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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.
|Real name||Derric Rossy|
|Nickname(s)||The Shaolin Fist / El Leon|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Born||July 2, 1980|
|Wins by KO||14|
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.
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. He was also a member of his school's basketball and baseball teams.
Rossy fought only 10 amateur bouts before turning pro.
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.
Professional boxing recordEdit
|30 Wins (14 knockouts), 11 Losses, 0 Draws|
|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|
|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|
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