Montell Griffin

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'''Trainers:''' [[Thell Torrance]]; [[Eddie Futch]]<br>
 
'''Trainers:''' [[Thell Torrance]]; [[Eddie Futch]]<br>
 
'''Manager:''' [[John Caluwaert]]<br>  
 
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== Amateur Career ==
 
== 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.
 
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:
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At the 1992 Olympic Trials in Worcester, Massachusetts, 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:
 
*[[France Mabiletsa]] (Botswana) won on points
 
*[[France Mabiletsa]] (Botswana) won on points
 
*[[Yo-Da Ko]] (South Korea) won on points
 
*[[Yo-Da Ko]] (South Korea) won on points
 
*[[Torsten May]] (Germany) lost on points
 
*[[Torsten May]] (Germany) lost on points
 
Annotated Fight Record: [http://www.boxrec.com/boxer_display.php?boxer_id=004966]
 
  
 
[[Category:World Light Heavyweight Champions|Griffin, Montell]]
 
[[Category:World Light Heavyweight Champions|Griffin, Montell]]

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Name: Montell Griffin
Alias: Ice
Birth Name: Montell Julian Griffin
Born: 1970-06-06
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Nationality: US American
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, Massachusetts, 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:

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