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Zeljko Mavrovic boxer

Zeljko Mavrovic image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 3″/191cm
Debut 1993-03-20
Born 1969-02-17
Nationality Croatia
Residence Zagreb, Croatia
bouts
28
won
27
lost
1
draw
0
bouts
28
won
27
lost
1
draw
0
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 3″/191cm
Debut 1993-03-20
Born 1969-02-17
Nationality Croatia
Residence Zagreb, Croatia

Željko Mavrovićpronunciation? (born 17 February 1969) is a Croatian former professional boxer. In 1998, as an undefeated challenger, he faced Lennox Lewis for the WBC heavyweight title, but lost in what would be his final fight. After retiring from boxing, Mavrović became an entrepreneur.Mavrović was born in Zagreb, in the neighbourhood Srednjaci (which is the source of his nickname Šaka sa Srednjaka or Fist from Srednjaci).

Željko Mavrovićpronunciation? (born 17 February 1969) is a Croatian former professional boxer. In 1998, as an undefeated challenger, he faced Lennox Lewis for the WBC heavyweight title, but lost in what would be his final fight. After retiring from boxing, Mavrović became an entrepreneur.Mavrović was born in Zagreb, in the neighbourhood Srednjaci (which is the source of his nickname Šaka sa Srednjaka or Fist from Srednjaci).

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 26, 1998 Lennox Lewis WWWWWW Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 18, 1997 Vincenzo Cantatore WLWWWW Vienna EBU European Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 12, 1997 Lajos Eros WWLWWW Olympia, Kensington EBU European Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 15, 1997 Julius Francis LLWWWW Kurhalle Oberlaa, Vienna EBU European Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 2, 1996 Clifton Mitchell WLWWWW Olympia Eisstadion, Garmisch-Partenkirchen EBU European Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 22, 1996 Mark Wills WLLLLL Westfalen Stadion, Dortmund EBU European Heavyweight

WIN
Corner retirement
April 20, 1996 Christophe Bizot WWWLWW Düsseldorf EBU European Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 9, 1995 Przemyslaw Saleta LWWWWW Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart EBU European Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 14, 1995 Michael Murray WLLLWL Olympiahalle, Munich EBU European Heavyweight

WIN
KO
June 17, 1995 Ken Smith WWWWLW Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
April 11, 1995 Christophe Bizot WWWWWW Palais des Sport Marcel Cerdan, Levallois-Perret vacant EBU European Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 25, 1995 Mark Young LLLLLL Düsseldorf WIN
Corner retirement
Feb. 11, 1995 Nathaniel Fitch LLLLL Festhalle, Frankfurt WIN
KO
Nov. 26, 1994 Oleg Savenkov WWWW Wuppertal vacant German International (BDB) Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 8, 1994 Marion Wilson LLLWDL Gerry Weber Stadium, Halle vacant German International (BDB) Heavyweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 17, 1994 Jerry Jones WLLLLL Wilhelm-Dopatka-Halle, Leverkusen vacant German International (BDB) Heavyweight

WIN
Points
June 18, 1994 James Pritchard LLWLLL Bismark Hotel, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
June 4, 1994 Marshall Tillman WWLWLW Arena Westfalenhalle, Dortmund WIN
Technical knockout
May 7, 1994 Jimmy Bills LWLLWL Oberwerth Halle, Koblenz WIN
KO
March 26, 1994 Mike Dixon LLLLWL Arena Westfalenhalle, Dortmund WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 5, 1994 Will Hinton WWWLWW Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 11, 1993 Kimmuel Odum WWWLLL Philips Halle, Düsseldorf WIN
Points
Oct. 16, 1993 David Bey WLLDLL Koblenz WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 18, 1993 Marco van Spaendonck WDW Philips Halle, Düsseldorf WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 7, 1993 Webster Vinson WWLWLL Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
KO
June 26, 1993 John Morton LLLLLL Sporthalle, Alsterdorf WIN
KO
May 1, 1993 Chris Harbourne WLWLLW Sporthalle Charlottenburg, Charlottenburg WIN
Technical knockout
March 20, 1993 Bruno Podgorny WWLLLL Philips Halle, Düsseldorf WIN
Technical knockout