Teresa was born in New Hampshire on
December 31, 1973. At the age of 7 years she relocated to Bermuda
with her American mother and Bermudian step-father. She is 5' 6
1/2", weighing, 160 lbs. She is the mother of 9 year son Micah.
Teresa has been active in sports in Bermuda all her life - mainly
basketball, swimming, triathlon and road running. In 1990, as a
dare, she participated in the Teachers Rugby Club amateur 'Fight
Night' in Hamilton, Bermuda. This led to a 10 fight amateur career
during which she fought in Denver and Scranton, Pa, as well as in
Bermuda. Her amateur record was an impressive 8 wins - 2 losses.
In March 2003 Teresa made her professional debut at the Aladdin
Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. She defeated Nicole Conant by split
decision. Her second fight was in Bermuda in June 2004 where she
lost a unanimous decision to highly rated Monica Nunez. Teresa
boosted her record to 2-1 in March 2005 when she won a unanimous
decision over Elizabeth Kerin but dropped back to 2-2 a month later
when she lost a unanimous decision to Laura Ramsey - both fights in
On September 23, 2005, Teresa traveled to Port of Spain, Trinidad,
to challenge local favourite Scroller Carrington for the NABC World
Middleweight title. Teresa won the belt with a 6th Round TKO
victory. Her first defence of the title was in Bermuda on February
18, 2006, when she won a unanimous decision over Martha Deitchman
over 8 rounds. On July 22, 2006, outdoors at Clearwater Beach,
Bermuda, Teresa retained her title with a hard fought unanimous
decision over Roselin Morales.
Teresa is a Massage Therapist and has her own business in Bermuda.
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