His camp will feature a no-frills training environment designed so that fighters can maximize their potential. Interested parties can reach Wilson by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wilson has had a long, successful career in boxing. He began In 1973, Wilson began his boxing career at the Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort, SC where he was trained by McCalley Washburn and the All-Marine Boxing Champion Sgt. David Robinson. Upon graduating from Beaufort High School in 1976 and relocating to Philadelphia, PA, he trained under the tutelage of George Benton and former world heavyweight champion Joe Frazier.
Mr. Wilson used his boxing skills to earn many honors during his amateur career. In November of 1975, he fought David Thompson in Hilton Head, SC for the South Carolina State Championship, and won the State Championship by unanimous decision.
His amateur career qualified him to compete in the USA/AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) Heavyweight Boxoff held in June of 1977. He won the Heavyweight Elimination held in the Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati, Ohio.
As his experience in the sport grew, he enlisted in the US Marine Corps and became a member of the Marine Corps Boxing Team. In July 1979 he competed successfully in the Marine Base Championship at Camp Pendleton, CA.
After serving four years in the US Marine Corps, he was honorably discharged in 1982 and became chief sparring partner for then-current world heavyweight champion Larry Holmes.
His career continued to advance, and in addition to fighting on a professional level he also trained, managed, and promoted both amateur and professional prizefighters.