Antonio Tarver

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Antonio Deon Tarver (born November 21, 1968) is an American former professional boxer and boxing commentator. In boxing he competed from 1997 to 2015, and held multiple light heavyweight world championships, including the WBA (Unified), WBC, IBF and Ring magazine titles, as well as the IBO light heavyweight and cruiserweight titles. As an amateur, Tarver represented the United States at the 1996 Olympics, winning a bronze medal in the light heavyweight division; he eventually lost to Vassiliy Jirov from Kazakhstan, whom he had previously defeated at the 1995 World Championships to win gold. Tarver also triumphed at the 1995 Pan American Games and 1995 U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antonio Tarver has received more than 1,545,362 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Antonio Tarver is the 146th most popular boxer (down from 99th in 2019), the 9,672nd most popular biography from United States and the 59th most popular American Boxer.

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Among boxers, Antonio Tarver ranks 146 out of 324Before him are Ted Morgan, Tibor Csík, Alexander Povetkin, Miguel Cotto, Anton Josipović, and Hasim Rahman. After him are Ray Mercer, Tyrell Biggs, Frank Bruno, David Tua, Charles Adkins, and Michael Moorer.

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Among people born in 1968, Antonio Tarver ranks 330Before him are Des'ree, Wajdi Mouawad, Joe Cornish, Michael Romeo, McG, and Jean-Philippe Gatien. After him are Sydnee Steele, Phill Lewis, Sarah McLachlan, Oleh Tyahnybok, Valeriya, and Tisha Campbell-Martin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Antonio Tarver ranks 9,672 out of 15,968Before him are Richard Edson (1954), Woody Shaw (1944), Eric Andre (1983), Bruce Abbott (1954), Dick Barnett (1936), and Brody Jenner (1983). After him are Alan Hale Jr. (1921), Milburn Stone (1904), Vanness Wu (1978), Sanaa Lathan (1971), Cecily von Ziegesar (1970), and Albert Pyun (1953).

Among BOXERS In United States

Among boxers born in United States, Antonio Tarver ranks 59Before him are Emanuel Steward (1944), Laila Ali (1977), Fidel LaBarba (1905), Micky Ward (1965), Miguel Cotto (1980), and Hasim Rahman (1972). After him are Ray Mercer (1961), Tyrell Biggs (1960), Charles Adkins (1932), Michael Moorer (1967), Shannon Briggs (1971), and John Ruiz (1972).