René Jacquot

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René Jacquot (born 28 July 1961 in Toul, France) is a former professional boxer and world title holder.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Jacquot turned professional in 1983 and captured the WBC Light Middleweight Title in 1989 with an upset win over Donald Curry. He lost the belt in his first defence to John Mugabi, via TKO in the first round. In 1990 he challenged WBC Light Middleweight Title holder Terry Norris, but lost a decision. In his final bout, he took on IBF Light Middleweight Title holder Gianfranco Rosi later that year, but again lost a decision.

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Donald Curry
WBC Light Middleweight Champion
11 February 1989 – 8 July 1989
Succeeded by
John Mugabi
Iran Barkley KO3 Thomas Hearns
The Ring Magazine upset of the year
W12 Donald Curry

Buster Douglas KO10 Mike Tyson


  1. ^ Paris match - Page 165 1989 "Qu'il gagne ou qu'il perde, samedi prochain, René Jacquot touchera cinq millions de francs. « Ça ne changera rien à mon style de vie. Je suis un homme simple. Et je ferai toujours le marché. "

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