Name: Vince Phillips
Birth Name: Vincent Edwards Phillips
Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, USA
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Height: 5′ 7½″ / 171cm
Reach: 70″ / 178cm
Boxing Record: click
Manager: Akbar Muhammad
Trainer: Kenny Adams
- Claimed an amateur record of 90-10.
- 1985 National Golden Gloves Lightweight Champion.
- 1985 & 1986 All-Army Lightweight Champion.
- 1985 & 1986 United States Amateur Lightweight Champion.
- Has a record of 4-2 (4 KOs) in world title fights.
- Has a record of 2-5 (2 KOs) against former, current and future world titlists.
Awards & Recognition
- Phillips knocked out Kostya Tszyu in 10 rounds to win the IBF Junior Welterweight Championship on May 31, 1997.
The Ring Magazine named Phillips' win Upset of the Year, and Phillips received the magazine's Comeback of the Year Award.
Minor & Regional Titles
- IBF Inter-Continental Junior Welterweight Title (1992)
- WBC Continental Americas Welterweight Title (2005-2006)
| IBF Light Welterweight Champion
1997 May 31 – 1999 Feb 20