Name: Tor Hamer
Birthplace: New York, New York, USA
Hometown: New York, New York, USA
Height: 6′ 2″ / 188cm
Boxing Record: click
- 2008 National Golden Gloves Super Heavyweight champion
- 2012 British Prizefighter heavyweight boxer tournament champion
Hamer, out of Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn, beat southpaw Lenroy Thompson in the quarter final (avenging his only loss) and went on to win the National Golden Gloves at Super Heavyweight in 2008. His amateur record was 34-1. On June 20, 2012, Hamer won the British Prizefighter Tournament ay York Hall in London by decisioning Kevin Johnson in the final, his biggest victory to that point.
Hamer was raised in Harlem and suburban Baltimore, where he attended private and charter schools. He attended Penn State University and earned his B.A. degree. He has a Harvard-educated father and a Villanova-educated mother, both of whom work in education.