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Bernard Harris grew up in Detroit, Michigan. In 1986, at the age of 12 years old, he won the Michigan State Silver Gloves title and repeated in 1987. He also was a Michigan State Golden Gloves Champion. As an amateur, Bernard had a 40-10 record and caught the eyes of some of the top people in the state.
He turned pro in 1994, at 20 years of age, and had a successful debut with a decision over Larry Bradley. He has compiled an excellent record of 16-4-2, mostly as a lightweight. However, he realizes his futute lies in the featherweight division and successfully dropped down in weight to win the NBA world featherweight title on January 31, 1998, in Nassau, Bahamas, with a 12 round unanimous decision over Quincy Pratt. He feels comfortable at this weight. On November 17, 1998, Bernard captured his second world title with a seventh round TKO over Elias Juarez, to win the IBC title. He dropped down further in weight to 122 lbs. for this fight.
Bernard Harris is a fast punching, exciting and talented boxer with a great future.