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Chris Byrd
Global ID4923
sexmale
birthdate 1970-08-15
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divisionheavyweight
stancesouthpaw
height6′ 0″   /   183cm
reach74″   /   188cm
US ID037008
aliasRapid Fire
country USA
residenceLas Vegas, Nevada, USA
birth placeFlint, Michigan, USA
birth nameChris Cornelius Byrd
won 41 (KO 22) + lost 5 (KO 4) + drawn 1 = 47
rounds boxed 358 KO% 46.81
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
2009-03-21Matthias Sandow4-3-0
Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyWTKO48
time: 1:30
2008-05-16Shaun George16-2-2
Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALTKO910
time: 2:42 | referee: Jay Nady | judge: Adalaide Byrd 72-79 | 72-79 | 72-79
2007-10-27Alexander Povetkin13-0-0
Messehalle, Erfurt, Thüringen, GermanyLTKO1112
time: 1:52 | referee: Wayne Kelly | judge: Charlie Lucas | judge: Luis Pabon | judge: Rafael Lopez Santos
Part of IBF Heavyweight Title Elimination Tournament (Byrd-Povetkin / Brock-Chambers)
2007-04-18Paul Marinaccio22-2-2
Clifford Park, Nassau, BahamasWRTD710
time: 0:01 | referee: Jose Hiram Rivera
2006-04-22Wladimir Klitschko45-3-0
SAP-Arena, Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyLTKO712
time: 0:41 | referee: Wayne Kelly | judge: Roy Francis | judge: Steve Epstein | judge: Robert Hoyle
IBF World heavyweight title
vacant International Boxing Organization World heavyweight title
2005-10-01DaVarryl Williamson22-3-0
Reno Events Center, Reno, Nevada, USAWUD1212
referee: Vic Drakulich | judge: Pat Russell 116-112 | judge: Glenn Trowbridge 115-113 | judge: Doug Tucker 116-112
IBF World heavyweight title
2004-11-13Jameel McCline31-3-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWSD1212
referee: Wayne Kelly | judge: Don Trella 115-112 | judge: Luis Rivera 114-113 | judge: Glenn Feldman 112-114
IBF World heavyweight title
Byrd down in the 2nd.
2004-04-17Andrew Golota38-4-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USADPTS1212
referee: Randy Neumann | judge: Steve Weisfeld 113-115 | judge: Melvina Lathan 114-114 | judge: Tony Paolillo 115-113
IBF World heavyweight title
2003-09-20Fres Oquendo24-1-0
Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, USAWUD1212
referee: Eddie Cotton | judge: Don Ackerman 115-113 | judge: Steve Epstein 116-112 | judge: John Lawson 117-111
IBF World heavyweight title
2002-12-14Evander Holyfield38-5-2
Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWUD1212
referee: Randy Neumann | judge: John Stewart 116-112 | judge: Eugene Grant 117-111 | judge: Steve Weisfeld 117-111
vacant IBF World heavyweight title (supervisor: Ray Wheatley)
2002-06-08Jeff Pegues18-9-0
Soaring Eagle Casino, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USAWTKO310
time: 2:43
2001-08-18David Tua38-2-0
Cox Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1212
referee: Jay Nady | judge: Chuck Giampa 116-112 | judge: Art Lurie 116-112 | judge: Paul Smith 115-113
USBA heavyweight title
Final Part of the IBF Heavyweight Title Eliminator.
2001-05-12Maurice Harris18-10-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1212
referee: Wayne Kelly | judge: Don Ackerman 118-109 | judge: Don O'Neill 117-110 | judge: Tony Paolillo 117-110
vacant USBA heavyweight title
2001-01-19David Vedder21-18-3
Soaring Eagle Casino, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USAWUD1010
98-91 | 100-89 | 100-89
Vedder late sub for Dale Crowe
2000-10-14Wladimir Klitschko34-1-0
Kolnarena, Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanyLUD1212
referee: Lou Moret | judge: Bill Lerch 106-120 | judge: Axel Zielke 107-119 | judge: Cesar Ramos 108-118
WBO World heavyweight title
Byrd down in 9th and 11th.
2000-04-01Vitali Klitschko27-0-0
Estrel Convention Center, Neukoelln, Berlin, GermanyWRTD912
time: 3:00 | referee: Genaro Rodriguez | judge: Melvina Lathan 83-88 | judge: Dr Ruben M Garcia 82-89 | judge: Joachim Jacobsen 83-88
WBO World heavyweight title
Fight stopped due to a Klitschko shoulder injury
2000-01-19David Washington12-3-0
Soaring Eagle Casino, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USAWTKO1010
1999-10-22Val Smith10-11-0
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USAWKO210
time: 2:39
1999-06-03Jose Ribalta38-15-1
Soaring Eagle Casino, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USAWRTD310
time: 3:00 | referee: Dale Grable | judge: Jake Jack Richards | judge: Dario Chiarini | judge: John Chaulk
1999-05-08John Sargent22-1-0
Silver Star Casino, Philadelphia, Mississippi, USAWTKO210
time: 2:03 | referee: Fred Steinwinder III
1999-03-20Ike Ibeabuchi19-0-0
Emerald Queen Casino, Tacoma, Washington, USALTKO510
time: 2:59 | referee: Ron Rall | judge: Barry Druxman | judge: Glen Hamada | judge: Joe Macaluso
1998-07-14Ross Puritty23-12-1
Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, USAWUD1010
referee: Fred Steinwinder III | judge: C.D. Jenkins 99-91 | judge: Keith Hughes 100-90 | judge: Paul Sita 99-91
1998-05-30Elieser Castillo14-0-0
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWUD1010
referee: Tony Perez | judge: Emil Conforti 99-91 | judge: Pierre Benoist 99-91 | judge: Dan Shannon 99-91
1998-03-28Derek Amos12-4-0
Boardwalk Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWTKO610
referee: Lindsey Page
1997-12-13Jimmy Thunder32-8-0
Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USAWTKO910
time: 1:07 | referee: Steve Smoger | judge: Glenn Feldman | judge: William Hutt | judge: Clark Sammartino
1997-06-20Frankie Swindell31-15-1
Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWUD1010
1997-03-18Bert Cooper33-15-0
IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan, USAWUD1010
referee: Mervin McDonald | judge: Rosemary Grable 100-90 | judge: Chip Acey 98-92 | judge: Frank Barbarich 99-91
1997-01-28Craig Petersen22-5-1
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USAWTKO610
time: 2:22 | referee: Dale Grable | judge: John Parish | judge: Dario Chiarini | judge: Bobby Watson
Attendance: 7,103
Referee stopped the fight after long unanswered flurry of punches by Byrd.

1996-10-08Levi Billups19-11-0
IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan, USAWUD1010
referee: Monte Oswald | judge: Herman McKalpain 99-90 | judge: Charles Fecay 100-88 | judge: Phil Ladouceur 100-89
1996-08-06Uriah Grant24-11-0
IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan, USAWUD1010
referee: Dale Grable | judge: Bernard Teachout 99-89 | judge: Rosemary Grable 100-89 | judge: John Parish 100-89
1996-05-17Biko Botowamungu9-2-1
Glen Stock Arena, Monroe, Michigan, USAWUD1010
referee: Frank Garza | judge: John Chaulk 100-90 | judge: Chip Acey 97-93 | judge: Dario Chiarini 98-92
1996-04-23Lionel Butler23-11-1
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USAWTKO810
time: 0:57 | referee: Tom Paruskiewicz | judge: Dario Chiarini | judge: Charles Fecay | judge: Herman McKalpain
1996-01-30Jeff Wooden11-0-0
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USAWUD1010
referee: Monte Oswald | judge: Rosemary Grable 96-94 | judge: Bernard Teachout 99-91 | judge: James Hoomaian 96-93
Wooden received a standing eight count in the 10th round.
1995-11-21Phil Jackson34-2-0
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USAWUD1212
119-109 | 119-109 | 119-109
Attendance: 15,253
Vacant WBU International Heavyweight Title

1995-10-03Nathaniel Fitch11-12-0
IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan, USAWKO710
1995-07-18Tim Puller13-2-0
IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan, USAWTKO510
time: 2:55 | referee: Sam Williams | judge: Charles Fecay | judge: Herman McKalpain | judge: Charles McHenry
1995-05-23Arthur Williams24-3-1
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USAWSD1010
referee: Mervin McDonald | judge: Bernard Teachout 97-93 | judge: James Hoomaian 95-94 | judge: John Chaulk 94-95
In the opening round Byrd was knocked down for the first time in his career.
1995-04-26Joel Humm14-8-4
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USAWRTD48
1995-03-28Mike Rouse17-12-2
IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan, USAWTKO612
time: 1:56
vacant USBA heavyweight title
1995-01-06Frankie Hines14-67-2
Virginia Beach, Virginia, USAWTKO2
time: 0:59
1994-11-01Ron Gullette6-10-0
Flint, Michigan, USAWTKO5
1994-10-04Waxxem Fikes7-1-1
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USAWTKO48
time: 2:49 | referee: Dale Grable
1994-08-30Max Key8-8-0
Flint, Michigan, USAWKO1
1994-06-07Gerard O'Neal
Flint, Michigan, USAWTKO26
1994-03-22Exum Speight6-10-1
Flint, Michigan, USAWUD66
1993-05-15Mike Sullivan0-1-0
Flint, Michigan, USAWTKO1
1993-01-28Gary Smith9-22-2
IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan, USAWUD66

 
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