James (Buddy) McGirt

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World Light Welterweight and Welterweight Champion

Boxer Info

  • Born: James McGirt on January 17, 1964 in Brentwood, NY
  • Height: 5' 6½
  • Reach: 70.5
  • 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. Amongst those that he has trained are, Antonio Tarver and
Arturo Gatti.

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

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