|Chad Van Sickle|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Born||August 23, 1977|
Columbus, Ohio, United States
|Wins by KO||12|
Chad Van Sickle (born August 23, 1977 in Columbus) is a heavyweight American boxer. He is a former NABA Cruiserweight Champion and former WBC Americas Champion. His manager is Scott Walisa, and he is trained by his father Bob Van Sickle.
Columbus is the state capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Ohio. With a population of 879,170 as of 2017 estimates, it is the 14th-most populous city in the United States and one of the fastest growing large cities in the nation. This makes Columbus the third-most populous state capital in the US and the second-most populous city in the Midwest. It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses ten counties. With a population of 2,078,725, it is Ohio's second-largest metropolitan area.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City. Forty-eight states and the capital's federal district are contiguous in North America between Canada and Mexico. The State of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east and across the Bering Strait from Russia to the west. The State of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U.S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, stretching across nine official time zones. The extremely diverse geography, climate, and wildlife of the United States make it one of the world's 17 megadiverse countries.
Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined amount of time in a boxing ring.
Van Sickle was born in Columbus and began boxing at a teenager, being trained by his father Rob Van Sickle and 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist Jerry Page.
Jerry Louis Page was an American boxer who won the light welterweight gold medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics. A year earlier he won a silver medal at the 1983 Pan American Games.
Van Sickle did run a boxing gym in Columbus, Ohio, which is called Team VanSickle 12 Round Boxing. This gym opened up after he ran a gym at the Westland Mall (Columbus) with another professional boxer named Leo Martinez. He now trains fighters at Skrap House MMA in Grove City, Ohio, just south of Columbus, Ohio.
Leo Martinez,, is a Filipino actor, comedian and director. Martinez is currently the director general of the Film Academy of the Philippines.
His statistics are:
Sean O'Grady is the former World Boxing Association (WBA) Lightweight Champion of the World, and currently an American commercial realtor. O'Grady had a record of 81 wins and 5 losses as a professional boxer, with 70 wins by knockout.
Sammy Mandell was a World lightweight boxing champion from 1926-1930. Born in Rockford, Illinois, and named Salvatore Mandala, he was known as the "Rockford Sheik" due to his Rudolph Valentino like good looks and as the "Rockford Flash" due to his fast hands and foot speed. His father was an Albanian and his mother Italian. Statistical boxing website BoxRec ranks Mandell as the 13th greatest lightweight boxer to have ever lived. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1998.
Glengoffe Donovan Johnson is a Jamaican former professional boxer who competed from 1993 to 2015. He held the IBF, IBO and Ring magazine light heavyweight titles between 2004 and 2005, and challenged once each for world titles at middleweight and super middleweight.
John Frederic Coulon was the World Bantamweight Champion from March 6, 1910, when he wrested the crown from England's Jim Kendrick, until June 3, 1914, when he was defeated by Kid Williams in Vernon, California.
Kevin Rooney is an American former boxer and a current boxing trainer. He was portrayed by Clark Gregg in the 1995 movie Tyson and by Aaron Eckhart in the 2016 movie Bleed for This.
Takashi Koshimoto is a former Japanese professional boxer in the featherweight division. He is a former WBC world featherweight champion.
Frederick Steven Roach is an American boxing trainer and former professional boxer. Roach is widely regarded as one of the best boxing trainers of all time. He is the enduring boxing coach of the eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao, five-time and four-division world champion Miguel Cotto, former WBC Middleweight Champion Julio César Chávez Jr., three-time world champion James Toney, former UFC Middleweight and two-time Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre, as well as top prospects Jose Benavidez, Peter Quillin, and Vanes Martirosyan. Roach was the trainer of two-time women's world champion Lucia Rijker. He has also trained former junior welterweight champion Amir Khan.
Johnathon Maurice Banks is an American former professional boxer and former IBO cruiserweight champion. He currently works as a boxing trainer, most notably for former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, and was himself trained by the late Emanuel Steward.
Hiroki Ioka is a former Lineal & WBC Minimumweight and WBA Light flyweight champion. He was the first ever WBC Minimumweight champion, winning the title immediately after the minimumweight division was created.
Hideyuki Ohashi is a Japanese former professional boxer and two-time minimumweight world champion.
Robert Hines, was a professional boxer in the Light Middleweight (154lb) division.
Hiroshi Kawashima is a former professional boxer. He defended the WBC super flyweight title six times.
Carlos Roberto Cuadras Quiroa is a Mexican professional boxer in the Super Flyweight division who is the former WBC Super Flyweight Champion. Cuadras also was a Gold Medalist in the Bantamweight division at the 2007 Pan American Games.
Shaun George is a US American professional boxer fighting in the light-heavyweight division. He is best known for sensationally upsetting former heavyweight champ Chris Byrd which all but ended Byrd's career. George is the nephew of former world title challenger and trainer Lennox Blackmoore. He studied paralegal studies at Northern Michigan University.
Samson Dutch Boy Gym is one of the fight names used by former professional boxer and Muaythai practitioner from Thailand, Somboon Phantasi. His Muaythai fight name was Saenmuangnoi Lukchaopormahesak, in Muaythai, he is a famous and popular Muaythai fighter, ever lost-won with Veeraphol Sahaprom 2 times. His other fight names were Samson Esarn, Samson Isaan, Saenmuangnoi Lukchaopormahesak, Samson Kratingdaenggym, Samson 3-K Battery, Samson Toyota-Thailand and Samson Elite Gym.
Andrés Gutiérrez Vera is a Mexican professional boxer. Gutiérrez is the current WBC FECARBOX featherweight champion and is promoted by the former WBA (Super) and WBC champion, Mexican Saúl Álvarez' company Canelo Promotions.
Ernest Mateen, nicknamed 'M-16', was a United States and IBU Cruiserweight (boxing) champion. He was shot to death by his wife in a case of probable self-defense.
Qamil Balla is a professional Albanian Australian boxer and an Australian Light Welterweight champion. His younger brother Ibrahim Balla is also a boxer.
Don Diego Rivelino Alfredo Poeder is a former Dutch professional boxer. He is known as the only Dutch professional boxer that won a world title as a professional undefeated. After his debut in 1994, Poeder was undefeated for 21 consecutive boxing matches.
Noree Jockygym, or another name Khongdee Meekhunapparp, is a retired Thai professional boxer who winner of the WBF Junior lightweight world champion in 1990s.
BoxRec or boxrec.com is a website dedicated to holding updated records of professional boxers, both male and female. It also maintains a MediaWiki-based encyclopaedia of boxing.
|This biographical article related to an American boxer is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|