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Romallis Ellis

Full name: Romallis Ellis
Nickname(s): Big Shot
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: December 16, 1965 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Romallis Ellis was US lightweight champion in 1988, and then went to Seoul, where he won a bronze medal in the lightweight division. He turned professional shortly after the 1988 Olympics, fighting mostly as a light-middleweight. Ellis fought for the IBF light-middleweight title in 1997, but lost to Raúl Márquez by TKO in the fourth round. Ellis fought professionally through 2001, ending with a career record of 24 wins (with 17 KOs), 4 losses, and 1 draw. After his boxing career was over Ellis later taught at the Ramsey Student Center in Georgia and was a boxing instructor at the Athens Arena.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Boxing Men's Lightweight United States USA 3T Bronze

Men's Lightweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result JF J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S TJP MR R T
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Boxing United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1988-09-29 Zülow (GDR) , Ellis (USA) 0 58 58 58 57 58 289
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1988-09-27 Ellis (USA) , Chuprenski (BUL) 3 59 59 58 58 59 293 decision
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Boxing United States USA Round Three Match #5 1 1988-09-25 Ellis (USA) , Traoré (MLI) referee stops contest (head blow) 2 1:44
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #9 1 1988-09-23 Ellis (USA) , Lee (KOR) 5 60 59 60 60 60 299 decision
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Boxing United States USA Round One Match #17 1 1988-09-19 Ellis (USA) bye
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