Thomas Ulrich

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Thomas Ulrich
Statistics
Weight(s) Light-heavyweight
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Reach 187 cm (74 in)
Nationality German
Born (1975-07-11) 11 July 1975 (age 41)
Berlin, Germany
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 39
Wins 32
Wins by KO 22
Losses 7

Thomas Ulrich (born 11 July 1975, in Berlin) is a German former professional boxer who competed from 1997 to 2012. He challenged twice for a light-heavyweight world title: the WBC title in 2005, and the WBO/lineal titles in 2006. He also held the European light-heavyweight title three times from 2002 to 2008. As an amateur, he won a bronze medal at the 1996 Olympics in the light-heavyweight division.

Amateur career[edit]

Ulrich was the German Light Heavyweight Champion 1994. Ulrich won the light heavyweight bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics, just like he did a year before at the 1995 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Berlin.

Amateur Highlights[edit]

  • 1992 2nd place as a Middleweight at the Junior World Championships in Montreal, Canada. Results were:
  • 1995 3rd place as a Light Heavyweight at the World Championships in Berlin, Germany. Results were:
  • 1995 2nd place at the Military World Championships in Rome, Italy. Results were:
  • 1996 competed at the European Championships in Vejle, Denmark. Results were:
  • 1996 Representing Germany, Ulrich won the Bronze Medal as a Light Heavyweight at the Atlanta Olympics. Results were:

Pro career[edit]

Ulrich turned pro 1997 and began his career 20-0 before getting stopped in the 6th round by future titlist Glen Johnson. He then won his next eight bouts, setting up a shot at WBC Light Heavyweight Title holder Tomasz Adamek in 2005. Adamek won via 6th-round KO. In 2006, Ulrich got a shot at WBO Light Heavyweight Title holder Zsolt Erdei and lost a decision.

Professional boxing record[edit]

Professional record summary
39 fights 32 wins 7 losses
By knockout 22 6
By decision 10 1
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
39 Loss 32–7 Germany Dustin Dirks KO 4 (8), 2:00 5 May 2012 Germany Messe, Erfurt, Germany
38 Loss 32–6 Lithuania Sergej Rozvadovskij TKO 7 (8), 1:49 4 Apr 2011 Germany Gerry Weber Stadion, Halle, Germany
37 Win 32–5 Hungary Gyula Gaspar KO 3 (8) 9 Oct 2010 Germany Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany
36 Loss 31–5 Argentina Mariano Nicolas Plotinsky KO 11 (12), 1:35 7 Mar 2009 Germany Freiberger Arena, Dresden, Germany For vacant WBO Inter-Continental light-heavyweight title
35 Loss 31–4 Ukraine Yuri Barashian KO 8 (12), 0:56 23 Feb 2008 Germany Brandberge Arena, Halle, Germany Lost European light-heavyweight title
34 Win 31–3 Italy Leonardo Turchi KO 1 (12), 2:01 19 May 2007 Germany Color Line Arena, Hamburg, Germany Retained European light-heavyweight title
33 Win 30–3 France Rachid Kanfouah TKO 10 (12), 2:36 13 Jan 2007 Germany Brandberge Arena, Halle, Germany Won WBO Inter-Continental and vacant European light-heavyweight titles
32 Loss 29–3 Hungary Zsolt Erdei UD 12 29 Jul 2006 Germany König Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen, Germany For WBO and lineal light-heavyweight titles
31 Win 29–2 Nicaragua Henry Saenz UD 10 8 Apr 2006 Germany Ostseehalle, Kiel, Germany
30 Loss 28–2 Poland Tomasz Adamek KO 6 (12), 1:57 15 Oct 2005 Germany Mehrzweckhalle Süd, Düsseldorf, Germany For WBC light-heavyweight title
29 Win 28–1 United Kingdom Matthew Barney UD 12 26 Mar 2005 Germany Erdgas Arena, Riesa, Germany Retained European light-heavyweight title
28 Win 27–1 Italy Silvio Branco KO 11 (12), 0:51 17 Jul 2004 Germany Stadthalle, Zwickau, Germany Won vacant European light-heavyweight title
27 Win 26–1 United States Michael Rush UD 12 14 Feb 2004 Germany Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Germany Retained WBC International light-heavyweight title
26 Win 25–1 United States Carl Handy UD 8 15 Nov 2003 Germany Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Germany
25 Win 24–1 Germany Graciano Rocchigiani UD 12 10 May 2003 Germany Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Germany Won vacant WBC International light-heavyweight title
24 Win 23–1 Uganda Yawe Davis KO 2 (12) 12 Oct 2002 Germany Sport- und Kongresshalle, Schwerin, Germany Won European light-heavyweight title
23 Win 22–1 Brazil Marco Antonio Duarte KO 3 (8) 16 Mar 2002 Germany Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Germany
22 Win 21–1 Democratic Republic of the Congo Mohamed Siluvangi UD 8 15 Dec 2001 Germany Estrel Convention Center, Berlin, Germany
21 Loss 20–1 Jamaica Glen Johnson KO 6 (12) 28 Jul 2001 Germany Estrel Convention Center, Berlin, Germany Lost WBO Inter-Continental light-heavyweight title
20 Win 20–0 Dominican Republic Gabriel Hernández TKO 8 (12) 10 Feb 2001 Germany Estrel Convention Center, Berlin, Germany Retained WBO Inter-Continental light-heavyweight title
19 Win 19–0 United Kingdom Ali Forbes UD 8 14 Oct 2000 Germany Kolnarena, Cologne, Germany
18 Win 18–0 Italy Maurizio Colombo TKO 2 (6) 23 Jun 2000 Hungary FTC Stadium, Budapest, Hungary
17 Win 17–0 United States Cleveland Nelson KO 8 (12) 1 Apr 2000 Germany Estrel Convention Center, Berlin, Germany Won vacant WBO Inter-Continental light-heavyweight title
16 Win 16–0 United States Warren Moore KO 2 4 Dec 1999 Germany Stadionsporthalle, Hanover, Germany
15 Win 15–0 Tunisia Ali Saidi TKO 8 (12) 20 Feb 1999 Germany Alsterdorfer Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany Retained German International light-heavyweight title;
Won vacant Germany BDB light-heavyweight title
14 Win 14–0 United States Vinson Durham KO 3 12 Dec 1998 Germany Balsporthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
13 Win 13–0 United States Jerry Williams KO 8 3 Oct 1998 Germany Prinz-Garden Halle, Bayern, Germany
12 Win 12–0 Czech Republic Milan Konecny KO 9 (10) 22 Aug 1998 Germany Sport und Erholungszentrum, Berlin, Germany Won German International light-heavyweight title
11 Win 11–0 Spain Juan Nelongo TKO 7 (8) 5 Jun 1998 Germany Alsterdorfer Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany
10 Win 10–0 United States LaVerne Clark KO 2 2 May 1998 Germany Hansehalle, Lübeck, Germany
9 Win 9–0 United States Shane Davis KO 1 20 Mar 1998 Germany Ballsporthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
8 Win 8–0 United States Cliff Nellon PTS 6 17 Jan 1998 Germany Sport und Erholungszentrum, Berlin, Germany
7 Win 7–0 Hungary Gabor Ott KO 5 11 Oct 1997 Germany Stadthalle, Cottbus, Germany
6 Win 6–0 United States Hamilton Diaz KO 1 (6) 23 Aug 1997 Germany Maritim Hotel, Stuttgart, Germany
5 Win 5–0 United States Eric Davis PTS 6 13 Jun 1997 Germany Arena Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany
4 Win 4–0 Germany Mirsad Brkic KO 1 26 Apr 1997 Germany Leipzig, Germany
3 Win 3–0 United States Dennis Lawlor KO 2 (4) 8 Mar 1997 Germany Sartory-Saal, Cologne, Germany
2 Win 2–0 United States Donnie Penelton PTS 4 15 Feb 1997 Germany Stadthalle, Cottbus, Germany
1 Win 1–0 United States Guy Stanford KO 4 11 Jan 1997 Germany Sport und Erholungszentrum, Berlin, Germany Professional debut

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Sporting positions
Regional boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Silvio Meinel
German International light-heavyweight champion
August 22, 1998 – November 1999
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Ahmet Oener
Vacant
Title last held by
Sven Ottke
Germany BDB light-heavyweight champion
February 20, 1999 – November 1999
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Norbert Nieroba
Vacant
Title last held by
Muslim Biarslanov
WBO Inter-Continental light-heavyweight champion
April 1, 2000 – July 28, 2001
Succeeded by
Glen Johnson
Preceded by
Yawe Davis
European light-heavyweight champion
October 12, 2002 – January 2003
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Stipe Drews
Vacant
Title last held by
Sasha Mitreski
WBC International light-heavyweight champion
May 10, 2003 – June 2004
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Pietro Aurino
Vacant
Title last held by
Stipe Drews
European light-heavyweight champion
July 17, 2004 – October 15, 2005
Lost bid for WBC title
Vacant
Title next held by
Stipe Drews
Preceded by
Rachid Kanfouah
WBO Inter-Continental light-heavyweight champion
January 13, 2007 – June 2007
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Aleksy Kuziemski
Vacant
Title last held by
Stipe Drews
European light-heavyweight champion
January 13, 2007 – February 23, 2008
Succeeded by
Yuri Barashian