Nicknamed “The Hawk,” Aaron Pryor (39-1, 35 KOs) was the Junior Welterweight champion from 1980 to 1985 and was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1996.
Pryor was voted by the Associated Press as the No. 1 Junior Welterweight of the 20th century in 1999. He had an impressive amateur career, which numerous national titles and finishing with a record of 204-16.
Pryor is well known for his 14-round battle with Alexis Arguello, which Pryor won by TKO (not without controversy).
The fight was named Fight of the Decade by The Ring.