Martin O'Malley, a graduate of Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds, WA, USA, had an impressive amateur career. (A few of his amateur opponents were Augie Sanchez, and future world champions Radford Beasley and Floyd Mayweather Jr.) In time he sparred with world champions 'Sugar' Shane Mosley, Roberto Garcia and Genaro Hernandez.
- Record: 47-9 (26 KOs)
- Four-time Tacoma Golden Gloves Champion
- Three-time Las Vegas Golden Gloves Champion
- Two-time Las Vegas Golden Gloves "Best Fighter of Tournament"
- Coca Cola Goodwill Games Box-Offs Champion
- 1991 Junior Olympics National Champion
- 1993 National Police Athletic League Champion
- 1994 United States vs. Ireland Champion
- 1994 Goodwill Games Representative in Russia
- 1994 National Golden Gloves Silver Medalist
- 1995 Tacoma Golden Gloves "Best Fighter of Tournament"
- 1996 National Golden Gloves Silver Medalist