Difference between revisions of "United States Amateur Heavyweight Champions"

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*1965 - [[Boone Kirkman]], Renton, WA
 
*1965 - [[Boone Kirkman]], Renton, WA
 
*1966 - [[James Howard]], Buffalo, NY
 
*1966 - [[James Howard]], Buffalo, NY
*1967 - [[Forrest Ward]], New York, NY
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*1967 - [[Forest Ward]], New York, NY
 
*1968 - [[George Foreman]], Houston, TX
 
*1968 - [[George Foreman]], Houston, TX
 
*1969 - [[Earnie Shavers]], Cleveland, OH
 
*1969 - [[Earnie Shavers]], Cleveland, OH

Revision as of 15:28, 10 October 2007

The United States Amateur (National AAU) Heavyweight Championship is contested by boxers weighing less than 201 pounds. In 1981, the Super Heavyweight class was created for boxers weighing more than 201 pounds, prior to that, the Heavyweight weight limit was 178 pounds and above. The following boxers have won this title: