James Broad

James "Broad-Axe" Broad
James Broad (January 27, 1958 – November 20, 2001) was an American heavyweight boxer who was an amateur star and, prior to the boycott, set to represent America in the 1980 Moscow Olympics.wikipedia
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He fought the likes of James Smith, Razor Ruddock, Tony Tucker, Tim Witherspoon, Johnny du Plooy, Francesco Damiani, and Greg Page.
In 1985 Witherspoon regained his NABF belt by beating James Broad in two rounds and made a successful twelve round defense against James "Bonecrusher" Smith in his first defense of the belt.

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He fought the likes of James Smith, Razor Ruddock, Tony Tucker, Tim Witherspoon, Johnny du Plooy, Francesco Damiani, and Greg Page.
In September 1986, Tucker finally landed a big fight, against 242 lb James "Broad-Axe" Broad, for the USBA belt and a world title eliminator.

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He beat Chris McDonald on points, and scored a first-round-knockout victory over Marvis Frazier in the 1980 Olympic Trials finals, where he qualified for the 1980 U.S. Olympic Boxing team which ultimately did not compete due to the President Jimmy Carter ordered to boycott the Olympics.
) He was KOd by James Broad, a man "I know nothing about," in the 1980 Olympic Trials finals.

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He also lost a decision to Tony Tubbs.
Among his other notable Amateur victories were defeating James Broad and Jimmy Clark, and 1980 Olympic bronze medalist Stephen Left.

Donovan Ruddock

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He fought the likes of James Smith, Razor Ruddock, Tony Tucker, Tim Witherspoon, Johnny du Plooy, Francesco Damiani, and Greg Page.

James Smith (boxer)

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He fought the likes of James Smith, Razor Ruddock, Tony Tucker, Tim Witherspoon, Johnny du Plooy, Francesco Damiani, and Greg Page.
He lost his first fight against James "Broad-Axe" Broad, a world class amateur and qualifier for the 1980 Olympics who was 2–0 as a pro.

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He fought the likes of James Smith, Razor Ruddock, Tony Tucker, Tim Witherspoon, Johnny du Plooy, Francesco Damiani, and Greg Page.

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He fought the likes of James Smith, Razor Ruddock, Tony Tucker, Tim Witherspoon, Johnny du Plooy, Francesco Damiani, and Greg Page.

Johnny du Plooy

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Boxing

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James Broad (January 27, 1958 – November 20, 2001) was an American heavyweight boxer who was an amateur star and, prior to the boycott, set to represent America in the 1980 Moscow Olympics.

Olympic Games

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James Broad (January 27, 1958 – November 20, 2001) was an American heavyweight boxer who was an amateur star and, prior to the boycott, set to represent America in the 1980 Moscow Olympics.

North American Boxing Federation

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As a pro he won the NABF heavyweight title and was a regular sparring partner of a peak Mike Tyson.

Mike Tyson

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As a pro he won the NABF heavyweight title and was a regular sparring partner of a peak Mike Tyson.

United States Army

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James Broad took up boxing while serving in the U.S. Army, being a Specialist 4th class stationed at Fort Ord.

Specialist (rank)

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James Broad took up boxing while serving in the U.S. Army, being a Specialist 4th class stationed at Fort Ord.

Fort Ord

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James Broad took up boxing while serving in the U.S. Army, being a Specialist 4th class stationed at Fort Ord.

Jimmy Carter

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He beat Chris McDonald on points, and scored a first-round-knockout victory over Marvis Frazier in the 1980 Olympic Trials finals, where he qualified for the 1980 U.S. Olympic Boxing team which ultimately did not compete due to the President Jimmy Carter ordered to boycott the Olympics.