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Henry Tillman

26 Aug, 2014

Henry Tillman is a former American boxer born in 1960 in Los Angeles, California. He won the silver medal at the 1983 Pan American Games. Tillman earned the gold medal for the heavyweight division at the 1984 Summer Olympics. Also during his amateur career, he defeated former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson on two occasions. He turned professional in 1984.  His notable pro fights were against Tyson, Buster Douglas, Evander Holyfield, and Willie DeWitt.  Tillman finished his career with 25 wins and six defeats. He was found guilty of federal identity theft charges and was sentenced to 37 months in prison.