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Robbie Sims
American boxer

Robbie Sims

Robbie Sims
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American boxer
Is Athlete Boxer
From United States of America
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 23 June 1959, Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Age 63 years
Star sign Cancer
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Robbie Sims (born November 5, 1959) is a former contender at middleweight, (boxing) fighting out of Brockton, Massachusetts like his brother, world middleweight champion Marvelous Marvin Hagler, also a southpaw.

Professional career

He KOd an inexperienced Iran Barkley, outpointed Doug DeWitt and rose to prominence as a middleweight contender by defeating Roberto Durán in 1986. Sims lost to Sumbu Kalambay in a shot for the WBA title in 1988 and it was all downhill from there. All his losses were on points except a KO7 vs Nigel Benn.

Sims was trained by famous Brockton based trainers Pat and Goody Petronelli. He had a career record of 38-10-2 with 26 knockouts.

Professional boxing record

38 Wins (26 knockouts, 12 decisions), 10 Losses (1 knockout, 9 decisions), 2 Draws [1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Win 4-2 Jose "Bert" Burgos PTS 8 20/09/1996 Bayside Expo Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Loss 34-5 Vinny Pazienza UD 10 26/10/1993 Mashantucket, Connecticut, United States 93-97, 93-98, 93-99.
Win 1-5 Willis Ely KO 3 16/04/1993 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Win 23-39-2 Keheven Johnson TKO 3 26/02/1993 Woodbridge, Virginia, United States
Win 11-85 Jerry Strickland KO 1 26/06/1992 Randolph, Massachusetts, United States
Win 14-19 Dennis "The Menace" Johnson KO 4 02/04/1992 Randolph, Massachusetts, United States
Win 19-29 Robert "Vindaloo" Curry PTS 10 22/02/1992 Randolph, Massachusetts, United States
Loss 27-2 Nigel Benn KO 7 03/04/1991 Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
Win 24-12 Ralph Moncrief UD 10 24/11/1990 Boston, Massachusetts, United States 99-92, 99-91, 97-93.
Loss 21-3-2 Ron "Dragon" Essett MD 10 26/06/1990 Tampa, Florida, United States 95-95, 95-97, 94-97.
Win 19-6 Kenny "Special Delivery" Butler DQ 5 13/04/1990 Taunton, Massachusetts, United States
Win 2-11 Victor King TKO 9 30/12/1989 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Loss 12-2-1 Dennis "Magician" Milton UD 10 12/09/1989 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States 92-98, 92-98, 91-99.
Loss 30-6-4 Doug DeWitt SD 12 18/04/1989 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States WBO World Middleweight Title. 113-115, 112-116, 115-113.
Loss 44-3-1 Sumbu Kalambay UD 12 12/06/1988 Ravenna, Emilia Romagna, Italy WBA World Middleweight Title. 110-118, 113-117, 113-119.
Win 10-9-1 Ralph "Shocktime" Smiley TKO 9 18/03/1988 Boston, Massachusetts, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:40 of the ninth round.
Win 11-2 Lee Sanders TKO 5 10/04/1987 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:53 of the fifth round.
Draw 12-2 Tim "The Refrain" Williams PTS 10 12/02/1987 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States 96-94, 95-96, 96-96.
Win 79-6 Roberto Durán SD 10 23/06/1986 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States 97-92, 95-94, 94-96.
Win 34-1-1 John "Jackie" Collins TKO 1 09/03/1986 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States IBF USBA Middleweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:46 of the first round.
Win 15-7 Mario Tineo TKO 4 06/12/1985 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 25-1-3 Doug DeWitt UD 10 30/08/1985 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States 6-4, 7-3, 5-4.
Win 10-11-1 Stacy McSwain KO 4 30/05/1985 Portland, Maine, United States
Loss 16-2-1 Mike Tinley UD 10 01/11/1984 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States 3-5, 4-5, 3-7.
Win 44-19-3 "Irish" Mike Baker TKO 5 26/07/1984 Miami Beach, Florida, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:30 of the fifth round.
Win 31-6 Danny Long SD 12 10/05/1984 Brockton, Massachusetts, United States
Win 24-17-5 Curtis Ramsey UD 10 29/03/1984 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 7-1 Iran Barkley KO 6 06/01/1984 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 5-8 Charlie Hecker KO 2 25/10/1983 Portland, Maine, United States
Win 27-12 Teddy Mann SD 10 01/09/1983 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Loss 11-1-1 Mike Tinley SD 10 03/08/1983 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 39-8-2 Tony Chiaverini KO 5 23/03/1983 Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Draw 37-9 Murray Sutherland PTS 10 04/02/1983 Worcester, Massachusetts, United States 95-96, 96-94, 95-95.
Loss 19-2 Clint Jackson PTS 10 16/10/1982 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 5-4 Bruce "The Truce" Thompson KO 1 20/08/1982 Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Win 3-6 Jose Green KO 4 10/07/1982 McAfee, New Jersey, United States
Win 6-15-1 Fred "Flintstone" Reed TKO 5 30/04/1982 South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:48 of the fifth round.
Loss 16-0 Bobby Czyz UD 10 17/01/1982 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States 3-6, 2-7, 3-6.
Win 18-24-1 Johnny Heard UD 10 23/12/1981 Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Win 16-8-1 O'Dell Leonard KO 5 16/09/1981 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Win 17-7 Jesus Castro TKO 3 06/08/1981 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 19-2-1 Dom DiMarzo TKO 2 13/06/1981 Boston, Massachusetts, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:55 of the second round.
Win 4-0 James "Hard Rock" Green PTS 8 12/04/1981 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 3-2-1 Jamal Arbubakar PTS 8 06/03/1981 Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Win 4-1 Lenny Villers KO 5 12/02/1981 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Win 2-2-1 Bill "Commander Jet" Harrington KO 2 17/01/1981 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Win 0-3 Robert Gregory Thomas KO 4 25/11/1980 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Win 16-10-1 Danny Heath KO 1 02/10/1980 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Win 3-0 David "College" Dean KO 1 18/08/1980 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Win 3-8-2 Troy Vaughn KO 3 17/05/1980 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 26 Dec 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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