James McGirt Jr.


James McGrit Jr. is the son of former IBF Junior welterweight and WBC welterweight champion James "Buddy" McGirt, who also serves as his trainer. His current record is 21 wins 2 losses, 1 draw and 1 no contest, with 10 knockouts.

McGirt graduated from Brentwood High School on Long Island in 2000. As an amateur, McGirt compiled a 44-4 record, winning the Sunshine State Games and Southeastern Regional. He also made it to the US Championship quarter-finals.

McGirt made his professional debut on January 24, 2004 in Atlantic City, New Jersey winning a four-round decision against James North. McGirt has made several appearances on ESPN and Showtime.
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