Awards & Winners

Antonio Tarver

Date of Birth 21-November-1968
Place of Birth Orlando
(Florida, United States of America, Orange County, Area code 321, Area code 407)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Magic Man, One Hit Wonder
Profession Professional Boxer
Antonio Deon Tarver, nicknamed the "Magic Man", is an American professional boxer and the former WBC, WBA, IBF, & The Ring light heavyweight champion. Tarver built an impressive amateur career, including winning a bronze medal while representing the United States at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, eventually losing to Vassiliy Jirov, who he'd previously defeated in a match at the 1995 World Amateur Boxing Championships. He also captured the gold medal at the 1995 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Berlin, just two months after having triumphed by also winning gold at the Pan American Games in Mar del Plata. Tarver became the first - and to this day, only - fighter to have won the Pan Am Games, National Championships & World Championships all in the same year. In 2006, Tarver starred as Mason "The Line" Dixon, the heavyweight champion in the film Rocky Balboa.

Awards by Antonio Tarver

Check all the awards nominated and won by Antonio Tarver.


Best Boxer ESPY Award

Nominations 2004 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Best Upset ESPY Award
Unheralded light heavyweight. Beat the \"world's best pound for pound fighter\" in Roy Jones Jr. with a second-round KO.
Best Boxer ESPY Award