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'''Managers''': [[Joe West]] and [[Roland Jankelson]]<br>
 
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'''Trainer''': [[Angelo Dundee]]
 
'''Trainer''': [[Angelo Dundee]]
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Turned professional after just three amateur fights
 
 
Defeated [[Craig Payne]] by a twelve-round split decision to become the first [[IBO]] Heavyweight Champion in 1992
 
  
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Revision as of 18:01, 1 July 2010

Pinklon Thomas

Name: Pinklon Thomas
Alias: Pink
Born: 1958-02-10
Birthplace: Pontiac, Michigan, USA
Hometown: Pontiac, Michigan, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 3″   /   191cm
Reach: 77″   /   196cm
Boxing Record: click

Managers: Joe West and Roland Jankelson
Trainer: Angelo Dundee

  • Turned professional after just three amateur fights
  • Defeated Craig Payne by a twelve-round split decision to become the first IBO Heavyweight Champion in 1992
  • Inducted into the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame


Preceded by:
Tim Witherspoon
WBC Heavyweight Champion
1984 Aug 31 – 1986 Mar 22
Succeeded by:
Trevor Berbick