Maurice Hope

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Birthday
6, 1951
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
6, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
England

About

Held the title of World Boxing Council Light Middleweight boxing champion from 1979 until 1981 and qualified to represent his country at the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Munich.

Before Fame

He competed in his first professional bout on June 18, 1973, defeating John Smith. He wound up winning ten of his first 11 fights.

Trivia

He won several regional titles through his career and had a chance to compete for a world title against Eckhard Dagge, but the fight ended in a draw.

Family Life

He was born in St. John's, Antigua, England.

Associated With

He lost his Jr. Middleweight title to Wilfred Benitez.