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Sinan Şamil Sam

Sinan Şamil Sam
Statistics
Real name Sinan Şamil Sam
Nickname(s) Bull of the Bosphorus
Rated at heavyweight
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Reach 76 in (193.0 cm)
Nationality Turkish
German
Born (1974-06-23)23 June 1974
Frankfurt, West Germany
Died 30 October 2015(2015-10-30) (aged 41)
İstanbul, Turkey
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 35
Wins 31
Wins by KO 16
Losses 4
Draws 0
No contests 0

Sinan Şamil Sam (23 June 1974 – 30 October 2015) was a Turkish heavyweight professional boxer. As a professional boxer, Sam won the EBU, World Boxing Council and WBC Mediterranean titles in the heavyweight division.

Amateur career

Professional career

Sam, known as "Bull of the Bosphorus", turned professional in 2000. He won his first 18 fights, including victories over Przemyslaw Saleta, Danny Williams, and Julius Francis.[1]

In 2003, he suffered his first pro defeat to Juan Carlos Gomez and lost the following fight against Luan Krasniqi.

In 2005, he beat Lawrence Clay Bey to set up a fight with Oleg Maskaev, a fight which he lost on points by unanimous decision. After the loss to Maskaev he defeated Saul Montana in 2006 but then lost a WBC eliminator to Oliver McCall in June 2007.[1]

After three more victories against limited opponents he fought Paolo Vidoz on July 4, 2008 he won the fight by majority decision.

Professional Boxing Record

31 Wins (16 knockouts, 15 decisions), 4 Losses, 0 Draws[1]
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Win 31–4 Paolo Vidoz MD 12 2008-07-04 Büyük Anadolu Hotel, Ankara, Turkey Won EBU Heavyweight title. Retained WBC Mediterranean Heavyweight title.
Win 30–4 Ratko Draskovic TKO 3 (12), 1:53 2008-03-14 Zenith - Die Kulturhalle, Munich, Bayern, Germany Retained WBC Mediterranean Heavyweight title.
Win 29–4 Mazur Ali PTS 3 (12), 1:53 2008-02-15 Istanbul, Turkey Retained WBC Mediterranea Heavyweight title.
Win 28–4 Ivica Perkovic UD 3 (12), 1:53 2007-10-19 Estrel Convention Center, Neukoelln, Berlin, Germany Won WBC Mediterranean Heavyweight title.
loss 27–4 Oliver McCall UD 12 2007-06-16 Atatürk Sport Hall, Ankara, Turkey Lost WBC International Heavyweight title.
Win 27–3 Bob Mirovic UD 3 (12), 1:53 2006-11-10 Alsterdorfer Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany Retained WBC International Heavyweight title.
Win 26–3 Saul Montana UD 3 (12), 1:53 2006-07-29 König Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany Retained WBC International Heavyweight title.
Win 25–3 George Arias UD 3 (12), 1:53 2006-04-08 Ostseehalle, Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Won WBC International Heavyweight title.
loss 24–3 Oleg Maskaev UD 12 2005-11-12 Alsterdorfer Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany Lost WBC International Heavyweight title.
Win 24–2 Okello Peter UD 3 (12), 1:53 2005-06-11 BigBox, Kempten, Bayern, Germany Retained WBC International Heavyweight title.
Win 23–2 Lawrence Clay Bey UD 9 (12), 2:01 2005-02-12 Max-Schmeling-Halle, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany Retained WBC International Heavyweight title.
Win 22–2 Denis Bakhtov TKO 10 (12) 0:48 2004-11-20 BigBox, Kempten, Bayern, Germany Won WBC International Heavyweight title.
Win 21–2 Siarhei Dychkou TKO 5 (10), 1:28 2004-09-04 Grugahalle, Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Win 20–2 Doug Liggion KO 2 (12), 2:04 2004-07-24 Brandenburg Halle, Frankfurt, Brandenburg, Germany
Win 19–2 Edgars Kalnars KO 7 (12), ? 2004-06-05 Chemnitz Arena, Chemnitz, Sachsen, Germany
loss 18–2 Luan Krasniqi UD 1 (12), 1:45 2004-02-14 Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Lost EBU Heavyweight title.
loss 18–1 Juan Carlos Gomez UD 9 (12), 1:29 2003-09-27 HSBC Arena, Buffalo, New York, United States
Win 18–0 Julius Francis TKO 12 2003-04-26 Sport and Congress Center, Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Retained EBU Heavyweight title.
Win 17–0 Danny Williams TKO 8 (12), 2:08 2003-02-08 Estrel Convention Center, Neukoelln, Berlin, Germany Retained EBU Heavyweight title.
Win 16–0 Przemysław Saleta TKO 1 (12), 0:45 2002-10-12 Sport and Congress Center, Schwerin, Mecklenburg, Vorpommern, Germany Won EBU Heavyweight title.
Win 15–0 Roman Bugaj KO 2 (10), 2:55 2002-07-20 Westfalenhallen, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Win 14–0 Thomas Williams KO 2 (10), 1:09 2002-03-16 Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Win 13–0 Chris Isaac PTS 3 (6), 3:00 2001-12-08 König Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Win 12–0 Henry Kolle Njume TKO 1 (6), 1:36 2001-11-03 Hansehalle, Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Win 11–0 Ratko Draskovic PTS 5 (12), 2:53 2001-09-29 Universum Gym, Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany
Win 10–0 Yuriy Yelistratov PTS 3 (8), 2:46 2001-07-21 Tivoli Eissporthalle, Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Win 9–0 Stanyslav Tovkachov TKO 1 (6) 2001-06-16 Kisstadion, Budapest, Hungary
Win 8–0 Denis Edwige TKO 1 (10) 2001-05-05 Volkswagen Halle, Braunschweig, Niedersachsen, Germany
Win 7–0 Willie Chapman PTS 4 (6) 2001-02-10 Estrel Convention Center, Neukoelln, Berlin, Germany
Win 6–0 Bradley Rone KO 1 (6) 2000-12-05 Universum Gym, Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany
Win 5–0 Vlado Szabo TKO 1 (6), 0:54 2000-10-14 Kolnarena, Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Win 4–0 Eduardo Antonio Carranza PTS 2 (4), 2:09 2000-10-01 Universum Gym, Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany
Win 3–0 Daniel Jerling PTS 1 (6), 2:42 2000-06-23 FTC Stadium, Budapest, Hungary
Win 2–0 Alex Kosztopulosz PTS 4 (4), 0:54 2000-05-06 Swissotel, Neuss, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Win 1–0 Frantisek Sumina KO 2 (4), 3:00 2000-04-15 Preussag Arena, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany Sinan Samil Sam professional debut.

References

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External links

  • Professional boxing record for Sinan Şamil Sam from BoxRec
  • News and Pictures of Sinan Samil Sam
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