Steffen Tangstad

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Steffen Tangstad
Steffen Tangstad.jpg
Statistics
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Nationality Norwegian
Born (1959-06-22) 22 June 1959 (age 54)
Tønsberg, Norway
Boxing record
Wins 24
Wins by KO 14
Losses 2
Draws 2

Steffen Tangstad (born 22 June 1959) is a Norwegian retired professional boxer and two time European Heavyweight Champion.[1]

Tangstad fought Michael Spinks for the IBF Heavyweight title on 6 September 1986, losing as a result of a fourth round knock out.[2] He retired with a career record of 24 wins (14 by knockout), 2 losses and 2 draws.

After retiring from the boxing ring, Tangstad began a career in Norwegian television[3] and was the CEO of the now defunct "Modern Sports & Events" (MSE),[4] which was licensed to broadcast UFC pay-per-view events in Scandinavia.[5]

In 2006, he participated in the second season of Skal vi danse?.

Professional boxing record[edit]

24 Wins (14 knockouts, 10 decisions), 2 Losses (2 knockouts), 2 Draws [1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 29-0 United States Michael Spinks TKO 4 06/09/1986 United States Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada IBF World Heavyweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 0:58 of the fourth round.
Win 7-3-2 Malta John Westgarth SD 12 18/04/1986 Denmark Randers Hallen, Randers EBU Heavyweight Title. 116-117, 116-115, 118-117.
Win 57-8-4 Uruguay Alfredo Evangelista PTS 8 10/01/1986 Denmark Randers Hallen, Randers
Win 16-5-3 Germany Reiner Hartmann KO 7 01/11/1985 Denmark KB Hallen, Copenhagen
Loss 10-2-1 Sweden Anders Eklund TKO 4 09/03/1985 Denmark Copenhagen EBU Heavyweight Title.
Win 38-8-1 France Lucien Rodriguez UD 12 09/11/1984 Denmark KB Hallen, Copenhagen EBU Heavyweight Title. 116-113, 119-112, 119-112.
Win 11-15 Wales Winston Allen PTS 8 14/07/1984 United Kingdom Crest Hotel, Bloomsbury, London
Win 58-10-1 Australia Joe Bugner SD 10 18/02/1984 Denmark Osterbro Stadium, Copenhagen 98-95, 96-94, 95-97.
Win 14-5 Canada Ken Lakusta PTS 8 13/01/1984 Denmark Randers Hallen, Randers
Win 9-2-3 Italy Guido Trane PTS 8 01/12/1983 Denmark KB Hallen, Copenhagen
Win 0-10 United States Joe Tank Mooney TKO 2 24/10/1983 United States Chicago, Illinois
Win 10-8-1 United States Bashir Wadud PTS 10 08/09/1983 United States Americana Congress Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
Win 2-2-1 United States Larry Roberson TKO 5 28/07/1983 United States Americana Congress Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
Draw 11-1 United States Buster Douglas PTS 8 16/10/1982 United States Bismarck Hotel, Chicago, Illinois 35-35, 38-38, 36-36.
Win 3-2 United States Walter Ware KO 7 07/09/1982 United States Bismarck Hotel, Chicago, Illinois Ware knocked out at 2:22 of the seventh round.
Win 7-22-1 United States Ron Draper TKO 7 16/08/1982 United States Bismarck Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
Win 7-7-1 Germany Juergen Gries KO 2 25/06/1982 Finland Hanko
Win 26-19-1 United States Jimmy Cross TKO 5 30/04/1982 United States McCormick Inn, Chicago, Illinois Referee stopped the bout at 2:44 of the fifth round.
Win 1-1 United States William Scott KO 2 19/02/1982 United States McCormick Inn, Chicago, Illinois Scott knocked out at 0:41 of the second round.
Win 0-2 United States Man Banks KO 2 05/02/1982 United States Civic Center, Danville, Illinois Banks knocked out at 1:45 of the second round.
Win 0-5 United States Larry Givens UD 6 15/12/1981 United States McCormick Inn, Chicago, Illinois
Win -- Jerry Brown KO 1 20/11/1981 United States McCormick Inn, Chicago, Illinois Brown knocked out at 1:55 of the first round.
Win 0-1 United States Mike Lear KO 2 21/10/1981 United States Chicago, Illinois
Win 2-1 United States Raymond White PTS 6 22/06/1981 United States Chicago, Illinois
Win 1-1-1 United States Mike Kacher KO 3 04/05/1981 United States Chicago, Illinois
Win 0-1 United States Stan White Johnson KO 1 16/04/1981 United States Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
Win -- United States Anthony Elmore KO 2 07/03/1981 United States Chicago, Illinois
Draw 0-1 United States Benji Smith PTS 4 01/10/1980 Norway Chateau Neuf, Oslo

References[edit]

  1. ^ "European Boxing Roundup". 2007-01-02. Retrieved 2009-10-19. 
  2. ^ "NFC North Division - SI Vault". Sports Illustrated. 11 August 1986. Retrieved 2009-10-19. 
  3. ^ "Tyson, Botha to be tested for steroids". NY Daily News. 1999-01-14. Retrieved 2009-10-19. 
  4. ^ "Euroboxing.com - Euronews February 2004". Retrieved 2009-10-19. 
  5. ^ "Full Contact Fighter July 2002 News". Retrieved 2009-10-19. 

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