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Ralf Rocchigiani boxer

Ralf Rocchigiani image
Status inactive
Division cruiserweight
Height 6′ 0″/183cm
Debut 1983-11-05
Born 1963-02-13
Nationality Germany
Residence Berlin, Germany
bouts
58
won
42
lost
9
draw
7
bouts
58
won
42
lost
9
draw
7
Status inactive
Division cruiserweight
Height 6′ 0″/183cm
Debut 1983-11-05
Born 1963-02-13
Nationality Germany
Residence Berlin, Germany

He was often overlooked due to his more talented and successful younger brother, Graciano Rocchigiani. He became a professional boxer in 1983 and won the German Cruiserweight championship in 1985. He failed in two attempts to win the European Boxing Union Light Heavyweight championships. He also failed to take the WBO Cruiserweight championship from Tyrone Booze in 1992.He finally won the WBO Cruiserweight championship on June 10, 1995, and held it for more than two years. He won the vacant title by scoring a technical knockout over Carl Thompson and defended it six times. He lost the title in a rematch with Thompson in 1997 and retired from boxing in 1999. Rocchigiani was contractually signed to German boxing promoter Klaus-Peter Kohl and his company "Universum Boxpromotions." He was trained by Fritz Sdunek.

He was often overlooked due to his more talented and successful younger brother, Graciano Rocchigiani. He became a professional boxer in 1983 and won the German Cruiserweight championship in 1985. He failed in two attempts to win the European Boxing Union Light Heavyweight championships. He also failed to take the WBO Cruiserweight championship from Tyrone Booze in 1992.He finally won the WBO Cruiserweight championship on June 10, 1995, and held it for more than two years. He won the vacant title by scoring a technical knockout over Carl Thompson and defended it six times. He lost the title in a rematch with Thompson in 1997 and retired from boxing in 1999. Rocchigiani was contractually signed to German boxing promoter Klaus-Peter Kohl and his company "Universum Boxpromotions." He was trained by Fritz Sdunek.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 18, 1999 Andreas Wornowski LW Stadthalle, Rostock WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 6, 1998 Andreas Wornowski Prague WIN
Points
Oct. 4, 1997 Carl Thompson WWLWWW Stadionsporthalle, Hannover World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

LOSS
Split-decision
April 26, 1997 Stefan Angehrn WWWWWL Hallenstadion, Zurich World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Majority decision
Dec. 13, 1996 Stefan Angehrn WWWWWW Stadionsporthalle, Hannover World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
July 13, 1996 Bash Ali WWWWWW Grugahalle, Essen World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 16, 1996 Jay Snyder WWWWLW Deutschlandhalle, Charlottenburg World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 25, 1995 Dan Ward WWWWWW Stadthalle, Braunschweig World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 30, 1995 Marc Randazzo WWWWWW Stadionsporthalle, Hannover World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 10, 1995 Carl Thompson WWWWWW G-Mex Centre, Manchester vacant World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 12, 1995 Terrence Wright WWLWLL Universum Gym, Wandsbek vacant World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 7, 1994 Torsten May WWWWW Oberwerth Halle, Koblenz Germany BDB Cruiserweight

LOSS
Points
Feb. 5, 1994 Tim Knight WWWLLW Deutschlandhalle, Charlottenburg Germany BDB Cruiserweight

WIN
Points
May 1, 1993 Tony Booth LLDDLW Sporthalle Charlottenburg, Charlottenburg Germany BDB Cruiserweight

DRAW
Points
April 3, 1993 David Bates LLWLLL Sporthalle, Wandsbek Germany BDB Cruiserweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 19, 1992 Rick Enis LLLLLW Germany BDB Cruiserweight

WIN
KO
Nov. 27, 1992 Melvin Ricks LLWLLL Suhl Germany BDB Cruiserweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 2, 1992 Tyrone Booze WLLWLW Deutschlandhalle, Charlottenburg World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 27, 1992 Dawud Shaw LLLLLL Halle World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
KO
April 25, 1992 John Held LLWWWW World Boxing Organisation World Cruiserweight

WIN
Points
March 3, 1992 John Held LLLWWW Jaap Edenhal, Amsterdam BeNeLux Cruiserweight

LOSS
Points
May 3, 1991 Markus Bott WWWWLW Legien Center, Mitte Germany BDB Heavyweight

LOSS
Points
Feb. 16, 1990 John Held LLWDDL Sporthalle, Wandsbek Germany BDB Heavyweight

LOSS
Points
Dec. 1, 1989 Klaus Winter LWWWWW Inter-Continental Hotel, Mitte Germany BDB Cruiserweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 30, 1989 John Emmen WWWLWW Sporthalle, Wandsbek Germany BDB Cruiserweight

LOSS
Points
July 8, 1989 Bernd Kulle LDLLLL Supplingen Germany BDB Cruiserweight

WIN
Points
April 8, 1989 Jan Lefeber WWWWLW Palais am Funkturm, Westend EBU European Light Heavyweight

DRAW
Points
July 29, 1988 Jan Lefeber WLWWWW Timmendorfer Strand WIN
Points
May 12, 1988 Vedat Akova LWLLLD WIN
Technical knockout
April 26, 1988 Marvin Camel WLDLLL Cologne WIN
Points
Feb. 19, 1988 Agamil Yilderim LWLLLD DRAW
Points
Jan. 23, 1988 Alex Zeh WLLD Sporthalle, Wandsbek Germany BDB Cruiserweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 5, 1987 Chisanda Mutti WLLWLL Philips Halle, Düsseldorf Germany BDB Cruiserweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 30, 1987 Tommy Taylor WLWLLL Kurfurstliches, Mainz Germany BDB Cruiserweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 25, 1987 Manfred Jassmann LLWWLW Germany BDB Cruiserweight

WIN
Points
Feb. 27, 1987 Alex Zeh WLL Sporthalle, Wandsbek Germany BDB Cruiserweight

DRAW
Points
Oct. 3, 1986 Alex Blanchard WWWDDD EBU European Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 12, 1986 Mladen Grubesic LLLLLL Tennishalle, Bad Homburg EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
March 1, 1986 Dragomir Milo Popovic LLLDLL Cologne EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
DQ
Dec. 20, 1985 Ibelo Moano LLLLLL Rüsselsheim EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Nov. 29, 1985 Tom Collins LLWLLW Frankfurt EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Aug. 31, 1985 Jose Seys WLDLLL Charlottenburg EBU European Light Heavyweight

WIN
Split-decision
Aug. 21, 1985 Josef Kossmann LWLLDW Tennis Stab Verein, Bad Homburg vacant Germany BDB Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 10, 1985 Manfred Jassmann WWWWLW Germany BDB Light Heavyweight

DRAW
Points
Dec. 1, 1984 Manfred Jassmann WWWWWL Düsseldorf Germany BDB Light Heavyweight

LOSS
Points
Oct. 20, 1984 Paul Muyodi WWWLWD Bad Salzuflen Germany BDB Light Heavyweight

DRAW
Points
Oct. 5, 1984 Trevor Cattouse LWLLWL Festhalle, Frankfurt Germany BDB Light Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 15, 1984 Juan Alberto Barrero LLLLWD Dortmund Germany BDB Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
June 22, 1984 Brahim Ferizovic LLWLLL Munich Germany BDB Light Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 8, 1984 Mladen Grubesic LLL Baunatal Germany BDB Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
April 27, 1984 Liam Coleman LWLLLL Germany BDB Light Heavyweight

DRAW
Points
April 13, 1984 Mike McCoy WWLWLL Hagen Germany BDB Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
March 9, 1984 Francesco Campi LLWLLL Frankfurt Germany BDB Light Heavyweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Feb. 24, 1984 Helmut Ulka DLLLLL Sporthalle, Alsterdorf Germany BDB Light Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 10, 1984 Alan Ash WLWLWW Sporthalle Süd, Frankfurt Germany BDB Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Jan. 14, 1984 Eddy Vandenhouwele LLLLLW Düsseldorf Germany BDB Light Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 2, 1983 Horst Schulze LLLLLL Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 5, 1983 Hans Gimborn LLLLL Mannheim WIN
KO