Forest Ward

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== New York Golden Gloves Champion ==
 
Forest Ward won two New York Golden Gloves Championships. Ward won the 1966 175lb Open Championship and the 1967 Heavyweight Open Championship. Ward defeated Houston Williams of the [[Police Athletic Leagues Howard Houses]] in the finals to win the 1966 175lb Open Championship and in 1967 Ward stopped(RSC-3) Thomas Connelly in the finals to win the 1967 Heavyweight Open Championship.
 
  
Ward won the 1967 Pan American Heavyweight Championship.
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==Amateur Highlights==
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*1966 "Forest Ward" won the New York Golden Gloves 175lb Open Championship, defeating Houston Williams of the [[Police Athletic Leagues Howard Houses]] in the finals
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*1967 Ward won New York Golden Gloves Heavyweight Open Championship, stopping (RSC-3) Thomas Connelly in the finals
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*Ward won the 1967 Pan American Heavyweight Championship  
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*Ward won the 1967 National AAU Heavyweight championship, beating [[Clay Hodges]] by split dec in semis and [[Ken Norton]] in finals
  
[[Category:New York Daily News Golden Gloves Champions|Ward,Forest]]
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[[Category:New York Daily News Golden Gloves Champions|Ward, Forest]]
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[[Category:United States Amateur Champions|Ward, Forest]]

Revision as of 12:41, 28 April 2008

Name: Forest Ward
Born: 1949-01-11
Nationality: US American
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 3″   /   191cm
Boxing Record: click

Amateur Highlights

  • 1966 "Forest Ward" won the New York Golden Gloves 175lb Open Championship, defeating Houston Williams of the Police Athletic Leagues Howard Houses in the finals
  • 1967 Ward won New York Golden Gloves Heavyweight Open Championship, stopping (RSC-3) Thomas Connelly in the finals
  • Ward won the 1967 Pan American Heavyweight Championship
  • Ward won the 1967 National AAU Heavyweight championship, beating Clay Hodges by split dec in semis and Ken Norton in finals
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