James (Buddy) McGirt
Name: James McGirt
Birth Name: James Walter McGirt
Birthplace: Brentwood, New York, USA
Hometown: Brentwood, New York, USA
Height: 5′ 6½″ / 169cm
Reach: 70″ / 178cm
Boxing Record: click
Manager and Trainer: Al Certo
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.