Marko Elgart and Jeremy Williams met in 1992 at Kevin Rooney’s training camp in Catskill, New York. Kevin was a disciple of legendary trainer Cus D’Amato. Rooney trained Mike Tyson, Vinny Pazienza at their peaks; along with many other world champions. Marko & Jeremy don’t compete or spar much anymore, but still remain active working out in boxing gyms and the boxing community.
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Jeremy was one of the most feared fighters in amateur history. He had over 300 fights and maintained a 70% knockout rate! Jeremy holds the world record for the 2nd fastest knockout in professional boxing history at 8 seconds. He was the 1989 & 1990 United States Amateur Light Heavyweight Champion, the Jr. Olympic Champion, and the 1990 & 1991 National Golden Gloves Light Heavyweight Champion. He is a member of the Golden Gloves hall of fame, and was a bronze medalist in the 1990 Goodwill Games.
Jeremy has a professional record of 43-5 Jeremy held the WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Title (2 times), WBO NABO Heavyweight Title, and the WBU Heavyweight Championship. Even though Jeremy fought in the amateur ranks as a light-heavyweight, and was naturally 175 lbs… he bulked up and entered the heavyweight ranks at 215 lbs as a professional. He faced and defeated many of the heavyweight division’s top stars.
Marko has sparred and trained with many world champions over the years. He was well known for his power and overwhelming speed. Marko won 2nd place in the 1993 Adirondack Golden Gloves. He also was a key member of the University of Arizona Boxing Team, and the Aztlan Boxing Club. Marko is a New York City native and began boxing at the legendary Kingsway Boxing Club in Times Square at the age of 13. He had several USA Boxing sanctioned amateur bouts, and a short professional career.