Fabrice Tiozzo

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Fabrice Tiozzo
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Real name Fabrice Tiozzo
Nickname(s) The Bear
Rated at Light Heavyweight
Nationality France French
Born (1969-05-08) May 8, 1969 (age 45)
St. Denis, France
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 50
Wins 48
Wins by KO 32
Losses 2

Fabrice Tiozzo (born May 8, 1969 in St. Denis, France) is a retired professional boxer in the light heavyweight (175 lb) division. His record is 48-2 (32 KOs).

Tiozzo was a two-time light heavyweight champion as well as a one time cruiserweight champion.

He retired in 2006 while still WBA light heavyweight champion.

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Professional boxing record[edit]

48 Wins (32 knockouts, 16 decisions), 2 Losses (1 knockout, 1 decision) [1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Win 13-3-1 Nicaragua Henry "La Mole" Saenz KO 5 15/07/2006 France Le Cannet, Alpes-Maritimes, France
Win 48-1 Poland Dariusz "Tiger" Michalczewski TKO 6 26/02/2005 Germany Altona, Hamburg, Germany WBA World Light Heavyweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:05 of the sixth round.
Win 49-6-2 Italy Silvio "Barbaro" Branco MD 12 20/03/2004 France Lyon, Rhone, France WBA World Light Heavyweight Title. 114-112, 114-112, 113-113.
Win 30-7 United States Joey DeGrandis TKO 4 04/07/2003 France Poitiers, Vienne, France
Win 31-5 Brazil George Arias UD 8 08/03/2003 France Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France 80-71, 80-71, 79-75.
Win 23-7-1 United States Tiwon Taylor TKO 3 22/12/2001 France Orléans, Loiret, France
Loss 45-3 United States Virgil "Quicksilver" Hill TKO 1 09/12/2000 France Villeurbanne, Rhone, France WBA World Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:59 of the first round.
Win 30-9-4 Ukraine Valeriy Vykhor TKO 6 08/04/2000 France Bercy, Paris, France WBA World Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 1:45 of the sixth round.
Win 18-1-1 United States Ken Murphy TKO 7 13/11/1999 Nevada Las Vegas, United States WBA World Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout after the seventh round on doctor's orders.
Win 30-5 Brazil Ezequiel Paixao TKO 2 14/11/1998 France Mont-de-Marsan, Landes, France WBA World Cruiserweight Title.
Win 36-5 United States Terry Ray TKO 1 02/05/1998 France Villeurbanne, Rhone, France WBA World Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 1:00 of the first round.
Win 30-4 United States Nate Miller UD 12 08/11/1997 Nevada Las Vegas, United States WBA World Cruiserweight Title. 115-113, 115-113, 117-111.
Win 13-15 United States Jeff Williams TKO 2 26/09/1997 France Villeurbanne, Rhone, France
Win 12-4-2 United States "Irish" Ed Dalton TKO 3 27/04/1997 France Villeurbanne, Rhone, France
Win 15-14-2 United States Mike Peak PTS 10 01/03/1997 France Paris, France
Win 31-9 Trinidad and Tobago Leslie "Laventille Tiger" Stewart KO 6 04/05/1996 France Villeurbanne, Rhone, France
Win 18-1-2 Canada Eric Lucas UD 12 13/01/1996 France Saint-Étienne, Loire, France WBC World Light Heavyweight Title. 119-108, 117-110, 118-109.
Win 48-2-1 Jamaica Mike "Bodysnatcher" McCallum UD 12 16/06/1995 France Lyon, Rhone, France WBC World Light Heavyweight Title. 115-112, 116-112, 116-112.
Win 25-5-2 United Kingdom Noel Magee TKO 4 05/03/1995 France Vitrolles, Bouches-du-Rhône, France EBU Light Heavyweight Title.
Win 13-0-1 United Kingdom Maurice "Hard" Core TKO 4 25/10/1994 France Besançon, Doubs, France EBU Light Heavyweight Title.
Win 11-19 United States Tim "Ice Man" St Clair TKO 5 14/08/1994 France Palavas, Hérault, France
Win 25-0 Netherlands "Fast" Eddy Smulders KO 7 05/03/1994 France Lyon, Rhone, France EBU Light Heavyweight Title.
Win 9-14-2 United Kingdom Glazz Campbell TKO 10 13/11/1993 France Caen, Calvados, France
Win 20-6-3 United States Dale Jackson KO 4 18/09/1993 France Lyon, Rhone, France
Loss 34-1 United States Virgil "Quicksilver" Hill SD 12 03/04/1993 France Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, France WBA World Light Heavyweight Title. 115-113, 112-115, 110-115.
Win 5-7-2 United States Osley Silas TKO 4 20/01/1993 France Avoriaz, Haute-Savoie, France
Win 34-7 Jordan Ramzi Hassan PTS 8 13/11/1992 France Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, Ain, France
Win 15-13 United States Robert Johnson TKO 5 03/10/1992 France Paris, France
Win 20-5 United Kingdom Tony Wilson PTS 8 21/03/1992 France Saint-Denis, Seine-Saint-Denis, France
Win 10-5-1 United Kingdom John Foreman TKO 6 26/01/1992 France Saint-Ouen, Loir-et-Cher, France
Win 21-17-1 United States Ron Lee Warrior KO 1 13/12/1991 France Bercy, Paris, France
Win 22-19-1 United States Ken Heflin KO 1 03/11/1991 Belgium Vilvoorde, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium
Win 1-27-2 United States Terrence Wright TKO 2 13/10/1991 France Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France
Win 19-4 United States Eric Nicoletta PTS 10 19/06/1991 France Lyon, Rhone, France France Light Heavyweight Title.
Win 10-18-2 France Oliver Kemayou TKO 3 04/05/1991 France Paris, France
Win 8-11-1 United States Sylvester White PTS 8 24/03/1991 France Vichy, Allier, France
Win 16-8-1 United States Paul McCarthy KO 2 09/02/1991 France Villeurbanne, Rhone, France
Win 11-17-6 Guadeloupe Serge Bolivard PTS 10 23/12/1990 France Lyon, Rhone, France
Win 2-6 United States David Overton TKO 1 14/11/1990 France Lyon, Rhone, France
Win 6-10-1 United States James "Gumbo" Fernandez KO 4 25/10/1990 France Villeurbanne, Rhone, France
Win 8-15-3 Suriname John Held PTS 8 29/06/1990 France Charbonnières, Saône-et-Loire, France
Win 13-32-2 United States Frankie Hines TKO 2 01/06/1990 France Salaise-sur-Sanne, Isère, France
Win 17-16 Belgium Yves Monsieur PTS 8 30/04/1990 France Charbonnières, Saône-et-Loire, France
Win 10-3-1 United Kingdom Ian Bulloch PTS 6 02/03/1990 France Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France
Win 1-27 United States James Wilder KO 3 09/02/1990 France Charbonnières, Saône-et-Loire, France
Win 1-34-2 United States John Cox KO 4 11/12/1989 France Issy-les-Moulineaux, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Win 5-8-4 Belgium Rene Dere TKO 1 25/11/1989 France Lyon, Rhone, France
Win 1-5 Morocco Hassan Jalni TKO 3 29/07/1989 France Deauville, Calvados, France
Win 1-1 Morocco Hamid Hadi PTS 4 31/03/1989 France Issy-les-Moulineaux, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Win 2-3 United States Dionisio Del Valle PTS 4 10/11/1988 New York New York City, United States

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Preceded by
Mike McCallum
WBC Light heavyweight Champion
June 16, 1995–March, 1997
Vacates
Succeeded by
Roy Jones, Jr.
Interim champ promoted
Preceded by
Nate Miller
WBA Cruiserweight Champion
November 8, 1997–December 9, 2000
Succeeded by
Virgil Hill
Preceded by
Silvio Branco
WBA Light heavyweight Champion
March 20, 2004–October 19, 2006
Regular title until July 1, 2004
Retired
Succeeded by
Silvio Branco
Interim champ promoted