Jump to navigation Jump to search
Name: Frank Tate
Name: Frank Tate
Hometown: Houston, Texas, USA
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record
Trainer: Jesse Reid
Manager: Bob Spagnola
Promoter: Houston Boxing Association
Olympic Games results
- Light Middleweight Gold Medalist at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California. Results:
- Round of 32: 1st round bye
- Round of 16: Defeated Lofti Ayed (Sweden) on points 5-0
- Round of 8: Defeated Romolo Casamonica (Italy) on points 5-0
- Quarterfinals: Defeated Christopher Kapopo (Zambia) RSC 1
- Semifinals: Defeated Manfred Zielonka (West Germany) walk-over
- Finals: Defeated Shawn O'Sullivan (Canada) on points 5-0
Other Amateur Highlights
- Light Middleweight Champion at the 1983 National Golden Gloves Tournament in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Results:
- Semifinals: Defeated L.C. Robertson on points
- Finals: Defeated Danny Trujillo on points
- Light Middleweight Champion at the 1983 United States National Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Results:
- Semifinals: Defeated Danny Trujillo on points 5-0
- Finals: Defeated Dennis Milton on points 3-2
- Light Middleweight Champion at the 1984 Olympic Trials in Fort Worth, Texas. Results:
- Light Middleweight Champion at the 1984 Olympic Box-Offs in Las Vegas, Nevada. Results:
- Day 1: Defeated Ron Essett on points 5-0
- Defeated Troy Darrell by a twelve-round unanimous decision to win the USBA Middleweight Championship on July 12, 1987.
- Defeated Michael Olajide by a fifteen-round unanimous decision to win the vacant IBF Middleweight Championship on October 10, 1987.
- Successfully defended the IBF Middleweight Championship with a tenth-round TKO of Tony Sibson on February 7, 1988.
- Lost the IBF Middleweight Championship to Michael Nunn by a ninth-round TKO on July 28, 1988.
- Fought Lindell Holmes for the vacant IBF Super Middleweight Championship on January 27, 1990, and lost by a twelve-round majority decision.
- Defeated Uriah Grant by a twelve-round unanimous decision to win the vacant IBF Inter-Continental Light Heavyweight Championship on February 10, 1990.
- Defeated Andrew Maynard by an eleventh-round TKO to win the NABF Light Heavyweight Championship on January 10, 1992.
- Fought Virgil Hill for the vacant WBA Light Heavyweight Championship on September 29, 1992, and lost by a twelve-round unanimous decision.
- Fought Virgil Hill for the WBA Light Heavyweight Championship on July 23, 1992, and lost by a twelve-round unanimous decision.
- Defeated Norbert Nieroba by a twelve-round split decision to win the WBU Light Heavyweight Championship on August 30, 1997.
- Retired after losing to David Telesco by a fourth-round TKO on October 9, 1998.
| IBF Middleweight Champion
1987 Oct 10 – 1988 Jul 28