1970 USA Boxing National Golden Glove Champion (Welterweight)
Texas State Middleweight Champion 1975
World Ranked Top 10 Contender (Middleweight)
Born and raised in Houston, Texas (Fifth Ward), Melvin Dennis represents a breed of boxer that would fight anyone at anytime, who’s talent and skills were equal to the world champions of his time, even if his management and promotion wasn’t.
Since retiring from the ring in 1981, Mr. Dennis has remained a fixture in boxing gyms all around Houston, sharing his vast knowledge of the science and business of boxing with amateur and professional boxers as a coach, corner-man, and advisor.