James Toney Profile/ Biography, DOB, Age, Height, Bio, Family, Wife, Net worth

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James Toney (James Nathaniel Toney, The Dark Emperor, Lights Out)

Last Updated: 24 Nov, 2022 | Views: 44

Age: 54

Profession: Boxer

Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details

Date of Birth
24 Aug, 1968
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Michigan
Birth District
Ann Arbor
Birth Sign
Virgo
Religion
Jewish
Nationalities
American

About James Toney

About (Profile/Biography):
James Nathaniel Toney is a former professional boxer from the United States who contested from 1988 to 2017. From 1991 to 1993, he held the IBF and Lineal Middleweight championships, and from 1993 to 1994, he held the IBF Super Middleweight and IBF Cruiserweight championships. In 2003, he won the IBF Cruiserweight title. In 2005 and 2006, Toney also made two challenges for the world heavyweight title. He won the first contest, but his victory was later overturned owing to a positive drug test. He participated in fifteen world title fights overall, spanning four weight divisions.

Career:
In 1988: Toney competed in his first battle as a pro.
In 1991: Toney defeated Michael Nunn in eleven rounds to win the IBF and lineal middleweight championships.
In 1993: He competed for the super middleweight title of the IBF against Iran Barkley.
In 2005: He won the 12-round bout for the World Boxing Association (WBA) heavyweight championship by unanimous decision over John Ruiz.
In 2012: Toney beat Bobby Gunn by stopping him in the fifth round as a result of an injury to Gunn's hand.

Achievements and Awards:
James' boxing career earned him a lot of accolades. The IBF middleweight title, IBF cruiserweight title, IBF super-middleweight title, and IBO cruiserweight title were all given to the heavyweight fighter.

Unknown Facts:
Toney kept himself very active, competing 26 times in 2.5 years, with the only fault being a tie with longtime 160-pound trial horse Sanderline Williams, who he would later defeat in a rematch.
Having fought 35 times undefeated, Toney challenged Iran Barkley's super middleweight title on February 13, 1993.

Physical Stats

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 175 cm
In Meters 1.75 m
In feet Inches 5'9"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 98 Kg
In Pounds 216 lbs
Eye Color
Black
Hair Color
Black

Family Details

Mother's Name
Sherrie Toney
Spouse
Angie Toney

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