WBC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE FIGHT
OLIMPIAHALLE
MUNICH, GERMANY
FEBRUARY 18, 2012
THIS WILL BE WBC’S 1, 769 CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE FIGHT IN THE 49 YEAR HISTORY OF THE WBC
K2 PROMOTIONS & THOMAS LOEFFLER PRESENTS:
VITALY KLITSCHKO (Ukraine)
WBC Champion
Nationality: Ukraine
Date of Birth: July 19, 1971
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
Alias: ‘The Doctor’
Resides in: Los Ángeles, Ca.
Record: 43-2-0, 40 KO’s
Age: 40
Guard: Orthodox
Total rounds: 217
World Title fights: 16 (14-2-0)
Manager: Bernd Boente
Promoter: K2 Promotions
DERECK CHISORA (GB)
WBC Challenger (No. 14)
Nationality: Zimbabwe
Date of Birth: December 29, 1983
Birthplace: Zimbabwe
Alias: ‘Del Boy
Resides in: London, England
Record: 15-2-0, 9 ko’s
Age: 28
Guard: Orthodox
Total rounds: 93
WBC Titles: BBB C & COMM
Manager: Frank Warren
Promoter: Frank Warren Prom.
WBC´S HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS
NAME PERIODO CHAMPION
1. SONNY LISTON (US) (+) 1963 – 1964
2. MUHAMMAD ALI (US) 1964 – 1967
3. JOE FRAZIER (US) (+) 1968 – 1973
4. GEORGE FOREMAN (US) 1973 – 1974
5. MUHAMMAD ALI (US) * 1974-1978
6. LEON SPINKS (US) 1978
7. KEN NORTON (US) 1977 – 1978
8. LARRY HOLMES (US) 1978 – 1983
9. TIM WITHERSPOON (US) 1984
10. PINKLON THOMAS (US) 1984 – 1985
11. TREVOR BERBICK (CAN) 1986
12. MIKE TYSON (US) 1986 – 1990
13. JAMES DOUGLAS (US) 1990
14. EVANDER HOLYFIELD (US) 1990 – 1992
15. RIDDICK BOWE (US) 1992
16. LENNOX LEWIS (GB) 1993 – 1994
17. OLIVER MCCALL (US) 1994 – 1995
18. FRANK BRUNO (GB) 1995 – 1996
19. MIKE TYSON (US) * 1996
20. LENNOX LEWIS (GB) * 1997 – 2001
21. HASIM RAHMAN (US) 2001
22. LENNOX LEWIS (GB) * 2001 – 2003
23. VITALY KLITSCHKO (UKRAINE) 2004
24. HASIM RAHMAN (US) * 2005 – 2006
25. OLEG MASKAEV (KAZAKHSTAN) 2006 – 2008
26. SAMUEL PETER (NIGERIA) 2007 (INTERIM) – 2008
27. VITALY KLITSCHKO (UKRAINE) * 2008 –
REGAINED
GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION IN THE HISTORY OF THE WBC
21 WORLD CHAMPIONS RECOGNIZED BY THE WBC
OF WHICH ONLY 5 HAVE REGAINED THEIR TITLE:
MUHAMMAD ALI (US
MIKE TYSON (US
LENNOX LEWIS (GB)
HASIM RAHMAN (US)
VITALY KLITSCHKO (UKRAINE)
125 HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD TITLE FIGHTS HAVE BEEN HELD IN THE HISTORY OF THE WBC
THIS WILL BE THE 11 TITLE FIGHT IN GERMANY IN HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION IN THE HISTORY OF TH WBC
WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE BOUTS BY COUNTRY IN WBC HISTORY
USA 91
GERMANY 10
ENGLAND 6
JAPAN 3
MEXICO 2
ZAIRE 1
WALES 1
VENEZUELA 1
TURKEY 1
SWITZERLAND 1
SOUTH AFRICA 1
RUSSIA 1
PUERTO RICO 1
POLAND 1
PHILIPPINES 1
MALASYA 1
JAMAICA 1
CANADA 1
TOTAL 125
WORLD TITLE FIGHTS IN GERMANY IN THE WBC HISTORY
51 WORLD TITLE FIGHTS HAVE BEEN HELD IN GERMANY IN THE WBC HISTORY
THIS WILL BE THE 11st. WORLD TITLE BOUT IN HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION IN GERMANY OF THE WBC HISTORY
FIGHTS BY DIVISION IN GERMANY IN THE WBC HISTORY
SUPERMIDDLE 14
CRUISER 12
HEAVY 10
MIDDLE 5
SUPERWELTER 5
LT. HEAVY 3
SUPERFEATHER 2
TOTAL FIGHTS 51
MEMORABLE FIGHTS IN GERMANY
10/09/1966 MUHAMMAD ALI – KARL MILDENBERGER TKO 12 FRANKFURT HE
18/09/1976 ECKHARD DAGGE – EMILE GRIFFITH DEC 15 BERLIN SW
06/08/1977 ROCCO MATTIOLI – ECKHARD DAGGE KO 5 BERLIN SW
13/03/1999 JUAN CARLOS GOMEZ – MARCELO DOMINGUEZ DEC 12 LUEBECK CR
06/05/2000 GLENN CATLEY – MARKUS BEYER TKO 12 FRANKFURT SM
16/12/2000 JUAN CARLOS GOMEZ – JORGE CASTRO TKO 10 ESSEM CR
12/03/2005 MARKUS BEYER – DANNY GREEN (ABSOLUTE TITLE) DEC 12 ZWUICKAU SM
16/07/2005 ARTHUR ABRAHAM – HOWARD EASTMAN (FOR # 3) DEC 12 NUREMBERG MI
15/10/2005 JUAN CARLOS GOMEZ – OLIVER MCCALL (FINAL ELIM.) DEC 10 DUSSELDORF HE
12/11/2005 OLEG MASKAEV – SINAN SAMIL SAM (ELIMINATORY) DEC 12 HAMBURG HE
11/10/2008 VITALY KLITSCHKO – SAMUEL PETER TKO 9 BERLIN HE
WBC HEAVYWEIGHT MEMORABLES FIGHTS IN THE HISTORY OF THE WBC
21/05/1966 MUHAMMAD ALI – HENRY COOPER TKO 6 LONDON
10/12/1968 JOE FRAZIER – OSCAR BONAVENA DEC 15 PHILADELPHIA.
08/03/1971 JOE FRAZIER – MUHAMMAD ALI DEC 15 NEW YORK
30/10/1974 MUHAMMAD ALI – GEORGE FOREMAN KO 8 KINSHASA
01/10/1975 MUHAMMAD ALI – JOE FRAZIER TKO 15 MANILA
09/06/1978 LARRY HOLMES – KEN NORTON DEC 15 LAS VEGAS
28/09/1979 LARRY HOMES – EARNIE SHAVERS TKO 11 LAS VEGAS
02/10/1980 LARRY HOLMES – MUHAMMAD ALI TKO 11 LAS VEGAS
11/04/1981 LARRY HOLMES – TREVOR BERBICK DEC 15 LAS VEGAS
22/03/1986 TREVOR BERBICK – PINKLON THOMAS DEC 12 LAS VEGAS
11/02/1990 JAMES DOUGLAS – MIKE TYSON KO 10 TOKYO
18/03/1991 MIKE TYSON – DONOVAN RUDDOCK (ELIM.) TKO 7 LAS VEGAS
08/05/1993 LENNOX LEWIS – TONY TUCKER DEC 12 LAS VEGAS
02/09/1995 FRANK BRUNO – OLIVER MCCALL DEC 12 LONDON
19/03/1999 LENNOX LEWIS – EVANDER HOLYFIELD DRAW 12 NEW YORK
22/04/2001 HASIM RAHMAN – LENNOX LEWIS KO 5 BRAKPAN
17/11/2001 LENNOX LEWIS – HASIM RAHMAN KO 4 LAS VEGAS
08/06/2002 LENNOX LEWIS – MIKE TYSON KO 8 MEMPHIS
21/06/2003 LENNOX LEWIS – VITALI KLITSCHKO TKO 6 LOS ANGELES
24/04/2004 VITALI KLITSCHKO – CORRIE SANDERS KO 8 LOS ANGELES
18/03/2006 HASIM RAHMAN – JAMES TONEY DREW 12 ATLANTIC CITY
06/01/2007 SAMUEL PETER – JAMES TONEY (ELIMINATORY) DEC 12 HOLLYWOOD

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