Marvin Camel

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Name: Marvin Camel
Born: 1951-12-24
Birthplace: Ronan, Montana, USA
Hometown: Missoula, Montana, USA
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 6′ 2″   /   188cm
Reach: 79″   /   201cm
Boxing Record: click

Trainer: Eddie Futch
Manager: Elmer Boyce

Marvin Camel is a member of the Flathead Tribe (also said to be a member of the Salish Kootenai Nation). In 1980, Camel became the first world champion in the cruiserweight division. In 2006, at the World Boxing Council's 44th annual convention, WBC president Jose Sulaiman awarded him honorary champion status.

Regional Titles

  • NABF cruiserweight champion (1979)
  • Nevada State cruiserweight champion (1981)
  • USBA cruiserweight champion (1981-82)


Preceded by:
Inaugural Champion
WBC Cruiserweight Champion
1980 Mar 31 – 1980 Nov 25
Succeeded by:
Carlos DeLeon
Preceded by:
Inaugural Champion
IBF Cruiserweight Champion
1983 Dec 13 – 1984 Oct 6
Succeeded by:
Lee Roy Murphy