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July 26, 2003 | Paul Gutierrez, Times Staff Writer
Buddy McGirt had never been to Big Bear before, so riding a bicycle down a steep grade as part of a training regimen with Fernando Vargas was a new experience for the Long Island native. It was of little surprise, then, when McGirt, who had just joined the Vargas camp as co-trainer of the two-time 154-pound world champion, went head over handlebars, halting the ride and workout.
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May 29, 1992
James (Buddy) McGirt, spurning a $1-million HBO offer to fight Terry Norris in September or October, announced he would defend his World Boxing Council weltwerweight title June 25 in Rome against Patarizio Oliva of Naples for a reported $200,000.
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May 11, 1992 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the aftermath of Terry Norris' demolition of Meldrick Taylor on Saturday night in Las Vegas, talk of a Norris-Julio Cesar Chavez match cooled. Instead, a Norris-Buddy McGirt match during September in New York seemed more likely Sunday. Norris, from Alpine, Calif., defended his World Boxing Council junior-middleweight championship with a surprisingly easy fourth-round technical knockout of Taylor at the Mirage.
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August 1, 1988 | Associated Press
Buddy McGirt retained his International Boxing Federation junior welterweight title Sunday by knocking out Howard Davis in the first round of their scheduled 15-round fight. McGirt set Davis up with a left hand that knocked him into the ropes, then finished him off with a right. Referee Joe Santarpia counted Davis out at 2 minutes 24 seconds of the round. "He was looking for my left and I have worked hard on my right," McGirt said.
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July 26, 2003 | Paul Gutierrez, Times Staff Writer
Buddy McGirt had never been to Big Bear before, so riding a bicycle down a steep grade as part of a training regimen with Fernando Vargas was a new experience for the Long Island native. It was of little surprise, then, when McGirt, who had just joined the Vargas camp as co-trainer of the two-time 154-pound world champion, went head over handlebars, halting the ride and workout.
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November 30, 1991 | RICH TOSCHES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
James (Buddy) McGirt won the World Boxing Council welterweight title with a unanimous 12-round decision over defending champion Simon Brown on Friday night. Also on the card, Michael Nunn, the former middleweight champion, stepped up to 168 pounds and knocked out Randall Yonker to win the North American Boxing Federation super-middleweight title.
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March 6, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Pernell Whitaker, attempting to win a third world championship, will challenge WBC welterweight champion Buddy McGirt in a scheduled 12-round bout tonight at New York's Madison Square Garden.
SPORTS
May 29, 1992
James (Buddy) McGirt, spurning a $1-million HBO offer to fight Terry Norris in September or October, announced he would defend his World Boxing Council weltwerweight title June 25 in Rome against Patarizio Oliva of Naples for a reported $200,000.
SPORTS
May 11, 1992 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the aftermath of Terry Norris' demolition of Meldrick Taylor on Saturday night in Las Vegas, talk of a Norris-Julio Cesar Chavez match cooled. Instead, a Norris-Buddy McGirt match during September in New York seemed more likely Sunday. Norris, from Alpine, Calif., defended his World Boxing Council junior-middleweight championship with a surprisingly easy fourth-round technical knockout of Taylor at the Mirage.
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November 30, 1991 | RICH TOSCHES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
James (Buddy) McGirt won the World Boxing Council welterweight title with a unanimous 12-round decision over defending champion Simon Brown on Friday night. Also on the card, Michael Nunn, the former middleweight champion, stepped up to 168 pounds and knocked out Randall Yonker to win the North American Boxing Federation super-middleweight title.
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August 1, 1988 | Associated Press
Buddy McGirt retained his International Boxing Federation junior welterweight title Sunday by knocking out Howard Davis in the first round of their scheduled 15-round fight. McGirt set Davis up with a left hand that knocked him into the ropes, then finished him off with a right. Referee Joe Santarpia counted Davis out at 2 minutes 24 seconds of the round. "He was looking for my left and I have worked hard on my right," McGirt said.
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August 15, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
World Boxing Council welterweight champion Buddy McGirt scored a 10-round unanimous decision over Oscar Ponce of Argentina in a non-title bout in Atlantic City, N.J. McGirt is 58-2-1 with 44 knockouts. Ponce fell to 14-8 with five knockouts.
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