James Kirkland

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Real name

James Derick Kirkland

Rated at

Light Middleweight

Nationality

American

Birth date

19 March 1984 (1984-03-19) (age 24)

Birth place

Austin, Texas, United States

Stance

southpaw

Boxing record
Total fights

22

Wins

22

Wins by KO

19

Losses

0

Draws

0

No contests

0

James Derick Kirkland (born 19 March 1984 in Austin, Texas, United States) is an American professional boxer from Austin, Texas, United States.

Kirkland fights at light middleweight and is the WBO NABO light middleweight title holder.[1]

Background

Kirkland has an amateur record of 134-12 and won the Silver Gloves championship four years in a year and lost on a controversial decision James Patterson in the finals of the National Golden Gloves.

Instead of going to the Olympics, Kirkland turned professional to provide for his family.[2]

Professional career

Kirkland turned professional in August 2001 in San Antonio, Texas. In his debut Kirkland defeated fellow debutant Virginian journeyman Maurice Chalmers with a third round knockout.[1]

Kirkland has been trained by former womens champion Ann Wolfe since 2001.[3]