Rob Calloway is an American boxer with 92 total fights, 76 wins (60 by knockout), 14 losses, and 2 draws. He had forty amateur bouts, being the Kansas City Golden Gloves champion two times and a USA Regional Champion in St Louis, which led eventually to the semifinals for the 1992 US western Olympic trials. He has held the World Boxing Council Continental Americas Title, the WBA and IBF International titles. His World Heavyweight Championship win over Bob Mirovic in Australia, on the Gold Coast, for the World Boxing Foundation heavyweight championship was designated the 2005 Fight of the Year by Fox Sports (Australia). Calloway has fought on HBO Europe, PPV, Showtime, Fox Sports and on ESPN 6 times, winning Five. Rob Calloway took the name of the All American Prize Fighter after his adopted hometown of St Joseph, Missouri won an All American City Award in 1996. Rob has received a Key to the city and a Day in Honor from his adopted hometown.Calloway has fought in over 20 different states and 10 times outside of the USA in 8 different countries: 2X in Germany and 2X in Australia, Denmark, England, Poland, Bahamas, China, and Russia.Calloway has faced some of the world's most famous boxers, including former heavyweight champions Hasim Rahman, Shannon Briggs, and Russia's Ruslan Chagaev two times with the first being a Technical Draw on Showtime. Chagaev knocked out Calloway in two rounds in the rematch in Germany in his fight before winning the WBA World Heavyweight Championship.Calloway's autobiography is a fascinating and insightful look into the world of boxing, interspersed with inspiring glimpses into his personal life.
Author: Julie L. Casey, Rob Calloway Publisher: Amazing Things Press Published: 11/22/2015 Pages: 246 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.74lbs Size: 9.02h x 5.98w x 0.52d ISBN: 9780692586105