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Danell Nicholson

Full name: Danell Nicholson
Nickname(s): Doc
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Born: November 15, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Boxing

Biography

Danell Nicholson fought as a heavyweight at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, losing in the quarter-finals to Cuban superstar [Félix Savón], but in a very close decision, 13-11. Nicholson turned professional after the Olympics and fought through 2003. In 1994 he defeated John Ruiz to win the lightly regard IBO (International Boxing Organization) title. His career record was 42 wins (32 by KO), and 5 losses. Nicholson’s last bout was a TKO loss to [Vladimir Klitschko] in a match for the WBA heavyweight title.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Boxing Men's Heavyweight United States USA 5T

Men's Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result S MR
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Boxing United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1992-08-03 Savón (CUB) , Nicholson (USA) 11
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Boxing United States USA Round Two Match #7 1 1992-07-31 Nicholson (USA) , Mavrović (CRO) 9 decision
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Boxing United States USA Round One Match #14 1 1992-07-28 Nicholson (USA) , Lawson (GBR) 10 decision
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