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						Mitch Green

Mitch Green

Date of Birth January 13, 1957
Age 66 years, 0 months, 29 days
Place of Birth Augusta
Country United States
Profession Boxer
Horoscope Capricorn

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Mitch Green is a famous Boxer, born on January 13, 1957 in United States. As of January 9, 2023, Mitch Green’s net worth is $5 Million. During his career he received a career high #7 ranking by the World Boxing Council and was also placed in the top ten by the World Boxing Association.

Parents Charlene Green
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Former American boxer nicknamed “Blood,” best remembered for a 1988 street fight with Mike Tyson. Mitch Green (born January 13, 1957) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1980 to 2005. He is best known for going the distance with Mike Tyson (20-0, 19 KOs), who was undefeated in 1986, and for his later street brawl with Tyson in 1988. A toothpick dangling between his lips became his trademark at any public appearance..

He was born in Augusta, Georgia.

As an amateur he won the New York Golden Gloves four times (1976, 1977, 1979, and 1980) and compiled a record of 64 wins and 7 losses, with 51 wins by knock-out. Green won the 1976 Sub-Novice Heavyweight Championship and the 1977, 1979 and 1980 Heavyweight Open Championships. Green defeated Anthony Zampelli to win the 1976 title. In 1977 Green defeated Guy Casale for the title. In 1979 Green defeated Ralph Fucci for the Championship and in 1980 Green defeated Merlin Castellanos for the title. He suffered a decisive cut loss in the 1978 tournament, preventing him from winning a fifth Golden Gloves title.

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He was also a two-time Intercity Golden Gloves champion. In 1977 he won the title by KO in round one over Calvin Cross and again in 1979 by a decision over William Hosea.

Mitch Green Net Worth

Mitch Green is one of the richest Boxer & listed on most popular Boxer. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Mitch Green's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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He won the New York Golden Gloves amateur tournament four times: 1976, 1977, 1979, and 1980.

He was also a two-time Intercity Golden Gloves champion. In 1977 he won the title by KO in round one over Calvin Cross and again in 1979 by a decision over William Hosea.

In amateur competition Green also lost bouts to future world champions Greg Page and Tony Tubbs, though he did manage to beat Tubbs in the 1978 Sports Festival. Surprisingly, he also lost to future cruiserweight champion Alfonzo Ratliff in a 1980 New York−Chicago intercity matchup.

Mitch lost against Russian boxing great Igor Vysotsky in a 1978 matchup, and was considered a prospect for the 1980 Olympic Games (held in Moscow), but the U.S. boycotted the event, and Green also lost to Marvis Frazier in the quarterfinals of the Olympic Trials that year. He did, however, in the finals of the Eastern Regionals, manage to beat perennial contender Woody Clark.

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Green was scheduled to fight James Broad for the NABF title in 1985, but dropped out of the fight for money reasons.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Boxer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Mitch Green celebrates birthday on January 13 of every year.

Green turned pro in 1980, signing a contract with the rock promoter Shelly Finkel, whom he met at the 1979 New York Golden Gloves. As a professional, Green was one of NBC’s “Tomorrow’s Champions” (a group of Finkel’s young pros, which also included Alex Ramos, Tony Ayala Jr., Donald Curry and Johnny Bumphus) and was ranked as high as #7 by the World Boxing Council, and also in the top ten by the World Boxing Association. Green left Finkel after a year as a pro after a disagreement over payoffs. He was managed by Carl King, son of Don King, who was Green’s promoter.

How much did Mike Tyson pay Mitch Green?

Despite Green being higher than Tyson in the rankings, there was a huge disparity in the fighter’s purse, Tyson was guaranteed $250,000 while Green was due to make only $30,000.

How did Mitch Green lose his eye?

A scuffle ensued. Green allegedly threw a punch and Tyson responded with a punch of his own, closing Green’s eye and requiring stitches to his nose. Tyson broke his hand in the incident and had to postpone his fight with Frank Bruno.

Who won between Mike Tyson and Mitch Green?

The boxing icon fought with Green inside the squared circle in 1986 and secured a unanimous decision victory at Madison Square Garden in New York. But their heated rivalry escalated only two years later when they clashed in an early-morning street fight.

How old is Mitch Green?

65 years (January 13, 1957)

What is Mike Tyson's 2020 worth?

Tyson is estimated to have accrued millions of dollars throughout his boxing career but would go on to lose everything. Forbes claim his total career earnings could even have been as high as $685million (£475m). However, as of 2020, it has been reported that Tyson’s net worth is around the $3m (£2.2m) mark.

In March 1985, Green violently interrupted a pre-fight press conference of the Larry Holmes vs David Bey championship fight, claiming that he was a way better contender than Bey, and seeking for a clash with Don King’s people.

Mitch was undefeated in his first sixteen bouts, which included a 1983 points win over the rugged Floyd “Jumbo” Cummings, and a draw with trial horse Robert Evans. His first loss was a twelve-round decision to future WBC champ Trevor Berbick in a bid for the United States Boxing Association title on August 10, 1985.

Green had been scheduled to box James “Bonecrusher” Smith in December 1986 on the undercard of the Tim Witherspoon–Tony Tubbs world heavyweight title fight. However, when Tubbs dropped out claiming injury, Bonecrusher stepped in and won the title, leaving Green without a fight or payday. Prior to that, Green appeared at the Witherspoon–Smith pre-fight negotiations, again threatening Don King.

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