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Alex Blanchard boxer

Alex Blanchard image
Status inactive
Division light heavyweight
Debut 1979-01-08
Born 1958-01-03
Nationality Netherlands
Residence Amsterdam, Netherlands
bouts
48
won
40
lost
4
draw
4
bouts
48
won
40
lost
4
draw
4
Status inactive
Division light heavyweight
Debut 1979-01-08
Born 1958-01-03
Nationality Netherlands
Residence Amsterdam, Netherlands

Alex Blanchard (born 3 January 1958) is a retired Dutch professional boxer who was active between 1979 and 1991. Between 1985 and 1987 he was rated as world's second light heavyweight boxer by the World Boxing Council. On 29 May 1984 he won the European light heavyweight title (EBU) by knocking out Richard Caramanolis in sixth round; before the bout Caramanolis was a reigning European Champion with a 27–0 record. Blanchard defended the EBU title five times, against Manfred Jassman (1984), Richard Caramanolis (1985), Andrew Andries (1985), Ralf Rocchigiani (1986) and Enrico Scacchia (1987), and lost it in 1987 to Tom Collins. On 11 February 1985, Blanchard won the vacant WAA title by knocking out Jerry Reddick in second round.

Alex Blanchard (born 3 January 1958) is a retired Dutch professional boxer who was active between 1979 and 1991. Between 1985 and 1987 he was rated as world's second light heavyweight boxer by the World Boxing Council. On 29 May 1984 he won the European light heavyweight title (EBU) by knocking out Richard Caramanolis in sixth round; before the bout Caramanolis was a reigning European Champion with a 27–0 record. Blanchard defended the EBU title five times, against Manfred Jassman (1984), Richard Caramanolis (1985), Andrew Andries (1985), Ralf Rocchigiani (1986) and Enrico Scacchia (1987), and lost it in 1987 to Tom Collins. On 11 February 1985, Blanchard won the vacant WAA title by knocking out Jerry Reddick in second round.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 13, 1991 Graciano Rocchigiani WWWWWW Philips Halle, Düsseldorf EBU European Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
May 27, 1991 Tomas Polo Ruiz LWLLWL Weenahal, Rotterdam EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Nov. 19, 1990 Carlton Brown LLLLLL Sportcentrum Valkencourt, Valkenswaard EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 22, 1990 Mike Aubrey LLWLLL Sociëteit Philharmonie, Tilburg EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 7, 1990 Denys Cronin LWLWLL Rijnhal, Arnhem WIN
Corner retirement
Feb. 19, 1990 Tony Curovic LWLLLL Rijnhal, Arnhem WIN
KO
Nov. 13, 1989 Tony Harrison WLWLLL Houtrusthallen, Den Haag LOSS
Technical knockout
May 29, 1989 Peter Brown WWWWLL Circus Theater, Scheveningen WIN
KO
Dec. 12, 1988 Tarmo Uusivirta DWWWWW Ice Hall, Helsinki DRAW
Points
Nov. 7, 1988 John Held LLLLDL Sportpaleis Ahoy', Rotterdam Dutch Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 7, 1988 Agamil Yilderim LLDDLD Deutschlandhalle, Charlottenburg Dutch Cruiserweight

WIN
KO
March 14, 1988 Jimmy Shavers LWWWLL Rijnhal, Arnhem WIN
Points
Nov. 11, 1987 Tom Collins LDWWLW Savva's Nighclub, Usk EBU European Light Heavyweight

LOSS
KO
Aug. 15, 1987 Enrico Scacchia WWDWDW Berne EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 23, 1987 Mwehu Beya WWWDWD Paris EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 1, 1986 Tom Collins LWLDWW Rijnhal, Arnhem EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 3, 1986 Ralf Rocchigiani WWWWWW EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 26, 1986 Tarmo Uusivirta LLWWWW Jaap Edenhal, Amsterdam EBU European Light Heavyweight

DRAW
Points
Dec. 11, 1985 Dennis Andries WWWWWW West Hotel, Fulham EBU European Light Heavyweight

DRAW
Points
April 22, 1985 Richard Caramanolis WWWWLW Sportpaleis Ahoy', Rotterdam EBU European Light Heavyweight

DRAW
Majority decision
Feb. 11, 1985 Jerry Reddick LLWWLL Jaap Edenhal, Amsterdam Vacant WAA Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 15, 1984 Manfred Jassmann WWWWWW Dortmund EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 28, 1984 Richard Caramanolis WWWWWW Jaap Edenhal, Amsterdam WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 18, 1983 Sergio Bosio LLWWLW Middelkerke BeNeLux Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 17, 1983 James Churn LLWLLL Congresgebouw, Den Haag BeNeLux Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
June 18, 1983 Jose Seys DWWLWW Izegem BeNeLux Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 15, 1982 Rudy Koopmans LWWWWW Sportpaleis Ahoy', Rotterdam EBU European Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 6, 1982 Hendrik Seys DWWWWW De Doelen, Rotterdam BeNeLux Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 24, 1982 Rudy Robles WLLLLL IJsselhal, Rotterdam BeNeLux Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 2, 1981 Ennio Cometti LWLLLL Maashal, Rotterdam BeNeLux Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 5, 1981 Andre Mongelema DDWLLL Sportpaleis Ahoy', Rotterdam BeNeLux Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 7, 1981 Doug Demmings WLLLLW Sportpaleis Ahoy', Rotterdam BeNeLux Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
March 16, 1981 Earl Edwards WLWWLW Congresgebouw, Den Haag BeNeLux Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
March 2, 1981 Jose Lozano WLDWWW Sportpaleis Ahoy', Rotterdam BeNeLux Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 20, 1980 Michel Pagani WWWWLW Sportpaleis Ahoy', Rotterdam BeNeLux Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 29, 1980 Bonny McKenzie LWLWLL Energiehal, Rotterdam BeNeLux Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 1, 1980 Franz Dorfer WLLWWL Energiehal, Rotterdam WIN
KO
June 13, 1980 Gregory Marshall DLLLLL Luebeck WIN
KO
May 19, 1980 Michel Chapier LWLLDL Ton Menkenhal, Rotterdam WIN
Technical knockout
April 28, 1980 Billy Lauder LWLWWW Jaap Edenhal, Amsterdam WIN
KO
March 31, 1980 Oscar Angus LWLWLL Sportpaleis Ahoy', Rotterdam WIN
KO
Jan. 28, 1980 Mike McCoy LLDLDL Sportpaleis Ahoy', Rotterdam WIN
KO
Nov. 26, 1979 Josef Kossmann WLDLLL Schiehal, Rotterdam WIN
Corner retirement
Nov. 5, 1979 Etienne Bayadikilla LLWLLL Sportpaleis Ahoy', Rotterdam WIN
Technical knockout
May 28, 1979 Jean Luc Lami DDDLLW Jaap Edenhal, Amsterdam WIN
KO
March 26, 1979 Sonny Kamunga LLLDLD Martinihal, Groningen WIN
Points
March 7, 1979 Rainer Gutekunst D Sportpaleis Ahoy', Rotterdam WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 8, 1979 Klaus Hein LLLLLD Sportpaleis Ahoy', Rotterdam WIN
KO