Mike Marrone

Michael "Mike" Marrone (born September 24, 1985 in Miami) is an American heavyweight boxer from Vero Beach, Florida. He challenged once for the WBA cruiserweight title in 2011.

Michael Marrone
Statistics
Weight(s)Heavyweight
Cruiserweight
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
NationalityAmerican
Born (1985-09-24) 24 September 1985 (age 35)
Vero Beach, Florida, United States
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights32
Wins21
Wins by KO15
Losses11

Beginnings and amateurEdit

As a child Marrone frequented the gym of the Duva family in Florida. He became close to Lou Duva who promoted and represented Marrone. At the National Golden Gloves tournament in 2003 he competed at Heavyweight with 201 lbs limit. He went up to super heavyweight and beat Mike Wilson (boxer) in the PAL tournament 2003. In the finals he was outpointed by George Garcia, however. His amateur record was 42–9.

Pro careerEdit

He turned pro in 2004 at age 18. Marrone's record as of October 2011 is 20-3-0 with 15 knockouts. Marrone scored a victory in April 2007 with an eight-round majority decision against previously undefeated Malachy Farrell in Atlantic City. In May 2008, he lost to Francesco Pianeta in Germany, in two rounds.

In June 2010, Marrone returned to the ring in Miami Beach, FL and scored a fifth round tko against Joseph Rabotte at the Deauville Beach Resort. He lost to Guillermo Jones in a match for the WBA Cruiserweight belt on November 5, 2011.[1]

Marrone is currently managed by Jack Luce and trained by Eddie Chambers, Sr.

Professional boxing record [2]Edit

Professional record summary
30 fights 21 wins 9 losses
By knockout 15 8
By decision 5 1
By disqualification 1 0
Draws 0
No contests 0
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 21-9   Ivan Dychko TKO 1 (8) 2018-06-16   Coliseum, Saint Petersburg
Loss 21-8   Charles Martin TKO 1 (10) 2017-07-18   Rapides Coliseum, Alexandria
Loss 21-7   Simon Kean TKO 1 (8) 2017-04-06   Metropolis, Montreal
Loss 21-6   Chazz Witherspoon TKO 2 (6) 2016-08-06   Grundy Arena, Bristol, United States
Loss 21-5   Shannon Briggs KO 2 (10) 2015-09-05   Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Hollywood, Florida, United States
Win 21-4   Robert Dunton SD 6 2014-09-20   The Mela Room, Orlando, Florida, United States
Loss 20-4   Guillermo Jones TKO 6 2011-11-05   Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Hollywood, Florida, United States WBA World Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 1:55 of the sixth round.
Win 20-3   "King" James Pratt KO 1 2011-09-17   Rec Center, Wilson, North Carolina, United States Pratt knocked out at 1:30 of the first round.
Loss 19-3   DaVarryl Williamson KO 7 2011-04-23   Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, Los Angeles, California, United States Marrone knocked out at 2:30 of the seventh round.
Loss 19-2   Darrel Madison UD 10 2010-12-17   American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, United States 90-100, 91-99, 92-98.
Win 19-1   Joseph Rabotte TKO 5 2010-06-19   Deauville Beach Resort, Miami, Florida, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:49 of the fifth round.
Loss 18-1   Francesco Pianeta TKO 2 2008-05-17   Oberfrankenhalle, Bayreuth, Germany WBC Youth World Heavyweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 1:23 of the second round.
Win 18-0   Malachy Farrell MD 8 2007-04-20   Bally's Atlantic City, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States 78-74, 78-74, 76-76.
Win 17-0   Jermell Barnes UD 6 2007-02-23   Catholic Youth Center, Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States 59-55, 58-56, 58-56.
Win 16-0   Ronald "The Prophet" Bellamy TKO 3 2006-12-09   Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Hollywood, Florida, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:48 of the third round.
Win 15-0   Ralph West TKO 3 2006-09-02   Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, United States Referee stopped the bout at 0:55 of the third round.
Win 14-0   Dan Whetzel TKO 1 2006-04-28   Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:00 of the first round.
Win 13-0   Zack Page MD 8 2006-02-24   Turning Stone Casino, Verona, New York, United States 74-74, 76-75, 75-74.
Win 12-0   Curtis "49er" Taylor TKO 1 2005-12-15   Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Hollywood, Florida, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:06 of the first round.
Win 11-0   Adam "Golden Dragon" Smith DQ 4 2005-09-24   Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Smith disqualified at 0:45 of the fourth round.
Win 10-0   Forrest Neal RTD 3 2005-07-02   Reno Events Center, Reno, Nevada, United States Neal retired at 3:00 of the third round.
Win 9-0   Cliff Nellon KO 1 2005-05-27   Westin Diplomat Resort, Hollywood, Florida, United States Nellon knocked out at 1:11 of the first round.
Win 8-0   Andriy "Communist" Ivanov KO 2 2005-04-08   Club Med, Port Saint Lucie, Florida, United States Ivanov knocked out at 0:11 of the second round.
Win 7-0   Joseph Kenneth Reyes UD 6 2005-01-28   Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States 59-52, 58-54, 57-55.
Win 6-0   James Daniels KO 1 2004-11-11   Hilton Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Win 5-0   Stanley Taylor TKO 1 2004-09-30   Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, United States Referee stopped the bout at 0:54 of the first round.
Win 4-0   "Boxing" Mike Johnson TKO 1 2004-08-05   Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood, Hollywood, Florida, United States Referee stopped the bout at 0:45 of the first round.
Win 3-0   Michael "The Mayor" Moncrief TKO 1 2004-07-10   Caesars Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada, United States Referee stopped the bout at 0:23 of the first round.
Win 2-0   Rodney Collins TKO 1 2004-06-11   Turning Stone Casino, Verona, New York, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:30 of the first round.
Win 1-0   Tracy Williams TKO 2 2004-03-26   Miccosukee, Miami, Florida, United States

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