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Pernell Whitaker
Global ID555
sexmale
birthdate 1964-01-02
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divisionwelterweight
stancesouthpaw
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
reach69″   /   175cm
US ID010928
aliasSweet Pea
country USA
residenceNorfolk, Virginia, USA
won 40 (KO 17) + lost 4 (KO 1) + drawn 1 = 46
rounds boxed 379 KO% 36.96
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
2001-04-27Carlos Bojorquez14-2-5
Caesars Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada, USALTKO410
time: 0:27 | referee: Joe Cortez | judge: Keith MacDonald 28-29 | judge: Dave Moretti 28-29 | judge: Doug Tucker 28-29
Whitaker breaks clavicle and referee stops the fight on advice of ring physician.
1999-02-20Felix Trinidad33-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1212
referee: Benjy Esteves Jr. | judge: Melvina Lathan 109-118 | judge: Beeba Exton 109-118 | judge: Samuel Conde Lopez 111-117
IBF welterweight title
1997-10-17Andrey Pestryaev20-1-0
Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USANCND1212
referee: James Santa | judge: Glenn Feldman 115-113 | judge: Don O'Neill 114-113 | judge: Tom Kaczmarek 115-112
Eliminator for WBA Welterweight Title
Whitaker was orginally announced the winner, but the result was later changed to a No-Decision after Whitaker tested positive for cocaine

1997-04-12Oscar De La Hoya23-0-0
Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALUD1212
referee: Mills Lane | judge: Chuck Giampa 111-115 | judge: Jerry Roth 110-116 | judge: Dalby Shirley 110-116
WBC welterweight title
1997-01-24Diosbelys Hurtado20-0-0
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO1112
time: 1:52 | referee: Arthur Mercante Jr. | judge: John Stewart 92-93 | judge: Lazaro Carrasco 92-94 | judge: Sergio Silvi 91-96
WBC welterweight title
1996-09-20Wilfredo Rivera23-1-1
James Knight Convention Center, Miami, Florida, USAWUD1212
referee: Frank Santore Jr | judge: Jay Kassees 113-112 | judge: John Keane 115-111 | judge: Masakazu Uchida 115-113
WBC welterweight title
1996-04-12Wilfredo Rivera23-0-1
Atlantis Casino, Cupecoy Bay, Sint MaartenWSD1212
referee: Larry O'Connell | judge: Tamotsu Tomihara 116-111 | judge: George St. Aude 115-113 | judge: Barbara Perez 112-115
WBC welterweight title
1995-11-18Jake Rodriguez28-3-2
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWKO612
time: 2:45 | referee: Frank Cappuccino | judge: Guillermo Ayon 49-46 | judge: Bruce McTavish 50-45 | judge: John Stewart 50-45
WBC welterweight title
1995-08-26Gary Jacobs41-5-0
Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWUD1212
referee: Ron Lipton | judge: Tamotsu Tomihara 118-107 | judge: Gus Mercurio 118-109 | judge: Takeaki Kanaya 117-109
WBC welterweight title
1995-03-04Julio Cesar Vasquez53-1-0
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWUD1212
referee: Tony Orlando | judge: Pinit Prayadsab 118-110 | judge: Guy Jutras 116-110 | judge: John Riley 118-107
WBA World light middleweight title
1994-10-01James McGirt64-3-1
Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USAWUD1212
referee: Larry O'Connell | judge: Steve Weisfeld 117-110 | judge: Chuck Giampa 117-113 | judge: Rudy Ortega 118-112
WBC welterweight title
1994-04-09Santos Cardona29-3-0
Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USAWUD1212
referee: Al Rothenberg | judge: Francisco Manzano 119-109 | judge: Larry O'Connell 119-111 | judge: Jim Traylor 119-109
WBC welterweight title
1993-09-10Julio Cesar Chavez87-0-0
Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, USADMD1212
referee: Joe Cortez | judge: Jack Woodruff 115-113 | judge: Mickey Vann 115-115 | judge: Franz Marti 115-115
WBC welterweight title
1993-03-06James McGirt59-2-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1212
referee: Larry Hazzard | judge: Dalby Shirley 117-111 | judge: Chuck Giampa 115-113 | judge: Rudy Ortega 115-114
WBC welterweight title
1992-12-01Ben Baez7-4-0
Pavilion Convention Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USAWKO110
time: 0:37 | referee: Al Rothenberg | judge: Jim Traylor | judge: Robert Exton | judge: William Bryan
Baez reportedly 14-4 entering the bout.
1992-07-18Rafael Pineda28-1-0
Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1212
referee: Joe Cortez | judge: Hector Hernandez Vilchis 116-110 | judge: Jerry Roth 117-108 | judge: Frank Cairo 117-108
IBF light welterweight title
1992-05-22Jerry Smith12-13-0
El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, MexicoWKO110
referee: Sergio Gomez Orozco
1992-01-18Harold Brazier78-10-1
Pennsylvania Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
referee: Frank Cappuccino | judge: Lynne Carter 100-90 | judge: Ron Greenley 100-90 | judge: George Hill 100-91
1991-10-05Jorge Paez38-3-4
Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, Nevada, USAWUD1212
referee: Mills Lane | judge: Keith MacDonald 116-110 | judge: Chuck Giampa 115-111 | judge: Patricia Morse Jarman 115-112
WBC lightweight title
WBA World lightweight title
IBF lightweight title
1991-07-27Poli Diaz32-0-0
Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USAWUD1212
referee: Al Rothenberg | judge: Julio Roldan 120-108 | judge: Sheila Harmon 120-107 | judge: Beeba Exton 120-106
WBC lightweight title
WBA World lightweight title
IBF lightweight title
1991-02-23Anthony Jones26-2-1
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1212
referee: Mills Lane | judge: Jerry Roth 120-108 | judge: Dave Moretti 119-109 | judge: Joseph Pasquale 120-108
WBC lightweight title
WBA World lightweight title
IBF lightweight title
1990-11-22Benjie Marquez17-8-1
Palacio de los Deportes, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, SpainWUD1010
referee: Fernando Paredes
1990-08-11Juan Nazario22-2-0
Caesars Tahoe, Outdoor Arena, Stateline, Nevada, USAWKO112
time: 2:59 | referee: Mills Lane | judge: Patricia Morse Jarman | judge: Dave Moretti | judge: Ray Solis
WBC lightweight title
WBA World lightweight title
IBF lightweight title
1990-05-19Azumah Nelson32-1-0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1212
referee: Mills Lane | judge: Harry Gibbs 116-114 | judge: Sid Nathan 115-113 | judge: Dalby Shirley 116-111
WBC lightweight title
IBF lightweight title
Whitaker has a point deducted in the 12th round
1990-02-03Freddie Pendleton24-16-3
Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWUD1212
referee: Randy Neumann | judge: Jim Traylor 116-112 | judge: Stuart Winston 116-112 | judge: Phil Newman 117-113
WBC lightweight title
IBF lightweight title
1989-12-11Martin Galvan7-17-2
Les Pyramides, Le Port-Marly, Yvelines, FranceWTKO3
Galvan down three times
1989-08-20Jose Luis Ramirez102-7-0
Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USAWUD1212
referee: Chris Wollesen | judge: Sid Nathan 117-111 | judge: Miguel Donate 120-108 | judge: Larry O'Connell 120-109
vacant WBC lightweight title
IBF lightweight title
1989-04-30Louie Lomeli24-0-0
Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USAWTKO312
time: 2:43 | referee: Al Rothenberg | judge: Jim Traylor 20-18 | judge: Stanley Berg 20-18 | judge: Al Wilensky 20-18
IBF lightweight title
1989-02-18Greg Haugen23-1-0
The Coliseum, Hampton, Virginia, USAWUD1212
referee: Al Rothenberg | judge: Jim Traylor 120-107 | judge: Paul Gibbs 118-109 | judge: Mike Glienna 120-107
IBF lightweight title
Haugen was down in the 6th.
1988-11-02Antonio Carter3-8-1
Pavilion Convention Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USAWTKO410
time: 2:37
1988-03-12Jose Luis Ramirez100-6-0
Stade de Levallois, Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, FranceLSD1212
referee: Luis Carlos Guzman | judge: Harry Gibbs 117-113 | judge: Newton Campos 113-118 | judge: Louis Michel 115-116
WBC lightweight title
1987-12-19Davey Montana19-8-0
Paris, Paris, FranceWTKO410
time: 3:14 | referee: Alfred Asaro
1987-07-25Miguel Santana21-1-1
Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USAWTKO612
time: 1:02 | referee: Al Rothenberg
NABF lightweight title
USBA lightweight title
Santana down twice in round two, taking one-sided beating throughout until referee has seen enough.
1987-06-28Jim Flores0-3-0
Las Americas Arena, Houston, Texas, USAWTKO1
referee: Tony Schelski
Flores went down from body bombardment and referee stopped the fight immediately without a count.
1987-03-28Roger Mayweather26-4-0
Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USAWUD1212
referee: Chris Wollesen | 116-110 | 117-111 | 116-112
NABF lightweight title
Mayweather was down in the 1st, Whitaker was down in the 9th.
1986-12-20Alfredo Layne14-6-0
Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USAWUD1010
referee: Al Rothenberg | 100-92 | 100-90 | 99-91
1986-10-09Rafael Gandarilla6-14-0
Felt Forum, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
Gandarilla reportedly 55-16-3 entering the bout.
1986-08-16Rafael Williams24-2-0
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWUD1010
judge: Al DeVito 8-2 | judge: Joseph Pasquale 8-2 | judge: Eugene Grant 9-1
Whitaker was knocked down in the 4th round.
1986-03-09John Montes29-3-0
Coliseum, Hampton, Virginia, USAWUD1010
referee: Al Rothenberg | 99-90 | 100-92 | 100-91
1985-11-12Jesus De la Cruz1-6-0
Norville, Texas, USAWTKO18
time: 2:22
De la Cruz reportedly 10-4 entering the bout. De La Cruz was down twice before the bout was stopped.
1985-08-29Teddy Hatfield14-12-0
The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia, USAWKO38
referee: Al Pruitt
1985-07-20John Senegal20-1-1
Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USAWTKO28
time: 1:29 | referee: Al Rothenberg | judge: Ernie Green | judge: Jim Traylor | judge: Oscar Bryan
Senegal down in 1st and twice in the 2nd
1985-04-20Nick Parker13-4-1
Memorial Coliseum, Corpus Christi, Texas, USAWUD66
referee: Humberto Barrera
Parker took a standing-eight count in the 2nd round.
1985-03-13Mike Golden6-5-0
Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia, USAWTKO46
time: 2:54 | referee: Al Rothenberg
1985-01-20Danny Avery6-3-2
Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO46
referee: Tony Orlando
The ringside doctor did not allow Avery out for the 5th round.
1984-11-15Farrain Comeaux11-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO26
time: 2:50 | referee: Joe Santarpia
Pro debut for the 1984 Lightweight Olympic Gold Medalist Whitaker

 
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