|Rated at||Light heavyweight
|Height||6 ft (183 cm)|
|Reach||70 in (178 cm)|
February 20, 1977 |
Paterson, New Jersey, U.S.
|Wins by KO||21|
Sheika has enjoyed some success in his pro career. His first fight was against Billy James. Sheika won the fight by TKO on the second round. Sheika stayed undefeated for about a year.
Sheika was involved in ESPN Friday Night Fights "Fight of the Year" in both 2003 and 2004.
Omar Sheika has recently won against Garrett Wilson on March 26, 2010 by a 4th-round TKO. On June 18, 2010 Omar continued his winning streak beating Jim Strohl by a 3rd-round TKO.
Sheika suffered his tenth career loss on October 15, 2010 against Adrian Diaconu, with Diaconu winning by a unanimous decision after ten rounds of boxing despite Sheika flooring Diaconu with a right earlier in the fight.
On April 23, 2011 Omar lost a unanimous decision against Garrett Wilson after twelve rounds of boxing. The fight was for the vacant USBA Cruiserweight title.
On January 21, 2012 he beat Charles Hayward by unanimous decision over 10 rounds for his title belt, the inaugural "Bad and Mean" Cruiserweight title, though it was fought at the light heavyweight limit of 175 pounds..
On April 27, 2012 Sheika fought Yusaf Mack losing via unanimous decision. The fight was for the USBA Light Heavyweight title. Then on April 6 2006 he died.
Professional boxing record
|32 Wins (21 knockouts, 11 decisions), 12 Losses (4 knockouts, 8 decision) |
|Loss||32-12||Yusaf Mack||UD||12||27/04/2012||Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey||IBF USBA Light Heavyweight Title.|
|Win||32-11||Anthony Ferrante||UD||10||24/02/2012||Harrah's Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania||99-90, 95-94, 99-90.|
|Win||31-11||Charles Hayward||MD||10||21/01/2012||Hamilton Manor, Hamilton, New Jersey||BAM Cruiserweight Title. 97-93, 95-95, 96-94.|
|Loss||30-11||Garrett "Ultimate Warrior" Wilson||UD||12||23/04/2011||Caesars Atlantic City, Atlantic City, New Jersey||IBF USBA Light Heavyweight Title. 109-118, 109-118, 108-119.|
|Loss||30-10||Adrian Diaconu||UD||10||15/10/2010||Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec||91-98, 92-97, 92-98.|
|Win||30-9||Jim Strohl||TKO||3||18/06/2010||Cedar Gardens, Hamilton, New Jersey||Referee stopped the bout at 2:01 of the third round.|
|Win||29-9||Garrett "Ultimate Warrior" Wilson||TKO||4||26/03/2010||Hamilton Manor, Hamilton, New Jersey||Referee stopped the bout at 1:32 of the fourth round.|
|Win||28-9||Theo Kruger||TKO||8||23/09/2009||Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, New Hampshire||Referee stopped the bout at 2:38 of the eighth round.|
|Loss||27-9||Roy Jones, Jr.||TKO||5||21/03/2009||Pensacola Civic Center, Pensacola, Florida||WBO NABO Light Heavyweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 1:45 of the fifth round.|
|Win||27-8||Tiwon Taylor||TKO||4||29/09/2007||Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey||Referee stopped the bout at 2:25 of the fourth round.|
|Loss||26-8||Markus Beyer||UD||12||03/09/2005||International Congress Centrum, Charlottenburg, Berlin||WBC World Super Middleweight Title. 110-118, 112-116, 112-116.|
|Loss||26-7||Jeff Lacy||UD||12||04/12/2004||Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada||IBF World Super Middleweight Title. 111-117, 113-115, 113-115.|
|Win||26-6||James "Harlem Hammer" Butler||SD||10||10/08/2004||Essex County College, Newark, New Jersey||96-94, 97-93, 94-96.|
|Win||25-6||Manu Ntoh||UD||10||15/06/2004||The Belvedere, Elk Grove Village, Illinois||98-92, 98-92, 97-93.|
|Win||24-6||Etianne Whitaker||KO||2||14/05/2004||Asylum Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Loss||23-6||Scott Pemberton||TKO||10||23/01/2004||Foxwoods, Mashantucket, Connecticut||IBU World/WBC NABF Super Middleweight Titles. Referee stopped the bout at 1:43 of the tenth round.|
|Loss||23-5||Scott Pemberton||SD||12||25/07/2003||Foxwoods, Mashantucket, Connecticut||IBU World/WBC NABF Super Middleweight Titles. 113-114, 113-114, 116-111.|
|Loss||23-4||Eric Lucas||UD||12||06/09/2002||Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec||WBC World Super Middleweight Title. 111-117, 111-117, 109-119.|
|Loss||23-3||Thomas Tate||RTD||4||05/10/2001||First Union Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||IBF USBA Super Middleweight Title/World Title Eliminator. Doctor called off the bout after the fourth round.|
|Win||23-2||Lionel Ortiz||TKO||7||08/06/2001||Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, New York|
|Win||22-2||Stephane Ouellet||TKO||2||07/04/2001||MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada||Referee stopped the bout at 1:46 of the second round.|
|Win||21-2||Lloyd Bryan||TKO||1||24/11/2000||JFK High School, Paterson, New Jersey||Referee stopped the bout at 2:47 of the first round.|
|Loss||20-2||Joe Calzaghe||TKO||5||12/08/2000||Wembley Conference Centre, Wembley, London||WBO World Super Middleweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:08 of the fifth round.|
|Win||20-1||Glen "Road Warrior" Johnson||MD||10||02/06/2000||The Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||95-95, 96-93, 96-93.|
|Win||19-1||Simon "Mantequilla" Brown||UD||8||08/01/2000||The Pit, Albuquerque, New Mexico||80-72, 79-72, 78-73.|
|Win||18-1||Kevin Pompey||TKO||8||07/08/1999||Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, New Jersey|
|Win||17-1||Demetrius Jenkins||TKO||3||14/05/1999||Pikesville Armory, Pikesville, Maryland||Referee stopped the bout at 2:15 of the third round.|
|Win||16-1||Anwar Oshana||TKO||3||22/01/1999||Carmichael's, Chicago, Illinois||Referee stopped the bout at 0:31 of the third round.|
|Win||15-1||Ray Domenge||KO||2||31/10/1998||Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey|
|Loss||14-1||Tony Booth||PTS||8||18/07/1998||Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, Yorkshire||76-77.|
|Win||14-0||Toks Owoh||TKO||4||25/04/1998||Wales National Ice Rink, Cardiff||Referee stopped the bout at 2:00 of the fourth round.|
|Win||13-0||Paul Wesley||RTD||4||07/03/1998||Rivermead Leisure Centre, Reading, Berkshire||Wesley retired after the fourth round.|
|Win||12-0||Demetrius Davis||MD||8||02/12/1997||The Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Win||11-0||Maurice Bruton||TKO||2||11/11/1997||Fort Lauderdale War Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida||Referee stopped the bout at 2:58 of the second round.|
|Win||10-0||Pat Pernsley||UD||6||28/10/1997||The Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Win||9-0||Chris Cuellar||TKO||2||07/10/1997||The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan|
|Win||8-0||Tyrone Glover||UD||8||01/09/1997||Medieval Times, Lyndhurst, New Jersey|
|Win||7-0||Sean Sample||TKO||1||29/07/1997||MSG Theater, New York City||Referee stopped the bout at 0:49 of the first round.|
|Win||6-0||Jose "Bert" Burgos||KO||1||24/06/1997||Argosy Festival Atrium, Baton Rouge, Louisiana||Burgos knocked out at 0:31 of the first round.|
|Win||5-0||Robert Doyle||TKO||2||03/06/1997||The Blue Horizon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Win||4-0||John James||UD||4||20/05/1997||Medieval Times, Lyndhurst, New Jersey|
|Win||3-0||Maxime Belanger||TKO||2||06/05/1997||Medieval Times, Lyndhurst, New Jersey|
|Win||2-0||Will McIntyre||UD||4||15/04/1997||West Orange, New Jersey|
|Win||1-0||Billy James||TKO||2||18/03/1997||IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan||Referee stopped the bout at 1:39 of the second round.|