Sebastian Sylvester

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Sebastian Sylvester
Statistics
Real name Sebastian Sylvester
Nickname(s) The Hurricane
Rated at Middleweight
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Nationality Germany German
Born (1980-07-09) 9 July 1980 (age 33)
Greifswald,
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Boxing record
Total fights 40
Wins 34
Wins by KO 16
Losses 5(3KO)
Draws 1

Sebastian Sylvester (born 9 July 1980 in Greifswald) is a retired German boxer and former IBF middleweight champion. He is currently ranked as the fourth best middleweight by The Ring.

In March 2007 Sylvester fought Alessio Furlan for the WBA Inter-Continental Middleweight Title at the Stadthalle, Rostock, Germany.

On 2 November 2008, Felix Sturm retained his WBA middleweight title via unanimous decision (118-110, 118-110 and 119-109) over Sylvester. He improved to 31-2, with one draw, while Sylvester fell to 31-3.[1]

He won the vacant IBF middleweight champion title by beating Giovanni Lorenzo on 19 September 2009 by split decision.[2]

Professional record[edit]

34 Wins (16 knockouts, 18 decisions), 4 Losses, 1 Draws
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Lost 34-5-1 Poland Grzegorz Proksa RTD 3 (12) 2011-10-01 Germany Neubrandenburg, Germany For EBU middleweight title.
Lost 34-4-1 Australia Daniel Geale SD 12 (12) 2011-05-07 Germany Neubrandenburg, Germany Lost IBF middleweight title.
Win 34-3-1 Turkey Mahir Oral UD 12 (12) 2010-10-30 Germany Rostock, Germany Defens IBF middleweight title.
Draw 33-3-1 Russia Roman Karmazin SD 12 (12) 2010-01-30 Germany Neubrandenburg, Germany Defends IBF middleweight title.
Win 33-3 United States Billy Lyell TKO 10 (12), 0:37 2010-01-30 Germany Neubrandenburg, Germany Defends IBF middleweight title.
Win 32-3 Dominican Republic Giovanni Lorenzo SD 12 (12) 2009-09-19 Germany Neubrandenburg, Germany Won IBF middleweight title.
Win 31-3 United States Lajuan Simon UD 12 (12) 2009-06-27 Germany Berlin, Germany Defends IBF international middleweight title.
Win 30-3 Italy Gaetano Nespro KO 7 (12), 2:39 2009-02-28 Germany Neubrandenburg, Germany Won vacant IBF international middleweight title.
Loss 29-3 Germany Felix Sturm UD 12 (12) 2008-11-01 Germany Oberhausen, Germany For WBA World middleweight title.
Win 29-2 Spain Javier Castillejo KO 12 (12), 1:53 2008-04-12 Germany Neubrandenburg, Germany Defends EBU middleweight title.

WBA middleweight title eliminator for chance to fight champion Felix Sturm.

Win 28-2 France Francois Bastient UD 12 (12) 2008-01-26 Germany Berlin, Germany Defends EBU middleweight title.
Win 27-2 Italy Simone Rotolo SD 12 (12) 2007-10-27 Germany Erfurt, Germany Defends EBU middleweight title. Rotolo was knocked down in the fourth round.
Win 26-2 Finland Amin Asikainen TKO 11 (12), ?:?? 2007-06-23 Germany Zwickau, Germany Rematch. Won EBU middleweight title for the second time.
Win 25-2 Italy Alessio Furlan TKO 12 (12), 0:44 2007-03-03 Germany Rostock, Germany Defends WBA inter-continental middleweight title. Furlan was knocked down in seventh round.
Win 24-2 Australia Peter Mitrevski Jr. TKO 8 (12), 0:44 2006-12-16 Germany Kempten, Germany Defends WBA inter-continental middleweight title.
Win 23-2 France Franck Mezaache UD 12 (12) 2006-09-23 Germany Wetzlar, Germany Won vacant WBA inter-continental middleweight title. Sylvester was knocked down in sixth round.
Win 22-2 Czech Republic Petr Rykala TKO 3 (8), ?:?? 2006-07-28 Austria Vienna, Austria
Loss 21-2 Finland Amin Asikainen TKO 8 (12), 2:48 2006-06-03 Germany Hanover, Germany Lost EBU middleweight title.
Win 21-1 England Steven Bendall TKO 3 (12), 0:57 2006-04-22 Germany Mannheim, Germany Defends EBU middleweight title.
Win 20-1 Italy Lorenzo Di Giacomo UD 12 (12) 2005-11-12 Germany Hamburg, Germany Defends EBU middleweight title.
Win 19-1 France Morrade Hakkar UD 12 (12) 2005-07-16 Germany Nuremberg, Germany Won EBU middleweight title.
Win 18-1 Portugal Eliseo Nogueira UD 8 (8) 2005-05-14 Germany Bayreuth, Germany
Win 17-1 France Christophe Tendil UD 12 (12) 2005-03-12 Germany Zwickau, Germany Defends IBF inter-continental middleweight title.
Win 16-1 France Robert Roselia KO 2 (12), 1:03 2004-12-18 Germany Bayreuth, Germany Won IBF inter-continental middleweight title.
Win 15-1 Botswana Clive Johnson KO 2 (8), 1:36 2004-10-23 Germany Berlin, Germany
Win 14-1 Germany Dirk Dzemski TKO 7 (12), ?:?? 2004-07-17 Germany Dessau, Germany Defends German BDB and German international middleweight titles. Wins NBA middleweight title.
Win 13-1 Armenia Roman Aramyan UD 10 (10) 2004-03-20 Germany Cologne, Germany Rematch. Defends German international middleweight title.
Win 12-1 Germany Danny Thiele TKO 4 (10), ?:?? 2004-01-31 Germany Berlin, Germany Won vacant German BDB middleweight title.
Win 11-1 Armenia Roman Aramyan PTS 10 (10) 2003-10-25 Germany Berlin, Germany Won German international middleweight title.
Win 10-1 Czech Republic Patrik Hruska PTS 6 (6) 2003-09-20 Germany Stuttgart, Germany
Win 9-1 Poland Przemyslaw Miszew PTS 4 (4) 2003-05-24 Germany Hattersheim am Main, Germany
Win 8-1 Czech Republic Victor Farkas KO 1 (?), ?:?? 2003-03-21 Germany Berlin, Germany
Win 7-1 Czech Republic Patrik Hruska UD 6 (6) 2003-03-01 Germany Aschersleben, Germany
Win 6-1 Czech Republic Petr Rykala TKO 3 (?), ?:?? 2003-01-11 Germany Berlin, Germany
Win 5-1 Czech Republic Gabriel Botos TKO 3 (6), 3:00 2002-11-29 Germany Berlin, Germany Stopped due to cuts, after two completed rounds.
Win 4-1 Germany Mohammed Rasuli PTS 6 (6) 2002-10-19 Germany Berlin, Germany
Win 3-1 Poland Mateusz Lorek KO 3 (4), 2:15 2002-09-21 Germany Magdeburg, Germany
Win 2-1 Poland Grzegorz Lewandowski PTS 4 (4) 2002-09-07 Germany Munich, Germany
Win 1-1 Germany Andreas Moeller PTS 4 (4) 2002-08-25 Germany Berlin, Germany
Loss 0-1 Russia Yuri Zaytsev KO 1 (4), 1:34 2002-05-26 Germany Berlin, Germany Sylvester's professional debut.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sturm wins decision over Sylvester". Allvoices.com. 5 November 2008. Retrieved 6 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "2009 Championship Bout Results". Yahoo! Sports. 31 December 2009. Retrieved 6 June 2010. 

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Vacant
Title last held by
Arthur Abraham
IBF Middleweight Champion
19 September 2009 – 7 May 2011
Succeeded by
Daniel Geale