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Matthew Saad Muhammad

W L D
39 16 3
29 KOs 8 KOs
last 6


bouts 58
rounds 398
KOs 50%
 
global ID 8618
birth nameMaxwell Antonio Loach
aliasMatthew Franklin
born 1954-06-16
death date2014-05-25 / age 59
debut1974-01-14 / age 19
divisionlight heavyweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 11″   /   180cm
reach
75″   /   191cm
residence
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth place
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1992-03-21
183Jason Waller18911 3 1
Colonial Theatre, Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA
LKO2/0
 L 
KO
2/0
  
time: 2:21   referee: Vaughn Ward
1991-10-29
177Andrew Maynard17617 1 0
Convention Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
LTKO3/10
 L 
TKO
3/10
  
time: 0:20   referee: Sylvester Stevens
1991-10-05
176Michael Green1762 1 0
Woodbridge, Virginia, USA
LMD8/8
 L 
MD
8/8
  
referee: Al Rothenberg 75-77 76-76 75-77
Saad Muhummad took a standing eight count in the eighth and final round.
1991-08-15
179½Govoner Chavers174½9 1 1
Plaza de Toros de Puerto Banus, Marbella, Andalucía, Spain
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 3:05
Chavers down twice, the second time right before the bell and was counted out after.
1991-05-09
179Anton Josipovic1816 0 0
Novi Sad, Serbia
LPTS8/8
 L 
PTS
8/8
  
1991-02-26
178Ed Mack17510 1 1
National Guard Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD8/8
 L 
UD
8/8
  
 75-77 75-78 74-77
1990-02-16
180Markus Bott1854 0 0
Sporthalle, Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany
LTKO3/0
 L 
TKO
3/0
  
time: 2:23
1989-10-24
178Kevin Wagstaff185¼24 13 3
Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Boondall, Queensland, Australia
DPTS8/8
 D 
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Alan Moore 76-76 75-77 77-77
1988-10-21
179¾Frankie Swindell18214 2 0
Quality Inn Hotel, Newark, New Jersey, USA
LTKO1/10
 L 
TKO
1/10
  
time: 2:33   referee: Randy Neumann
1988-04-08
181Lee Harris1800 1 0
The Showplace Arena, Mechanicsville, Virginia, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 0:30   referee: Ernie Green
1987-12-04
182Bobby Thomas19013 13 0
Millsap Community Center, Weirton, West Virginia, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
 47-45 47-44 47-44
1987-06-26
183James Coakley1844 0 0
Thomas Robinson Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
time: 2:24   referee: Sammy Barr 26-30 26-30 26-30
Muhummad down in second round and Coakley down twice in the fourth.
1987-01-30
181Pat Strachan18023 5 0
Thomas Robinson Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Sammy Barr 96-97 96-97 97-98
1986-11-16
181Tomas Polo Ruiz18215 6 1
Jean Pierre Sports Complex, Mucurapo, Trinidad And Tobago
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
 96-95 98-96 98-96
1986-02-21
176½Uriah Grant1797 2 0
Galt Ocean Mile Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
 95-98 94-98 93-98
1986-01-10
187Chris Wells18213 15 0
Diplomat Hotel, Hollywood, Florida, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
time: 0:40   referee: Eddie Eckert
Wells down twice in 2nd, one in 3rd and one in 5th
1984-02-11
174Willie Edwards174¼17 1 0
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA
LTKO11/12
 L 
TKO
11/12
  
time: 1:43   referee: Max Harnish 94-99 93-98 93-98
NABF light heavyweight title
1983-09-09
172½Larry Davis17111 25 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
time: 2:52   referee: Joe Cortez 5-3   judges: Frank Brunette 4-5, Carol Castellano 6-3
Davis was a late replacement, taking the fight on 2 days notice.
1983-03-23
175½Eric Winbush176¼11 6 0
Claridge Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
LTKO3/10
 L 
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:53   referee: Zach Clayton
Referee stops the fight to save Muhammad from further punishment.
1982-08-07
175Dwight Muhammad Qawi174½17 1 1
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LTKO6/15
 L 
TKO
6/15
  
time: 1:23   referee: Carlos Padilla   judges: Dick Young 41-50, Tony Perez 42-50, Tony Castellano 43-50
WBC World light heavyweight title
1982-04-17
174¾Pete McIntyre176¼17 11 1
Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 2:28   referee: Tony Perez
1981-12-19
174½Dwight Muhammad Qawi174¾15 1 1
Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
LTKO10/15
 L 
TKO
10/15
  
time: 2:54   referee: Arthur Mercante   judges: Charley Spina 83-89, Eva Shain 82-89, Tony Castellano 83-89
WBC World light heavyweight title
1981-09-26
172¼Jerry Martin172½22 2 0
Golden Nugget Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO11/15
 W  
TKO
11/15
  
time: 0:28   referee: Larry Hazzard   judges: William Kostrub 96-94, Harold Lederman 95-95, Richard F. Murry 97-93
WBC World light heavyweight title
1981-04-25
175Murray Sutherland17328 5 0
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W KO9/15
 W  
KO
9/15
  
time: 1:16   referee: Paul Venti   judges: Charley Spina 75-76, William Kostrub 75-76, Frank Brunette 76-75
WBC World light heavyweight title
1981-02-28
174¼Vonzell Johnson17422 1 0
Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO11/15
 W  
TKO
11/15
  
time: 2:23   referee: Tony Perez   judges: Paul Cavalier 98-92, William Kostrub 95-95, Eva Shain 97-93
WBC World light heavyweight title
1980-11-28
175Lottie Mwale172½21 0 0
Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USA
W KO4/15
 W  
KO
4/15
  
time: 2:25   referee: Tony Perez 28-28   judges: Roland Dakin 29-29, Vince Delgado 29-28
WBC World light heavyweight title
1980-07-13
174¼Yaqui Lopez173¾49 9 0
Great Gorge Playboy Club, McAfee, New Jersey, USA
W TKO14/15
 W  
TKO
14/15
  
time: 2:03   referee: Waldemar Schmidt 124-123   judges: Frank Brunette 125-122, Paul Cavalier 125-123
WBC World light heavyweight title
1980 Fight of the Year - Ring Magazine
1980-05-11
175Louis Pergaud17517 1 0
Halifax Metro Center, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
W TKO5/15
 W  
TKO
5/15
  
time: 1:19   referee: Rudy Ortega 40-36   judges: Dick Young 40-36, Alex Nickerson 39-37
WBC World light heavyweight title
1980-03-29
175John Conteh17533 3 1
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO4/15
 W  
TKO
4/15
  
time: 2:27   referee: Octavio Meyran 30-28   judges: Charley Spina 29-28, Harry Gibbs 30-28
WBC World light heavyweight title
1979-08-18
172½John Conteh17533 2 1
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W UD15/15
 W  
UD
15/15
  
referee: Carlos Padilla 146-142   judges: Harry Gibbs 144-143, Charley Spina 146-141
WBC World light heavyweight title
1979-04-22
175Marvin Johnson17522 2 0
Market Square Arena, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
W TKO8/15
 W  
TKO
8/15
  
referee: George DeFabis   judge: Tom Catterson
WBC World light heavyweight title
1978-10-24
175Yaqui Lopez173½43 7 0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO11/12
 W  
TKO
11/12
  
time: 2:59   referee: Frank Cappuccino
NABF light heavyweight title
1978-08-16
177Fred Bright17410 3 0
Newark, New Jersey, USA
W TKO8/0
 W  
TKO
8/0
  
time: 1:18
1978-06-19
178Dale Grant17818 3 1
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO5/10
 W  
TKO
5/10
  
time: 1:10   referee: Frank Cappuccino
1978-02-10
175Richie Kates17534 3 0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO6/12
 W  
TKO
6/12
  
time: 1:35   referee: Charlie Sgrillo
NABF light heavyweight title
1977-11-01
178Dave Lee Royster17811 10 1
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
Royster down six times in the bout.
1977-09-17
174¾Billy Douglas173¼35 12 1
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO6/12
 W  
TKO
6/12
  
time: 2:27   referee: Hank Cisco
NABF light heavyweight title
Franklin down in the 5th round.
1977-07-26
175Marvin Johnson17515 0 0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO12/12
 W  
TKO
12/12
  
time: 1:12   referee: Ozzie Sadler 49-53   judges: Paul Harris 51-51, Harold Lederman 51-48
NABF light heavyweight title
1977-06-23
176Ed Turner18619 9 1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO6/10
 W  
KO
6/10
  
time: 0:53
1977-04-21
179Joe Maye1962 19 0
Fournier Hall, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
 99-91 99-91 99-91
1977-03-11
176Eddie Mustafa Muhammad17520 2 1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Tommy Reid 44-46 44-45 45-46
Eddie went down in the first round.
1976-12-03
176Mate Parlov176¾15 1 0
Casino di Campione, Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
 97-97 98-98 97-97
1976-10-23
175Marvin Camel17516 1 0
Adams Field House, Missoula, Montana, USA
LMD10/10
 L 
MD
10/10
  
referee: Bob Foster 91-100   judges: Billy McFarland 96-98, Joe Antonetti 96-96
1976-09-15
177Bobby Walker1808 7 1
Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
time: 1:57   referee: Hank Cisco
1976-07-17
174½Marvin Camel17314 0 0
Stockton, California, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
 5-4 6-4 4-5
1976-05-21
176¼Mate Parlov181½12 0 0
Palazzo Dello Sport, Milan, Lombardia, Italy
W UD8/8
 W  
UD
8/8
  
 77-76 78-75 77-76
1976-02-13
179Harold Carter18319 34 4
Painters Mill Theatre, Owings Mill, Maryland, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
 48-43 48-43 48-42
1975-10-21
175½Wayne McGee175½3 1 0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
DPTS6/6
 D 
PTS
6/6
  
 58-57 57-57 57-57
Saad Muhummad down in the third and Magee down in the sixth.
1975-07-24
173Roosevelt Brown18015 2 0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO4/0
 W  
TKO
4/0
  
1975-02-25
174Vandell Woods176½3 1 0
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO6/8
 W  
KO
6/8
  
time: 0:55
1974-12-10
175Wayne McGee1762 0 0
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
LUD6/6
 L 
UD
6/6
  
 57-58 56-58 56-58
Saad Muhummad down in the second round.
1974-10-22
Joe Middleton3 1 0
Alexandria Roller Rink, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
time: 1:32
1974-09-10
169Lloyd Richardson1671 0 0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO4/6
 W  
TKO
4/6
  
1974-07-15
174Joe Jones176debut
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
time: 2:19
1974-05-22
178Joe Middleton1741 0 0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W KO5/6
 W  
KO
5/6
  
1974-03-11
175Roy Ingram1686 21 6
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1974-02-25
Mukeba Apolosa2 2 0
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, France
W PTS4/4
 W  
PTS
4/4
  
1974-01-14
180Billy Early1751 3 0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO2/4
 W  
TKO
2/4
  
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