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== Regional and Minor Titles ==
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==Regional & Minor Titles==
 
*[[WBC]] Continental Americas super lightweight champion (1985-87)
 
*[[WBC]] Continental Americas super lightweight champion (1985-87)
 
*[[IBC (Sanctioning Body)| IBC]] junior middleweight title (1996)
 
*[[IBC (Sanctioning Body)| IBC]] junior middleweight title (1996)
  
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==Trainer==
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Since his retirement, McGirt has become a highly regarded trainer. He won the [[Boxing Writers Association of America Trainer of the Year Award]] for 2002.
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Trains/Trained:
  
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.
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*[[Antonio Tarver]]
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*[[Arturo Gatti]]
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*[[Nate Campbell]]
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*[[Vernon Forrest]]
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*[[Lamon Brewster]]
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*[[Paul Malignaggi]]
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*[[Joel Julio]]
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*[[Michael Grant]]
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*[[James McGirt Jr.]]
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*[[J.C. Candelo]]
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*[[Sherman Williams]]
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*[[Paul Smith (Liverpool)]]
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*[[Jimmy Lange]]
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*[[Troy Harden]]
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*[[Allen Conyers]]
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*[[Kelsey Jeffries]]
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*[[Marianne Chubirka]]
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*[[Matthew Macklin]]
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*  Jason Litzau - Assistant
  
His son, [[James McGirt Jr.]], is also a professional boxer.
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==Other Factoids==
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*His son, [[James McGirt Jr.]], is also a professional boxer.
  
 
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Revision as of 23:55, 17 October 2012

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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





Regional & Minor Titles

  • WBC Continental Americas super lightweight champion (1985-87)
  • IBC junior middleweight title (1996)

Trainer

Since his retirement, McGirt has become a highly regarded trainer. He won the Boxing Writers Association of America Trainer of the Year Award for 2002.


Trains/Trained:

Other Factoids


Preceded by:
Terry Marsh
Retired
IBF Light Welterweight Champion
1988 Feb 14 – 1988 Sep 3
Succeeded by:
Meldrick Taylor
Preceded by:
Simon Brown
WBC Welterweight Champion
1991 Nov 29 – 1993 Mar 6
Succeeded by:
Pernell Whitaker