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Revision as of 09:42, 17 February 2006

Name: Montell Griffin
Alias: Ice
Birth Name: Montell Julian Griffin
Born: 1970-06-06
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 7″   /   170cm
Reach: 70″   /   178cm
Boxing Record: click

Trainers: Thell Torrance; Eddie Futch
Manager: John Caluwaert

Amateur Career

Griffin compiled an amateur record of 36-5. He won the 1992 United States Amateur Light Heavyweight title, defeating future Heavyweight champion John Ruiz on points on the way.

At the 1992 Olympic Trials in Worcester, Massachussets, Griffin was outpointed in the final by Jeremy Williams. However, at the Olympic Box-offs, he outpointed Williams twice, to earn an Olympic bid at Light Heavyweight. His Olympic results were:

Annotated Fight Record: [1]