Khalid Rahilou

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Khalid Rahilou
Statistics
Rated at Light-welterweight
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Reach 180 cm (71 in)
Nationality French
Born (1966-06-19) 19 June 1966 (age 50)
Morocco
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 42
Wins 37
Wins by KO 16
Losses 5

Khalid Rahilou (born 19 June 1966) is French former professional boxer of Moroccan descent. He held the WBA and European light-welterweight titles.[1]

Amateur career[edit]

Rahilou compiled an amateur record of 45 wins, 7 losses and 12 knockouts. He represented Morocco in the 1988 Olympics in the light welterweight division. His results were:

Professional career[edit]

Rahilou began his professional career in 1988 and won his first major regional championship—the European light-welterweight title—in 1994. He later became world champion by winning the WBA light-welterweight title from Frankie Randall in 1997. Rahilou defended the title twice before losing it to Sharmba Mitchell in 1998. Following a loss to Souleymane M'baye in 2002, Rahilou retired from the sport.[1]

Achievements
Preceded by
Valery Kayumba
European light-welterweight champion
4 June 1994 – 8 September 1995
Succeeded by
Soren Sondergaard
Preceded by
Frankie Randall
WBA light-welterweight champion
11 January 1997 – 10 October 1998
Succeeded by
Sharmba Mitchell

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Professional boxing record for Khalid Rahilou from BoxRec. Retrieved 12 February 2016.