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Richard "Shrimpy" Clarke (born 20 April 1963 in Kingston) is a Jamaican professional fly/super flyweight boxer of the 1980s and '90s who won the World Boxing Council (WBC) Continental Americas flyweight title, WBC International light flyweight title, and British Commonwealth flyweight title, and was a challenger for the WBC flyweight title against Sot Chitalada, and North American Boxing Federation (NABF) flyweight title against Ysaias Zamudio[1], his professional fighting weight varied from 109 12 lb (49.7 kg; 7 st 11.5 lb), i.e. flyweight to 115 lb (52 kg; 8 st 3 lb), i.e. super flyweight.[1]

Richard Derrick Clarke
Weight(s)fly/super flyweight
Born (1963-04-20) 20 April 1963 (age 56)
Kingston, Jamaica
Boxing record
Total fights32
Wins27 (KO 7)
Losses7 (KO 2)

Personal Life Shrimpy married in 1997 to Juliet Hewitt (Entrepreneur) and the couple had three children (Derrick Clarke (Actor), Kashief (Selector) and Rayvon (Chef).

Personal Life and Work Clarke is currently the head coach of the Stanley Couch Gym in Downtown, Kingston. He coached former Wray and Nephew Contender Champion Donovan "Police" Campbell. He is also employed as a Sports Officer at the Institute of Sports (INSports) located at Kingston's National Arena


  1. ^ "Statistics at". 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013.

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