Tony Tucker

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Birthday
27, 1958
Birthplace
Michigan
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
27, 1958 (age 60)
Birthplace
Michigan

About

Retired heavyweight nicknamed "TNT" who won a gold medal in the 1979 Pan American Games and briefly held the IBF heavyweight title.

Before Fame

He turned professional in 1980, knocking out Chuck Gardner.

Trivia

On May 30, 1987, he defeated Buster Douglas via 10th round TKO to earn the IBF heavyweight title.

Family Life

His father was also a professional boxer.

Associated With

He broke his hand in training but still opted to defend his IBF title against Mike Tyson and lost via unanimous decision.