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Chris Byrd

W L D
41 5 1
22 KOs 4 KOs
last 6


bouts 47
rounds 358
KOs 47%
 
global ID 4923
US ID037008
birth nameChris Cornelius Byrd
aliasRapid Fire
born 1970-08-15
debut1993-01-28 / age 22
divisionheavyweight
stancesouthpaw
height6′ 1½″   /   187cm
reach
74″   /   188cm
residence
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
birth place
Flint, Michigan, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
2009-03-21
194Matthias Sandow198½4 3 0
Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
time: 1:30
2008-05-16
174Shaun George17516 2 2
Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LTKO9/10
 L 
TKO
9/10
  
time: 2:42   referee: Jay Nady   judge: Adalaide Byrd 72-79 72-79 72-79
2007-10-27
211¾Alexander Povetkin226¾13 0 0
Messehalle, Erfurt, Thüringen, Germany
LTKO11/12
 L 
TKO
11/12
  
time: 1:52   referee: Wayne Kelly   judges: Charlie LucasLuis PabonRafael Lopez Santos
Part of IBF Heavyweight Title Elimination Tournament (Byrd-Povetkin / Brock-Chambers)
2007-04-18
214Paul Marinaccio229½22 2 2
Clifford Park, Nassau, Bahamas
W RTD7/10
 W  
RTD
7/10
  
time: 0:01   referee: Jose Hiram Rivera
2006-04-22
213½Wladimir Klitschko24145 3 0
SAP-Arena, Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
LTKO7/12
 L 
TKO
7/12
  
time: 0:41   referee: Wayne Kelly   judges: Roy FrancisSteve EpsteinRobert Hoyle
IBF World heavyweight title
vacant International Boxing Organization World heavyweight title
2005-10-01
213DaVarryl Williamson22522 3 0
Reno Events Center, Reno, Nevada, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Vic Drakulich   judges: Pat Russell 116-112, Glenn Trowbridge 115-113, Doug Tucker 116-112
IBF World heavyweight title
2004-11-13
214Jameel McCline27031 3 3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
referee: Wayne Kelly   judges: Don Trella 115-112, Luis Rivera 114-113, Glenn Feldman 112-114
IBF World heavyweight title
Byrd down in the 2nd.
2004-04-17
210½Andrew Golota237½38 4 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Randy Neumann   judges: Steve Weisfeld 113-115, Melvina Lathan 114-114, Tony Paolillo 115-113
IBF World heavyweight title
2003-09-20
211½Fres Oquendo22424 1 0
Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Eddie Cotton   judges: Don Ackerman 115-113, Steve Epstein 116-112, John Lawson 117-111
IBF World heavyweight title
2002-12-14
214Evander Holyfield22038 5 2
Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Randy Neumann   judges: John Stewart 116-112, Eugene Grant 117-111, Steve Weisfeld 117-111
vacant IBF World heavyweight title (supervisor: Ray Wheatley)
2002-06-08
215Jeff Pegues22418 9 0
Soaring Eagle Casino, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 2:43
2001-08-18
215David Tua23338 2 0
Cox Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Jay Nady   judges: Chuck Giampa 116-112, Art Lurie 116-112, Paul Smith 115-113
USBA heavyweight title
Final Part of the IBF Heavyweight Title Eliminator.
2001-05-12
217¼Maurice Harris224½18 10 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Wayne Kelly   judges: Don Ackerman 118-109, Don O'Neill 117-110, Tony Paolillo 117-110
vacant USBA heavyweight title
2001-01-19
219David Vedder22421 18 3
Soaring Eagle Casino, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
 98-91 100-89 100-89
Vedder late sub for Dale Crowe
2000-10-14
213½Wladimir Klitschko23834 1 0
Kolnarena, Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Lou Moret   judges: Bill Lerch 106-120, Axel Zielke 107-119, Cesar Ramos 108-118
WBO World heavyweight title
Byrd down in 9th and 11th.
2000-04-01
210¾Vitali Klitschko244¼27 0 0
Estrel Convention Center, Neukoelln, Berlin, Germany
W RTD9/12
 W  
RTD
9/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Genaro Rodriguez   judges: Melvina Lathan 83-88, Dr Ruben M Garcia 82-89, Joachim Jacobsen 83-88
WBO World heavyweight title
Fight stopped due to a Klitschko shoulder injury
2000-01-19
220David Washington20512 3 0
Soaring Eagle Casino, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USA
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
1999-10-22
222Val Smith20610 11 0
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 2:39
1999-06-03
215Jose Ribalta236½38 15 1
Soaring Eagle Casino, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USA
W RTD3/10
 W  
RTD
3/10
  
time: 3:00   referee: Dale Grable   judges: Jake Jack RichardsDario ChiariniJohn Chaulk
1999-05-08
212John Sargent28522 1 0
Silver Star Casino, Philadelphia, Mississippi, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 2:03   referee: Fred Steinwinder III
1999-03-20
208¾Ike Ibeabuchi244¾19 0 0
Emerald Queen Casino, Tacoma, Washington, USA
LTKO5/10
 L 
TKO
5/10
  
time: 2:59   referee: Ron Rall   judges: Barry DruxmanGlen HamadaJoe Macaluso
1998-07-14
213Ross Puritty24723 12 1
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Fred Steinwinder III   judges: C.D. Jenkins 99-91, Keith Hughes 100-90, Paul Sita 99-91
1998-05-30
216Elieser Castillo22314 0 0
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Tony Perez   judges: Emil Conforti 99-91, Pierre Benoist 99-91, Dan Shannon 99-91
1998-03-28
218Derek Amos21412 4 0
Boardwalk Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
referee: Lindsey Page
1997-12-13
215Jimmy Thunder23032 8 0
Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
time: 1:07   referee: Steve Smoger   judges: Glenn FeldmanWilliam HuttClark Sammartino
1997-06-20
215Frankie Swindell22431 15 1
Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1997-03-18
215¾Bert Cooper22733 15 0
IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mervin McDonald   judges: Rosemary Grable 100-90, Chip Acey 98-92, Frank Barbarich 99-91
1997-01-28
211Craig Petersen24522 5 1
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
time: 2:22   referee: Dale Grable   judges: John ParishDario ChiariniBobby Watson
Attendance: 7,103
Referee stopped the fight after long unanswered flurry of punches by Byrd.
1996-10-08
216Levi Billups233½19 11 0
IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Monte Oswald   judges: Herman McKalpain 99-90, Charles Fecay 100-88, Phil Ladouceur 100-89
1996-08-06
216¾Uriah Grant20024 11 0
IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Dale Grable   judges: Bernard Teachout 99-89, Rosemary Grable 100-89, John Parish 100-89
1996-05-17
217Biko Botowamungu2449 2 1
Glen Stock Arena, Monroe, Michigan, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Frank Garza   judges: John Chaulk 100-90, Chip Acey 97-93, Dario Chiarini 98-92
1996-04-23
218Lionel Butler25923 11 1
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
time: 0:57   referee: Tom Paruskiewicz   judges: Dario ChiariniCharles FecayHerman McKalpain
1996-01-30
215Jeff Wooden215½11 0 0
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Monte Oswald   judges: Rosemary Grable 96-94, Bernard Teachout 99-91, James Hoomaian 96-93
Wooden received a standing eight count in the 10th round.
1995-11-21
210Phil Jackson21634 2 0
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
 119-109 119-109 119-109
Attendance: 15,253
Vacant WBU International Heavyweight Title
1995-10-03
213Nathaniel Fitch232¾11 12 0
IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1995-07-18
208Tim Puller23113 2 0
IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
time: 2:55   referee: Sam Williams   judges: Charles FecayHerman McKalpainCharles McHenry
1995-05-23
209½Arthur Williams20324 3 1
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Mervin McDonald   judges: Bernard Teachout 97-93, James Hoomaian 95-94, John Chaulk 94-95
In the opening round Byrd was knocked down for the first time in his career.
1995-04-26
211½Joel Humm20814 8 4
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
W RTD4/8
 W  
RTD
4/8
  
1995-03-28
210Mike Rouse25517 12 2
IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan, USA
W TKO6/12
 W  
TKO
6/12
  
time: 1:56
vacant USBA heavyweight title
1995-01-06
217Frankie Hines20914 67 2
Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
time: 0:59
1994-11-01
206Ron Gullette2266 10 0
Flint, Michigan, USA
W TKO5/0
 W  
TKO
5/0
  
1994-10-04
204Waxxem Fikes2147 1 1
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
time: 2:49   referee: Dale Grable
1994-08-30
207Max Key1918 8 0
Flint, Michigan, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1994-06-07
200Gerard O'Neal231debut
Flint, Michigan, USA
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
1994-03-22
193Exum Speight1956 10 1
Flint, Michigan, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
1993-05-15
171Mike Sullivan1770 1 0
Flint, Michigan, USA
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
1993-01-28
169Gary Smith1609 22 2
IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
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