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About Ed Latimore

Ed Latimore is an American former professional heavyweight boxer and standout amateur super heavyweight boxer. Despite starting boxing at the late age of 22, he became the 2011 Pennsylvania State Golden Gloves super heavyweight champion, the National Police Athletic League super heavyweight champion, and silver medalist at the Ringside International Boxing Tournament.


As an amateur boxer, Ed Latimore holds notable victories over the 2012 super heavyweight Olympic representative and 2x world title challenger Dominic Breazeale and former IBF heavyweight world champion Charles Martin. He ended his amateur career with a peak USA Boxing ranking of #4 in the United States with a record of 48-11.


As a professional heavyweight, Ed Latimore was promoted by Jay-Z’s sports promotion company, Roc Nation Sports, and was trained by Hall of Fame boxing coach Tom Yankello. He retired with a record of 13-1-1, with his only loss coming at the hands of Trey Lippe-Morrison, son of former WBA heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison.


Latimore credits the mindset he developed from boxing with helping him get sober in 2013 and going from a failing high school math student to graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Physics and a minor in Mathematics from Duquesne University at 33. He has spoken about the role of boxing in these major life transformations in his TEDx talk "Addiction and Identity", keynote speeches, at conferences, and to collegiate football teams. His self-published collection of essays, “Not Caring What Other People Think Is A Superpower: Insights From A Heavyweight Boxer”  and his guide to dealing with the emotional side of sobriety "Sober Letters To My Drunken Self" were instant Amazon Best-Sellers.


As a hobby, Ed enjoys writing for his website https://edlatimore.com, boxing, and social media marketing. He currently lives in Pittsburgh, PA with his son, wife, and cat.

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