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Vladimir Virchis

Vladimir Virchis

Ukrainian boxer
Vladimir Virchis
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Intro Ukrainian boxer
Is Athlete Boxer
From Ukraine
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 18 August 1973, Kakhovka, Ukraine
Age 47 years
Star sign Leo
Peoplepill ID vladimir-virchis
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Volodymyr Virchis (Ukrainian: Володимир Вірчіс; born August 18, 1973 in Kakhovka, Kherson Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union) is a Ukrainian boxer and is a touted prospect in the heavyweight division.

Virchis is known as "The Hunter", the large and powerful Virchis turned professional in 1999 and won his first 20 bouts with 17 knockouts, including victories over clubfighters Julius Francis, Cliff Couser, and Michael Sprott.

His career was sidetracked in 2007 when he faced undefeated amateur star Ruslan Chagaev and lost a controversial majority decision.

Later in the year he rebounded by knocking out European champion, Paolo Vidoz, once more with a big right hand.

In late 2008 Virchis lost a decision to Juan Carlos Gomez. Virchis had alcohol before the match, and he was drunk while fighting. After the loss a disappointed Virchis announced his retirement from the sport.

Professional boxing record

26 Wins (21 knockouts, 5 decisions) 2 Losses (2 decisions) [1]
Result Opp
Record
Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Win 19-19 Edgars Kalnars UD 6 24/10/2009 Kugelbake Halle, Cuxhaven, Lower Saxony 59-55, 59-55, 59-56.
Loss 43-1 Juan Carlos Gomez UD 12 27/09/2008 Color Line Arena, Altona, Hamburg WBC World Heavyweight Title Eliminator. 110-117, 109-117, 111-115.
Win 22-9 Robert "Big Philly" Hawkins KO 5 17/11/2007 Bordelandhalle, Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt Hawkins knocked out at 0:40 of the fifth round.
Win 23-3 Paolo Vidoz UD 12 19/05/2007 Color Line Arena, Altona, Hamburg EBU Heavyweight Title. 119-109, 116-112, 117-111.
Win 14-10 Ihar Shukala TKO 1 23/02/2007 Palace of Sports, Kiev
Win 16-11 Marcus McGee KO 3 13/01/2007 Brandberge Arena, Halle an der Saale, Saxony-Anhalt McGee knocked out at 2:52 of the third round.
Win 21-2 Paolo Vidoz KO 6 15/07/2006 Color Line Arena, Altona, Hamburg EBU Heavyweight Title. Vidoz knocked out at 2:17 of the sixth round.
Loss 19-0-1 Ruslan Chagaev MD 12 11/03/2006 Color Line Arena, Altona, Hamburg WBO/WBA Intercontinental Heavyweight Titles. 114-115, 112-116, 114-114.
Win 27-8 Michael Sprott UD 12 13/12/2005 Freizeit Arena, Soelden WBO Intercontinental Heavyweight Title. 115-113, 115-113, 116-113.
Win 12-5-1 Lisandro Ezequiel Diaz TKO 1 10/09/2005 Dm-Arena, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg WBO Intercontinental Heavyweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:00 of the first round.
Win 12-3 Adnan Serin KO 1 10/05/2005 Pueblo Espanol, Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands Serin knocked out at 2:03 of the first round.
Win 14-1 Taras Bidenko TKO 12 29/03/2005 Sporthalle, Wandsbek, Hamburg WBO Intercontinental Heavyweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 1:54 of the 12th round.
Win 24-9-2 Cliff Couser TKO 5 26/06/2004 Zorianyi Hall, Feodosiya IBF Intercontinental Heavyweight Title.
Win 17-1 Balu Sauer KO 8 31/01/2004 Palace of Sports, Kiev IBF Intercontinental Heavyweight Title.
Win 23-12-1 Julius Francis UD 12 06/09/2003 Palace of Sports, Kiev IBF Intercontinental Heavyweight Title. 118-110, 120-108, 118-110.
Win -- Valeriy Klymenko TKO 1 19/07/2003 Oasis Entertaining Complex, Kiev
Win 4-3-1 Farhat Chaanoune UD 8 31/05/2003 Brandenburg Halle, Frankfurt, Brandenburg
Win 9-10-1 Mihail Bekish TKO 10 22/02/2003 Circus, Kharkiv WBC CISBB Heavyweight Title.
Win -- Igor Petrenco TKO 2 28/09/2002 Mykolaiv
Win 27-11 Thomas "Top Dawg" Williams KO 1 21/09/2002 Circus, Kiev IBC Intercontinental Heavyweight Title.
Win 19-17-1 Yuriy Yelistratov KO 1 23/03/2002 Circus, Kiev Ukraine Heavyweight Title. Yuriy knocked out at 0:44 of the first round.
Win -- Serhiy Ivanets KO 2 15/06/2001 Casino Bingo, Kiev
Win -- Roman Kapytonenko KO 1 30/04/2001 Circus, Kiev
Win 5-6 Stanislav Tovkachov RTD 3 27/01/2001 Nadiya Sport Palace, Mykolaiv Tovkachov did not come out for the fourth round.
Win 2-2 Oleksandr Myleiko TKO 3 04/03/2000 Kherson
Win 0-1 Ruslan Qurbonov TKO 2 16/01/2000 Poltava
Win 1-1 Oleksandr Myleiko TKO 5 16/10/1999 Chernihiv
Win -- Andriy Oliynyk KO 2 24/08/1999 Sumy
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 05 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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