Derrick Jefferson

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Name: Derrick Jefferson
Alias: D-Train
Birth Name: Derrick Lavon Jefferson
Hometown: Oak Park, Michigan, USA
Birthplace: USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 198cm
Reach: 208cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Promoter: Cedric Kushner

Notes

  • Started boxing at the age of 25.
  • Originally played played basketball on varsity team at Cumberland College in Kentucky. His hoops career ended when he was shot in the leg during an argument at a Detroit candy store in November, 1993; the shooting left his younger brother partially paralyzed.
  • 1994 National Golden Gloves Super Heavyweight Champion.
  • Had wins as an amateur against Lawrence Clay-Bey and Michael Grant.
  • His 6th round knockout of Maurice Harris was named Ring Magazine Knockout of the Year for 1999.