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Antonio Tarver
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    (November 21, 1968- )
    Prep chef at the Holiday Inn in Orlando (1985)
    Became the WBC and IBF Light Heavyweight champion (April 26, 2003)
    Defeated Roy Jones, Jr. to reclaim the WBC Light Heavyweight title (May 16, 2004)
    Won the Bronze Medal for boxing in the 1996 Olympics
    Amateur boxing record: 158-8
    At 13 years old, he fought Roy Jones, Jr. at the Sunshine State Games (Gainesville, FL) and lost (1982).
    He developed a drug addiction before going pro.
    He became a professional fighter at 28 years old (February 18, 1997).
    He has two children out of wedlock.
    He named his first son after himself.
    He filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy, in an attempt to free himself on $945,000 debt, including $367,000 in back taxes (May 2004).
    After beating Roy Jones, Jr. in a title fight, he became so excited that he accidentally punched a camera out of a cameraman's hands (May 16, 2004).
    His nickname is 'Magic Man.'
    He doesn't trust the fight judges.
    He plays golf and told 'My clubs are like American Express...I don't leave home without 'em.'
    He also told that he enjoys eating Cookie Crisp for breakfast.
    After seeing Roy Jones, Jr. fight at the 1988 Olympics, it inspired him to end his drug addiction and become a professional boxer.
    He was the first boxer to knock out Roy Jones, Jr. in a professional fight (Jones fought previously in 50 matches - May 16, 2004).
    He suffered a broken jaw in a fight that he lost to Eric Harding (2000).
    At the 1995 Olympic Trials, his opponent decided not to show up for the fight.
    He is left-handed.
    He aspires to become a boxing commentator.
    Prior to the beginning of his second fight with Roy Jones, referee Jay Nady asked the standard 'Any questions?' to which he stared into the eyes of Jones and inquired very loudly 'You got any excuses tonight, Roy?'
    In 2018, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 13 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 15 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 24 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 23 Votes: 69.57% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 68 Votes: 67.65% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 30 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 34 Votes: 79.41% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 58 Votes: 74.14% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 106 Votes: 76.42% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 246 Votes: 68.29% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 236 Votes: 58.90% Annoying
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