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6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
29 March 1982 (1982-03-29)
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Chambers had about 80 amateur fights and won the Pennsylvania state title (Numbers from an interview in East Side Boxing).
He started boxing professionally in 2000 at the age of 18. For the first five years, he fought unknown opponents before raising his level of competition significantly in 2005 against clubfighters Ross Puritty and Robert Hawkins.
In 2006 he took a further step upward by defeating former title challenger Ed Mahone and renowned clubfighter Domonic Jenkins (in spite of his record of only 9-5 Jenkins had beaten several prospects).
In May 2007, he stopped 15-0 Derek Rossy and defeated Dominic Guinn on Shobox. Later in 2007 he took part in IBF's 4-man elimination tournament to face the current champion Wladimir Klitschko. Chambers beat Calvin Brock via split decision in semifinals, but lost unanimously to Alexander Povetkin in the final bout.
In Jan 2008, he faced Russian Alexander Povetkin on a IBF title eliminator bout in Berlin, Germany. He lost the fight on points with unanimous decision in which he missed out the chance for being he mandatory challenger against IBF champion.