2009 - Boxer - Blackfeet

DATE OF BIRTH: December 7, 1962, Browning, Montana
  • TRIBE: Blackfeet
  • EDUCATION: Davis High School 1981
  • Boxer

  • Won World Boxing Federation (WBF) Heavyweight Championship of the World.
  • Won World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship
  • Won North American Boxing Federation (NABF) Heavyweight Championship
  • Ranked #2 in the world by the IBF, number 3 in the world by the WBC, 1995
  • Fought for the WBA World Heavyweight Championship in August 1995 (Fight stopped, round 10, due to cut)
  • First Native American heavyweight boxer to be rated in the top 10 in the world
  • First Native American to win the North American Heavyweight Title (NABF)
  • First Native American to win a World Heavyweight Title
  • Defended NABF Title and relinquished title undefeated
  • First Native American to fight for a World Heavyweight Championship (August 19, 1995 and June 25, 1999)
  • Won Western States Championship (Sanctioned by the American Professional Boxing Association)