Omar Henry

From BoxRec
Revision as of 12:04, 28 February 2013 by Chicagoboxing (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
Omar Henry

Name: Omar Henry
Born: 1987-02-08
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: 2013-02-01 (Age:25)
Hometown: Houston, Texas, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 9″   /   175cm
Boxing Record: click

Promoter: Top Rank Boxing
Manager: Cameron Dunkin

Amateur Career

  • Amateur Record: 60-5
  • Silver Medalist in the China vs. USOEC, October 23, 2007 | NMU China vs. USOEC Competition
  • Member of the USA Boxing Elite Boxing Program in Marquette, Michigan
  • Quarterfinalist at the 2007 National Golden Gloves
  • 4-time Texas Golden Gloves Champion
  • 2-time Texas U.S. Championships Champion (Voted Outstanding Boxer 2007)

Cancer and death

In the fall of 2012, Henry was diagnosed with gall bladder cancer. He died February 1, 2013, age 25, after spending 3 months at University of Chicago Medical Center.

UBF Honorary Champion

Shonda Wells with UBF's Richard Spilotro

Universal Boxing Federation presented the Henry family the 1st Honorary championship after the burial of Henry.