Vassiliy Jirov boxer

Vassiliy Jirov boxer
bouts
42
won
38
lost
3
draw
1
Status
inactive
Division
cruiserweight
Debut
1997-01-18
Height
6′ 2″/188cm
Reach
74″/188cm
Age
-
Born
1974-04-04
Death
-
Nationality
Kazakhstan

Jirov made his debut as a professional on 18 January 1997, with a two-round knockout of Vince Brown in Las Vegas. He won eleven fights that first year, all by knockout, including wins over Exum Speight and Art Jimmerson. In 1998, he won eight fights, six before the final bell. On 5 May he won the WBC's regional cruiserweight title with a 12-round decision over Rich La Montaigne, who became the first boxer to last the full distance against Jirov. On 5 December he once again fought in Ukrainian territory. In his first fight as a professional in Ukraine, he beat Alex Vassilev in Kiev by decision in eight.In 1999, Jirov was given his first world title try: In front of an HBO Boxing audience, he beat IBF world Cruiserweight champion Arthur Williams by a knockout in seven rounds at Biloxi, Mississippi, to become that organization's world cruiserweight champion.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
2009-10-17 Jonathan Williams WLWWL Celebrity Theater, Phoenix WIN
Technical knockout
2007-07-14 Kenny Craven WLWLLW 4 Bears Casino & Lodge, New Town WIN
Technical knockout
2006-04-20 Luke Munsen WLLWLW Coeur d'Alene Casino, Worley WIN
Unanimous decision
2005-07-21 Orlin Norris WWWWWL Palace Indian Gaming Center, Lemoore DRAW
Majority decision
2005-05-14 Troy Beets WWWWLW Coushatta Casino Resort, Kinder WIN
Unanimous decision
2005-04-07 Forrest Neal WLWLWL Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula WIN
Technical knockout
2004-12-09 Michael Moorer WLWWWL Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula LOST
Technical knockout
2004-03-13 Joe Mesi WWWWWW Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas LOST
Unanimous decision
2003-11-06 Joseph Kiwanuka LLWLWL Celebrity Theater, Phoenix WIN
Corner retirement
2003-08-07 Ernest Mateen LWDWWL Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula WIN
Technical knockout
2003-04-26 James Toney WWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket LOST
Unanimous decision
2002-02-01 Jorge Castro WLWWWW Celebrity Theater, Phoenix WIN
Unanimous decision
2001-09-08 Julian Letterlough WDWLWW Lawlor Events Center, Reno WIN
Technical knockout
2001-07-20 Adolpho Washington LLWWW Canton Memorial Civic Center, Canton WIN
Unanimous decision
2001-03-24 Terry McGroom WWWWLW MGM Grand, Las Vegas WIN
KO
2001-02-06 Alex Gonzales WWWWWW Sports Palace, Almaty WIN
KO
2000-07-29 Earl Butler LWWWLL Veteran's Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix WIN
Technical knockout
2000-05-19 Esteban Pizzarro WWWWWL Playboy Mansion, Beverly Hills WIN
KO
2000-03-25 Don Normand WWLWLL Seven Feathers Hotel & Casino Resort, Canyonville WIN
Technical knockout
2000-02-12 Saul Montana WWWWWW Bank of America Center, Boise WIN
Technical knockout
1999-09-18 Dale Brown WWWWWW Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
KO
1999-06-05 Arthur Williams WWWWWW Grand Casino, Biloxi WIN
Technical knockout
1999-04-22 Onebo Maxime LWWWLL Anatole Hotel, Dallas WIN
KO
1999-03-06 Cesar Rendon WLLLLL Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio WIN
KO
1998-12-05 Alexander Vasiliev WLWLWW Sport Palace, Kiev WIN
Unanimous decision
1998-10-03 John Kiser LDDWWW Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1998-08-06 Cliff Nellon LWLLLW Grand Casino Avoyelles, Marksville WIN
Technical knockout
1998-05-05 Rich LaMontagne WWWWWL Grand Casino, Biloxi WIN
Unanimous decision
1998-03-14 Jason Waller LLLWLD Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1998-02-10 Trent Surratt LLLWWL Midnight Rodeo, Phoenix WIN
Technical knockout
1998-01-23 Jason Nicholson WLLLWW Grand Casino, Tunica WIN
Technical knockout
1997-12-06 Art Jimmerson LWLLWL Caesars Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1997-10-18 Quinton Osgood WWLLWL Buffalo Bill's Star Arena, Primm WIN
Technical knockout
1997-09-12 Calvin Combs LLLWLL Caesars Palace, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1997-07-05 Dennis Matthews LWLLLL Isle of Capri Casino, Lake Charles WIN
Technical knockout
1997-05-31 Gesses Mesgana WLLLWL Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
1997-04-12 Tyrone Armstead LWWWWW Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Corner retirement
1997-03-30 Calvin Smith LLW Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville WIN
Technical knockout
1997-03-08 Aljenon DeBose LDWLWL Convention Center, Albuquerque WIN
Technical knockout
1997-02-12 Chuck Miller WLLWDL Madison Square Garden Theater, New York WIN
Technical knockout
1997-01-28 Exum Speight LLDLLW Club Rio, Tempe WIN
Technical knockout
1997-01-18 Vincent Brown WWWW Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout