Dimitri Kirilov

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Dimitri Kirilov
Statistics
Real name Dimitri Kirilov
Nickname(s) The Baby
Weight(s) Super flyweight
Height 5 ft. 4 in. (162 cm.)
Nationality Russia Russian
Born (1978-11-24) November 24, 1978 (age 39)
Leningrad, Soviet Union
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 33
Wins 29
Wins by KO 9
Losses 4
Draws 1
No contests 0

Dimitri Kirilov (Russian: Дмитрий Дмитриевич Кириллов) (born November 24, 1978 in Leningrad, Soviet Union[1]) is a Russian professional boxer. Nicknamed "The Baby",[1] he was former IBF super flyweight champion. He has a record of 31-7-1, with 10 wins by knockout.[1]

On October 13, 2007, Kirilov defeated José Navarro by unanimous decision in twelve rounds to capture the vacant IBF super flyweight championship. The judges scored it 116-112, 114-113, and 114-113;[2] the bout would have been a majority draw had Kirilov not downed Navarro in the third round.

On February 28, 2008, Kirilov managed to retain his IBF super flyweight title against Cecilio Santos as the match ended in majority draw.[3]

On August 2, 2008, Kirilov lost his title to Vic Darchinyan, a former IBF flyweight champion, by 5th round KO.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Boxing Record of Dimitri Kirilov". BoxRec. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  2. ^ "Kirilov Defeats Navarro". Boxing News 24. 2007-10-16. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 
  3. ^ "2008 Championship Bout Results". Yahoo!. 2008-06-22. Retrieved 2008-06-24. 

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Achievements
Preceded by
Luis Alberto Perez
Stripped
IBF Junior Bantamweight Champion
October 13, 2007 – August 2, 2008
Succeeded by
Vic Darchinyan