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Mike Quarry

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Name  Mike Quarry
Role  Boxer

Spouse  Ellen Quarry (m. ?–2006)
Martial art  Boxing
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Died  June 11, 2006, La Habra, California, United States
Siblings  Jerry Quarry, Bobby Quarry, James Quarry
Similar People  Jerry Quarry, Bobby Quarry, Bob Foster

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Michael Wayne "Mike" Quarry (March 4, 1951 – June 11, 2006) was a light heavyweight boxer. He had a record of 63–13–6 including 17 knockouts during his career.

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Mike Quarry was born in Bakersfield, California. He began boxing at the age of 8 and obtained his license to fight as an amateur at 17. He tried to emulate his older brother Jerry Quarry, a renowned heavyweight fighter. "[Mike] always felt like he didn't have his own identity," Robert Pearson, his brother-in-law, told the Los Angeles Times. "At one time Michael said, 'They might as well put on my epitaph: Here lies Jerry Quarry's little brother.'" He had his one chance at a title shot in 1972, when he went up against Bob Foster for the World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association light heavyweight crowns. Quarry lost on a fourth-round knockout.

Mike Quarry died at age 55 in La Habra, California. His death was attributed to pugilistic dementia, which had also caused his brother Jerry's death. Mike Quarry's grave is in Shafter, California in Shafter Cemetery.

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Mike Quarry Wikipedia


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