Difference between revisions of "James (Buddy) McGirt"

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'''World Light Welterweight and Welterweight Champion'''
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<boxer>000456</boxer>
== Boxer Info ==
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'''Manager and Trainer''': [[Al Certo]]
*'''Born''': James McGirt on January 17, 1964 in Brentwood, NY
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*'''Height''': 5' 6½
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*'''Reach''': 70.5
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*'''Manager and Trainer''': [[Al Certo]]
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== World Titles ==
 
== World Titles ==
*IBF Jr. Welterweight Champion (1988)
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*[[IBF]] Jr. Welterweight Champion (1988)
*WBC Welterweight Champion (1991-93)
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*[[WBC]] Welterweight Champion (1991-93)
  
 
== Regional and Minor Titles ==
 
== Regional and Minor Titles ==
 
*WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight Champion (1985-87)
 
*WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight Champion (1985-87)
*IBC Jr. Middleweight Title (1995)
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*[[IBC]] Jr. Middleweight Title (1995)
  
Since his retirement, McGirt has become a highly regarded trainer. Amongst those that he has trained are, [[Boxer:Antonio Tarver:014043|Antonio Tarver]] and <br> [[Boxer:Arturo Gatti:003999|Arturo Gatti]]. He won the [[Boxing Writers' Association of America Trainer of the Year Award]] for 2002.
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Since his retirement, McGirt has become a highly regarded trainer. Among those that he has trained are [[Boxer:Antonio Tarver:014043|Antonio Tarver]] and [[Boxer:Arturo Gatti:003999|Arturo Gatti]]. He won the [[Boxing Writers' Association of America Trainer of the Year Award]] for 2002.
  
 
His son, [[Boxer:James McGirt Jr.:235257|James McGirt Jr.]] is also a professional boxer.
 
His son, [[Boxer:James McGirt Jr.:235257|James McGirt Jr.]] is also a professional boxer.
 
 
[http://www.boxrec.com/boxer_display.php?boxer_id=000456 Fight Record]
 
  
 
[[Category: World Welterweight Champions|McGirt, Buddy]]
 
[[Category: World Welterweight Champions|McGirt, Buddy]]

Revision as of 15:15, 2 July 2005

Name: James McGirt
Alias: Buddy
Birth Name: James Walter McGirt
Born: 1964-01-17
Birthplace: Brentwood, New York, USA
Hometown: Brentwood, New York, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 6½″   /   169cm
Reach: 70″   /   178cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager and Trainer: Al Certo

World Titles

  • IBF Jr. Welterweight Champion (1988)
  • WBC Welterweight Champion (1991-93)

Regional and Minor Titles

  • WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight Champion (1985-87)
  • IBC Jr. Middleweight Title (1995)


Since his retirement, McGirt has become a highly regarded trainer. Among those that he has trained are Antonio Tarver and Arturo Gatti. He won the Boxing Writers' Association of America Trainer of the Year Award for 2002.

His son, James McGirt Jr. is also a professional boxer.