Mircea Șimon

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Statistics
Weight(s) Heavyweight
Height 191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Born (1954-01-22) January 22, 1954 (age 63)
Bucharest, Romania[1]
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 14
Wins 12
Wins by KO 10
Losses 0
Draws 2

Mircea Şimon (born January 22, 1954) is a retired Romanian heavyweight boxer. He took up boxing in 1971 at Dinamo Bucharest, coached by Constantin Nour, and won a silver medal at the 1976 Olympics,[2] losing to Teófilo Stevenson in the final. In 1978 he fled to the United States, where in 1978–1979 he fought 14 bouts as a professional with a record of 12 wins and two draws.[3] He later returned to Romania and coached Marian and Dorel Simion. He then took a break from boxing for ten years, and in 2007 worked with Romanian Boxing Federation to prepare the national team for the 2008 Olympics.[4]

Professional record[edit]

12 Wins (10 knockouts, 2 decisions), 2 Draws [1]
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Draw 12–1–1 United States Leroy Caldwell PTS 10 (10) 1979-09-27 United States Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, United States
Win 12–1–0 United States Charlie Johnson KO 4 (10) 1979-08-30 United States Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, United States
Win 11–1–0 Samoa Koroseta Kid KO 2 (10) 1979-07-26 United States Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, United States
Win 10–1–0 United States Tony Pulu KO 3 (10) 1979-06-14 United States Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, United States
Win 9–1–0 United States Beau Williford KO 2 (10) 1979-04-26 United States Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, United States
Draw 8–1–0 United States Eddie López PTS 10 (10) 1979-03-01 United States Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, United States
Win 8–0 United States James Dixon KO 2 (10) 1979-02-01 United States Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, United States
Win 7–0 United States Oliver Philipps TKO 2 (10) 1978-10-26 United States Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, United States
Win 6–0 United States David Wynne KO 1 1978-09-15 United States Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Win 5–0 United States Mark Junior KO 2 1978-07-27 United States Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, United States
Win 4–0 United States Dan Johnson KO 6 (8) 1978-06-15 United States Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, United States
Win 3–0 United States Bob Swoopes PTS 8 (8) 1978-05-18 United States Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, United States
Win 2–0 United States Rocky Jones KO 1 1978-05-04 United States Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, United States
Win 1–0 United States Rocky Jones UD 6 (6) 1978-03-18 United States The Aladdin, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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