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'''Trainer:''' [[Al Certo]]<br>
 
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==Regional & Minor Titles==
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== Regional & Minor Titles ==
*[[WBC]] Continental Americas super lightweight champion (1985-87)
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*[[WBC]] Continental Americas super lightweight champion (1985-1986, 1987)
 
*[[IBC (Sanctioning Body)| IBC]] junior middleweight title (1996)
 
*[[IBC (Sanctioning Body)| IBC]] junior middleweight title (1996)
  
==Trainer==
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== Career Factoids ==
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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*Has a record of 5-3 (2 KO) in World Title fights.
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*Has a record of 6-3 (1 KO) against former or current world titleists.
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**Won against [[Saoul Mamby]], [[Joe Manley]], [[Simon Brown]], [[Patrizio Oliva]], [[Genaro Léon]], [[Livingstone Bramble]].
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**Lost against [[Meldrick Taylor]], [[Pernell Whitaker]] (twice).
  
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== Trainer ==
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Since his retirement as a boxer, 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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*[[Antonio Tarver]]
 
*[[Antonio Tarver]]
 
*[[Arturo Gatti]]
 
*[[Arturo Gatti]]
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*[[J.C. Candelo]]
 
*[[J.C. Candelo]]
 
*[[Sherman Williams]]
 
*[[Sherman Williams]]
*[[Paul Smith (Liverpool)]]
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*[[Jimmy Lange]]
 
*[[Jimmy Lange]]
 
*[[Troy Harden]]
 
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*[[Marianne Chubirka]]
 
*[[Marianne Chubirka]]
 
*[[Matthew Macklin]]
 
*[[Matthew Macklin]]
* Jason Litzau - Assistant
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*[[Ievgen Khytrov]]
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*[[Jason Litzau]] - Assistant
  
==Other Factoids==
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== Factoid ==
*His son, [[James McGirt Jr.]], is also a professional boxer.
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*His son, [[James McGirt Jr.]], was also a professional boxer.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 04:12, 25 October 2014

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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

Trainer: Al Certo
Manager: Al Certo
James (Buddy) McGirt Gallery

Regional & Minor Titles

  • WBC Continental Americas super lightweight champion (1985-1986, 1987)
  • IBC junior middleweight title (1996)

Career Factoids

Trainer

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

Trains/Trained:

Factoid


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