Mike Weaver

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Birthday
13, 1951
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
13, 1951 (age 68)
Birthplace
Texas

About

American boxer who became the first USBA Heavyweight Champion and held the WBA World Heavyweight title from March 1980 to December 1982.

Before Fame

He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1968 to 1971 and fought in the Vietnam War. It was during this time that he began training as a boxer.

Trivia

His Round 15 knockout of John Tate in March 1980, which came with just 45 seconds left in the fight, is considered one of the greatest knockouts in Heavyweight history.

Family Life

He has two daughters and a son.

Associated With

He defeated Carl Williams via technical knockout in February 1986.