Dave “Davey” Hilton, Jr. is a Canadian former boxing world champion. He is a member of the Fighting Hilton Family and is the former brother-in-law of Arturo Gatti. He held the WBC super middleweight title briefly after defeating Dingaan Thobela in December 2000….but shortly thereafter, the WBC stripped it from him after child molestation charges were leveled against him. Hilton suffered only two losses in his career spanning 41 wins 2 losses and 2 draws with 25 KO’s….as his two losses were to fellow Canadians Stephane Ouellett, and Alain Bonnamie….whom he later avenged the loss to Bonnamie and has previously knocked out Ouellett twice.
Dennis Horne was a pretty good club fighter….who came into this fight with Davey Hilton for the Continental Americas welterweight title fight with a record of 29 wins and 9 losses.