Michael Simms

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Name: Michael Simms
Alias: Famous
Birth Name: Michael Eddie Sims, Jr.
Hometown: Sacramento, California, USA
Birthplace: Oakland, California, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 188cm
Reach: 188cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record


Amateur Career

Simms was the United States Amateur, National Golden Gloves, and World Amateur Light heavyweight champion in 1999. Simms won the world amateur tournament in Houston in 1999 by beating David Haye 8-2, Humberto Savigne of Cuba 5-1, defeating Ali Ismailov of Azerbaijan 7-5 and getting a controversial 3-3 (countback 33-26) decision over John Dovi of France in the final.

He was dropped from the Olympics 2000 team for breaches of discipline, and replaced with Olanda Anderson [1]