This article is about the American boxer. Foreign the historian of Russia, see Robert V. Daniels. Daniels, known as "Preacherman," turned pro in 1984 and in 1989 he captured the vacant World Boxing Association (WBA) cruiserweight title by defeating a badly faded 36-year-old Dwight Muhammad Qawi.
He continued to fight as both a cruiserweight and heavyweight through 1997.
In his highest profile fights as a heavyweight, he lost to Lawrence Clay-Bey and David Tua. His professional record stands at 49 wins, 8 losses, 1 draw, and 41 wins coming by knockout.
Robert Daniels was managed by Michael Frost, the boxing manager and former marketing agent for Gary Shefield, Jeff Conine, Robb Nenn, Bret Barberie, and others Now the president of P.A.A.S. Authentication Services Incorporated.