Markus Bott

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Markus Bott
Personal information
Born 13 January 1962

Markus Bott (born 13 January 1962 in Pforzheim, Germany) is a former boxer.

Amateur career[edit]

  • 1984 represented West Germany at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. Results were:
  • 1988 represented West Germany at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games as a Light Heavyweight. Results were:

Pro career[edit]

Nicknamed "Cassius", Bott turned pro in 1989 and captured the WBO cruiserweight title with a decision win over Tyrone Booze in 1993. He lost his belt in his first defense to Nestor Giovannini that same year via split decision. They rematched later that year, and Giovannini won via unanimous decision. Bott retired for good after a TKO loss to Lee Manuel Ossie in 1998.

Professional boxing record[edit]

28 Wins (20 knockouts, 8 decisions), 5 Losses (3 knockouts, 2 decisions) [1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 14-1 Liberia Lee Manuel Ossie TKO 9 05/05/1998 France Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Win 0-2 Slovakia Frantisek Vadkadi TKO 2 24/04/1998 North Rhine-Westphalia Muelheim, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Win 5-6 Germany Frank Boehme TKO 3 27/03/1998 Rhineland-Palatinate Ruelzheim, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Win 1-11-1 Slovakia Zsolt Janko TKO 3 07/03/1998 North Rhine-Westphalia Koenigswinter, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Win 1-9-1 Slovakia Stefan Stanko TKO 1 09/01/1998 Thuringia Erfurt, Thuringen, Germany
Loss 31-7-3 Argentina Nestor Hipolito Giovannini UD 12 20/11/1993 Hamburg Alsterdorf, Hamburg, Germany WBO World Cruiserweight Title. 109-118, 110-117, 110-117.
Win 16-9 United States Jeff McCall KO 1 02/10/1993 Rhineland-Palatinate Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Loss 30-7-3 Argentina Nestor Hipolito Giovannini SD 12 26/06/1993 Hamburg Alsterdorf, Hamburg, Germany WBO World Cruiserweight Title. 113-114, 113-114, 114-113.
Win 17-10-2 United States Tyrone Booze UD 12 13/02/1993 Hamburg Alsterdorf, Hamburg, Germany WBO World Cruiserweight Title. 117-113, 117-112, 117-112.
Win 5-19-1 United States Jeff Bowman KO 1 08/12/1992 Berlin Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Win 10-43 United States Rocky Bentley PTS 8 17/11/1992 Schleswig-Holstein Luebeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Win 6-14 United States David "Stink" Bates TKO 5 29/09/1992 Berlin Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Win 8-15 United States Tim "Dark" Knight TKO 4 28/08/1992 North Rhine-Westphalia Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Win 25-29 United Kingdom Cordwell Hylton PTS 8 21/02/1992 Berlin Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Win 21-22-1 United States Rick Enis RTD 7 28/01/1992 Berlin Mitte, Berlin, Germany Enis retired at 3:00 of the seventh round.
Win 11-8-2 United States Mike "Danny" DeVito TKO 4 10/01/1992 North Rhine-Westphalia Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Win 0-3 Turkey Erol Ilter TKO 1 13/12/1991 North Rhine-Westphalia Minden, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Loss 8-3 United Kingdom Michael "Martin" Murray TKO 7 15/10/1991 Hamburg Hamburg, Germany
Win 9-6-1 United States Eddie "Vindaloo" Curry KO 1 16/09/1991 Berlin Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Win 10-17-2 United States David McCluskey TKO 4 28/06/1991 North Rhine-Westphalia Dinslaken, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Win 26-4-6 Germany Ralf Rocchigiani PTS 10 03/05/1991 Berlin Mitte, Berlin, Germany BDB German Heavyweight Title.
Win 5-5 United Kingdom Gary McCrory PTS 8 05/04/1991 Berlin Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Loss 19-5-1 United Kingdom Johnny Nelson TKO 12 14/12/1990 Baden-Württemberg Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany EBU Cruiserweight Title.
Win 2-5 United States David Butler KO 2 16/11/1990 Hamburg Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany
Win 15-29-2 United States Rick "King Kong" Kellar KO 3 05/10/1990 North Rhine-Westphalia Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Win 3-15-2 Mexico Jose Mireles TKO 4 07/09/1990 Berlin Berlin, Germany
Win 32-8-2 Germany Manfred Jassmann PTS 10 01/06/1990 North Rhine-Westphalia Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany BDB German Heavyweight Title.
Win 7-8 United Kingdom Mike "Essex Assassin" Aubrey PTS 8 05/05/1990 Hamburg Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany
Win 38-10-3 United States Matthew Saad Muhammad TKO 3 16/02/1990 Hamburg Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany
Win 14-12 United Kingdom Lennie Howard TKO 2 16/12/1989 Baden-Württemberg Pforzheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Win 6-10-2 United States Andre Crowder KO 1 01/12/1989 Berlin Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Win 16-14 Belgium Yves Monsieur TKO 1 30/09/1989 Hamburg Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany
Win 6-11-1 Suriname John Held PTS 6 30/06/1989 Hamburg Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany

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Preceded by
Tyrone Booze
WBO Cruiserweight Champion
13 Feb 1993 – 26 Jun 1993
Succeeded by
Nestor Hipolito Giovannini