George Carter

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George Carter

Name: George Carter
Born: 1936-06-04
Birthplace: Lakeland, Georgia, USA
Hometown: Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 3″   /   191cm
Boxing Record: click

Carter began his amateur career in 1953. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1954 and was a member of the Air Force World Wide Team. In 1959 and 1960 he won the Pacific Air Force light-middleweight championship and the Pacific Interservice chanpionship. In 1960 he also placed second in the Air Force Worldwide Championship. He began his pro career in Japan (during his first tour in Japan). Sgt. Carter remained in the Air Force and worked his professional career around his military duties.