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Steffen Tangstad

Steffen Tangstad Norwegian boxer

Norwegian boxer
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Intro Norwegian boxer
Is Athlete Boxer
From Norway
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 22 June 1959, Tønsberg, Vestfold, Eastern Norway, Norway
Age: 60 years
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Biography

Steffen Tangstad (born 22 June 1959) is a Norwegian retired professional boxer and two time European Heavyweight Champion.

Tangstad fought Michael Spinks for the IBF Heavyweight title on 6 September 1986, losing as a result of a fourth round knock out. He retired with a career record of 24 wins (14 by knockout), 2 losses and 2 draws.

After retiring from the boxing ring, Tangstad began a career in Norwegian television and was the CEO of the now defunct "Modern Sports & Events" (MSE), which was licensed to broadcast UFC pay-per-view events in Scandinavia.

In 2006, he participated in the second season of Skal vi danse?.

Professional boxing record

24 Wins (14 knockouts, 10 decisions), 2 Losses (2 knockouts), 2 Draws [1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 29-0 United States Michael Spinks TKO 4 06/09/1986 United States Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada IBF World Heavyweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 0:58 of the fourth round.
Win 7-3-2 Malta John Westgarth SD 12 18/04/1986 Denmark Randers Hallen, Randers EBU Heavyweight Title. 116-117, 116-115, 118-117.
Win 57-8-4 Uruguay Alfredo Evangelista PTS 8 10/01/1986 Denmark Randers Hallen, Randers
Win 16-5-3 Germany Reiner Hartmann KO 7 01/11/1985 Denmark K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen
Loss 10-2-1 Sweden Anders Eklund TKO 4 09/03/1985 Denmark Copenhagen EBU Heavyweight Title.
Win 38-8-1 France Lucien Rodriguez UD 12 09/11/1984 Denmark K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen EBU Heavyweight Title. 116-113, 119-112, 119-112.
Win 11-15 Wales Winston Allen PTS 8 14/07/1984 United Kingdom Crest Hotel, Bloomsbury, London
Win 58-10-1 Australia Joe Bugner SD 10 18/02/1984 Denmark Osterbro Stadium, Copenhagen 98-95, 96-94, 95-97.
Win 14-5 Canada Ken Lakusta PTS 8 13/01/1984 Denmark Randers Hallen, Randers
Win 9-2-3 Italy Guido Trane PTS 8 01/12/1983 Denmark K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen
Win 0-10 United States Joe Tank Mooney TKO 2 24/10/1983 United States Chicago
Win 10-8-1 United States Bashir Wadud PTS 10 08/09/1983 United States Americana Congress Hotel, Chicago
Win 2-2-1 United States Larry Roberson TKO 5 28/07/1983 United States Americana Congress Hotel, Chicago
Draw 11-1 United States Buster Douglas PTS 8 16/10/1982 United States Bismarck Hotel, Chicago 35-35, 38-38, 36-36.
Win 3-2 United States Walter Ware KO 7 07/09/1982 United States Bismarck Hotel, Chicago Ware knocked out at 2:22 of the seventh round.
Win 7-22-1 United States Ron Draper TKO 7 16/08/1982 United States Bismarck Hotel, Chicago
Win 7-7-1 Germany Juergen Gries KO 2 25/06/1982 Finland Hanko
Win 26-19-1 United States Jimmy Cross TKO 5 30/04/1982 United States McCormick Inn, Chicago Referee stopped the bout at 2:44 of the fifth round.
Win 1-1 United States William Scott KO 2 19/02/1982 United States McCormick Inn, Chicago Scott knocked out at 0:41 of the second round.
Win 0-2 United States Man Banks KO 2 05/02/1982 United States Civic Center, Danville, Illinois Banks knocked out at 1:45 of the second round.
Win 0-5 United States Larry Givens UD 6 15/12/1981 United States McCormick Inn, Chicago
Win -- Jerry Brown KO 1 20/11/1981 United States McCormick Inn, Chicago Brown knocked out at 1:55 of the first round.
Win 0-1 United States Mike Lear KO 2 21/10/1981 United States Chicago
Win 2-1 United States Raymond White PTS 6 22/06/1981 United States Chicago
Win 1-1-1 United States Mike Kacher KO 3 04/05/1981 United States Chicago
Win 0-1 United States Stan White Johnson KO 1 16/04/1981 United States Hilton Hotel, Chicago
Win -- United States Anthony Elmore KO 2 07/03/1981 United States Chicago
Draw 0-1 United States Benji Smith PTS 4 01/10/1980 Norway Chateau Neuf, Oslo
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