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Texas Tech Celebrates Black History Month

February 15, 2013

Orlin Norris & Terry Norris

Sons of Orlin Lavon Norris Sr. and Emily Estella Norris, the Orlin brothers have lived a successful boxing career. Orlin Levance Norris, born October 4, 1965 in Lubbock, Texas, turned pro in 1986 as a heavyweight boxer and became a highly ranked and much avoided contender, fighting in several noteworthy boxing matches between the 1980s and 1990s. As an American boxer, he won the NABF heavyweight title in 1988, the USBA Cruiserweight World Champion belt, and held the 1993 - 1995 World Boxing Association champion title, to name only a few of his great boxing accomplishments. He currently resides in Lubbock, Texas.

Terry Wayne Norris, born in Lubbock, TX on June 17, 1967, also known as "Terrible Terry" turned pro in 1986, amassing a stellar 291-4 boxing record. Victory's throughout his career culminated to his induction into the Class of 2005 International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Today Terry is living in Los Angeles with his wife, Tanya. Between the two of them, they have seven kids and one grandson that keep them extremely busy. Terry works out every day and enjoys long hikes, beach runs, weight training, Bikram yoga, and of course Boxing!



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