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Mitch "Blood" Green

Boxer from United States of America

Mitch "Blood" Green (born January 13, 1957) is a former American boxer. He is best known because of a 1988 street fight with Mike Tyson. As an amateur he won the New York Golden Gloves four times (1976, 1977, 1979, and 1980) and compiled a record of 64 wins and 7 losses, with 51 wins by knock-out. Green won the 1976 Sub-Novice Heavyweight Championship and the 1977, 1979 and 1980 Heavyweight Open Championships. Green defeated Anthony Zampelli to win the 1976 title. In 1977 Green defeated Guy Casale for the title. In 1979 Green defeated Ralph Fucci for the Championship and in 1980 Green defeated Merlin Castellanos for the title.He suffered a decisive cut loss in the 1978 tournament, preventing him from winning a fifth Golden Gloves title. He was also a two-time Intercity Golden Gloves champion. In 1977 he won the title by KO in round one over Calvin Cross and again in 1979 by a decision over William Hosea. Mitch lost against Russian boxing great Igor Vysotsky in a 1978 matchup, and was considered a prospect for the 1980 Olympic Games (held in Moscow), but the U.S. boycotted the event, and Green also lost to Marvis Frazier in the quarterfinals of the Olympic Trials that year. He did,  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1957-01-13
Place of birth
Augusta
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Professional Boxer

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