Louis Self was US Golden Gloves Champion as a featherweight in 1971-72 and went to the 1972 Olympics with an amateur record of 29 wins and 4 losses. At the time he had no international experience and lost a close decision. Self turned professional in 1973, and had a very sporadic pro career, fighting once in 1973, once in 1977, and three times in 1980, finishing with a pro record of 3 wins and 2 losses. He then became a minister with Majestic Praise Ministries, serving as an advocate for wayward youth in the juvenile court system.
|1972 Summer||22||München||Boxing||Men's Featherweight||United States||USA||9T|
|1972 Summer||22||München||Boxing||United States||USA||Round Three||Match #6||2||1972-09-03||Botos (HUN) , Self (USA)||2||58||58||59||59||57||291|
|1972 Summer||22||München||Boxing||United States||USA||Round Two||Match #11||1||1972-08-29||Self (USA) , Theotokatos (GRE)||5||60||60||60||60||60||300||decision|
|1972 Summer||22||München||Boxing||United States||USA||Round One||Match #22||1||1972-08-27||Self (USA) , Apeang (FRA)||5||60||60||60||59||60||299||decision|