Inducted on November 8, 2007
Name: Charles Murray
Alias: The Natural
Birthplace: South Orange, New Jersey, USA
Hometown: Rochester, New York, USA
Height: 5′ 10″ / 178cm
Reach: 74″ / 188cm
- Won the United States Amateur Lightweight Championship in 1987.
- Lost to Todd Foster by a 5-0 decision at the 1988 United States Olympic Box-Offs in the light welterweight division. Murray was a substitute for Lavell Finger, who was disqualified for failing a drug test.
- Turned professional in February 1989 as part of the Triple Threat Enterprises boxing team, which included heavyweight Ray Mercer and cruiserweight Al Cole.
- Defeated Micky Ward by a twelve-round unanimous decision to win the United States Boxing Association Junior Welterweight Championship on October 18, 1990.
- Defeated Rodney Moore by a twelve-round unanimous decision to win the vacant International Boxing Federation Junior Welterweight Championship on May 15, 1993.
- Lost the IBF title in his third defense to Jake Rodriguez by a twelve-round majority decision on February 13, 1994.
- Knocked out Reggie Green in two rounds to win the North American Boxing Federation Junior Welterweight Championship on October 10, 1995.
- Inducted into the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame in 2007.
- Murray has a record of 3-1 (1 KO) in world title fights.
- Murray has a record of 5-1 (1 KO) against former, current or future world titlists: