Terry Norris
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Terry Norris
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.
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Division 1 Football: Novice Entwistle catching on for Algonquin Regional - Worcester Telegram
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Longmeadow's Terry Norris torched the Pioneers for 210 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries. Norris is an excellent back, but 210 yards is more than any back should get against any team — especially one with postseason aspirations
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Results from San Diego - fightnews.com
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Promoting professional boxing since 1981, Bobby DePhilippis has become a staple in the San Diego sports scene as he has featured everything from world champions before they were like Terry Norris and Manuel Medina to top contenders such
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An Imperfect Path to Pacquiao-Mayweather - ESPN (blog)
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His opponent was Terry Norris, a heavy-handed 23-year-old with a few blemishes on his record who was just beginning to emerge as a force. Leonard got knocked down twice and lost a wipeout decision. Mayweather is a different case
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HS Football Week 2: 5 bold predictions - MassLive.com
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John Falcone filled in nicely when starting quarterbak Jake Lazarus went down with a broken finger and should continue his strong play. Terry Norris, who led the Lancers' ground attack in Week 1 against Chicopee Comp, will undoubtedly be the main man
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The 'Irish Hawk' - Hometownlife.com
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Lally also fought for the USBA light welterweight (139 pounds) title, and later gave up his NABF belt to take on Terry Norris in a WBC light middleweight title matchup where he suffered a first-round TKO in 1991. Lally lost NABF light middleweight (in
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Making the Grade: Is Victor Ortiz Ready for Floyd Mayweather Jr? - The Cruelest Sport
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It might not be the perfect comparison, but a similarly inactive 34-year-old Sugar Ray Leonard lost badly to underdog Terry Norris in 1991. Having been away from the ring for 14 months, Leonard was hammered over 12 rounds by the 23-year-old junior
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Pet Pointers: Snakes and reptiles - YNN
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You can visit the Veterinary Hall of Health at the New York State Fair for a demonstration from an expert, Terry Norris. The natural reaction of most people to reptiles especially snakes is fear and caution. But once you understand a little more about
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Weekly Boxing Report: Khan vs. Judah Results, Chisora vs. Fury and More - Pro Boxing Fans
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I'll never forget those nights at the old El Cortez, watching fighters like Terry Norris and Jesus Salud. Guys like DePhilippis deserve a lot of credit. Times are tough and sometimes it's only a sincere love for the sport that keeps guys like Bobby in
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Floyd Mayweather vs. Victor Ortiz Preview & Prediction - Pro Boxing Fans
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Terry Norris, highlighting just such as possibility. Ortiz has always been brimming with talent. That's what led Oscar De La Hoya to hurriedly anoint him the next Golden Boy - with that friendly bright smile, hardscrabble background and prodigious
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Immigrants not targets, officers say - Online Athens
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Even if the law had not been put on hold last week by a federal judge, local officers would have been hard-pressed to use the law correctly much less harass people with it, said Terry Norris, president of the Georgia Sheriff's Association
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Possible Parallels Between Mayweather vs. Ortiz & Norris vs. Leonard; Is an ... - Pro Boxing Fans
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In 1991, the favored Sugar Ray Leonard absorbed a beating in losing a wide decision to upstart Terry Norris. Before the fight, there were some concerns, but it was widely believed that the famed Sugar Ray would dispose of his talented, but flawed and
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Ray Leonard Details His “Big Fight” - SecondsOut
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"Even my fights with Hector Camacho, with Terry Norris, those were tough. That was very, very tough," said Leonard, of his two embarrassing defeats that took place long past his prime as a prizefighter. However, the most difficult subject for him to
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Feet over fists for young Waters - Sydney Morning Herald
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Waters said he would prefer his boy to play football than to follow him into the ring, a place where he fought some of the greats including Terry Norris, Gianfranco Rosi, Simon Brown, Felix Trinidad and In Chul Baek in bloody battles
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Experts Contemplate: Can Paul Williams Overcome The KO Loss To Sergio? - BoxingInsider.com (blog)
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John “Ice Man Scully, Former world title challenger, trainer and ESPN Classic TV analyst: ”Terry Norris came back twice from such KO's, first with Julian Jackson and then again with Simon Brown. And Marlon Starling returned from an after the bell
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Saul “Canelo” Alvarez - Doghouse Boxing
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Again, we have to realize he wasn't exactly facing Mike McCallum or Terry Norris in there but I thought this was a solid victory for the young man. Just my two pesos but if they were to fight today at a catchweight of 157 pounds, I'd make Alvarez a
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Terry Norris
    THIRTIES
  • 2005
    Age 37
    Norris was elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2005.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1997
    Age 29
    Keith Mullings ended Norris's championship career by way of ninth-round stoppage in December 1997, which also ended plans for a superfight with IBF welterweight champion Felix Trinidad.
    More Details Hide Details Norris fought twice more after losing his title. Dana Rosenblatt defeated him by unanimous decision in a middleweight bout and then WBA junior middleweight champion Laurent Boudouani ended his boxing career with a ninth round knockout.
    Norris made defenses against former IBF champion Vincent Pettway, Nick Rupa, and Alex Rios, before being stripped of the IBF title in 1997.
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  • 1995
    Age 27
    In December 1995 Norris won a unanimous decision over hated San Diego rival Paul Vaden to add Vaden's IBF title to his WBC title, plus the vacant Lineal championship.
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    Norris also lost the April, 1995, rematch by disqualification, this time for hitting Santana after the bell had sounded to end the round.
    More Details Hide Details Norris was given yet another shot at regaining the title, and in their third fight in August of that year, Norris knocked out Santana in two rounds.
  • 1994
    Age 26
    His second reign proved short when he lost the title by disqualification to Luis Santana in November, 1994.
    More Details Hide Details The decision to disqualify Norris was controversial. Norris hit Santana in the back of the head and Santana went down, claiming he was unable to continue. Some at ringside, however, felt that Santana refused to get up in order to gain the disqualification win. Because of the controversial nature of the match, a rematch was ordered.
    In their rematch, Norris then regained the title by unanimous decision over Brown in May 1994.
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  • 1993
    Age 25
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Ring magazine named this fight as their "Upset of the Year" for 1993.
  • 1991
    Age 23
    After defending his belt against Rene Jacquot, Norris faced the legendary Sugar Ray Leonard in Madison Square Garden in February 1991.
    More Details Hide Details Norris scored two knockdowns and easily beat the faded Sugar Ray via a 12-round unanimous verdict. His next defense, a June victory over another former undisputed welterweight champion - Donald Curry - further cemented Norris' place in the history of the 154-lb division as Norris wore down his foe and knocked him out in the eighth. Other prominent foes in that first reign included the tough future middleweight titlist Jorge Castro, and two reigning welterweight champions; WBA title-holder Meldrick Taylor, and IBF title-holder Maurice Blocker.
  • 1990
    Age 22
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Norris wasted no time in stopping the champion, flooring him twice in the first round - the second time for the full count - and thus starting what would be the first of three reigns as champion.
  • 1989
    Age 21
    In July 1989 at Atlantic City Convention Center, New Jersey, Norris challenged Julian Jackson for the WBA light-middleweight title.
    More Details Hide Details Norris won the first round with his speed and movement, but a big right cross from the champion knocked Norris down in round two. Norris made it to his feet before the count but was deemed unfit to continue by referee Joe Cortez.
  • 1988
    Age 20
    Norris beat future super-middleweight champion Steve Little to win the vacant NABF light-middleweight title in December 1988, and defended it against former IBF title holder Buster Drayton.
    More Details Hide Details Norris also picked up two losses; a unanimous decision to Derrick Kelley, and a disqualification loss to Joe Walker in the first round after Norris hit Walker when Walker was down.
    He outpointed future middleweight title holder Quincy Taylor in August 1988.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1986
    Age 18
    Norris turned professional in August 1986.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1967
    Born
    Born on June 17, 1967.
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