James (Buddy) McGirt
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World Light Welterweight and Welterweight Champion
- Born: James McGirt on January 17, 1964 in Brentwood, NY
- Height: 5' 6½
- Reach: 70.5
- Manager and Trainer: Al Certo
- 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. Amongst those that he has trained are, Antonio Tarver and Arturo Gatti.
His son, James McGirt, Jr. is also a professional boxer.