Riddick Bowe

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Birthday
10, 1967
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
10, 1967 (age 52)
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY

About

Two time World Heavyweight champion. He compiled a 43-1 career record and won a silver medal at the 1988 Olympics while competing in the super heavyweight class.

Before Fame

He was born 12th of 13 children in one of New York's roughest neighborhoods, Brownsville.

Trivia

He won four New York Golden Gloves Championships and defeated Evander Holyfield to become world Heavyweight Champion.

Family Life

He spent 17 months in federal prison after being convicted of kidnapping his wife from her Charlotte, North Carolina home.

Associated With

Although they never fought, Bowe received many comparisons to the great Muhammad Ali.