Mike Weaver

WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver

Profession: WBA World Heavyweight Champion

United States of America

Biography: Won 41 of 60 career fights and between March 1980 and December 1982 held WBA version World Heavyweight Championship.

Born: June 13, 1951
Birthplace: Gatesville, Texas, USA
Age: 71 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini

Historical Events

  • 1979-06-22 Larry Holmes TKOs Mike Weaver in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1980-03-31 Almost concurrent heavyweight boxing championship fights: Larry Holmes TKOs Leroy Jones in 8 for WBC title in Las Vegas, NV whilst Mike Weaver KOs John Tate in 15 for WBA belt in Knoxville, TN
  • 1980-10-25 Mike Weaver KOs Gerrie Coetzee in 13 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1981-10-03 After a year's inactivity, American boxer Mike Weaver outpoints countryman James 'Quick' Tillis in 15 rounds in Chicago to retain his WBA heavyweight title
  • 1982-12-10 Heavyweight Michael Doakes KOs Mike Weaver in 1:03 in Las Vegas
  • 1983-05-20 Michael Dokes & Mike Weaver fight to a draw in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1985-06-15 Pinklon Thomas KOs Mike Weaver in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

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