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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
Preceded by:
Inaugural Champion
IBO Heavyweight Champion
1992 Nov 14 – 1993 Jan 29
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Lionel Butler