Jermain Taylor is an American professional boxer born in 1978 in Little Rock, Arkansas. As an amateur, he won a bronze medal in the 1998 Goodwill Games and in the 200 Summer Olympics. Taylor made his pro debut in 2001 and won 25 straight bouts. Some of his most notable victories came against Bernard Hopkins, Raul Marquez, William Joppy, Cory Spinks and Kassim Ouma. Titles he won in his pro career include the Undisputed World Middleweight Title and the WBA Super Middleweight Title. Taylor is married to Erica Taylor.