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Name: Oliver Wright
Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica
Height: 6′ 1½″ / 187cm
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- Born in 1948.
- Was a member of his country's national boxing team.
- Had an amateur boxing record of 115-12.
- Turned professional at 25.
- In his 6th professional fight lost a close 10 round decision to former WBA World Lightheavyweight Champion Vicente Paul Rondon.
- Won the vacant Florida Heavyweight Championship with an upset knockout over Jimmy Summerville.
- Defeated Muhammad Ali's long-time sparring partner Levi Forte in 1973 by 10 round decision.
- Over-matched early in his career.
- Gave world rated heavyweight Oscar Natalio Bonavena a hard fight.