With a record of 30-4-0 (26 KO's) Monte Masters born September 17th 1955 was a orthodox boxer with a 9 year career as a professional lasting from July 1979 to November 21st, 2018. November 2018 was the last time Monte Masters fought. Between July 1979 and February 1983, Masters had his longest winning streak of 28 fights. In his 34 fights, his longest KO streak is 17 fights long.
Starting as he means to go on, Masters got off to an explosive start in his debut, defeating Mark Smith in 1 rounds and becoming the only person to have stopped Smith to date. Masters rise in boxing continued with 18 wins against fighters such as Bruce Scott, Larry Montgomery and Ron Draper.
On February 21st, 1983, Masters took on and was defeated by Roger Braxton in his first career defeat meaning his career tally went to 28-1-0. On February 21st, 1983, Masters took on and was defeated over the distance by Roger Braxton in his first career defeat. Masters lost via UD in a valiant effort.
Masters kept his losses at 1 by beating Tony Fulilangi on September 22nd, 1983. Fulilangi was a worthy challenger but Masters was too much and became the first person to stop Fulilangi via TKO during round 14.
On June 12th, 1984, Masters took on and was defeated by Bernard Benton meaning his career tally went to 29-2-0. Masters's fight against Bernard Benton was Masters's first stoppage defeat. This came via TKO in the 8th round of a 10 round fight.
On August 18th, 1986, Masters was in action again with a win via KO against Nick Delong taking his mostly successful record to 30-2-0. Delong was stopped in the 4th round via KO meaning Masters was the 2nd person to stop this opponent in his career.
Taking another knock in his career, Dee Collier was next in line for Masters with Collier coming out victorious. Masters career was at 30-3-0 following the fight. Masters was beaten by Dee Collier in the 2nd round. Masters had only ever been stopped 2 times previously in his career.
Masters's next defeat of his career came against Mike Evans on July 8th, 1989. Evans turned out to be too much for Masters stopping him in the 2nd. Showing that the time was right for Masters to call it a day and retire.