Cristian Sanavia

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Cristian Sanavia (born February 27, 1975 in Piove di Sacco, Italy), is a professional boxer in the Super Middleweight (168lb) division. Sanavia turned pro in 1997 and captured the WBC Super Middleweight Title in 2004 with an upset win over Markus Beyer by split decision. He lost the title in his next fight, a rematch with Beyer. Beyer won via 6th round KO. Sanavia continues to fight, but has not fought for another major title.

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Title last held by
Howard Eastman
EBU Middleweight Champion
1 December 2001 – 11 May 2002
Succeeded by
Morrade Hakkar
Preceded by
Markus Beyer
WBC Super Middleweight Champion
5 June 2004 – 9 October 2004
Succeeded by
Markus Beyer
Preceded by
David Gogiya
EBU Super Middleweight Champion
1 June 2007 – 12 April 2008
Succeeded by
Karo Murat