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Frank Bruno boxer

Frank Bruno image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 3″/191cm
Reach 82″/208cm
Debut 1982-03-17
Born 1961-11-16
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Wandsworth, London, United Kingdom
bouts
45
won
40
lost
5
draw
0
bouts
45
won
40
lost
5
draw
0
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 3″/191cm
Reach 82″/208cm
Debut 1982-03-17
Born 1961-11-16
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Wandsworth, London, United Kingdom

Franklin Roy Bruno, MBE (born 16 November 1961) is a British former professional boxer who competed from 1982 to 1996. He had a highly publicised and eventful career, both in and out of the ring. The pinnacle of Bruno's boxing career was winning the WBC heavyweight title from Oliver McCall at a packed Wembley Stadium in 1995, in what was his fourth world championship challenge. Bruno faced multiple top-rated heavyweights throughout his career, including two fights against Mike Tyson in 1989 and 1996, and a domestic clash against Lennox Lewis in 1993.

Franklin Roy Bruno, MBE (born 16 November 1961) is a British former professional boxer who competed from 1982 to 1996. He had a highly publicised and eventful career, both in and out of the ring. The pinnacle of Bruno's boxing career was winning the WBC heavyweight title from Oliver McCall at a packed Wembley Stadium in 1995, in what was his fourth world championship challenge. Bruno faced multiple top-rated heavyweights throughout his career, including two fights against Mike Tyson in 1989 and 1996, and a domestic clash against Lennox Lewis in 1993.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
March 16, 1996 Mike Tyson WWWWWW MGM Grand, Las Vegas LOSS
Technical knockout
Sept. 2, 1995 Oliver McCall WWWWWW Wembley Stadium, Wembley World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 13, 1995 Mike Evans WWLLLW Kelvin Hall, Glasgow WIN
KO
Feb. 18, 1995 Rodolfo Marin LLWWWL Bath & West Country Showground, Shepton Mallet WIN
KO
March 16, 1994 Jesse Ferguson LLWLWL National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 1, 1993 Lennox Lewis WWWWWW National Stadium, Cardiff World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
April 24, 1993 Carl Williams WLWWL National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 17, 1992 Pierre Coetzer WWWWWL Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
April 22, 1992 Jose Ribalta WWWLLL Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
KO
Nov. 20, 1991 John Emmen WWWLWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
KO
Feb. 25, 1989 Mike Tyson WWWWWW Las Vegas Hilton, Hilton Center, Las Vegas International Boxing Federation World Heavyweight

(supervisor: Alvin Goodman)World Boxing Association World Heavyweight

(supervisor: James Nave)World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 24, 1987 Joe Bugner LWLWWW White Hart Lane (Tottenham FC), Tottenham WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 30, 1987 Reggie Gross LWWWLL Plaza de Toros de Nueva Andalucía, Marbella WIN
Technical knockout
June 27, 1987 Chuck Gardner LWWWWW Palais des Festivals, Cannes WIN
Technical knockout
March 24, 1987 James Tillis LWWDLW Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
July 19, 1986 Tim Witherspoon WWWWWW Wembley Stadium, Wembley World Boxing Association World Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
March 4, 1986 Gerrie Coetzee WWDWLW Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
KO
Dec. 4, 1985 Larry Frazier WWLLWL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
KO
Oct. 1, 1985 Anders Eklund WLWWWW Wembley Arena, Wembley EBU European Heavyweight

WIN
KO
March 26, 1985 Lucien Rodriguez LWWWLW Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 27, 1984 Philipp Brown WWWWWL Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Points
Nov. 6, 1984 Jeff Jordan LWWWLW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 25, 1984 Ken Lakusta WWWLLL Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
KO
May 13, 1984 James Smith WWWWWW Wembley Arena, Wembley LOSS
KO
March 13, 1984 Juan Antonio Figueroa WWWWWL Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
KO
Dec. 6, 1983 Walter Santemore WWLWLL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
KO
Oct. 11, 1983 Floyd Cummings WDLLLL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 27, 1983 Bill Sharkey LWWWWL Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
KO
July 9, 1983 Mike Jameson LLWWLL DiVinci Manor, Chicago WIN
KO
May 31, 1983 Barry Funches LLLLWL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
May 3, 1983 Scott LeDoux LLWWWW Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
April 5, 1983 Eddie Neilson WLWWWL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
March 1, 1983 Winston Allen WWLLLL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 8, 1983 Peter Mulindwa Kozza LDWWDL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
KO
Jan. 18, 1983 Stewart Lithgo LWWLLD Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Corner retirement
Dec. 7, 1982 Gilbert Acuna WWWLLW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 23, 1982 George Butzbach LWLWWL Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 9, 1982 Rudy Gauwe WLLWWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
KO
Oct. 23, 1982 Ali Lukusa WLWWLL WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 14, 1982 George Scott WWLLLL Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
June 1, 1982 Tony Moore WLWLLL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
May 4, 1982 Ronald Gibbs WWLLWW Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
April 20, 1982 Abdul Muhaymin WWLWWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
KO
March 30, 1982 Harvey Steichen LWLWLW Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
March 17, 1982 Lupe Guerra LLLLWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
KO