Buddy McGirt (born January 17, 1964) is an American Boxing Coach, Trainer, and Former Player from Brentwood (New York, USA). He is best known as Maxim Dadashev’s coach. Additionally, he started his professional career in 1982 and retired in 1997. His full real birth name is James Walter McGirt.
He holds the championship in IBF Welterweight Title (1988) and Linear Welterweight World Championship (1991-1993).
Meanwhile, he also provided training to the champions like Hashim Rahman, Arturo Gatti, and Sergery Kovalev. Buddy was also with Maxim Dadashev (Boxer). His students admired his unique way of teaching.
There are no proper boxing centers in the United States. Furthermore, Maxim lost his life and fight against Subriel Matias. Dadashev battled for the 11 rounds on the July 19 fight in Maryland. Though, McGirt looked emotional after losing his best player.
He admired the skills of Maxim. ESPN reports confirmed that Mr. Dadashev suffered in dehydration during the tournament. On July 20, Elizaveta Apushkina (Maxim Dadashev’s Spouse) demanded proper investigation and thanked the fans for the concern.
Early Life, Parents & Profile
Boxer Buddy McGirt was born on the 17th of January 1964 (age 55 years old, as in 2019) in Brentwood, New York (United States). He inspired to be a boxer at a young age. However, he faced issues related to his height.
Many people told that he should drop his dream. Apart from that, Buddy aspired to be Long Island’s first champion. He graduated in the Brentwood High School.
His mother and father were big supporters to fulfill his childhood dream.
Personal Affairs, Spouse & Children
He confirmed that he is married. Buddy McGirt’s wife name is Gina McGirt. Buddy McGirt has one son James McGirt Jr. (Professor Super middleweight Boxer).
His two daughters’ one of them is Chynna McGirt.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||James Walter "Buddy" McGirt.|
|Nick name||Buddy McGirt.|
|Profession||Former Boxer & Coach.|
|Famous for||Trainer of the boxer named Maxim Dadashev.|
|Age (As of 2019)||55 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||January 17, 1964.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Brentwood (New York, United States).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Capricorn.|
|House In||Brentwood, New York (USA).|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: instagram.com/buddymcgirtboxing
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 6 1/2".
Centimeters: 169 cm.
Meters: 1.69 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 66 Kg.
Pounds: 145 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||42-32-35.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.5|
|Parents||Father: Name not available.
Mother: Not Known.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Gina McGirt.|
|Son||James McGirt Jr.|
|Highest Qualification||High School Pass Out.|
|School||Brentwood High School.|
|Alma Mater.||Will update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Will Smith.
Actress: Jennifer Lawrence.
|Dream Holiday Destination||New York.|
|Love to do||Work out in the Gym & Reading Books.|
|Favorite Food||Corn & Pasta.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$15 Million US Dollars.|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||--|
|Mobile or Phone Number||--|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Buddy McGirt
- Wikipedia: Maxim Dadashev’s trainer, James Walter McGirt defeated Frankie Warren to get the IBF light-welterweight title 1988.
- Additionally, he bagged his WBC Welterweight titles against Simon Brown during November 1991.
- McGirt faced Livingstone Bramble, Saoul Mamby, Edwin Curet, Joe Manely, and Howard Davis.
- He secured his victory in 73 fights out of 80.
- Meanwhile, he inducted in the New Jersey Hall of Fame during 1998.
- In addition to this, he made his place in the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2019.
- Furthermore, McGirt was the topper in the 147-pound-boxer category.
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- He also prepared a book “Bring it to the Ring: A Boxing Yearbook and Inspirational Message to Today’s Youths” (2005).
- Darren Carter interviewed him “Pocket Party Podcast” (2018) available on YouTube and iTunes.
- Money Factor: Moreover, his income goes into a million dollars as per the online sources. In 2019, Buddy McGirt’s net worth estimated $15 Million US Dollars.
- The Boxing Writers Association of America named him as the Trainer of the Year 2002.
- Body Physique: His height is 5 feet 6 & 1/2 inches (169 cm). Therefore, his body weight is 66 Kg (145 lbs).
- He trained from Antonio Tarver and Arturo Gatti.