Eddie Chambers

"Fast Eddie"

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Statistics
Real name

 

Nickname(s)

Fast

Rated at

99.6 kg (220 lb) Heavyweight

Height

6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)

Reach

75 in (191 cm)

Nationality

American

Birth date

29 March 1982 (1982-03-29) (age 26)

Birth place

Pittsburgh,  Pennsylvania

Stance

Orthodox

Boxing record
Total fights

31

Wins

30

Wins by KO

16

Losses

1

Draws

0

No contests

0

Eddie Chambers (b March 29,1982 in Pittsburgh) is a American heavyweight boxer fighting out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Amateur

Chambers had about 80 amateur fights and won the Pennsylvania state title (Numbers from an interview in East Side Boxing).

Professional

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.