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Chuck Walker

Full name: Charles Dexter "Chuck" Walker, Jr.
Nickname(s): White Chocolate
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Born: May 10, 1957 in Marion, Arkansas, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Biography

Chuck Walker had only a brief career as an amateur boxer and then a professional career. He won a bronze medal at the 1975 Pan American Games, and was AAU champion that year as a light-middleweight. He made his pro début in November 1977 in Mesa, Arizona, and fought through 1980, before coming back to fight as a pro from 1984-86. He ended his pro career with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss, and 1 draw, with all of his bouts taking place either in Mesa or Conroe, Texas. Even during his boxing career Walker also worked as a professional tap dancer. He later became a film writer, producer and director in Conroe. His 1976 Olympic boxing teammate, Leon Spinks, commented of him, referring to the 1976 USA Olympic boxing team, "Best dancer was the [only] white guy."

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 19 Montréal Boxing Men's Light-Middleweight United States USA 9T

Men's Light-Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR
1976 Summer 19 Montréal Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #1 2 1976-07-25 Rybicki (POL) , Walker (USA) 2 59 57 58 59 58 291
1976 Summer 19 Montréal Boxing United States USA Round One Match #2 1 1976-07-22 Walker (USA) bye