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Sumbu Kalambay boxer

Sumbu Kalambay image
Status inactive
Division middleweight
Height 5′ 9″/175cm
Reach 72″/183cm
Debut 1980-10-10
Born 1956-04-10
Nationality Italy
Residence Ancona, Marche, Italy
bouts
64
won
57
lost
6
draw
1
bouts
64
won
57
lost
6
draw
1
Status inactive
Division middleweight
Height 5′ 9″/175cm
Reach 72″/183cm
Debut 1980-10-10
Born 1956-04-10
Nationality Italy
Residence Ancona, Marche, Italy

After compiling an amateur record of 90 wins and 5 losses, Kalambay turned professional in 1980. In 1985, he was outpointed over ten rounds by Duane Thomas in Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States. Kalambay won the Italian middleweight title by defeating Giovanni De Marco by split decision, then lost to former WBA light middleweight champion Ayub Kalule by split decision over twelve rounds for the European middleweight title.In May 1987 at The Arena, Wembley, London, Kalambay won the European middleweight title by outpointing Herol Graham, who was 38-0 and ranked #1 in the world.

After compiling an amateur record of 90 wins and 5 losses, Kalambay turned professional in 1980. In 1985, he was outpointed over ten rounds by Duane Thomas in Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States. Kalambay won the Italian middleweight title by defeating Giovanni De Marco by split decision, then lost to former WBA light middleweight champion Ayub Kalule by split decision over twelve rounds for the European middleweight title.In May 1987 at The Arena, Wembley, London, Kalambay won the European middleweight title by outpointing Herol Graham, who was 38-0 and ranked #1 in the world.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
May 19, 1993 Chris Pyatt WWWWWW Granby Halls, Leicester vacant World Boxing Organisation World Middleweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 16, 1993 Eddie Evans LLLLLL Palasport Dell'Eur, Roma WIN
KO
Oct. 22, 1992 Steve Collins WWWWWL Verbania EBU European Middleweight

WIN
Majority decision
June 3, 1992 Paul Wesley WLLDLL Salice Terme EBU European Middleweight

WIN
Points
March 12, 1992 Herol Graham WLWWLW Pesaro EBU European Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 14, 1991 Miodrag Perunovic WWWWWW Ancona EBU European Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 24, 1991 John Ashton LWWWWW Pesaro vacant EBU European Middleweight

WIN
Corner retirement
April 1, 1991 Mike McCallum WWWWWW Stade Louis II, Fontvieille World Boxing Association World Middleweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Nov. 24, 1990 Miguel Angel Maldonado WDLDWL Velletri World Boxing Association World Middleweight

WIN
Points
July 28, 1990 Frederic Seillier WWWWWW Parc des Lices, Toulon EBU European Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 24, 1990 Francesco Dell'Aquila WWWWWW Campobello di Mazara EBU European Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 29, 1989 Reggie Miller LWWLLW Pesaro WIN
Corner retirement
Oct. 7, 1989 Tony Powell WWLWWL Pesaro WIN
Technical knockout
March 25, 1989 Michael Nunn WWWWWW Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas International Boxing Federation World Middleweight

LOSS
KO
Nov. 8, 1988 Doug DeWitt LLWWDW Stade Louis II, Fontvieille World Boxing Association World Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 12, 1988 Robbie Sims WWWDWW Palazzo Dello Sport, Ravenna World Boxing Association World Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 5, 1988 Mike McCallum WWWWWW Palazzo Dello Sport, Pesaro World Boxing Association World Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 23, 1987 Iran Barkley WWWWWW Palazzo Dello Sport, Livorno vacant World Boxing Association World Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
May 26, 1987 Herol Graham WWWWWW Wembley Arena, Wembley EBU European Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 21, 1987 Basante Blanco WWWLWL Ischia EBU European Middleweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Dec. 13, 1986 Cecil Pettigrew LLWWDL Ragusa EBU European Middleweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 4, 1986 Giovanni De Marco WWWDLW Silvi Italy Middleweight

WIN
Corner retirement
March 15, 1986 Cliff Gilpin LLLLWL Stade Louis II, Fontvieille Italy Middleweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 19, 1985 Ayub Kalule LWWWWW Palazzo dello Sport, Ancona EBU European Middleweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Sept. 26, 1985 Giovanni De Marco WWWWWD Caserta Italy Middleweight

WIN
Split-decision
July 14, 1985 Donald Bowers WDLWWW Stade Louis II, Fontvieille Italy Middleweight

WIN
Points
April 27, 1985 Jose Duarte WWWWWW Avellino Italy Middleweight

WIN
Points
April 6, 1985 Duane Thomas WWWWWW Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino, Atlantic City Italy Middleweight

LOSS
Points
March 8, 1985 Tony Harrison WWLDLL Piagge Italy Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 10, 1984 Clint Jackson WWWLLL Palais Omnisport de Paris-Bercy, Paris Italy Middleweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 22, 1984 Tony Cerda DWDDLW Chapiteau de l'Espace Fontvieille, Fontvieille WIN
Points
July 7, 1984 Bobby Hoye LLWWDL Perugia WIN
Points
April 13, 1984 Allen Alexander WWWWWW Pesaro WIN
Points
Feb. 18, 1984 Kenneth Styles LWWWWW Capo d'Orlando WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 9, 1983 Irving Hines LWWLLW Fano WIN
KO
Oct. 30, 1983 Ralph Moncrief WWLWLW San Remo WIN
Points
Oct. 13, 1983 James Williams LLLLW Pesaro WIN
KO
Sept. 3, 1983 Guy Kennedy WWLWWD Stadio Municipale, Marsala WIN
Technical knockout
July 24, 1983 Jimmie Sykes WWWWWW Palazzetto dello Sport, Roma WIN
Points
April 10, 1983 Wilson Bell WWWLLW San Remo WIN
KO
Feb. 24, 1983 Bruce Johnson LWWWLL Bologna WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 10, 1982 Salvador Perez Ramos WWLWLL Pesaro WIN
KO
Nov. 26, 1982 Stacy McSwain WLWDWW Saint-Vincent WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 30, 1982 Buster Drayton WWWLWW Teatro Ariston, San Remo WIN
Points
Sept. 1, 1982 Joe Ouru WLWWWW Forio d'Ischia WIN
DQ
May 29, 1982 Jose Quinones WLWWLW Milan WIN
Technical knockout
April 2, 1982 Costello King WWLLLL Milan WIN
KO
Feb. 5, 1982 Steve Williams LWWLWW Bologna WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 26, 1981 Gabriele Lazzari LLLLLW Bologna WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 11, 1981 Jose Lozano WWLLLW Milan WIN
Points
Nov. 13, 1981 Michel Pagani WLWLLL Roma WIN
KO
Oct. 23, 1981 Sonny Kamunga WLLLLL Pesaro WIN
KO
Sept. 25, 1981 Jose Luis Duran LLLLWW Pesaro WIN
Technical knockout
June 27, 1981 Christian D'Helft WLLWLL Pesaro WIN
Technical knockout
May 28, 1981 Giovanni Martorina WWWLWW Milan WIN
Technical knockout
May 15, 1981 Christian D'Helft LWLLWL Pesaro WIN
Technical knockout
April 17, 1981 Damiano Lassandro WWWWDL Pesaro WIN
Technical knockout
March 20, 1981 Giovanni Martorina WWWWW Ancona WIN
Points
March 9, 1981 Cosimo Carbone WWWWWW Roma WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 5, 1981 Christian D'Helft LLWLLW Paris WIN
Points
Jan. 8, 1981 Stephane Ferrara WWWWLW Paris DRAW
Points
Dec. 5, 1980 Aldo Buzzetti WWWWLW Piacenza LOSS
Points
Oct. 24, 1980 Luigi Marini WLLWWL Ancona WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 10, 1980 Esperno Postl LLLLLL Wolkersdorf WIN
Technical knockout