|Name Alec Mullen||Role Boxer|
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Alec Mullen (Alexander Mullen born Irvine, Ayrshire 8 February 1966) is a former Scottish boxer. Alec Mullen became one of Ayrshire's most successful boxers of his generation.
Fighting out of his home village of Springside boxing club along with brothers John, Boyd, and Joe, cousin Harry and coached by his father John, Mullen competed in over 120 amateur contests, winning 105.
He was national schoolboy champion in 1981 Assembly Rooms Derby (intermediate class 60 kilograms (130 lb)), followed by Gaelic gold 69 kilograms (152 lb) in Cardiff in 1983. Mullen added 3 Scottish light middleweight titles, in 1984, 1985, and 1986, to the 4 Scottish youth titles he won 1980, 1981, 1982, and 1983. He also represented his country at European junior championships (Helsinki, Finland 1984), European senior championships (Budapest, Hungary 1985). He ended his amateur career with a bronze medal at light middleweight at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh. Mullen also represented his country 18 times, winning 15. The highlight of his career was beating Rod Douglas, Great Britain's representative at the Los Angeles Olympics of 1984, at Dundee in a televised international Scotland V England on 17 January 1985.
Mullen turned professional in October 1986, competing as a middleweight and winning 6 fights out of 6; his last fight was versus Peter Brown at Solihull in May 1987. He retired with an eye injury in June 1987. Mullen is now involved in amateur boxing coaching and running a successful boxing club in his home town of Irvine.