Antonio Tarver Poster


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Overview (4)

Born in Orlando, Florida, USA
Birth NameAntonio Deon Tarver
Nickname Magic Man
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Antonio Tarver was born on November 21, 1968 in Orlando, Florida, USA as Antonio Deon Tarver. He is an actor, known for Rocky Balboa (2006), The Contender (2005) and Tuesday Night Fights (1982).

Trivia (5)

He was the first fighter to knockout Roy Jones Jr., and established himself as light heavyweight world champion in the process, winning back a title he previously lost to Jones in a disputed decision during their first fight.
He was the linear light heavyweight champion of the world, having defeated the aforementioned Jones and Glencoffe Johnson to earn that honor. He is a four-time (of various versions) champion.
Lost linear light heavyweight title to Bernard Hopkins.
Beat Clinton Woods on unanimous decision in Tampa, Florida to win the I.B.F. Light Heavyweight title. [April 2008]

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