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Real name  Eric Aiken
Nationality  American
Height  1.70 m
Stance  Orthodox stance
Reach  5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Role  Professional Boxer
Total fights  28

Rated at  Featherweight
Name  Eric Aiken
Division  Featherweight
Nickname(s)  Mighty Mouse
Wins  16
Martial art  Boxing
Draws  1
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Born  April 8, 1980 (age 35) Marysville, Ohio, U.S. (1980-04-08)

Al Seeger v Eric Aiken - 16th September 2004


Eric Aiken (born April 8, 1980 in Marysville, Ohio) is a professional boxer from the United States in the featherweight division. His record is 16-7-1 (12 KOs). He is the former IBF world featherweight champion.

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Life before boxing

According to the February 1, 2008 broadcast of Friday Night Fights on ESPN2, Aiken was a paralegal before turning professional.During his amateur career, Aiken compiled a 97-5 record with 47 knockouts. In addition, he won numerous state titles, the Mayor's Cup and the Nationals twice.

Pro career

On April 1, 2006, Aiken defeated former IBF bantamweight champion Tim Austin by sixth-round TKO. Only one month later (on May 13, 2006), Aiken challenged undefeated IBF featherweight champion Valdemir Pereira for the title. In the bout, Aiken knocked down Pereira in rounds four and five. Throughout the bout, Pereira hit Aiken with shots that were below the belt, and he was penalized one point in rounds six and seven. After another below the belt shot by Pereira in round eight, the referee disqualified him, and Aiken was awarded the title.

Aiken lost the title on September 2, 2006 against Robert Guerrero.

On February 1, 2008, in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, Aiken lost to Monty Meza-Clay by seventh round technical knockout.

References

Eric Aiken Wikipedia


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