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Michele Piccirillo boxer

Michele Piccirillo image
Status inactive
Division welterweight
Height 5′ 10½″/179cm
Reach 71½″/181cm
Debut 1992-12-18
Born 1970-01-29
Nationality Italy
Residence Modugno, Puglia, Italy
bouts
56
won
50
lost
5
draw
0
bouts
56
won
50
lost
5
draw
0
Status inactive
Division welterweight
Height 5′ 10½″/179cm
Reach 71½″/181cm
Debut 1992-12-18
Born 1970-01-29
Nationality Italy
Residence Modugno, Puglia, Italy

Known as "Gentleman", Piccirillo turned pro in 1992 and captured the Vacant IBF Welterweight Title with a decision win over Cory Spinks in 2002. He lost the belt the following year in a rematch to Spinks. In 2005 he challenged Ricardo Mayorga for the vacant WBC light middleweight title, but lost a decision. Despite the defeat, Piccirillo continues to fight, mainly in his home country of Italy.Piccirillo again fought for the WBC light middleweight belt on December 1, 2007, losing to Vernon Forrest by way of an 11th-round TKO.

Known as "Gentleman", Piccirillo turned pro in 1992 and captured the Vacant IBF Welterweight Title with a decision win over Cory Spinks in 2002. He lost the belt the following year in a rematch to Spinks. In 2005 he challenged Ricardo Mayorga for the vacant WBC light middleweight title, but lost a decision. Despite the defeat, Piccirillo continues to fight, mainly in his home country of Italy.Piccirillo again fought for the WBC light middleweight belt on December 1, 2007, losing to Vernon Forrest by way of an 11th-round TKO.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
March 6, 2009 Jamie Moore WWWWWW Robin Park Centre, Wigan LOSS
KO
July 18, 2008 Janos Petrovics LLWLLL Civitanova Marche WIN
Points
May 16, 2008 Patrik Hruska WLLLLW PalaRuffini, Torino WIN
Points
Dec. 1, 2007 Vernon Forrest LLWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
July 31, 2007 Sylvain Touzet LLLWWL Centro Polivalente, San Genesio ed Uniti WIN
Points
Jan. 25, 2007 Michael Jones WWLWWW PalaLido, Milan WIN
Technical knockout
July 27, 2006 Luca Messi LWWLWW Velodromo Vigorelli, Milan WIN
Technical knockout
March 10, 2006 Lukas Konecny WWWWWW Palasport, Bergamo WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 13, 2005 Ricardo Mayorga WWWLWL United Center, Chicago vacant World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 13, 2004 Serge Vigne LWLLDL PalaBrera, San Martino Siccomario WIN
Majority decision
Sept. 4, 2004 Lorant Szabo LLLLLL Mede WIN
KO
July 3, 2004 Stephane Talliana LWWWLL Modugno WIN
Technical knockout
March 27, 2004 Louis Mimoune LLLLWW Palalottomatica, Roma WIN
Points
Dec. 9, 2003 Paulo Alejandro Sanchez WWWWLL PalaLido, Milan WIN
Unanimous decision
July 27, 2003 Ruben Dario Oliva LLLLWD Fasano WIN
KO
June 14, 2003 Oscar Daniel Veliz LWWLWL Modugno WIN
Corner retirement
March 22, 2003 Cory Spinks WWWWLW Casino di Campione, Campione d'Italia International Boxing Federation World Welterweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 13, 2002 Cory Spinks WWWWWW Casino di Campione, Campione d'Italia vacant International Boxing Federation World Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 29, 2001 Rafael Pineda WWWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
May 12, 2001 Elio Ortiz LWLWLW Madison Square Garden, New York
NC
March 2, 2001 Stanley Mabesi LLLLLL Caltanissetta WIN
KO
Aug. 5, 2000 Andrew Murray WWLDWW Bari World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 20, 2000 Walter Javier Crucce WWWLWW Piancavallo World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 18, 1999 Frankie Randall LWLWWL Padua World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
July 31, 1999 Felix Victor Vasconcel WWWWDW Catania World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Welterweight

WIN
KO
May 29, 1999 Juan Martin Coggi LWWWWW Bari World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 13, 1999 Sergio Ernesto Acuna WWWWWW Taranto WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 19, 1998 Alessandro Duran WWWLWL Bari World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
July 18, 1998 Walter Fabian Saporiti WWLWWW Marina di Ragusa World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 4, 1998 Alessandro Duran WWWWLW Catania World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 29, 1997 Geoff McCreesh WWWLWW Novara vacant EBU European Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 13, 1997 Claudiu Rata LLLWW Brindisi WBU Inter-Continental Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 16, 1997 Milko Stoikov WLLWLL Campobello di Mazara WBU Inter-Continental Welterweight

WIN
KO
June 12, 1997 Stefan Dimitrov LLLLLL Chico-Mendez Park, Giulianova WBU Inter-Continental Welterweight

WIN
KO
March 12, 1997 Miguel Angel Pena WWLLLL Altamura WBU Inter-Continental Welterweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 18, 1996 Jorge Ramirez DLLLLL Modugno WBU Inter-Continental Welterweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 26, 1996 Farid Bennecer LLLLWL Palaflor Corso Garibaldi, San Remo WBU Inter-Continental Welterweight

WIN
Points
Aug. 24, 1996 Francesco Cioffi LLLWWL Favignana Italy Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 26, 1996 Soren Sondergaard WWLWWW Aalborg Hallen, Aalborg vacant EBU European Super Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 20, 1996 Noe Hernandez LLLLLL Palasport, Marsala vacant EBU European Super Lightweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 27, 1995 Alberto Alicea LLWLL Petrosino International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 21, 1995 Franco Palmiero WWWWWW Latina Italy Super Lightweight

WIN
KO
March 24, 1995 Benito Martinez WWLLWL Grosseto International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Super Lightweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 17, 1994 Viktor Baranov LWWWWW Palazzetto dello Sport, Cagliari International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Super Lightweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 29, 1994 Ferenc Szakallas WWWWWL Arcidosso International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 18, 1994 Manuel Hernandez WWLLWW Campiglia Marittima International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Super Lightweight

WIN
KO
March 11, 1994 Luigi La Grasta WWDLLD Ponte San Giovanni International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Super Lightweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 4, 1993 Vadim Prisyazhnyuk WWWWWW Almaty International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Super Lightweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 24, 1993 Eduardo Jaquez WDLLLL Palasport, Roma International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 20, 1993 Gyorgy Kincses WWLLLD Civitavecchia International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Super Lightweight

WIN
KO
May 15, 1993 Pave Turic Bari International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Super Lightweight

WIN
KO
April 16, 1993 Victor Melendez Palasport Dell'Eur, Roma International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Super Lightweight

WIN
Points
April 9, 1993 Tahar Nasri LLWLLL Gymnase Principiano, Le Cannet WIN
KO
Feb. 5, 1993 Nelson Lakicevic LLLLL Bari WIN
KO
Jan. 13, 1993 Csaba Olah LDLLLL San Remo WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 18, 1992 Valery Monakhov LLLL Ponte San Giovanni WIN
KO