Hedgemon Lewis

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Name: Hedgemon Lewis
Born: 1946-02-25
Birthplace: Greensboro, Alabama, USA
Hometown: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 8″   /   173cm
Boxing Record: click

Managers: January Fighters Incorporated
Trainer: Eddie Futch

Amateur Career

  • Started boxing at age 12 at the Northern Recreation Center in Detroit, Michigan.
  • First amateur trainers were Albert Smith and Duke Ellis. He was later trained by Luther Burgess at the Brewster Recreation Center.
  • 1963 Detroit Diamond Belt Champion.
  • 1964 National Golden Gloves Lightweight Champion.
  • 1964 United States Olympic Trials semifinalist at light welterweight.
  • 1965 National AAU Welterweight Champion.
  • 1966 National Golden Gloves Welterweight Champion.

Professional Career