Milton McCrory

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Milton McCrory

Name: Milton McCrory
Alias: Ice Man
Hometown: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 183cm
Reach: 191cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Trainer and Manager: Emanuel Steward

Older brother of 1984 Olympic Flyweight Gold Medalist Steve McCrory.

Amateur Career

  • Had an amateur record of 105-15.
  • Lost to Lemuel Steeples in the 139-pound final of the 1979 National AAU Championships in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
  • Won the 147-pound title at the 1979 World Junior Championships in Yokohama, Japan.
    • Edward Miles (Scotland) RSC 2
    • Ikki Oka (Japan) RSC 1
    • Evgeniy Distel (Soviet Union) 4-1
    • Jerzy Kaczmarek (Poland) 5-0

Professional Career

  • Won his first 17 fights by knockout.
  • Fought Colin Jones to a 12-round draw for the vacant WBC welterweight title on March 19, 1983.
  • Defeated Colin Jones by a 12-round split decision to win the vacant WBC welterweight title on August 13, 1983.
  • Successfully defended the WBC welterweight title four times.
  • Knocked out in two rounds by WBA/IBF welterweight champion Donald Curry in a fight to unify the World Welterweight Championship on December 6, 1985.
  • Defeated Rafael Corona by a first-round TKO to win the vacant NABF junior middleweight title on March 7, 1987.
  • Lost to WBA junior middleweight champion Mike McCallum by a 10th-round TKO on April 19, 1987.
  • Retired with a record of 5-2-1 (3 KOs) in world title fights.
  • Retired with a record of 2-3 (1 KO) against former, current and future world champions.

Preceded by:
Sugar Ray Leonard
WBC Welterweight Champion
1983 Aug 13 – 1985 Dec 6
Succeeded by:
Donald Curry