BirthdayJuly 17, 1975
BirthplaceGeorgetown, Guyana

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Troy Amos-Ross

    Full name: Troy Amos-Ross
    Also known as: Troy Amos-Ross, Amos-Ross, Troy
    Professions: Actor, Stunts
    Nationality: Canadian
    Work: Commonwealth Cruiserweight Champion

  2. Troy Amos-Ross Measurements

    Height: 5' 11" (1.8 m)

  3. Troy Amos-Ross Known for

    Cinderella Man (2005), Resurrecting the Champ (2007), 8 Count (2011), Phantom Punch (2008)

  4. Troy Amos-Ross Biography

    Troy Amos-Ross (born July 17, 1975 in Georgetown, Guyana) is a Guyanese Canadian boxer, currently residing in Brampton, Ontario. He competed in the light heavyweight (< 81 kg) division at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia and 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. He is the cousin of Egerton Marcus, and the son of Charles Amos, who represented Guyana at the 1968 Summer Olympics.He is currently ranked as the fourth best cruiserweight according to Ring Magazine and ESPN.comIn the 1996 Olympics, after having defeated Roland Raforme (Seychelles) and Paul M'Bongo (Cameroon), Ross lost 14-8 in quarterfinals to Kazakhstan's eventual gold medalist Vassili Jirov. Ross entered the 2000 Olympics as a gold medal hopeful, however he was eliminated after a disappointing loss in his first fight.Ross turned pro after the 2000 Summer Olympics, however he announced his retirement in 2005 after compiling an impressive record of 13-1, due to the inability to get quality fights. In 2007 Troy began a comeback and on March 19, 2007 he captured the Commonwealth Cruiserweight title by knocking out John Keeton in the second round.Ross has also achieved success out of the ring starting his own fashion line, Ross Wear, and playing roles in Hollywood movies. He appeared in the 2005 movie Cinderella Man opposite Russell Crowe playing the role of heavyweight boxer John Henry Lewis. Ross also appeared in the 2007 movie Resurrecting the Champ with Josh Hartnett and Samuel L. Jackson, playing the younger version of the champ. He also appears in the movie Phantom Punch, in the role of Heavyweight boxer Floyd Patterson.

  5. Troy Amos-Ross Family

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