Victor Oganov

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Victor Oganov (born August 11, 1976 in Syktyvkar, Komi ASSR, Russian SFSR) is a Russian boxer of Russian and Armenian descent.[1]

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Oganov was 64-16 as an amateur and turned pro as a Super Middleweight in Russia in 1998 year. Has a good start in Saint Petersburg Russia, Russia with management team Tundra. In 2003 went to Australia in search of more fights and soon found manager Kostya Tszyu then after a one-year left his team and join a new manager-coach Jeff Fenech. Oganov won his first 26 fights by knockout. After his explosive American debut, in which he knocked out veteran Richard "The Alien" Grant, Oganov signed with Gary Shaw Productions LLC, promoted by famous boxing promoter Gary Shaw, for more fights in the United States and left Jeff Fenech. On September 1, 2007, in a match for the vacant IBO Super Middleweight title, he lost his title fight, being knocked out by Fulgencio Zuniga in the ninth round. He also lost by referee Ray Corona stoppage to Andre Dirrell in 2008. Participation in Australian Contender Super Middleweight Series 2009 year left in fight 3, semifinal.

He has trained with Dennis Bakhtov and Roman Karmazin, sparred Arthur Abraham, Danny Green, Paul Briggs, and Julio Cesar Gonzalez and is a good friend of boxer Vic "Raging Bull" Darchinyan.

Oganov now lives in Perth, Western Australia. He is married, and his wife, Svetlana, from the same birth-town, Syktyvkar, Russia. They have four children: Anna, born in 2000; Sam (2005); Maria (2012), and Michael (2015).

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