|Real name||Nathaniel Fitch Sr.|
"Years ago I was at a Boys Club and some guys took my bike and my brothers went to retrieve it and I'll just say I was impressed with the way they did it," said Fitch. "From that point forward I knew I wanted to learn to box."
In 1977, Fitch enlisted in the U.S. Army where he began his career as an amateur boxer. He transferred to Fort Bragg, in 1983.
Fitch went on to win the 1983 All-Army Championship, the 1983 Interservice Championship, the 1984 Olympic Sports Festival, the 1985 National Amateur Boxing Federation Championship, the 1987 National Golden Gloves Championship and the 1987 Eastern Olympic Trials.
- 1983 All-Army Champion (+201 lbs)
- 1983 Interservice Champion
- 1984 U.S. Olympic Festival Winner (+201 lbs)
- 1985 United States (AAU) Amateur Champion (+201 lbs)
- 1987 National Golden Gloves Super Heavyweight Champion (+201 lbs)
- 1987 Eastern Olympic Trials: Qualified (+201 lbs)
- 1988 National Olympic Trials: in quarterfinals lost to Riddick Bowe by unanimous decision, 5–0
He finished his amateur career with a record of 187 wins, 16 losses and 1 draw.
Fitch turned pro in 1988 and had limited success. His resume included losses to notable heavyweights Lou Savarese, Tim Witherspoon, Bruce Seldon, Jeremy Williams, Chris Byrd, and John Ruiz. He retired in 1997 after a decision loss to Timo Hoffmann.
Professional boxing record
Retirement and later life
Upon retirement Fitch became a boxing coach at Fitch's Boxing Club in Spring Lake.
Awards and honours
- North Carolina Boxing Hall Fame inductee
- Hall of Famer boxer gives back to Fort Bragg Soldiers, community By Kevin Goode, May 10, 2012. Army.mil, the Official Web-site of the U.S. Army.
| United States Amateur Super Heavyweight Champion