Michael Bennett

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Name: Michael Bennett
Born: 1971-03-26
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 0″   /   183cm
Reach: 76″   /   193cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager: Arnie Rosenthal
Trainer: George Hernandez

As a member of the 2000 US Olympic Team, he beat Poland's Wojciech Bartnik in the 1st round of matches on a 11-2 decision before losing to Cuban great Felix Savon on a 23-8 RSC-OS outscored stoppage in the 3rd round in his next match. Bennett had defeated Savon by Walk Over, when the Cuban team as a protest to the scoring refused to show up for the finals, at the 1999 World Amateur Championships in Houston, ending Savon's run of six consecutive titles at Heavyweight. Was thought to have been one of the better members of the 2000 team, and was the captain. However, he failed to show a world class chin as a professional, and after a series of first round knockout losses, Bennett retired.