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Francesco DAMIANI

Heavyweight

Male
Italy, Bagnacavallo, Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna
Born: 4 October 1958, Bagnacavallo, Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Height: 6ft 2 1/2in, mt 1,88
Weight: 226-230-234 lbs

as an amateur:



1978 Castelfranco Veneto, Italian heavyweight champion
Final: Wpts Renato Mosella
1979 Fano, Italian heavyweight champion
Final: Wpts Roberto Sammuri
1980 Terracina, Italian heavyweight champion
Final: WKO 1 Roberto Sammuri
1981 Tampere, Finland, European Championships super-heavyweight gold medal
1982 Munich, Germany, World Championships super-heavyweight silver medal
1983 Varna, Bulgaria, European Championships super-heavyweight gold medal
1984 Los Angeles, California, Olympic Games super-heavyweight silver medal











Amateur Results

 
1980
DateOpponentPlaceResult
Roma, Italy, Cittą di Roma Tournament gold medal, +81 kg
+ Apr. 10 Ben Tiben (NED)Roma, Italy WRSC 1
Moscow, Russia, Olympic Games quarter-finals, +81 Kg
+ July 25Teodor Pirjol (ROM) Moscow, Russia WPTS 4:1
- July 30 Petr Zayev Moscow, Soviet Union LPTS 5:0
 
1981
DateOpponentPlaceResult
Venezia, Italy, Trofeo Italia bronze medal, +91 kg
+ Mar. 7Marek Palucki Venezia, Italy WPTS
- Mar. 9 Juergen Fanghaenel (GER)Venezia, Italy LPTS
Tampere, Finland, European Championships gold medal, +91 Kg
+ May 7Artur Laburda (CZE) Tampere, Finland WRSCH 2
+ May 8 Ulli Kaden (GER)Tampere, Finland WPTS 5:0
+ May 10 Vyacheslav Yakovlev (RUS)Tampere, Finland WPTS 5:0
 
1982
DateOpponentPlaceResult
Munich, Germany, World Championships silver medal, +91 Kg
+ May 11 Teofilo Stevenson (CUB)Munich, Germany WPTS 5:0
+ May 13 Petar Stoymenov (BUL)Munich, West Germany WPTS 5:0
- May 15 Tyrell Biggs (USA)Munich, Germany LPTS 4:1
 
1983
DateOpponentPlaceResult
Mestre, Italy, Trofeo Italia gold medal, '91 kg
+ Mar. 7Derrik Mair Mestre, Italy WPTS
+ Mar. 10Ferenc Somodi Mestre, Italy WKO 2
+ Mar. 12 Olaf Mayer (AUT)Mestre, Italy WWO
Varna, Bulgaria, European Championships gold medal, +91 Kg
+ May 11Istvan Levai Varna, Bulgaria WPTS 5:0
+ May 13 Petar Stoymenov (BUL)Varna, Bulgaria WPTS 5:0
+ May 15 Ulli Kaden (GER)Varna, Bulgaria WWO
Roma, Italy, World Cup gold medal, +91 kg
+ Oct. 18William Isangura (TZN) Roma, Italy WPTS 5:0
+ Oct. 20 Ulli Kaden (GER)Roma, Italy WPTS 5:0
+ Oct. 22 Craig Payne (USA)Roma, Italy WPTS 4:1
 
1984
DateOpponentPlaceResult
Los Angeles, California, AIBA Challenge Matches, +91 kg
- Apr. 13 Tyrell Biggs (USA)Los Angeles, California LPTS
Los Angeles, California, Olympic Games silver medal, +91 Kg
+ Aug. 8Willie Isangura (TNZ) Los Angeles, California WRSCH 2
+ Aug. 9Robert Wells (GBR) Los Angeles, California WRSC 3
- Aug. 11 Tyrell Biggs (USA)Los Angeles, California LPTS 4:1

 

Professional record

 
1985
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 5Allou GobePerugia, ItalyTKO 3
+ Mar. 8 George ButzbachModena, ItalyTKO 2
+ Apr. 20 Dragomir PopovicCeriale, ItalyTKO 6
+ May 17 Larry RobersonStateline, USATKO 1
+ June 29 Walter SantemoreBellaria, ItalyW 6
+ July 13 Rick KellarAtlantic City, USATKO 1
+ Sept. 28 Felipe RodriguezSassari, ItalyTKO 5
 
1986
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 31 Bobby CrabtreeAbbiategrasso, ItalyTKO 6
+ Feb. 14 Tom TrimmMilano, ItalyKO 2
+ Apr. 2 Mike PerkinsTotowa, USATKO 5
+ May 30 Danny SuttonAbano Terme, ItalyTKO 7
+ July 4 Donnie LongPorlezza, ItalyKO 2
+ Sept. 19 Rocky SekorskiLerici, ItalyW 10
+ Nov. 14 Kevin P PorterSan Giuseppe Vesuviano, ItalyTKO 5
+ Dec. 19 Rodney SmithAncona, ItalyTKO 2
 
1987
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Feb. 14 Eddie GreggLucca, ItalyTKO 1
(Won vacant WBC International Heavyweight Title)
+ Apr. 11 James BroadBologna, ItalyW 10
+ July 11 Eddie RichardsonCorsico, ItalyW 10
+ Oct. 9 Anders EklundAosta, ItalyKO 6
(Won European Heavyweight Title)
 
1988
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Jan. 22 Dorcey GaymonAtlantic City, USATKO 4
+ Apr. 22 John EmmenMilano, ItalyTKO 3
(Retained European Heavyweight Title)
+ Oct. 29 Tyrell BiggsMilano, ItalycTKO 5
+ Dec. 17 Manfred JassmannSassari, ItalyKO 3
(Retained European Heavyweight Title)
 
1989
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ May 6 Johnny DuPlooySiracusa, ItalyKO 3
(Won inaugural WBO Heavyweight Title)
+ Dec. 16 Daniel Eduardo NetoCesena, ItalyTKO 2
(Retained WBO Heavyweight Title)
 
1990
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ June 2 Tony MorrisonSalice Terme, ItalyKO 3
+ Oct. 20 Everett MartinCesena, ItalyKO 2
 
1991
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Jan. 11 Ray MercerAtlantic City, USAKO by 9
(Lost WBO Heavyweight Title)
 
1992
DateOpponentPlaceResult
+ Mar. 7 Frankie SwindellFano, ItalyW 8
+ Apr. 22 Michael GreerEast Rutherford, USAKO 1
+ Sept. 12 Greg PageLas Vegas, USAW 10
 
1993
DateOpponentPlaceResult
- Apr. 23 Oliver McCallMemphis, USATKO by 8

 

Summary

Total bouts: 32, Won: 30 (24 inside the limit), Lost: 2 (2 inside the limit), Draw: 0, NC: 0, ND: 0