Stjepan Božić

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Stjepan Božić
Statistics
Weight(s) super middleweight
Height 5 ft 10 ½ in (179 cm)
Nationality Croatian
Born (1974-10-23) 23 October 1974 (age 42)
Brežice, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 40
Wins 29
Wins by KO 19
Losses 11
Draws 0
No contests 0

Stjepan Božić (born October 23, 1974 in Brežice, Slovenia) is a Croatian super middleweight boxer. He won the title of World Boxing Foundation (WBFo) world champion on June 6, 2005 fighting against Australian Nader Hamdan.[1] He successfully defended the title on December 2 in the same year versus Argentinian Julio Vasquez.[1][2]

He won the WBA intercontinental title versus Danish Lolenga Mock.[3] After several defenses of the WBA intercontinental title, Božić landed a shot at the WBA world title, losing to Dimitri Sartison by sixth round TKO.

Private life[edit]

Stjepan has been married to Angelina since 2005. The couple had two kids Dominik and Matej.[4] In April 2010 Stjepan announced that he is divorcing.[4][5]

Professional boxing record[edit]

28 Wins (19 knockouts, 9 decisions), 7 Losses (4 knockouts, 3 decisions), 0 Draws
Res. Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 29–11 Poland Michal Gerlecki TKO 4 (8) 2015-03-14 Poland Lubin
Loss 29–10 Poland Marek Matyja TKO 3 (8) 2015-01-31 Poland Torun
Loss 29–9 Germany Tyron Zeuge RTD 5 (12) 2014-12-06 Germany Oldenburg For IBF International super middleweight title
Win 29–8 Slovakia Miroslav Kvocka UD 6 2014-08-03 Croatia Novalja
Loss 28–8 Russia Fedor Chudinov RTD 5 (12) 2014-03-23 Russia Noginsk For vacant WBC CIS and Slovenian Boxing Bureau (CISBB) super middleweight title
Win 28–7 Georgia (country) Paata Varduashvili RTD 4 (8) 2013-12-19 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi
Win 27–7 Croatia Edo Čavrk TKO 2 (8) 2013-11-24 Croatia Zagreb
Loss 26–7 United Kingdom James DeGale RTD 4 (12) 2013-06-08 United Kingdom Greenhithe For WBC Silver super middleweight title
Win 26–6 Croatia Gordan Glišić TKO 2 (8) 2012-11-23 Croatia Pula
Win 25–6 Serbia Miša Nikolić KO 2 (6) 2012-03-24 Montenegro Nikšić
Loss 24–6 Germany Henry Weber SD 8 2011-10-01 Germany Neubrandenburg
Loss 24–5 Germany Arthur Abraham TKO 2 (10) 2011-02-12 Germany Muelheim
Win 24–4 Hungary Gyula Gaspar TKO 2 (8) 2010-04-09 Slovenia Ljubljana
Loss 23–4 Germany Dimitri Sartison TKO 6 (12) 2009-11-21 Germany Kiel For vacant WBA World super middleweight title
Win 23–3 Slovakia Joseph Sovijus TKO 3 (8) 2008-12-17 Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo
Win 22–3 Armenia Roman Aramian UD 12 2008-07-25 Croatia Novalja Retained WBA Inter-Continental super middleweight title
Win 21–3 Belgium Djamel Selini TKO 8 (12) 2008-03-29 Bosnia and Herzegovina Široki Brijeg Retained WBA Inter-Continental super middleweight title
Win 20–3 Denmark Lolenga Mock UD 12 2007-08-02 Croatia Pag Won vacant WBA Inter-Continental super middleweight title
Win 19-3 Slovakia Stefan Stanko TKO 3 (6) 2007-01-26 Croatia Rijeka
Loss 18–3 Ukraine Vitaliy Tsypko TKO 2 (8) 2006-09-23 Germany Wetzlar
Loss 18–2 Russia David Gogiya SD 8 2006-03-04 Germany Oldenburg
Win 18–1 Argentina Julio César Vásquez RTD 7 (12) 2005-12-02 Croatia Zadar Retained World Boxing Foundation super middleweight title
Win 17–1 Australia Nader Hamdan UD 12 2005-04-06 Croatia Zagreb Won vacant World Boxing Foundation super middleweight title
Win 16–1 Romania Octavian Stoica DQ 2 (8) 2005-03-26 France Besançon
Win 15–1 France Wilfried Visee Rivelli UD 8) 2004-10-21 France Levallois-Perret
Win 14–1 Portugal Eliseo Nogueira UD 8 2004-03-20 France Lyon
Win 13–1 France Karim Bennama UD 8 2003-10-10 France Marseille
Win 12–1 Portugal Eliseo Nogueira UD 8 2004-03-20 France Levallois-Perret
Win 11–1 Hungary Andras Lukats KO 3 (6) 2003-05-03 Croatia Vukovar
Win 10–1 France Youssef Temsoury TKO 6 (8) 2003-02-24 France Levallois-Perret
Win 9–1 Slovakia Stefan Stanko TKO 3 (10) 2002-11-24 Croatia Rijeka
Win 8–1 Armenia Morahir Babayan TKO 2 (8) 2002-07-13 France Palavas-les-Flots
Win 7–1 Montenegro Milojko Pivljanin TKO 3 (6) 2002-04-13 Croatia Zagreb
Loss 6–1 France Aime Bafounta PTS 8 2001-12-22 France Orléans
Win 6–0 Colombia Ricardo Simarra UD 6 2001-09-15 Morocco Agadir
Win 5–0 Slovakia Stefan Stanko TKO 3 (6) 2001-05-28 France Levallois-Perret
Win 4–0 Italy Giovanni Jemma TKO 6 2001-04-01 France Le Cannet
Win 3–0 Algeria Karim Gherbi TKO 4 (6) 2001-02-16 France Mont-de-Marsan
Win 2–0 Algeria Miloud Chinoun TKO 4 (6) 2000-11-30 France Élancourt
Win 1–0 Slovakia Tibor Horvath TKO 5 (6) 2000-09-16 France Châteauroux Professional debut

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 6, 2011. Retrieved November 5, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Stjepan Božić obranio naslov svjetskog prvaka". Index.hr. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ a b "Razvodi se boksač Stjepan Božić". Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Rastaju se boksač Stjepan Božić i supruga Angelina". Vecernji.hr. Retrieved 9 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "BoxRec". Boxrec.com. Retrieved 15 March 2015.