Pernell Whitaker Rank
About Pernell Whitaker
He was an American boxer whose boxing career is noted to have spanned between 1984 and 2001. His career was one that was accompanied with many successes as he was able to secure several titles such as, lightweight, welterweight, light welterweight championships. Due to his remarkable success, The Ring Magazine named him "Fighter of the Year" in 1989. He is mostly ranked amongst the greatest defensive boxers of all-time.
His father’s name is Raymond Whitaker, while his mother is Novella Whitaker. His siblings are named Monique and Raymond, Jr. He got married to Rovanda Anthony in 1985 but they both soon divorced. Devon, Dantavious, Dominique and Pernell Jr., and Tiara Whitaker are the names of his children.
He was installed into the "International Boxing Hall of Fame" in 2006.
He won the "NABF lightweight title" in 1987 and the "USBA lightweight title" that same year.
He picked up the "WBC The Ring lightweight titles" in 1989 and the "WBA lineal lightweight titles" in the following year.
He was fondly given the nickname,"Sweet Pea".
He was killed by a vehicle.
He got married in a boxing ring.
Pernell Whitaker Rank
Pernell Whitaker's Popularity
Pernell Whitaker was a famous American boxer, who was born on January 2, 1964. As a person born on this date, Pernell Whitaker is listed in our database as the 58th most popular celebrity for the day (January 2) and the 371st most popular for the year (1964).
People born on January 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Pernell Whitaker is the 2182nd most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Pernell Whitaker's birthday, Pernell Whitaker is the 16337th most famous American and ranks 18th in famous people born in Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
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