Matthew Saad Muhammad
Global ID8618
birthdate 1954-06-16
death date 2014-05-25 (59)
divisionlight heavyweight
height5′ 11″   /   180cm
reach75″   /   191cm
aliasMatthew Franklin
country USA
residencePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth placePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
birth nameMaxwell Antonio Loach
won 49 (KO 35) + lost 16 (KO 8) + drawn 3 = 68
rounds boxed 457 KO% 51.47

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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1992-03-21Jason Waller11-3-1
Colonial Theatre, Fredericksburg, Virginia, USALKO2
time: 2:21 | referee: Vaughn Ward
1991-10-29Andrew Maynard17-1-0
Convention Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USALTKO310
time: 0:20 | referee: Sylvester Stevens
1991-10-05Michael Green2-1-0
Woodbridge, Virginia, USALMD88
referee: Al Rothenberg | 75-77 | 76-76 | 75-77
Saad Muhummad took a standing eight count in the eighth and final round.
1991-09-20Eduardo Antonio Carranza9-9-0
Porto, PortugalWPTS1010
1991-08-15Govoner Chavers9-1-1
Plaza de Toros de Puerto Banus, Marbella, Andalucía, SpainWKO110
time: 3:05
Chavers down twice, the second time right before the bell and was counted out after.
1991-07-12Jose Ramon Zalazar5-5-2
São Miguel, Azores, PortugalWKO510
1991-06-14Rafael Marin3-2-0
Porto, PortugalWPTS1010
1991-05-09Anton Josipovic6-0-0
Novi Sad, SerbiaLPTS88
1991-04-12Joao Cabreiro2-2-0
Porto, PortugalWTKO48
time: 1:33
1991-02-26Ed Mack10-1-1
National Guard Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD88
75-77 | 75-78 | 74-77
1990-02-16Markus Bott4-0-0
Sporthalle, Wandsbek, Hamburg, GermanyLTKO3
time: 2:23
1989-10-24Kevin Wagstaff24-13-3
Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Boondall, Queensland, AustraliaDPTS88
referee: Alan Moore | 76-76 | 75-77 | 77-77
1988-10-21Frankie Swindell14-2-0
Quality Inn Hotel, Newark, New Jersey, USALTKO110
time: 2:33 | referee: Randy Neumann
1988-04-08Lee Harris0-1-0
The Showplace Arena, Mechanicsville, Virginia, USAWKO110
time: 0:30 | referee: Ernie Green
1987-12-04Bobby Thomas13-13-0
Millsap Community Center, Weirton, West Virginia, USAWUD1010
47-45 | 47-44 | 47-44
1987-07-31Junior McKenzie0-1-0
Grand Bahama Stadium, Freeport, BahamasWTD510
referee: Sammy Barr
McKenzie floored in the fourth and fifth rounds and bout was halted after the fifth due to an accidental thumbing. Saad Muhummad won on points.
1987-06-26James Coakley4-0-0
Thomas Robinson Stadium, Nassau, BahamasWKO410
time: 2:24 | referee: Sammy Barr | 26-30 | 26-30 | 26-30
Muhummad down in second round and Coakley down twice in the fourth.
1987-05-22Ezeke Minus1-2-0
Grand Bahama Stadium, Freeport, BahamasWKO310
time: 2:03 | referee: Sammy Barr
1987-04-24Kid Freeport0-3-0
Grand Bahama Stadium, Freeport, BahamasWTKO310
referee: Sammy Barr
1987-01-30Pat Strachan23-5-0
Thomas Robinson Stadium, Nassau, BahamasLUD1010
referee: Sammy Barr | 96-97 | 96-97 | 97-98
1986-11-16Tomas Polo Ruiz15-6-1
Jean Pierre Sports Complex, Mucurapo, Trinidad And TobagoWUD1010
96-95 | 98-96 | 98-96
1986-09-20Jorge Espin0-1-0
Philipsburg, Sint MaartenWKO610
1986-08-02Reggie Neal6-6-0
Concorde Boxing Arena, Oranjestad, ArubaWTKO510
1986-07-05Serge Bolivard4-6-2
Concorde Boxing Arena, Oranjestad, ArubaWPTS88
1986-02-21Uriah Grant7-2-0
Galt Ocean Mile Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USALUD1010
95-98 | 94-98 | 93-98
1986-01-10Chris Wells13-15-0
Diplomat Hotel, Hollywood, Florida, USAWTKO610
time: 0:40 | referee: Eddie Eckert
Wells down twice in 2nd, one in 3rd and one in 5th
1984-02-11Willie Edwards17-1-0
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USALTKO1112
time: 1:43 | referee: Max Harnish | 94-99 | 93-98 | 93-98
NABF light heavyweight title
1983-09-09Larry Davis11-25-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO1010
time: 2:52 | referee: Joe Cortez 5-3 | judge: Frank Brunette 4-5 | judge: Carol Castellano 6-3
Davis was a late replacement, taking the fight on 2 days notice.
1983-03-23Eric Winbush11-6-0
Claridge Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALTKO310
time: 1:53 | referee: Zach Clayton
Referee stops the fight to save Muhammad from further punishment.
1982-08-07Dwight Muhammad Qawi17-1-1
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALTKO615
time: 1:23 | referee: Carlos Padilla | judge: Dick Young 41-50 | judge: Tony Perez 42-50 | judge: Tony Castellano 43-50
WBC World light heavyweight title
1982-04-17Pete McIntyre17-11-1
Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO210
time: 2:28 | referee: Tony Perez
1981-12-19Dwight Muhammad Qawi15-1-1
Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USALTKO1015
time: 2:54 | referee: Arthur Mercante | judge: Charley Spina 83-89 | judge: Eva Shain 82-89 | judge: Tony Castellano 83-89
WBC World light heavyweight title
1981-09-26Jerry Martin22-2-0
Golden Nugget Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO1115
time: 0:28 | referee: Larry Hazzard | judge: William Kostrub 96-94 | judge: Harold Lederman 95-95 | judge: Richard F. Murry 97-93
WBC World light heavyweight title
1981-04-25Murray Sutherland28-5-0
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWKO915
time: 1:16 | referee: Paul Venti | judge: Charley Spina 75-76 | judge: William Kostrub 75-76 | judge: Frank Brunette 76-75
WBC World light heavyweight title
1981-02-28Vonzell Johnson22-1-0
Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO1115
time: 2:23 | referee: Tony Perez | judge: Paul Cavalier 98-92 | judge: William Kostrub 95-95 | judge: Eva Shain 97-93
WBC World light heavyweight title
1980-11-28Lottie Mwale21-0-0
Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USAWKO415
time: 2:25 | referee: Tony Perez 28-28 | judge: Roland Dakin 29-29 | judge: Vince Delgado 29-28
WBC World light heavyweight title
1980-07-13Yaqui Lopez49-9-0
Great Gorge Playboy Club, McAfee, New Jersey, USAWTKO1415
time: 2:03 | referee: Waldemar Schmidt 124-123 | judge: Frank Brunette 125-122 | judge: Paul Cavalier 125-123
WBC World light heavyweight title
1980 Fight of the Year - Ring Magazine
1980-05-11Louis Pergaud17-1-0
Halifax Metro Center, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaWTKO515
time: 1:19 | referee: Rudy Ortega 40-36 | judge: Dick Young 40-36 | judge: Alex Nickerson 39-37
WBC World light heavyweight title
1980-03-29John Conteh33-3-1
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO415
time: 2:27 | referee: Octavio Meyran 30-28 | judge: Charley Spina 29-28 | judge: Harry Gibbs 30-28
WBC World light heavyweight title
1979-08-18John Conteh33-2-1
Resorts International, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWUD1515
referee: Carlos Padilla 146-142 | judge: Harry Gibbs 144-143 | judge: Charley Spina 146-141
WBC World light heavyweight title
1979-04-22Marvin Johnson22-2-0
Market Square Arena, Indianapolis, Indiana, USAWTKO815
referee: George DeFabis | judge: Tom Catterson
WBC World light heavyweight title
1978-10-24Yaqui Lopez43-7-0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO1112
time: 2:59 | referee: Frank Cappuccino
NABF light heavyweight title
1978-08-16Fred Bright10-3-0
Newark, New Jersey, USAWTKO8
time: 1:18
1978-06-19Dale Grant18-3-1
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO510
time: 1:10 | referee: Frank Cappuccino
1978-02-10Richie Kates34-3-0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO612
time: 1:35 | referee: Charlie Sgrillo
NABF light heavyweight title
1977-11-01Dave Lee Royster11-10-1
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWUD1010
Royster down six times in the bout.
1977-09-17Billy Douglas35-12-1
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO612
time: 2:27 | referee: Hank Cisco
NABF light heavyweight title
Franklin down in the 5th round.
1977-07-26Marvin Johnson15-0-0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO1212
time: 1:12 | referee: Ozzie Sadler 49-53 | judge: Paul Harris 51-51 | judge: Harold Lederman 51-48
NABF light heavyweight title
1977-06-23Ed Turner19-9-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO610
time: 0:53
1977-04-21Joe Maye2-19-0
Fournier Hall, Wilmington, Delaware, USAWUD1010
99-91 | 99-91 | 99-91
1977-03-11Eddie Mustafa Muhammad20-2-1
Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD1010
referee: Tommy Reid | 44-46 | 44-45 | 45-46
Eddie went down in the first round.
1976-12-03Mate Parlov15-1-0
Casino di Campione, Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, ItalyDPTS1010
97-97 | 98-98 | 97-97
1976-10-23Marvin Camel16-1-0
Adams Field House, Missoula, Montana, USALMD1010
referee: Bob Foster 91-100 | judge: Billy McFarland 96-98 | judge: Joe Antonetti 96-96
1976-09-15Bobby Walker8-7-1
Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO410
time: 1:57 | referee: Hank Cisco
1976-07-17Marvin Camel14-0-0
Stockton, California, USAWSD1010
5-4 | 6-4 | 4-5
1976-05-21Mate Parlov12-0-0
Palazzo Dello Sport, Milan, Lombardia, ItalyWUD88
77-76 | 78-75 | 77-76
1976-02-13Harold Carter19-34-4
Painters Mill Theatre, Owings Mill, Maryland, USAWUD1010
48-43 | 48-43 | 48-42
1975-10-21Wayne McGee3-1-0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADPTS66
58-57 | 57-57 | 57-57
Saad Muhummad down in the third and Magee down in the sixth.
1975-07-24Roosevelt Brown15-2-0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO4
1975-02-25Vandell Woods3-1-0
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO68
time: 0:55
1974-12-10Wayne McGee2-0-0
Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USALUD66
57-58 | 56-58 | 56-58
Saad Muhummad down in the second round.
1974-10-22Joe Middleton3-1-0
Alexandria Roller Rink, Alexandria, Virginia, USAWTKO2
time: 1:32
1974-09-10Lloyd Richardson1-0-0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO4
1974-07-15Joe Jones
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO3
time: 2:19
1974-05-22Joe Middleton1-0-0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWKO56
1974-03-11Roy Ingram6-21-6
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWPTS44
1974-02-25Mukeba Apolosa2-2-0
Palais des Sports, Paris, Paris, FranceWPTS44
1974-01-14Billy Early1-3-0
Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAWTKO24


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