Profile

Terry Norris

Ameriacn Boxer
Male
Born Jun 17, 1967

Terry Wayne Norris is a retired American boxer and a three-time world champion in the light middleweight division. Originally from Lubbock, Texas, he fought out of San Diego.

related links

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about Terry Norris.

Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Terry Norris.

CHILDHOOD

1967 Birth Born on June 17, 1967.

TEENAGE

1986 19 Years Old Norris turned professional in August 1986.

TWENTIES

1988 21 Years Old 1 More Event
He outpointed future middleweight title holder Quincy Taylor in August 1988.
1989 22 Years Old In July 1989 at Atlantic City Convention Center, New Jersey, Norris challenged Julian Jackson for the WBA light-middleweight title. … Read More
1990 23 Years Old After winning three comeback fights, including a victory over former welterweight champion Jorge Vaca, Norris traveled to Tampa, Florida, in March 1990 to challenge John Mugabi for the WBC light-middleweight title. … Read More
1991 24 Years Old After defending his belt against Rene Jacquot, Norris faced the legendary Sugar Ray Leonard in Madison Square Garden in February 1991. … Read More
1993 26 Years Old In a shocking upset in December, 1993, Simon Brown, former WBC and IBF welterweight titlist, knocked out Norris in four rounds to win the title and halt Norris' defense streak at ten. … Read More
1994 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In their rematch, Norris then regained the title by unanimous decision over Brown in May 1994.
1995 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Norris also lost the April, 1995, rematch by disqualification, this time for hitting Santana after the bell had sounded to end the round. … Read More

THIRTIES

1997 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Norris made defenses against former IBF champion Vincent Pettway, Nick Rupa, and Alex Rios, before being stripped of the IBF title in 1997.
2005 38 Years Old Norris was elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2005. … Read More
Original Authors of this text are noted on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Norris.
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.