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Real name  Owen LeFranc Beck
Rated at  Heavyweight
Nationality  Jamaican
Name  Owen Beck
Height  1.85 m
Division  Heavyweight
Stance  Orthodox stance
Nickname(s)  What The Heck
Reach  78 in (198.1 cm)
Wins  29
Role  Boxer
Martial art  Boxing
Total fights  41
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Born  31 May 1976 (age 39) Negril, Jamaica (1976-05-31)
Similar People  Oleg Maskaev, Nikolai Valuev, Deontay Wilder

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Owen LeFranc Beck (born 31 May 1976) is a Jamaican professional boxer in the heavyweight division.

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Amateur

Beck had a 73-5 amateur record.

Pro

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Known as Owen "What the Heck" Beck, Beck began his career in 1998 by winning his first 24 fights, but all against limited opposition the best being amateur star Derrell Dixon and undefeated Taurus Sykes. This streak and a contract with Don King set up a WBC & IBF Heavyweight Title Eliminator bout against heavyweight contender Monte Barrett in 2005, and Beck was TKO'd in the 9th.

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Since the loss, Beck has lost to Ray Austin, but beat cruiser journeyman Darnell Wilson to set up a shot against the former WBA Heavyweight Title holder Nikolay Valuev. Valuev defeated Beck, dropping him twice and winning via TKO in the 3rd. After he fought Valuev he made a comeback and won the fight against Ricardo Arce via 2nd Round technical knockout and had another fight against Marvin Hunt and beat him via first round knockout.

He took a 19-month break from boxing before returning to the ring in June 2009.

He fought Andrew Greeley and won the match by split decision on 13 June 2009.

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He fought Jermell Barnes on 21 August 2009 in a fight which he won by unanimous decision with the scores of 79-73, 77-75 and 80-72 all in favor of Beck. Also in late 2009 Owen enlisted a new trainer Clinton Barnes.

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On 16 January 2010, Beck fought Manuel Charr and was TKO'ed in the tenth and final round with 16 seconds left on the clock.

On 16 April, Beck fought Tony Thompson in Memphis, Tennessee, and was knocked out at 2-minutes and 50-seconds of the 4th-round. Loss to Deontay Wilder on 23 June 2012

References

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