Steve Hérélius

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Steve Herelius (born July 15, 1976 in Noisy-le-Grand, Seine-Saint-Denis, France) is a French professional boxer. Herelius has held the WBA Intercontinental Cruiserweight Title as well as the France Heavyweight Title (from 2003–04).

Professional career[edit]

Nicknamed Centurion, Herelius turned pro in 2002 and after winning his first fourteen fights fought veteran heavyweight Albert Sosnowski in 2007 and lost via TKO. After fighting mainly journeyman opposition he positioned himself to challenge Firat Arslan for the vacant WBA interim Cruiserweight belt. Arslan was coming into the bout after an extended absence, and was unable to continue after taking a hard uppercut from Herelius at the end of the 11th round. On February 12, 2011, Hérélius lost the WBA interim Cruiserweight belt to Yoan Pablo Hernandez by knockout of the 7th round.[1]

Professional boxing record[edit]

21 Wins (12 knockouts, 9 decisions), 5 Losses (4 knockouts, 1 decision), 1 Draw [1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 33-6 Albania Nuri Seferi DQ 7 20/12/2013 Germany Hamburg, Germany
Loss 24-1 Colombia Santander Silgado TKO 2 01/11/2013 Colombia Cartagena, Colombia WBC Latino Cruiserweight Title
Loss 18-0 Ukraine Dmytro Kucher KO 2 27/10/2012 Ukraine Kiev, Ukraine WBC International Silver Cruiserweight Title
Loss 23-2 Cuba Yoan Pablo Hernandez KO 7 12/02/2011 Germany Muelheim, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany WBA World Cruiserweight Title. Herelius knocked out at 1:19 of the seventh round.
Win 31-4-1 Czech Republic Roman Kracik UD 8 30/10/2010 France Paris, France
Win 29-4-1 Turkey Firat Arslan RTD 11 03/07/2010 Germany Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Interim WBA World Cruiserweight Title. Arslan could not continue after the 11th round.
Win 20-3-1 Czech Republic Lubos Suda UD 8 24/10/2009 France Le Cannet, Alpes-Maritimes, France 80-72, 80-72, 78-73.
Win 24-3 France Jean Marc Monrose TD 6 27/06/2009 France Le Cannet, Alpes-Maritimes, France WBA Intercontinental Cruiserweight Title. 58-56, 59-55, 59-55.
Win 4-20-4 Czech Republic Tomas Mrazek PTS 6 10/04/2009 France Noisy-le-Grand, Seine-Saint-Denis, France
Win 24-2 France Jean Marc Monrose MD 10 05/03/2009 France Paris, France
Win 5-11 Russia Andrey Zaitsev RTD 5 05/06/2008 France Paris, France
Draw 8-1 France Zinedine Benmakhouf PTS 8 30/10/2007 France Massy, Essonne, France
Loss 39-1 Poland Albert "Dragon" Sosnowski TKO 9 08/06/2007 Scotland Motherwell, Scotland, United Kingdom Referee stopped the bout at 2:18 of the ninth round.
Win 9-12 Armenia Suren "Highlander" Kalachyan TKO 2 20/03/2007 France Saint-Nazaire, Loire-Atlantique, France
Win 7-4-3 Democratic Republic of the Congo Ghuslain Kiabella TKO 2 30/01/2007 France Pont-Sainte-Maxence, Oise, France
Win 8-16-1 United States Wallace McDaniel KO 3 05/01/2007 Mississippi Southaven, Mississippi, United States McDaniel knocked out at 2:02 of the third round.
Win 12-8 Nigeria Innocent Otukwu TKO 2 28/07/2006 Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Referee stopped the bout at 0:27 of the second round.
Win 1-17 Slovakia Vlado Szabo KO 4 18/07/2006 France Paris, France
Win 31-17 Hungary Zoltan Petranyi TKO 2 17/06/2006 France Bondy, Seine-Saint-Denis, France
Win 2-1 Cameroon Bertrand Tetsia PTS 8 13/05/2006 Tunisia Sfax, Tunisia
Win 10-18 Turkey Bruce Oezbek TKO 4 26/03/2005 France Besancon, Doubs, France
Win 8-12 France Thierry Guezouli TKO 4 30/10/2004 Martinique Fort-de-France, Martinique France Heavyweight Title.
Win 8-11 France Thierry Guezouli TKO 3 29/04/2004 France Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, France France Heavyweight Title.
Win 29-21-3 France Antoine Palatis UD 10 20/12/2003 France Noisy-le-Grand, Seine-Saint-Denis, France France Heavyweight Title. 100-86, 100-89, 100-88.
Win 10-1-1 Italy Nino Fiumana PTS 6 11/02/2003 Italy Bormio, Lombardia, Italy
Win 10-4-1 France Alain "My Favorite" Martin TKO 1 29/11/2002 Guadeloupe Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe
Win 12-13 Trinidad and Tobago Ken Sharpe PTS 6 10/05/2002 French Guiana Cayenne, French Guiana


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Title last held by
Firat Arslan
WBA Cruiserweight Champion
Interim Title

July 3, 2010 – February 12, 2011
Succeeded by
Yoan Pablo Hernández