Quincy Taylor

Professional Boxer, Boxer

1963 –


Who is Quincy Taylor?

Quincy Taylor, was a professional boxer in the Middleweight division.

Taylor, a southpaw, turned pro in 1986. In 1987, he nearly KO´d Sugar Ray Leonard whilst sparring in preparation for Leonard's match against World Middleweight Champion 'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler. In 1994 landed a shot at WBC Middleweight Title holder Julian Jackson. Taylor scored a shocking upset TKO victory over Jackson, but lost the title in his next fight to Keith Holmes. After a two year layoff and a victory in 1998, followed by a three year layoff and a victory in 2001, Taylor retired from boxing. In 2010 he works at Fed-ex for the City of Lufkin. When he is not working, he is coaching the amateur boxers at the Boys and Girls Club. He trains alongside with them.

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Jul 18, 1963
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


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