|Born||7 September 1967|
|Wins by KO||17|
Adolpho Washington (born 7 September 1967 in Lexington, Kentucky) is a retired professional boxer best known to hold the IBF Cruiser title for one fight. He had little power but a "steel" chin, and was never knocked out as a pro (but stopped once by James Toney).
Washington turned pro in 1989 at light-heavy and in 1990 lost a decision to a fighter named K.Casimier with a 2-6-1 record. Later he beat hard-punching fringe contender Drake Thadzi on points. 1993 came his first crack at a title, taking on WBA Light Heavyweight Title holder Virgil Hill. Washington was caught in a bizarre incident in which he was unable to continue after being cut by bumping his head against a TV camera in the 11th round.Washington was clearly losing the fight, and lost a technical decision.
The following year and one weight class higher, he beat an out-of ashape Iran Barkley on cuts and took on WBC Cruiserweight Title holder Anaclet Wamba, but failed to gain the title in a draw. One year later, he scored a rare KO over hard-punching contender Izegwire and took on Orlin Norris for the WBA Cruiserweight Title and again came up short by a razor-thin decision. In 1996 he was able to win a title, upsetting undefeated former Olympic Gold medalist Torsten May for the vacant IBF Cruiserweight Title. He equally surprisingly lost the title to puncher Uriah Grant in his next bout, and never fought for a major title again.
He never looked good after that losing to Norris and May in rematches. In 1999 he took on James Toney, the only man to stop him inside the distance, after Washington was bleeding excessively from his nose.2001 he lost to Vassily Jirov and retired.
|31 Wins (17 knockouts, 14 decisions), 9 Losses (1 knockout, 8 decisions), 2 Draws, 1 No Contest|
|Win||20-16-2||Mike Peak||UD||10||28/09/2001||Lexington, Kentucky, United States|
|Loss||28-0||Vassiliy Jirov||UD||10||20/07/2001||Canton, Ohio, United States||90-99, 89-100, 89-100.|
|Win||7-28-3||Bradley Rone||UD||8||19/04/2001||Lexington, Kentucky, United States|
|Win||16-39||Tim Knight||UD||8||01/03/2001||Lexington, Kentucky, United States|
|No Contest||49-4||Dicky Ryan||ND||8||10/02/2000||Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States|
|Win||20-5||Paul Phillips||TKO||3||29/10/1999||LaPorte, Indiana, United States|
|Loss||56-4-2||James Toney||TKO||10||30/07/1999||Mashantucket, Connecticut, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 0:52 of the tenth round.|
|Loss||18-2||Torsten May||TD||9||05/06/1999||Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany||IBF Intercontinental Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:26 of the ninth round due to cuts caused by an accidental headbut. 73-79, 74-78, 74-77.|
|Win||33-12||Art Jimmerson||TKO||3||27/11/1998||Gary, Indiana, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 1:33 of the third round.|
|Loss||47-5||Orlin Norris||UD||12||22/05/1998||Monroe, Michigan, United States||IBA World Super Cruiserweight Title.|
|Loss||27-4-1||Arthur Williams||UD||12||06/01/1998||Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, United States|
|Loss||25-12||Uriah Grant||MD||12||21/06/1997||Tampa, Florida, United States||Lost IBF cruiserweight title|
|Win||15-0||Torsten May||UD||12||31/08/1996||Palma de Mallorca, Islas Baleares, Spain||Won vacant IBF cruiserweight title|
|Win||9-5||Artis Pendergrass||UD||10||10/02/1996||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||99-91, 98-92, 99-92.|
|Loss||42-3||Orlin Norris||UD||12||17/03/1995||Worcester, Massachusetts, United States||For WBA cruiserweight title|
|Win||16-0||David Izeqwire||TKO||8||05/11/1994||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Won IBO cruiserweight title|
|Draw||43-2||Anaclet Wamba||PTS||12||14/07/1994||Monte Carlo, Monaco||For WBC cruiserweight title|
|Win||20-7-3||Dale Jackson||PTS||12||24/02/1994||Austin, Texas, United States|
|Win||31-8||Iran Barkley||TKO||6||20/10/1993||Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, United States|
|Win||4-3||Tim Noble||PTS||8||17/07/1993||Memphis, Tennessee, United States|
|Win||19-0||Vaughn Hooks||SD||10||15/05/1993||Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
|Loss||33-1||Virgil Hill||TD||11||20/02/1993||Fargo, North Dakota, United States||For WBA light heavyweight title|
|Win||23-5-1||Drake Thadzi||UD||10||16/01/1993||San Antonio, Texas, United States|
|Win||--||Mike Brooks||TKO||1||29/08/1992||Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States|
|Win||0-1||Richard Mincy||TKO||1||07/08/1992||Lexington, Kentucky, United States|
|Win||0-1||Tony Brown||KO||1||26/10/1991||Indianapolis, Indiana, United States|
|Win||--||Dana Taylor||KO||1||19/10/1991||Beaver Lake, West Virginia, United States|
|Win||4-0||Anthony Willis||PTS||6||08/10/1991||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Win||5-7-1||Kevin Casimier||UD||10||02/10/1991||Lexington, Kentucky, United States|
|Loss||4-6-1||Kevin Casimier||SD||10||28/11/1990||Tampa, Florida, United States||95-96, 97-95, 95-96.|
|Win||11-7-1||Rocky Fabrizio||TKO||1||09/11/1990||Hollywood, Florida, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 3:03 of the first round.|
|Win||3-0||Ron Mims||UD||8||16/10/1990||Tampa, Florida, United States|
|Win||7-22||Rocky Bentley||UD||6||28/08/1990||Tampa, Florida, United States|
|Win||0-1||Jeff Cooper||TKO||1||28/07/1990||Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States|
|Win||--||Nathon Jackson||KO||2||10/02/1990||Metairie, Louisiana, United States|
|Draw||4-1-3||David Graves||PTS||6||25/01/1990||New Orleans, Louisiana, United States|
|Win||2-1||Elton Dublin||KO||3||23/09/1989||Bossier City, Louisiana, United States|
|Win||5-11||Ron Lewis||TKO||4||01/08/1989||Chicago, Illinois, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 2:21 of the fourth round.|
|Win||4-8||David Bates||TKO||1||15/07/1989||Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
|Win||--||Rick Mayer||TKO||1||18/05/1989||Lexington, Kentucky, United States|
|Win||0-2||Oscar Raglin Strickland||KO||1||02/05/1989||Chicago, Illinois, United States||Strickland knocked out at 1:50 of the first round.|
|Win||0-12||Jordan Keepers||KO||2||07/04/1989||Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
|Win||1-0||Phil Scott||UD||4||07/03/1989||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
| IBF Cruiserweight Champion |
31 Aug 1996 – 21 June 1997
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