Toka Kahn-Clary

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Name: Toka Kahn Clary
Alias: T Nice
Hometown: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Birthplace: Monrovia, Liberia
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 168cm
Reach: 184cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Toka Kahn Clary was born in Liberia, he moved to Philadelphia when he was 6 -- the same year he was orphaned after his father was killed in a shooting. He eventually made his way to Pawtucket, R.I., where he was taken under the wings of Andrea Watson, her husband, Ron Clary, and Peter Manfredo. In 2012 Manfredo said, "Toka is the best I've seen at our gym in 35 years -- and I've seen a lot of fighters. He has speed, skill, tremendous combinations and a big heart."

Amateur Career

  • Claimed Amateur Record: 119-11
  • 2011 US National Golden Gloves participant in Indianapolis, at 60 kg.
  • 2011 3rd Pan Am Games Qualifier Bronze medallist in Panama City, Panama, at 60 kg.
  • 2011 Pan American Games participant in Guadalajara, Mexico, at 60 kg.

Source: Rafael, Dan "Amateur star Kahn-Clary turns pro." (2012, May 16) ESPN.com. Article