Ole Klemetsen

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Ole Klemetsen
Ole Klementsen.jpg
Medal record
Men's Boxing
Representing  Norway
World Amateur Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Sydney Light Middleweight
European Amateur Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Gothenburg Light Middleweight

Ole "Lukkøye" Klemetsen (born 30 August 1971 in Stavanger, Norway) is a retired Norwegian boxer in the Light Heavyweight division. He was nicknamed "Mister Sandman" and the "Golden Viking".

Amateur[edit]

He medaled twice at international events and represented Norway at the 1992 Summer Olympics.

Pro[edit]

As a pro he fought in Denmark as a light-heavyweight where he was a feared puncher with a vulnerable chin. He was European EBU Light Heavyweight champion. His professional record is 45 victories and 6 losses. He won the (lightly regarded) titles, IBC Light Heavyweight and IBA Light Heavyweight. His most notable bout was a 1998 IBF title challenge, where he was outpointed by Reggie Johnson.

Klemetsen retired after a bout which resulted in a loss against Thomas Hansvoll on 16 June 2001.

He featured in a documentary «Blod & Ære» that won an award at Grimstad Kortfilmfestival 2008.

He is currently a coach at the Martial Arts Institute in Stavanger. In 2005 he joined the party list of Demokratene in an effort to secure a Parliament seat for Jan Simonsen.[1]

Professional boxing record[edit]

45 Wins (36 knockouts, 9 decisions), 6 Losses (4 knockouts, 2 decisions)[1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 46-6 Norway Thomas Hansvoll KO 2 16 Jun 2001 Denmark Brøndby Hallen, Brøndby WBA Intercontinental/Nordic Light Heavyweight Titles. Ole knocked out at 0:32 of the second round.
Win 46-5 United States Patrick Swann KO 5 27 Apr 2001 Denmark Aalborg Hallen, Aalborg
Win 45-5 Norway Thomas Hansvoll DQ 2 9 Feb 2001 Denmark Odense Idraetshal, Odense Nordic Light Heavyweight Title. Referee disqualified Hansvoll at 2:59 of the second round.
Win 44-5 United States Derrick James SD 8 6 Oct 2000 Denmark Naestved Hallen, Naestved 78-76, 78-77, 77-78.
Loss 43-5 United Kingdom Clinton Woods TKO 9 29 Apr 2000 United Kingdom Wembley Arena, Wembley, London EBU Light Heavyweight Title.
Win 43-4 South Africa Thulani Malinga TKO 8 14 Jan 2000 Denmark Kolding-Hallen, Kolding IBA World Light Heavyweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:40 of the eighth round.
Win 42-4 United States Robert Koon TKO 4 26 Nov 1999 Denmark Viborg Stadionhal, Viborg, Denmark
Win 41-4 United States William Bo James KO 3 29 Oct 1999 Denmark K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen
Win 40-4 United States Tyrone Castell KO 2 3 Sep 1999 Denmark K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen
Win 39-4 United States Angelo Simpson UD 8 24 Apr 1999 Germany Circus Krone, Munich, Bavaria 80-72, 80-72, 80-72.
Win 38-4 United Kingdom Greg Scott Briggs KO 4 13 Mar 1999 United Kingdom Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Trafford, Greater Manchester Briggs knocked out at 2:47 of the fourth round.
Win 37-4 United Kingdom Danny Juma RTD 1 13 Feb 1999 United Kingdom Telewest Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne Juma retired at 1:00 of the first round.
Win 36-4 United Kingdom Darren Ashton TKO 2 19 Dec 1998 United Kingdom Everton Park Sports Centre, Liverpool, Merseyside Referee stopped the bout at 1:49 of the second round.
Loss 35-4 Nigeria Peter Oboh KO 1 26 Sep 1998 United Kingdom Barbican Centre, York Ole knocked out at 2:55 of the first round.
Win 35-3 United States Artee Bright KO 1 22 Aug 1998 Germany Messehalle, Leipzig, Saxony
Loss 34-3 United States "Sweet" Reggie Johnson UD 12 29 May 1998 Italy Pesaro, Marche IBF World Light Heavyweight Title. 112-114, 109-114, 107-116.
Win 34-2 Bulgaria Kalin Stoyanov TKO 1 31 Jan 1998 United Kingdom Lee Valley Leisure Complex, Picketts Lock, London Referee stopped the bout at 2:45 of the first round.
Win 33-2 United Kingdom Crawford Ashley TKO 2 4 Oct 1997 United Kingdom Alexandra Palace, Muswell Hill, London, England EBU Light Heavyweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at the end of the second round.
Win 32-2 United States Rick Camlin TKO 3 12 Jul 1997 United Kingdom Olympia, Kensington, London Referee stopped the bout at 0:46 of the third round.
Win 31-2 Mexico Eduardo Cruz KO 3 13 Jun 1997 Denmark Antvorskovhallen, Slagelse
Win 30-2 United States Rodney Toney TKO 2 2 May 1997 Denmark Randers Hallen, Randers
Win 29-2 United States Vinson Durham PTS 8 30 Nov 1996 Austria Arena Nova, Wiener Neustadt
Win 28-2 United States Jimmy Matz KO 1 15 Nov 1996 Denmark Naestved Hallen, Naestved
Win 27-2 Sweden Luan Morina KO 1 29 Jun 1996 United Kingdom Erith, London Morina knocked out at 0:10 of the first round.
Loss 26-2 Democratic Republic of the Congo Mohamed Siluvangi PTS 12 2 Apr 1996 United Kingdom Elephant & Castle Center, Southwark WBC International Light Heavyweight Title.
Win 26-1 United States Lenzie Morgan KO 2 3 Feb 1996 France Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine WBC International Light Heavyweight Title.
Win 25-1 Argentina Julio Abel Gonzalez KO 2 29 Nov 1995 United Kingdom York Hall, Bethnal Green, London
Win 24-1 United States Michael Dale KO 1 21 Sep 1995 United Kingdom Battersea Town Hall, Battersea, London
Win 23-1 United States Charles Oliver PTS 10 9 Jun 1995 Denmark Kolding-Hallen, Kolding
Win 22-1 United Kingdom Nigel Rafferty TKO 4 17 May 1995 United Kingdom Ipswich, Suffolk
Win 20-1 United States Eric L. French PTS 10 31 Mar 1995 United States Detroit
Win 19-1 United States John Mitchell KO 2 17 Mar 1995 Denmark K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen
Win 18-1 United States James Hayes KO 2 18 Feb 1995 United Kingdom Bath & West Country Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Win 17-1 United States Earl Butler TKO 1 11 Nov 1994 Denmark Randers Hallen, Randers
Win 16-1 United States Eric A. Brown KO 3 7 Oct 1994 Denmark K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen
Win 15-1 United States Rocky Gannon KO 1 16 Sep 1994 Denmark Aalborg Hallen, Aalborg
Win 14-1 United States Karl Willis KO 2 10 Jun 1994 Denmark Kolding-Hallen, Kolding
Win 13-1 Guadeloupe Etienne Obertan KO 5 22 Apr 1994 Denmark Aalborg Hallen, Aalborg
Win 12-1 Uruguay Juan Alberto Barrero KO 2 18 Feb 1994 Denmark Randers Hallen, Randers
Win 11-1 United Kingdom Simon McDougall KO 5 29 Jan 1994 Wales Wales National Ice Rink, Cardiff
Win 10-1 United States Carl Jones UD 6 6 Nov 1993 United States Las Vegas
Win 9-1 United Kingdom Tony Booth UD 8 17 Sep 1993 Denmark Cirkusbygningen, Copenhagen
Win 8-1 United States Jeff Medley KO 4 6 May 1993 United States The Riviera, Las Vegas
Win 7-1 United Kingdom Nigel Rafferty KO 2 14 Apr 1993 United Kingdom Kensington, London Rafferty knocked out at 2:33 of the second round.
Loss 6-1 United States John McClain TKO 1 9 Mar 1993 United States Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi Referee stopped the bout at 0:51 of the first round.
Win 6-0 United States David Picha TKO 2 27 Feb 1993 China Capital City Gymnasium, Beijing Referee stopped the bout at 1:26 of the second round.
Win 5-0 United States Bob Charlez PTS 6 30 Jan 1993 United States Las Vegas
Win 4-0 Wales John Kaighin KO 3 28 Jan 1993 United Kingdom Mayfair, London
Win 3-0 United Kingdom Steve Osborne KO 1 10 Dec 1992 United Kingdom York Hall, Bethnal Green, London
Win 2-0 United States Joe Wallace KO 1 25 Nov 1992 United States Las Vegas
Win 1-0 Armando Dragone KO 1 21 Oct 1992 United States Las Vegas

References[edit]

  1. ^ Øverbye, Morten (31 March 2005). "Ole Klemetsen blir politiker". Verdens Gang. Retrieved 2006-11-16. 

Link to the movie "Blod & Ære "http://www.blodogare.no/.

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