Thunderbox Heavyweight Tournament

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The Thunderbox Heavyweight Tournament was a heavyweight boxing elimination tournament, held on 30 November 2002 by Cedric Kushner at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. There were several rap acts that performed at the event, including Xzibit, Eve, and Krumbsnatcha.

Heavyweight is a weight class in combat sports.

Boxing combat sport

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.

Single-elimination tournament knock-out sports competition

A single-elimination, knockout, or sudden death tournament is a type of elimination tournament where the loser of each match-up is immediately eliminated from the tournament. Each winner will play another in the next round, until the final match-up, whose winner becomes the tournament champion. Each match-up may be a single match or several, for example two-legged ties in European football or best-of series in American pro sports. Defeated competitors may play no further part after losing, or may participate in "consolation" or "classification" matches against other losers to determine the lower final rankings; for example, a third place playoff between losing semi-finalists. In a shootout poker tournament, there are more than two players competing at each table, and sometimes more than one progressing to the next round. Some competitions are held with a pure single-elimination tournament system. Others have many phases, with the last being a single-elimination final stage, often called playoffs.

All bouts were for 3 rounds.

Results:

  1. Maurice Harris W Pts Gerald Nobles
  2. Derrick Jefferson W RSF 2 Ray Austin
  3. Israel Garcia W Pts Tim Witherspoon
  4. Tony Thompson D Pts Jeremy Williams (Thompson won on punches landed)
  1. Maurice Harris W Pts Israel Garcia
  2. Tony Thompson W Pts Derrick Jefferson

Maurice Harris won USD 100,000 in prize money.

Boxing "Girls": Cali O'Keefe

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Score (game) in games, abstract quantity associated with a player or team

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Referee (boxing)

The referee in boxing is the individual charged with enforcing the rules of that sport during a match.

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