Howard Davis

United States

Boxing

B: February 14, 1956
D: December 30, 2015

1976 Olympic Lightweight Champion

Two days before the start of the 1976 Olympics, Davis' mother passed away. He persevered and defeated Romania's Simion Cutov for the gold medal. He was voted the Val Barker award for the most outstanding boxer of the Olympics. David had previously captured the 1974 World Championship in the featherweight category. In his professional career, Davis amassed a record of 36-6-1, fighting and losing three title bouts. Howard Davis passed away from lung cancer at the age of 59.

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT
PLACE POINTS MONEY
EVENT WINS
1977 Preliminary 3
11
7
$700
None
TOTALS
7
$700
0

PERSONAL BESTS
Tennis
8th
1977 Preliminary 3
100 Yard Dash
12.3
1977 Preliminary 3
Half Mile Run
2:14.68
1977 Preliminary 3
Points Scored
7
1977 Preliminary 3


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