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Jermain Taylor is a professional boxer and current middleweight champion of the WBO and WBC. Taylor currently has an undefeated record of 27-0-1, with 17 wins.
Beginning with the 1996, Taylor's amateur career was stacked with accolades Under-19 Championship; he then won a pair of PAL Championships and National Golden Gloves titles and finished second and third at the 1997 and 1998 U.S. Championships respectively.
He then progressed to the next level in his amateur career by winning a bronze medal at the 1998. He also competed in the 1998 Boxer of the Year award in Texas, coming an impressive 6th out of 452 entries.A berth on the U.S. 2000 Olympic team followed. Taylor was the first boxer from Arkansas ever to compete in the Olympic Games.
Taylor had been pushed by many as being the heir apparent to middleweight king Bernard Hopkins. Taylor dominated all of his opponents at the beginning of his career. Taylor defeated the previously unbeaten Daniel Edouard on February 19, 2005, via TKO in round 3. With this win, Taylor earned a title bout against Hopkins, who had unified the four major world middleweight titles and was rated by Ring Magazine as the #1 pound for pound boxer in the world.
Taylor fought Hopkins for the undisputed middleweight championship July 16, 2005. Taylor was more active than the slow-starting Hopkins early in the fight but missed most of his punches. Still winning the early rounds on the official score cards. Hopkins gradually became more active and maintained his dominating defense; Taylor continued to fight aggressively and won some of the middle rounds. Taylor survived the late surge and won the fight by split decision to become the new undisputed middleweight champion.
Taylor won the rematch against Hopkins On December 3, 2005, by a unanimous but again disputed decision.
Jermain faced off against the number one contender on June 17, 2006, Winky Wright. The perfectly contrasting styles of Winky Wright and Jermain Taylor created a wildly entertaining fight that night. Wright surprised many by taking the fight to Taylor from the starting bell. In nearly every round, he landed a higher percentage of punches, and early in the bout, found a perfect showcase in the corners, roping Taylor in and landing combinations. The bigger and stronger Taylor owned the center of the ring. His trainer, urged the middleweight champ to stay off the ropes. At several points, the middleweight champ seemed close to overwhelming Wright with power punches, but Wright always responded with a flurry of his own to keep the match close.
Throughout the fight Taylor seemed relaxed. But midway through the bout, Taylor's left eye started to swell dangerously. By the end of the eleventh, the fight was impossibly close. In the twelfth, he seemed to have Taylor off guard with quick footwork and a more boxerly style, but Taylor was marginally more aggressive. Ultimately, the match was scored 115-113 Taylor, 115-113 Wright and 114-114, and Taylor retained his middleweight title. After the fight Wright left the ring quickly.
Taylor fought Kassim Ouma on December 9, 2006, at the Alltel Arena in North Little Rock, Arkansas. The match was made because Winky Wright pulled out of a December 2nd rematch, that had been previously scheduled. Jermain Taylor won by unanimous decision over Ouma retaining his title.
Taylor fought Cory Spinks in Memphis on May 19, 2007,. Taylor won by split decision over Spinks to retain his title.Undefeated middleweight Kelly Pavlik is slated to face Taylor on September 29, 2007 in Atlantic City.
Taylor is known to be a huge fan of the University of Arkansas Razorbacks. Taylor gained immense popularity in the state for frequently mentioning how proud he was to be from Arkansas.