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Jermain Taylor Wiki/Biography
Lecester Jermain Taylor, better known by his nickname “Bad Intentions”, was born on the 11th August 1978, in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. He is probably best known for being a retired professional boxer, who was the last champion in the undisputed middleweight division, winning the WBC, IBF, WBO and WBA titles. He is also recognized for winning the bronze medal at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney. His professional career was active from 2001 to 2015.
Have you ever wondered how rich Jermain Taylor is, as of mid- 2016? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of Jermain’s net worth is currently as high as $100,000, accumulated through his successful career as a professional boxer. Additional to this, he has been a model for several magazines, such as Vogue, GQ, and others, which also added to the overall size of his net worth.
Jermain Taylor Net Worth $100,000
Jermain Taylor grew up in his hometown, where he was raised with three younger sisters by their single mother, Carlois Reynolds, as his father left them when he was only five years old.
Jermain`s professional career began in the early 2000s, signing a contract with the promoter Lou DiBella. His trainer became Pat Burns, and his debut was on the 27th January 2001, against Chris Walsh, and came out from the fight as the winner, defeating Chris in the fourth round by TKO. Jermain continued successfully, recording a perfect score of 17-0, and winning the WBC Continental Americas Middleweight title by defeating Alfredo Cuevas, increasing his net worth by a large degree. He then managed to defend his title three times in a row, defeating boxers Alex Bunema, Raul Marquez and William Joppy, increasing his net worth further, but also continuing with a perfect score of 22-0.
He reached 24 and 25-0, by defeating Bernard Hopkins twice; the first time, Jermain won the Ring, WBC, WBA (Super), WBO, and IBF Middleweight titles, and second time he retained the Ring, WBC, WBA (Super), WBO titles.
His perfect score came to an end, when he fought Kelly Pavlik, lost the fight, and lost the Ring, WBC and WBO Middleweight titles, having now 27-1 score. Since then, his career hasn`t been the same, as he began to lose more frequently. In 2009, he lost to Arthur Abraham, and was hospitalized after the match. He returned to ring after 2 years, and in his first match won against Jessie Nicklow in the eighth round by TKO. Until 2014, he defeated Caleb Truax, Juan Carlos Candelo, and Sam Soliman winning the IBF Middleweight title, increasing further his net worth, and having a record of 34-4. He also has one draw, against Winky Wright.
In 2015, he was arrested for shooting his cousin, and as a result was stripped of his IBF title, and is currently serving his sentence.
When it comes to speak about his personal life, Jermain Taylor was married to former WNBA player Erica Taylor from 2003 to 2015; they have four children. He is also known for his charity work, as he is involved in the “Stamp Out Smoking” Healthy Arkansas campaign.
|Full Name||Jermain Taylor|
|Date Of Birth||August 11, 1978|
|Place Of Birth||Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.|
|Profession||Former Professional Boxer|
|Education||McClellan Magnet High School|
|Spouse||Erica Taylor (m. 2003)|
|Parents||Carlois Jennie Brown Lewis|
|Awards||Olympic Games (2000, bronze medal), WBC Continental Americas middleweight champion (2005), WBA middleweight champion, Super title (2006), WBC middleweight champion (2007), WBO Super champion (2007), IBF middleweight champion (2005, 2015), WBO middleweight champion (2007), Lineal middleweight champio...|
|Nominations||WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO, The Ring, lineal middleweight titles (2005), WBC Continental Americas middleweight title (2003), IBF middleweight title (2014), Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame (2007)|
|TV Shows||Super Six World Boxing Classic, showtime, Super Six tournament at the O2 World Arena in Berlin (2009), Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey (2007), MGM Grand in Las Vegas (2008), Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut (2009)|
|Fight Camp 360: Inside the Super Six World Boxing Classic||2009-2010||TV Series||Himself|
|HBO Boxing||2007||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Rome Is Burning||2006||TV Series||Himself|
|ESPN Friday Night Fights||2001-2005||TV Series||Himself / Himself - Ringside Guest / Himself - Studio Guest|