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|Real name||Michael Clark|
|Born||July 10, 1973|
|Wins by KO||18|
Michael Clark (born July 10, 1973 in Columbus, Ohio) is a professional boxer. He has twice won the IBC lightweight title. Commonly known by his stagename, "Cold Blood", he has also held the NABF and WBC Continental Americas lightweight titles, the Ohio State title at 135 lbs, 140 lbs, and 147 lbs, and been a challenger for the WBO lightweight title.
Product of a single-parent home, he grew up in Columbus, Ohio. He began boxing at age 7, and soon became accomplished within the amateur ring. His boxing coach, Matthew Voltolini, adopted him as a son at age 12. At 19 years old after winning the 1992 National Golden Gloves Featherweight title and losing in the semifinals of the U.S. Olympic trials, Michael turned professional, going 24-0 his first 6 years, when his first loss came from Artur Grigorian in a WBO lightweight title match.
On the ESPN reality show Contender Season 2, Clark volunteered to be the captain of the Gold Team and the first member of his team to box. He was knocked down by Cornelius Bundrage in the last of 5 rounds to lose by majority decision.