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Piet Crous boxer

Piet Crous image
Status inactive
Division cruiserweight
Debut 1977-11-14
Born 1955-07-02
Nationality South Africa
Residence Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
bouts
30
won
26
lost
2
draw
1
bouts
30
won
26
lost
2
draw
1
Status inactive
Division cruiserweight
Debut 1977-11-14
Born 1955-07-02
Nationality South Africa
Residence Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Crous turned pro in 1977 and won the WBA cruiserweight title with a decision win over Ossie Ocasio in 1984. He defended the belt once before losing it to Dwight Muhammad Qawi via TKO the following year. Crous was down twice in the 11th round. He retired in 1987.

Crous turned pro in 1977 and won the WBA cruiserweight title with a decision win over Ossie Ocasio in 1984. He defended the belt once before losing it to Dwight Muhammad Qawi via TKO the following year. Crous was down twice in the 11th round. He retired in 1987.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
May 16, 1987 Freddie Rafferty WLWLLW Superbowl, Sun City LOSS
KO
Feb. 7, 1987 Isak Sakkie Enslin WWDWLW Superbowl, Sun City WIN
Corner retirement
Nov. 22, 1986 Hannes van den Berg LWWLDL Rand Stadium, Johannesburg WIN
DQ
March 1, 1986 Tomas Polo Ruiz WWWWDL Superbowl, Sun City WIN
Unanimous decision
July 27, 1985 Dwight Muhammad Qawi WLWWWW Superbowl, Sun City World Boxing Association World Cruiserweight

LOSS
KO
March 30, 1985 Randy Stephens WWWWLW Superbowl, Sun City World Boxing Association World Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 1, 1984 Ossie Ocasio WLWWWW Superbowl, Sun City World Boxing Association World Cruiserweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 31, 1984 Jose Seys LWWLWW Ellis Park Tennis Stadium, Johannesburg WIN
Technical knockout
March 5, 1984 Solomon Zuma WWWWLW Ellis Park Tennis Stadium, Johannesburg South African Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 19, 1983 Solomon Zuma WWWWWW West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium, Durban South African Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 29, 1983 Victor Robledo WDWWWW Wembley Sports Pavilion, Johannesburg WIN
KO
Aug. 6, 1983 Pedro Cesar Duarte DLWWLL Wembley Sports Pavilion, Johannesburg WIN
KO
April 28, 1983 Charles Henderson WWWWWW Good Hope Centre, Cape Town WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 5, 1983 Theunis Kok LWWWLW Ellis Park Tennis Stadium, Johannesburg WIN
Corner retirement
July 5, 1982 Prince Tukane LWLLWW Good Hope Centre, Cape Town South African Light Heavyweight

WIN
Corner retirement
April 26, 1982 Willie Opperman WLWDWL Ellis Park Rugby Stadium, Johannesburg South African Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 6, 1982 Martin Barnard WWWWLW Rand Stadium, Johannesburg South African Light Heavyweight


NC
Nov. 2, 1981 Doug Lumley WWWWWW Good Hope Centre, Cape Town South African Light Heavyweight

WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 3, 1981 Ivy Brown LLLWWW Portuguese Hall, Johannesburg WIN
Corner retirement
Aug. 15, 1981 Willie Opperman WWLWDW Ellis Park Tennis Stadium, Johannesburg WIN
Corner retirement
May 21, 1981 Prince Tukane WWWLWL Good Hope Centre, Cape Town WIN
Points
March 13, 1981 Willie Opperman LWWWLW Joekies Ice Rink, Welkom DRAW
Points
Feb. 7, 1981 Daniel Mapanya WWLWWL Vaal Showgrounds Hall, Vereeniging WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 19, 1980 Mervin Smit LWLWLL Joekies Ice Rink, Welkom WIN
KO
Sept. 15, 1980 Solomon Dladla LWLLDL West Ridge Park Tennis Stadium, Durban WIN
KO
July 4, 1980 John Dlamini L Kings Park Stadium, Durban WIN
Technical knockout
April 21, 1980 Piet Espag L Secunda WIN
KO
Oct. 28, 1978 Gerrie Joubert WL YMCA Hall, Ermelo WIN
KO
Aug. 21, 1978 Brian Smit W Joekies Ice Rink, Welkom WIN
Corner retirement
Nov. 14, 1977 Barend Steyn WL Rapport Hall, Mayfair, Johannesburg WIN
KO