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Torsten May boxer

Torsten May image
Status inactive
Division cruiserweight
Height 6′ 4″/193cm
Debut 1993-09-18
Born 1969-10-09
Nationality Germany
Residence Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
bouts
25
won
22
lost
3
draw
0
bouts
25
won
22
lost
3
draw
0
Status inactive
Division cruiserweight
Height 6′ 4″/193cm
Debut 1993-09-18
Born 1969-10-09
Nationality Germany
Residence Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

May began his professional career the following year and won his first 15 bouts in the cruiserweight division, setting up a fight for the vacant IBF cruiserweight title against Adolpho Washington. Washington won by a narrow unanimous decision, a loss which May avenged in 1999 via a 9th round technical decision after Washington lost his title. May never again fought for a title, and lost via TKO in the 8th round to Alexander Gurov in 2001 in a match that ended May's career.

May began his professional career the following year and won his first 15 bouts in the cruiserweight division, setting up a fight for the vacant IBF cruiserweight title against Adolpho Washington. Washington won by a narrow unanimous decision, a loss which May avenged in 1999 via a 9th round technical decision after Washington lost his title. May never again fought for a title, and lost via TKO in the 8th round to Alexander Gurov in 2001 in a match that ended May's career.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
April 21, 2001 Alexander Gurov WWWWWW Messehalle, Erfurt vacant EBU European Cruiserweight

International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Cruiserweight

World Boxing Association Inter-Continental Cruiserweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 25, 2000 Yan Kulkov WWWWW Preussag Arena, Hannover vacant EBU European Cruiserweight

International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Cruiserweight

World Boxing Association Inter-Continental Cruiserweight

WIN
Points
June 3, 2000 Valeri Semiskur WWWDWW Europahalle, Karlsruhe International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 27, 1999 Alexey Ilyin WWWWLW Philips Halle, Düsseldorf EBU European Cruiserweight

WIN
Majority decision
June 5, 1999 Adolpho Washington WWLLLW Ballsporthalle, Frankfurt International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Cruiserweight

WIN
TD
Oct. 10, 1998 Pascal Warusfel WWWWLW Vienna International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Cruiserweight

WIN
Points
Dec. 13, 1997 Stefan Angehrn WWWLLW Düsseldorf International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Cruiserweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 18, 1997 Matthew Charleston WLWLLL Vienna International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 15, 1997 Jason Nicholson WWLWLL Kurhalle Oberlaa, Vienna International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Cruiserweight

WIN
Points
Aug. 31, 1996 Adolpho Washington WWDWLW Plaza de Toros del Coliseo Balear, Palma de Mallorca vacant International Boxing Federation World Cruiserweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 20, 1996 Andrew Maynard LWWWLL Düsseldorf WIN
KO
March 23, 1996 Gary Steiger WLDDWW Madison Square Garden Theater, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 29, 1996 Bobbie Joe Edwards LLLLWL Cafe Royal, Piccadilly WIN
Points
Sept. 9, 1995 Art Jimmerson LWWLWL Seidensticker Halle, Bielefeld WIN
KO
June 17, 1995 Tim Johnson LLLLLL Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
May 27, 1995 Fred Adams LDLLLL Arena Westfalenhalle, Dortmund WIN
KO
March 25, 1995 Saul Montana WWLWWW Düsseldorf WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 26, 1994 Jason Waller WDLWWL Wuppertal WIN
Technical knockout
June 18, 1994 Dale Jackson LWLLLL Bismark Hotel, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
May 7, 1994 Ralf Rocchigiani LWWWDW Oberwerth Halle, Koblenz Germany BDB Cruiserweight

WIN
Points
March 26, 1994 Tony Booth LLDLWL Arena Westfalenhalle, Dortmund Germany BDB Cruiserweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 26, 1994 Vincent Boulware LWWWLL San Jose State Events Center, San Jose WIN
Split-decision
Dec. 11, 1993 Ludmil Popov Philips Halle, Düsseldorf WIN
KO
Oct. 16, 1993 Bruce Johnson LLWLLL Koblenz WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 18, 1993 Eric Cole LLLLLL Philips Halle, Düsseldorf WIN
KO