Maurice Watkins

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Birthday
29, 1956
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
29, 1956 (age 63)
Birthplace
Texas

About

Nicknamed "Termite", he was a former Lightweight and Welterweight, and the coach of the Iraqi national boxing team.

Before Fame

His first professional fight was a first-round knockout of Cesar Cortez on May 21, 1974.

Trivia

He invented the phrase "Iraq! Iraq! Iraq is back!", which became so popular in Iraq that thousands of T-shirts were made with the phrase printed on them.

Family Life

He comes from a family that was in the insect fumigation business, hence his unusual nickname.

Associated With

He lost via unanimous decision to Saoul Mamby on February 10, 1980.