Name: Bobby Czyz
Alias: Matinee Idol (Chappie)
Birthplace: Orange, New Jersey, USA
Hometown: Wanaque, New Jersey, USA
Height: 5′ 10″ / 178cm
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Bobby Czyz was a member of the U.S. Amateur Boxing Team that perished in a plane crash in Poland in 1980. An injury from an auto accident one week before the flight prevented Czyz from making the trip. He had an amateur record of 24-2.
Shortly after Czyz suffered his first pro loss to Mustafa Hamsho, his father committed suicide.
For nearly a decade, Czyz was a commentator for Showtime Championship Boxing.
- Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame inductee.
- New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame inductee.
- Czyz is a member of Mensa, an organization for people whose I.Q. is in the top 2% of the population.
| IBF Light Heavyweight Champion
1986 Sep 6 – 1987 Oct 29
| WBA Cruiserweight Champion
1991 Mar 8 – 1992 May 8