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Bernard Taylor

W L D
45 4 2
22 KOs 3 KOs
last 6


bouts 51
rounds 368
KOs 43%
 
global ID 846
aliasThe B.T. Express
born 1957-06-26
debut1980-10-04 / age 23
divisionfeatherweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
reach
69″   /   175cm
residence
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1994-02-20
130Pete Taliaferro13324 2 0
Biloxi Belle Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
LSD12/12
 L 
SD
12/12
  
 111-107 111-118 105-112
USBA super featherweight title
1993-10-09
129½John John Molina13032 3 0
Convention Center, Condado, Puerto Rico
LTKO8/12
 L 
TKO
8/12
  
time: 1:00   referee: Roberto Ramirez Sr.   judges: Cesar Ramos 63-70, William Kostrub 63-70, Charles Dwyer 64-69
IBF World super featherweight title
1993-07-01
137Johnny Jackson1350 1 0
Somerset, Kentucky, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1992-03-28
128Eugene Speed129½21 0 0
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
 116-111 116-112 110-118
USBA super featherweight title
Speed down in round two.
1991-03-16
134Eddie Richardson13 25 1
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1990-10-03
Darren McGrew16 9 0
Motor Speedway, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1990-02-08
129½Calvin Grove12938 2 0
Broome County Arena, Binghamton, New York, USA
W TKO11/12
 W  
TKO
11/12
  
time: 1:56   referee: Harry Papacaralambolous   judges: Don AckermanAl ReidBernie Friedkin
USBA super featherweight title
Scoring at time of stoppage: 97-95, 97-92, 95-95 Grove
1988-09-02
126Javier Marquez12636 5 3
Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
NABF featherweight title
1988-02-05
126Jeff Franklin18 2 2
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
DPTS12/12
 D 
PTS
12/12
  
judges: Jerry Roth 113-115, Art Lurie 114-114, Chuck Giampa 114-114
NABF featherweight title
1988-01-16
Gary Stallworth7 13 1
Viking Hall, Bristol, Tennessee, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
USA Tennessee State super featherweight title
1987-08-15
126Javier Marquez12631 4 3
Bally's Hotel & Casino, Reno, Nevada, USA
W TD5/12
 W  
TD
5/12
  
referee: Mills Lane   judges: Keith MacDonald 48-47, Herbert Minn 48-49, Doug Tucker 49-46
NABF featherweight title
An accidental head clash leves Taylor with a deep cut over a right eye and fight is stopped after 5 rounds.
1987-04-27
125Hector Lopez125½12 1 0
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
LTKO9/10
 L 
TKO
9/10
  
time: 1:37   referee: Lou Filippo
1987-01-22
125½Antonio De La Paz125½26 10 2
Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Raul Caiz Sr
1986-09-12
125¼Joe Ruelaz125½19 2 0
Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Carlos Padilla   judges: Jerry Roth 117-110, Paul Smith 119-109, Dick Cole 116-111
NABF featherweight title (supervisor: Arlen Bynum)
1986-05-21
Tony Illanildebut
Motor Speedway, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1986-02-24
128Angel Mayor12717 3 2
Diplomat Hotel, Hollywood, Florida, USA
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
time: 1:10   referee: Eddie Eckert
1985-09-28
125½Barry McGuigan125¼27 1 0
Kings Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
LTKO8/15
 L 
TKO
8/15
  
referee: Isidro Rodriguez 76-79   judges: Angelo Priami 76-77, Marco Antonio Rodriguez 77-80
WBA World featherweight title
Corner retirement.
1985-06-11
126Tyrone Downes12621 4 0
Trump Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Randy Neumann   judges: Al DeVito 6-4, Lawrence Wallace 6-4, Joseph Pasquale 5-4
1985-05-22
Jose Mosqueda12 12 2
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1985-04-25
125¾Benjie Marquez127½15 1 0
Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
1985-02-14
127¾Gerald Hayes128½24 20 4
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Tony Orlando   judges: Frank Cairo 8-2, Eva Shain 8-2, Frank Brunette 8-2
1984-11-22
127Pedro Montero1267 7 2
Promenade Center Ballroom, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Dennis Nelson 98-92   judges: Chuck Hales 100-90, LeRoy Benson 100-91
1984-08-23
126Myron Taylor12618 3 1
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Frank Cappuccino   judges: Lynne Carter 7-5, Al DeVito 7-4, Frank Brunette 8-4
Vacant ESPN Featherweight Title
1984-05-22
129Daniel Felizardo19 16 0
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
W KO6/0
 W  
KO
6/0
  
1984-02-18
128Federico Latino1283 1 0
Diplomat Hotel, Hollywood, Florida, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1983-11-06
Jose Luis Gonzalez2 9 1
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1983-10-08
127¼Francisco Fernandez12812 6 0
Diplomat Hotel, Hollywood, Florida, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Davey Pearl
1983-07-12
128Luis Gonzalez1 1 0
Blackham Coliseum, Lafayette, Louisiana, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1983-05-25
Ray Garza3 5 0
Motor Speedway, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
1983-04-28
128¼Roosevelt Rico129¼10 5 0
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1983-01-13
126Robert Mullins12529 9 1
Bristol, Tennessee, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1982-12-16
130½James Martinez13147 23 3
Odessa, Texas, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
1982-10-16
125½Eusebio Pedroza12633 3 0
Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
DPTS15/15
 D 
PTS
15/15
  
referee: Stanley Christodoulou 143-147   judges: Knud Jensen 146-144, Oscar K. Oppen 146-146
WBA World featherweight title
1982-07-08
Paul Rutledge1 7 0
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
W TKO5/0
 W  
TKO
5/0
  
time: 0:45
1982-05-23
Ruben Dario Herasme2 2 0
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
W KO7/0
 W  
KO
7/0
  
1982-04-02
127Jose Vidal Concepcion12716 2 2
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1982-02-25
129½Refugio Rojas129¼20 8 0
Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1982-01-30
128Sylvester Price8 4 0
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1981-11-27
Rondell Stevenson1 13 0
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1981-11-19
127Gerald Hayes20 16 3
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Arthur Mercante
1981-10-15
127½Alberto Collazo128¼19 4 1
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
1981-08-23
126Tim Lucero12 0 1
Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, Texas, USA
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1981-08-08
Joe Smith2 3 0
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1981-06-21
126Jose Pena12517 10 1
Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
1981-05-07
128Marcial Santiago126¼4 9 0
Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO8/8
 W  
TKO
8/8
  
1981-03-28
127Antonio Nieves126¾4 2 0
Carrier Dome, Syracuse, New York, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
1981-02-23
126James Washington12613 3 1
Caesars Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO5/0
 W  
TKO
5/0
  
1981-02-15
132Simmie Black13919 85 4
Civic Coliseum, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1980-12-26
125Mike Rodriguez2 6 0
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO3/0
 W  
TKO
3/0
  
1980-11-08
124Danny Cruz10 3 0
Stateline, Nevada, USA
W UD6/6
 W  
UD
6/6
  
1980-10-04
Antonio Rutledge4 2 0
Morristown, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
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