2023 Greater Flint African American Sports Hall of Fame Inductee
Tim Littles was a talented boxer with great skills and a dangerous punch. Born in Flint, Littles achieved great success as an amateur boxer and, in 1985, won the United States Amateur Light Middleweight title.
In 1989, he won the Amateur World Championship over Torsten Schmitz from Germany in a 5-round World Championship bout. He turned professional in November 1989, fighting in the super-middleweight division.
Littles won his first 17 professional fights and then won the USBA super middleweight title against Antoine Byrd in 1992. He successfully defended his title twice.
During his professional career Littles fought top fighters such as Antoine Byrd, Frankie Liles, John Scully, Lenzie Morgan, and James Toney.
Tim Littles nicknamed “The Doctor of Style”, finished his professional boxing career with a record of 27 wins, 18 knockouts and only three losses.
Tim Littles, you are the true definition of being “Flint Strong!” You have made Flint proud. Welcome to the Greater Flint African American Sports Hall of Fame!