Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  > Rhoshii Wells

Rhoshii Wells

Full name: Rhoshii Shepherd Wells
Nickname(s): The Great One
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: December 30, 1976 in Austin, Texas, United States
Died: August 11, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Rhoshii Wells competed at the 1996 Olympic Games just after his junior year at Riverdale High School near Atlanta. He was the US Junior champion in 1994, and runner-up at the US Nationals in 1995, and also won a bronze medal at the 1996 US Olympic Festival. He won the 1995 trials for the Pan-Am Games but could not competed because of an injury. After the Olympics, he turned professional in 1997 and fought mostly as a middleweight, compiling a record of 18 wins (10 by KO), 2 losses (both by KO), and 2 draws. He was shot to death in Las Vegas in August 2008.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1996 Summer 19 Atlanta Boxing Men's Middleweight United States USA 3T Bronze

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result S MR
1996 Summer 19 Atlanta Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1996-08-01 Hernández (CUB) , Wells (USA) 8
1996 Summer 19 Atlanta Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1996-07-30 Wells (USA) , Yarbekov (UZB) 8 decision
1996 Summer 19 Atlanta Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #5 1 1996-07-26 Wells (USA) , Rodrigues (BRA) 16 decision
1996 Summer 19 Atlanta Boxing United States USA Round One Match #10 1 1996-07-22 Wells (USA) , Saefid Dashti (IRI) 24 decision
id: 8,799