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Samuel Peter boxer

Samuel Peter image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 2″/188cm
Reach 77″/196cm
Debut 2001-02-06
Born 1980-09-06
Nationality Nigeria
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
bouts
42
won
36
lost
6
draw
0
bouts
42
won
36
lost
6
draw
0
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 2″/188cm
Reach 77″/196cm
Debut 2001-02-06
Born 1980-09-06
Nationality Nigeria
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Originally, Peter's preferred sport was soccer. In 1992, some boxers came to Peter's school to train. The curious young 11-year-old stopped by and asked if he could train along with them. He was put up against an experienced amateur and knocked him out. This marked the beginning of a successful amateur career for Peter.Samuel Peter won the Nigerian Amateur Heavyweight Championship and the Africa Zone 3 Heavyweight Championship. He faced stiff competition as an amateur (including a knockout victory over 2000 silver medalist Mukhtarkhan Dildabekov of Kazakhstan). However, he prevailed and was given the opportunity to represent Nigeria at the 2000 Sydney, Australia Summer Olympics.

Originally, Peter's preferred sport was soccer. In 1992, some boxers came to Peter's school to train. The curious young 11-year-old stopped by and asked if he could train along with them. He was put up against an experienced amateur and knocked him out. This marked the beginning of a successful amateur career for Peter.Samuel Peter won the Nigerian Amateur Heavyweight Championship and the Africa Zone 3 Heavyweight Championship. He faced stiff competition as an amateur (including a knockout victory over 2000 silver medalist Mukhtarkhan Dildabekov of Kazakhstan). However, he prevailed and was given the opportunity to represent Nigeria at the 2000 Sydney, Australia Summer Olympics.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Feb. 22, 2019 Gerardo Escobar LLLLLL Cheer's Bar, Tijuana
Dec. 3, 2016 Kubrat Pulev WWLWWW Arena Armeec, Sofia LOSS
Corner retirement
Oct. 23, 2016 Juan Carlos Salas LLLLLL AS Boxing Arena, Tijuana WIN
Corner retirement
Sept. 27, 2014 Ron Aubrey WDWWLW OKC Downtown Airpark, Oklahoma City WIN
Technical knockout
April 2, 2011 Robert Helenius WWWWWW Gerry Weber Stadium, Halle LOSS
KO
Sept. 11, 2010 Wladimir Klitschko WWWWWW Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt International Boxing Federation World Heavyweight

International Boxing Organization World Heavyweight

World Boxing Organisation World Heavyweight

LOSS
KO
March 12, 2010 Nagy Aguilera WWWLWW Gaylord Hotel, Grapevine WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 19, 2009 Gabe Brown LDLLLL Beeghly Center, Youngstown WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 15, 2009 Ronald Bellamy LLLLLL Plaza de Toros, Cancun WIN
Technical knockout
July 25, 2009 Marcus McGee LLWLWW Palenque del Recinto Ferial, Nuevo Vallarta WIN
KO
March 27, 2009 Eddie Chambers WWLWWW Nokia Theater, Los Angeles LOSS
Majority decision
Oct. 11, 2008 Vitali Klitschko WWLWWW O2 World Arena, Kreuzberg World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

LOSS
Corner retirement
March 8, 2008 Oleg Maskaev WWWWWW Plaza de Toros, Cancun WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 6, 2007 Jameel McCline WWWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York interim World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 6, 2007 James Toney WWWDL Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood NABF Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 2, 2006 James Toney WWWWD Staples Center, Los Angeles International Boxing Association World Heavyweight

NABF Heavyweight

WIN
Split-decision
April 28, 2006 Julius Long WWWLWL Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville vacant NABF Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 15, 2005 Robert Hawkins WLWWLW Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood NABA Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 24, 2005 Wladimir Klitschko LWWLWW Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City NABF Heavyweight

vacant World Boxing Organisation NABO Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 2, 2005 Taurus Sykes WWDWWW Reno Events Center, Reno WIN
KO
April 29, 2005 Gilbert Martinez WWDLLD Union Plaza Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 22, 2005 Yanqui Diaz LWWWWW American Airlines Arena, Miami vacant USBA Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 4, 2004 Jeremy Williams WWWDWW Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas vacant NABF Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Aug. 5, 2004 Jovo Pudar WWWWLW Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood WIN
Unanimous decision
May 17, 2004 Charles Shufford WWLLWL Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
March 6, 2004 Jose Arimatea da Silva WWLWLW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 22, 2004 Chris Isaac WLWLLL Glendale Arena, Phoenix WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 27, 2003 Jason Farley WWWWWW HSBC Arena, Buffalo WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 30, 2003 Daniel Frank WLWLWL Sam's Town Casino, Tunica WIN
KO
June 21, 2003 Lyle McDowell LWWWWL Staples Center, Los Angeles WIN
Technical knockout
March 7, 2003 Dale Crowe DDLLWW City Center Pavilion, Reno vacant World Boxing Council Youth World Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 27, 2002 Cornelius Ellis WLWLW Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
June 7, 2002 Francis Royal WLLWWL Rawhide Arena, Scottsdale WIN
Technical knockout
May 24, 2002 Terry Porter LLDLLL Brady Theater, Tulsa WIN
KO
March 22, 2002 Julius Joiner WWD Celebrity Theater, Phoenix WIN
Corner retirement
March 3, 2002 Marion Wilson LLLLLL Catholic Youth Center, Scranton WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 10, 2001 Curtis Taylor LLLLWL Fernwood Resort, Bushkill WIN
KO
Sept. 28, 2001 Giles Knox WWWWD Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 25, 2001 Freddy Gatica LWWWLL Flamingo Hilton, Laughlin WIN
Technical knockout
July 28, 2001 Shannon Head Exhibition Hall, Fort Myers WIN
Technical knockout
May 25, 2001 George Chamberlain LDLLWL Estadio Carlos Dittborn, Arica WIN
Technical knockout
May 10, 2001 James Lester WDLLWL Biltmore Resort, Phoenix WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 6, 2001 Georgi Hristov LLLLLL Sports Palace, Almaty WIN
KO