Steve McCrory

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

Steve McCrory
Personal information
BornApril 13, 1964
 
Jump to: navigation, search
Steve McCrory
Personal information
BornApril 13, 1964

Steve McCrory (April 13, 1964 – August 1, 2000, both in Detroit, Michigan) was an American boxer, who won the Flyweight Gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics. A year earlier he won a bronze medal at the 1983 Pan American Games.

Personal[edit]

McCrory is the brother of former WBC Welterweight champion Milton McCrory.

Amateur career[edit]

Olympic Results[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Nicknamed Bluesman, McCrory began his professional career in 1984 and challenged IBF Bantamweight Title holder Jeff Fenech in 1986. Fenech dominated and won via 14th round TKO. This was to be McCrory's last shot at a major title, and he later moved up to Super Featherweight and was beaten by Jesse James Leija.

Death[edit]

McCrory died August 1, 2000 after a prolonged illness.

External links[edit]