Derric Rossy

Derric Rossy (born July 2, 1980) is a professional American heavyweight boxer and a former defensive end at Boston College. He enrolled in the Lynch School of Education with a major in human development.

Derric Rossy
Statistics
Real nameDerric Rossy
Nickname(s)The Shaolin Fist / El Leon
Weight(s)Heavyweight
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
NationalityAmerican
Born (1980-07-02) July 2, 1980 (age 40)
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights44
Wins31
Wins by KO14
Losses13
Draws0

Rossy knocked out Gary Bell in the second round to win the vacant New York State heavyweight title. He has also sparred with Tomasz Adamek.

BiographyEdit

Football playerEdit

While playing football his senior year at Patchogue-Medford High School Rossy earned All-American honors from SuperPrep magazine, received an All-America honorable mention from USA Today, was an all-state and all-Long Island selection, and received the Hansen Award as the Suffolk County Most Valuable Player.[citation needed] He was also a member of his school's basketball and baseball teams.

Amateur careerEdit

Rossy fought only 10 amateur bouts before turning pro.

Professional careerEdit

He won the 2004 New York City Golden Gloves and turned pro shortly thereafter. Rossy cruised through his first 15 bouts before receiving first loss was for the USBA heavyweight title to Eddie Chambers in 2007. In this bout Rossy suffered a broken ear drum and other injuries which short circuited his try for the title. After the Chambers loss, Rossy rebounded against journeyman veteran Zack Page winning a unanimous decision. On January 26, 2008 Derric and his promoter Sal Musumeci’s Final Forum Boxing made boxing history by promoting a Heavyweight Championship for the first time in China. The event took place in the Venetian Arena, and was broadcast live before one-hundred and fifty-million viewers in China. The fight featured former World heavyweight Champion, Ray Mercer taking on Derric Rossy for the WBO/NABO Heavyweight Title, the WBC Asian Boxing Council Heavyweight Title, and the WBF Intercontinental Heavyweight Title. Looking impressive and winning by a unanimous decision. On May 3, 2008, Rossy received his second loss by German based heavyweight Alexander Dimitrenko. The fight was stopped in the fifth round, giving Dimitrenko his fourth consecutive victory by TKO and the fight was for Dimitrenko's WBO Inter-Continental Heavyweight belt.

Rossy has never managed get past journeyman status, but has faced several notable opponents, including Kubrat Pulev, Audley Harrison, Fres Oquendo, and Joe Hanks. In his most recent fight, he lost a controversial decision to the unbeaten contender Vyacheslav Glazkov.[1]

Professional boxing recordEdit

30 Wins (14 knockouts), 11 Losses, 0 Draws[2]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 31-13   Carlos Negron TKO 4 (10) 24/06/2017   Freedom Hall, Louisville For vacant World Boxing Council Continental Americas Heavyweight Title
Win 31-12   Richard Carmack TKO 2 (6) 10/12/2016   Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bethlehem
Loss 30-12   Erkan Teper UD 10 03/07/2016   Gellersenhalle Reppenstedt, Lüneburg
Loss 30-11   Bermane Stiverne UD 10 14/11/2015   Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada Stiverne down in round 1.
Loss 30-10   Trevor Bryan UD 10 28/08/2015   The D Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States For vacant NABF heavyweight title. Rossy down in round 1.
Win 30–9   Akhror Muralimov UD 10 14/02/2015   Resorts World Casino, Queens, New York City, United States
Loss 29–9   Vyacheslav Glazkov MD 10 09/08/2014   Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States Scorecards 94-96, 92-98 and 95-95[3]
Win 29–8   Joe Hanks MD 10 16/05/2014   Olympic Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Loss 28–8   Joey Dawejko SD 8 25/01/2014   Golden Nugget Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Loss 28–7   Fres Oquendo UD 10 08/06/2013   Horseshoe Casino, Hammond, Indiana, United States For WBA Fedelatin heavyweight title and vacant NABA Heavyweight title.
Loss 28–6   Audley Harrison TKO 2 (3) 23/03/2013   York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, England, United Kingdom Prizefighter Tournament, heavyweight final. Rossy down twice.
Win 28–5   Ian Lewison SD 3 23/03/2013   York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, England, United Kingdom Prizefighter Tournament, heavyweight semi-final.
Win 27–5   Travis Walker SD 3 23/03/2013   York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, England, United Kingdom Prizefighter Tournament, heavyweight quarter-final.
Win 26–5   Livin Castillo UD 8 28/01/2012   Resorts Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Scores were 78-74, 78-74 & 78-74.
Loss 25–5   Maurice Harris TKO 12 (12) 16/07/2011   Resorts Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States For USBA heavyweight title.
Loss 25–4   Kubrat Pulev TKO 5 (8) 07/05/2011   Koncerthuset, Copenhagen, Denmark
Loss 25–3   Eddie Chambers UD 12 11/02/2011   Bally's Atlantic City, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States IBF Heavyweight Title Eliminator.
Win 25–2   Zack Page UD 12 06/03/2010   Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, United States Retained WBC United States (USNBC) heavyweight title.
Win 24–2   Joseph Harris TKO 2 (12) 20/02/2010   Poliforum Zamna, Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico Retained WBC FECARBOX heavyweight title.
Win 23–2   Alexis Mejias TKO 1 (8) 27/01/2010   M2 Ultra Lounge, New York, New York, United States
Win 22–2   Carl Davis Drumond UD 10 31/07/2009   Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, United States Won vacant WBC United States (USNBC) heavyweight title.
Win 21–2   Moises Droz TKO 3 (12) 03/07/2009   Club Destiny, Orlando, Florida, United States Won vacant WBC FECARBOX heavyweight title.
Win 20–2   William Shahan TKO 2 (8) 25/11/2008   Huntington Hilton Hotel, Melville, New York, United States
Win 19–2   Jermell Barnes UD 8 06/08/2008   Aviator Sports Complex, Brooklyn, New York, United States
Loss 18–2   Alexander Dimitrenko TKO 5 (12) 03/05/2008   Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany For WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight title.
Win 18–1   Ray Mercer UD 12 26/01/2008   Venetian Casino & Resort, Macau, China Retained WBF International heavyweight title. Won interim WBO NABO heavyweight title & vacant WBC Asian Boxing Council heavyweight title.
Win 17–1   Zack Page UD 8 03/08/2007   Monticello Raceway, Monticello, New York, United States
Win 16–1   Ronald Bellamy TKO 6 (12) 08/06/2007   Morocco Temple, Jacksonville, Florida, United States Won vacant WBF International heavyweight title.
Loss 15–1   Eddie Chambers TKO 7 (12) 09/02/2007   Suffolk Community College, Selden, New York, United States For vacant USBA heavyweight title.
Win 15–0   Edward Gutierrez TKO 4 (8) 15/12/2006   Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York, United States
Win 14–0   Shannon Miller UD 10 11/11/2006   Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, United States Retained USA New York State heavyweight title.
Win 13–0   Joe Stofle TKO 3 (8) 15/09/2006   Huntington Hilton Hotel, Melville, New York, United States
Win 12–0   Demetrice King UD 6 20/07/2006   Grand Ballroom, New York, New York, United States
Win 11–0   Corey Gregory TKO 2 (6) 02/03/2006   Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, New York, United States
Win 10–0   Gary Bell TKO 2 (10) 10/02/2006   Huntington Hilton Hotel, Melville, New York, United States Won vacant USA New York State heavyweight title.
Win 9–0   David Polk UD 8 21/10/2005   Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
Win 8–0   Anthony Ottah UD 6 05/08/2005   Murray Skating Center, Yonkers, New York, United States
Win 7–0   David Chappell UD 6 24/06/2005   Nikki Beach Concert Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 6–0   Rodney Ray KO 4 (4) 17/05/2005   Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Win 5–0   Rubin Bracero KO 5 (6) 22/04/2005   Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 4–0   Edgar Myers TKO 2 (4) 03/03/2005   Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, New York, United States
Win 3–0   Mark Miller TKO 4 (4) 11/02/2005   Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
Win 2–0   Rubin Bracero UD 4 11/12/2004   Atlantic Oceana, Brighton Beach, New York, United States
Win 1–0   Jose Luis Gomez KO 1 (4) 30/10/2004   Orange County Fair, Middletown, New York, United States

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scorecard: Rodriguez outpoints Takayama to unify strawweight titles". ESPN.com.
  2. ^ "Derric Rossy - Boxer". boxrec.com.
  3. ^ Satterfield, Lem. "Vyacheslav Glazkov wins majority decision over Derric Rossy". ringtv.craveonline.com. The Ring Magazine. Retrieved 10 August 2014.

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