Boris Georgiev

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Boris Georgiev
Born Boris Georgiev
(1982-12-05) December 5, 1982 (age 34)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Other names Bobby George
Residence Luton, United Kingdom
Nationality Bulgaria Bulgaria
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Division Welterweight (-66,7 kg)
Stance Orthodox
Years active 2009, 2011-2012
Professional boxing record
Total 7
Wins 7
By knockout 3
Losses 0
Other information
Boxing record from BoxRec
last updated on: September 23, 2009
Boris Georgiev
Medal record
Representing  Bulgaria
Men's Boxing
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens Light Welterweight
European Amateur Championships
Gold medal – first place 2006 Plovdid Light Welterweight
Silver medal – second place 2000 Tampere Featherweight
Silver medal – second place 2002 Perm Lightweight
EU Amateur Championships
Gold medal – first place 2004 Madrid Light Welterweight
Silver medal – second place 2006 Pécs Light Welterweight

Boris Georgiev (Bulgarian: Борис Георгиев) (born 5 December 1982) is an amateur boxer from Bulgaria who won a bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the light welterweight class.

Career[edit]

In 2000 he lost the European featherweight final against Ramaz Paliani (Turkey) 5:8. The same year he won a silver medal at the World Junior Championships in Budapest, Hungary, losing the final to Gyula Kate (HUN) 17-16.

In 2002 Alexander Maletin knocked him out in the lightweight final of the European Championships. A year later at the World Championships Georgiev was knocked out by Cuban legend Mario Kindelan. He qualified for the 2004 Summer Olympics by ending up in second place at the 3rd AIBA European 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Olympics 2004:

2005 at the world championships he lost to Cuban Inocente Fiss 28-19.

2006 he won the European title at junior welterweight 25:17 against Russian Oleg Komisarov.

Professional boxing record[edit]

7 Wins (2 (T)Knockouts, 1 decision), 0 Losses (0 (T)Knockouts, 0 decision), 0 Draws[1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
Win 3-0 United Kingdom Tamao Dwyer TKO 4 (6), 1:47 2011-07-23 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
Win 2-0 United Kingdom Billy Smith PTS 6 (6), 3:00 2011-06-25 United Kingdom Craigavon, United Kingdom
Win 1-0 Ghana Florian Benke TKO 1 (4), 1:09 2009-06-27 United Kingdom Portsmouth, United Kingdom Pro debut

2012-03-04 Ideh Ockuko 4-3-0 York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom

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