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Howard Davis Jr

W L D
36 6 1
14 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 43
rounds 352
KOs 33%
 
global ID 554
born 1956-02-14
debut1977-01-15 / age 20
divisionlightweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 8″   /   173cm
reach
72½″   /   184cm
residence
New York, New York, USA
birth place
Glen Cove, New York, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1996-04-13
158¾Dana Rosenblatt158½27 0 0
Fleet Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
LKO2/12
 L 
KO
2/12
  
time: 2:00   referee: Steve Smoger   judges: Don O'Neill 8-10, Jack Castellani 8-10, Eugene Grant 8-10
World Boxing Union (Original 1995-2004) middleweight title
1995-06-29
159Humberto Aranda16115 4 0
Ukrainian Cultural Center, Somerset, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
judges: Debra BarnesTom KaczmarekPaul Venti
1995-05-04
163Glenn Odem16211 9 0
Ukrainian Cultural Center, Somerset, New Jersey, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
judges: Shafeeq RashadaJoseph PasqualeJohn Poturaj
1995-01-19
162Joaquin Velasquez161¼20 8 1
Ukrainian Cultural Center, Somerset, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Ron Lipton   judges: Frank BrunetteRichard StrangeJohn Riley
1994-11-17
161Rip Rettig16115 4 0
Ukrainian Cultural Center, Somerset, New Jersey, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1988-07-31
139¾James McGirt13837 1 1
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USA
LKO1/15
 L 
KO
1/15
  
time: 2:45   referee: Joe Santarpia   judges: Al ReidLuis RiveraNick Cimino
IBF World super lightweight title
1988-04-20
144Ron Johnson14522 13 2
Teachers Union Hall, Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1988-03-25
140Shelton LeBlanc13721 6 1
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
judges: Carol Castellano 7-3, Al Reid 9-1, Ted Wint 8-2
1988-01-21
142½Ali Kareem Muhammad14215 12 1
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USA
W TKO9/10
 W  
TKO
9/10
  
time: 2:15   referee: Luis Rivera
1987-05-02
141Hector Camacho14130 0 0
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Paul Venti   judges: Lynne Carter 93-98, John Stewart 93-97, Frank Brunette 93-97
1987-02-27
140½Othal Dixon140½18 1 0
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Frank Cappuccino   judges: Frank Brunette 98-90, Frank Cairo 99-87, William Kostrub 99-91
1986-08-16
138Meldrick Taylor135¾12 0 0
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Joe Cortez   judges: Al DeVito 4-6, Eugene Grant 5-5, Joseph Pasquale 6-4
1986-02-28
139¼Joe Manley139½23 3 1
Golden Nugget Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Joe Cortez   judges: Frank Cairo 3-7, Frank Brunette 3-6, Charley Spina 4-6
Davis down in 1st and 5th
1985-10-16
141Sammy Matos1435 7 1
New Brunswick High School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
1984-12-14
139¼Bobby Johnson13721 3 0
Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Vinnie Ferguson   judges: Victor Suarez 9-1, Carol Castellano 9-1, Bill Graham 9-0
1984-06-23
135Edwin Rosario133½23 0 0
Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
referee: Mike Jacobs   judges: Sid Nathan 114-115, Angel C. Tovar 113-117, Jose Juan Guerra 114-113
WBC World lightweight title
1984-05-16
140Darrell Stovall139½7 9 0
Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
time: 1:48
1984-03-03
137¼Connie Swift13514 0 2
Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W RTD8/10
 W  
RTD
8/10
  
time: 3:00   referee: Vincent Rainone
Swift could not answer the bell for the 9th round after being down at the end of round 8. Swift took the fight on 3 days notice as a replacement for Gene Hatcher.
1983-06-18
137Greg Coverson134¾33 1 0
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
time: 2:36   referee: Larry Hazzard   judges: Frank BrunetteRichard F. MurryJoe Cortez
1983-04-10
134¼George Feeney133¼16 8 0
San Remo, Liguria, Italy
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
 100-90 100-90 100-91
1983-02-27
133¾Tony Baltazar13422 0 1
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
Davis was knocked down in the 5th and 8th rounds. Scoring: 8-2, 5-4-1, 7-3
1982-11-12
136Claude Noel134¼29 4 0
Orange Bowl, Miami, Florida, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Eddie Eckert 100-91   judges: Al Wilensky 100-93, Ed Regina 98-93
1982-10-16
135¼Ezequiel Cocoa Sanchez13630 10 2
Golden Nugget Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Vincent Rainone 9-1   judges: William Kostrub 10-0, Frank Brunette 10-0
1982-08-26
134¼James Martinez133¾47 22 3
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
referee: Arthur Mercante
1982-07-22
133Anthony Collins133½12 5 0
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
referee: Rudy Battle
Collins did not answer the bell for round four.
1982-06-03
133¼Julio Valdez134¼20 11 1
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Frank Cappuccino
Valdez was knocked down in the 5th round. Scoring: 9-1, 9-0-1, 8-1-1
1982-04-16
134Angel Cruz135½13 3 1
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Vincent Rainone 10-0 9-1 8-2
1981-06-26
137Larry Stanton13824 12 2
Colonie Hill Catering Hall, Hauppauge, New York, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
referee: Billy Graham 7-0   judges: Carol Castellano 8-0, Al Reid 8-0
1980-12-06
134¾Johnny Lira13720 1 1
Caesars Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Mills Lane   judges: John McSweeny 97-94, Duane Ford 98-92, Jimmy Olivas 97-91
1980-06-07
133¾Jim Watt134¾36 7 0
Ibrox Park, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
LUD15/15
 L 
UD
15/15
  
referee: Carlos Padilla 144-145   judges: Jose Juan Guerra 142-149, Angel C. Tovar 144-147
WBC World lightweight title
1980-02-23
134½Vilomar Fernandez13424 6 2
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Larry Hazzard 118-112   judges: Harold Lederman 114-113, Frank Brunette 115-113
Davis was knocked down in the 2nd round.
1979-09-14
133½Maurice Watkins13546 2 1
Summit, Houston, Texas, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Carlos Padilla 100-95   judges: Duane Ford 97-94, Richard Steele 98-93
1979-06-17
134Jose Hernandez8 4 0
Convention Center Arena, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
time: 2:50   referee: Davey Pearl   judges: Steve CrossonArlen Bynum
Hernandez down twice in the 7th. Hernandez reportedly 22-1-1 entering the fight.
1979-04-20
134½Giancarlo Usai43 5 0
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
time: 0:28   referee: Tony Perez
1978-11-04
133Luis Davila13415 6 0
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Tony Perez 6-3 8-2 8-2
Davis was down from a right uppercut in the 3rd round.
1978-07-09
134Norman Goins21 8 1
Convention Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Jay Edson 98-94   judges: Herbie Kronowitz 98-91, Mike DeFabis 96-94
Davis was knocked down in the 1st and 5th rounds. Goins was knocked down in the 9th round.
1978-05-13
135¼Larry Stanton135¼17 5 2
Orlando Sports Stadium, Orlando, Florida, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
 98-92 99-92 95-96
1978-02-04
131¾Jose Fernandez13428 10 3
The Aladdin, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
judges: Harold Buck 40-33, Bill Kipp 40-33, Lou Tabat 39-33
1977-09-13
135½Arturo Pineda13726 11 1
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
referee: John Thomas
1977-07-17
Dominick Monaco23 7 2
Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W TKO8/8
 W  
TKO
8/8
  
time: 2:17   referee: William Conners
1977-05-11
Carlos Rico Gonzalez2 4 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
1977-03-20
135Rick Craney13614 5 1
Exposition Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
time: 1:35
1977-01-15
134½Jose Resto135½13 60 8
The Aladdin, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
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