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Riddick Bowe

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Boxer

The Resume

    (August 10, 1967- )
    Won Olympic Silver Medal (1988)
    Heavyweight Champion (1992-93)

Why he might be annoying:

    He (with his brother's assistance) kidnapped his wife and children while armed with a with a buck knife, pepper spray, a flashlight and duct tape (1998).
    He spent 30 days in jail for that kidnapping (Johnny Cochran was his lawyer - 2000).
    He hit his second wife.
    He was knocked out by Lennox Lewis in the Olympic Gold medal match.
    He tossed his WBC championship belt into a trash can during a press conference in London because he didn't want to fight Lennox Lewis (1993).
    He was fined $250,000 when his entourage caused a riot at Madison Square Garden, which occurred after his opponent, Andrew Golota, was disqualified for low blows.
    He lost his title when defending it against Evander Holyfield (November 6, 1993).
    In an attempt to fulfill his boyhood dream of becoming a Marine, he signed up for three months of boot camp, but quit after three days.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He won a decision over Evander Holyfield to become the world Heavyweight Champ (November 13, 1992).
    He suffered from boxing induced brain damage.

Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    In 2021, Out of 13 Votes: 84.62% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 4 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 7 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 16 Votes: 56.25% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 28 Votes: 64.29% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 22 Votes: 72.73% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 14 Votes: 85.71% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 35 Votes: 65.71% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 62 Votes: 70.97% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 51 Votes: 76.47% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 84 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 117 Votes: 68.38% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 235 Votes: 69.79% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 383 Votes: 70.76% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 744 Votes: 70.30% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2353 Votes: 79.18% Annoying