Oleksiy Mazikin

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Oleksiy Masikin
Personal information
Full name Олексій Мазікін
Nationality  Ukraine
Born (1975-02-16) February 16, 1975 (age 39)
Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 115 kilograms (254 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Super Heavyweight
Club Dynamo, Kolos Lutsk

Oleksiy Mazikin (born 1975-02-16) is a Ukrainian boxer best known to win the silver medal at the 2001 World Championships in the Men's Super Heavyweight division.

Amateur[edit]

Mazikin was a successful amateur but kept losing to southpaws. At the Olympics 2000 he lost to southpaw Audley Harrison, at the World Championships 2001 where he achieved his best result beating Alexander Povetkin 36:30 and Pedro Carrión he lost the final to southpaw Ruslan Chagaev.

At the Olympics 2004 he beat Aliaksandr Apanasionak and was defeated by southpaw Roberto Cammarelle.

Amateur Highlights[edit]

  • 2000 competed as a Super Heavyweight at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.
  • 2001 2nd place at the World Championships in Belfast
  • 2001 4th place at the Goodwill Games 2001 in Brisbane.
  • 2004 competed at the 2004 Olympics in Athens. Results were:

Pro[edit]

He turned pro in 2005. He lost to compatriot Taras Bidenko on points and was KOd in the first round by amateur superstar Odlanier Solis.

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