Maurice Hope

Great Britain

Boxing

B: December 6, 1951

WBC Light Middleweight Champion

Born in Antigua, Hope represented Great Britain at welterweight in the 1972 Olympics, losing in the quarterfinals. On 4 March 1979, he knocked out the then WBC world champion Rocky Mattioli to capture the world title. Hope defended the title three times before losing to Wilfred Benitez on 23 May 1981 in a 12th round knockout. He finished his career with a 30-4-1 record with 24 knockouts.

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT
PLACE POINTS MONEY
EVENT WINS
1979 UK Heat 2
6
11 1/2
N/A
None
TOTALS
11 1/2
N/A
0

PERSONAL BESTS
Gym Test - Parallel Bar Dips

17

1979 UK Heat 2
Gym Test - Squat Thrusts

76

1979 UK Heat 2
Gym Test - Dips + Thrusts

93

1979 UK Heat 2
Crossbow
43
1979 UK Heat 2
Cycling - 450 Meters

49.8e

1979 UK Heat 2
100 Meter Dash

12.1e (DQ)

1979 UK Heat 2
Points Scored (6 of 8 events)

11 1/2

1979 UK Heat 2



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