Ivan Strugar

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Ivan Strugar
Born (1974-12-18) December 18, 1974 (age 43)
Podgorica, Montenegrin SR, Yugoslavia
Nationality Montenegro
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Weight 88 kg (194 lb; 13.9 st)
Division Cruiserweight
Style Kickboxing
Fighting out of Ariston
Team Ariston
Trainer Predrag Lekić
Years active 20 (1990-present)
Kickboxing record
Total 61
Wins 55
By knockout 28
Losses 6
Amateur record
Total 102
Wins 94
By knockout 24
Losses 8
Other information
University Oxford
Website http://www.ivanstrugar.me/

Ivan Strugar (born December 18, 1974) is a Montenegrin kickboxer. He is a winner of numerous trophies and accolades both in amateur and professional competition, and is one of the most popular sportsmen in Montenegro. He currently fights in W.A.K.O Pro association, out of Ariston gym in Podgorica. He won his last match in Podgorica. He fought Beloni third time in his career, and lost the fight by third round knockout.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Strugar declares himself as Yugoslav, entering the ring in shirt with inscription Yugoslavia and FR Yugoslavia emblem, the same shirt he wore at W.A.K.O. European Championships 1996, where he won gold medal and entered the ring in same shirt since then, always accompanied by the song Eye of the Tiger.[2]

Titles[edit]

Professional competition[edit]

  • 2014 W.A.K.O. Pro Low Kick Rules Heavyweight World Champion -88,6 kg.
  • 2010 W.A.K.O. Pro Low Kick Rules Heavyweight World Champion -88,6 kg. (1 title def.)[3]
  • 2009 W.A.K.O. Pro Low Kick Rules Cruises Light Heavyweight World Champion -85,1 kg. (1 title def.)
  • 2007 W.A.K.O. Pro Low Kick Rules Cruises Light Heavyweight World Champion -85,1 kg.
  • 2003 Kings Of The Ring - Oriental Kickboxing Rules Super World Champion -85 kg.[4]
  • 2002 W.A.K.O. Pro Low Kick Rules Light Heavyweight World Champion -81,4 kg.
  • 2001 W.A.K.O. Pro Low Kick Rules Super Middleweight World Champion -78.1 kg.
  • 1998 W.A.K.O. Pro Low Kick Rules Middleweight World Champion -75 kg.

Amateur competition[edit]

Accolades[edit]

  • 1999 Best sportsman of Podgorica
  • 1996 Best sportsman of Montenegro
  • 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 among ten best sportsmen of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Kickboxing Record[edit]

Professional kickboxing record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

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