KO losses).

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Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
Jul 23, 1963
Feb 28, 1989
34 (55.7%)
171 cm
178 cm
Ape Index
7 cm
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Vince Phillips' record and stats
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      Vince Phillips (Cool) is a retired American professional boxer. He was born in Pensacola, Florida, U.S. on July 23, 1963. Phillips made his professional boxing debut at the age of 25 on February 28, 1989. He is a former super-lightweight world champion. He is 59 years old, and will be turning 60 in 3 months and 23 days.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights61
      KO Wins34
      Total Title Wins1
      Title Defenses3
      Title-Fight KO Wins4
      Losses via KO4
      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, 200339 Ricky HattonLossUD
      52Nov 9, 200239 Sharmba 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, 200036 Vernon ForrestLossUD
      44Dec 10, 199936Angel BeltreWinKO3
      43Feb 20, 199935Terron Millett LossTKO5
      42Mar 14, 199834Alfonso Sanchez WinKO1
      41Dec 13, 199734Freddie Pendleton WinTKO10
      40Aug 9, 199734 Micky Ward WinTKO3
      39May 31, 199733 Kostya Tszyu WinTKO10
      38Jan 11, 199733Romallis EllisLossSD
      37Oct 28, 199633Juan Carlos RodriguezWinTKO5
      36Jun 16, 199632Jerry SmithWinRTD3
      35Apr 12, 199632 Ike Quartey LossTKO3
      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


      Vince Phillips was a super-lightweight world champion. He has held one world title at super-lightweight, which was a lineal championship win.

      Weight DivisionWorld Titles Held


      Vince Phillips is 171 cm tall (5' 7.32") with a reach of 178 cm (5' 10.08"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 7 cm (2.76"). Phillips has a 55.7% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Vince Phillips' 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.

      Phillips 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 "Vince Phillips World Titles".

      Some of Phillips' best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Kostya Tszyu, Alfonso Sanchez, Micky Ward, Freddie Pendleton, Jerry Smith, Juan Carlos Rodriguez, and Angel Beltre.

      Vince Phillips had a total of 12 losses in his professional boxing career — two of them in title bouts and 10 in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Anthony Jones via 7th round TKO on November 18, 1993, which ended his 28-fight win streak. He has been stopped four times and lost eight times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Vince Phillips' losses".

      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 15 years, 10 months, and 25 days since this fight.

      Phillips retired from professional boxing with a record of 48-12-1, which included 34 knockout wins and four losses via knockout, and one title win.

      Career Highlights

      Vince Phillips fought a total of 61 times during his professional career. 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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