Tim Witherspoon

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Birthday
27, 1957
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
27, 1957 (age 63)
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA

About

Retired heavyweight who was formerly a WBC and WBA champion and was promoted by the infamous Don King.

Before Fame

He debuted professionally in 1979, winning his first fight by first-round TKO over Joe Adams.

Trivia

He was one of Muhammad Ali's sparring partners while Ali was preparing to fight Larry Holmes.

Family Life

He trained his son Tim Witherspoon Jr. and he went on to fight professionally as a lightweight.

Associated With

He lost a split-decision to heavyweight champion Larry Holmes in 1983.