Zeljko Mavrovic boxer

Zeljko Mavrovic boxer
bouts
28
won
27
lost
1
draw
0
Status
inactive
Division
heavyweight
Debut
1993-03-20
Height
6′ 3″/191cm
Reach
-
Age
-
Born
1969-02-17
Death
-
Nationality
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).

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Result
1998-09-26 Lennox Lewis WWWWWW Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville LOST
Unanimous decision
1997-10-18 Vincenzo Cantatore WLWWWW Vienna WIN
Technical knockout
1997-07-12 Lajos Eros WWLWWW Olympia, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
1997-02-15 Julius Francis LLWWWW Kurhalle Oberlaa, Vienna WIN
Technical knockout
1996-11-02 Clifton Mitchell WLWWWW Olympia Eisstadion, Garmisch-Partenkirchen WIN
Technical knockout
1996-06-22 Mark Wills WLLLLL Westfalen Stadion, Dortmund WIN
Corner retirement
1996-04-20 Christophe Bizot WWWLWW Düsseldorf WIN
Unanimous decision
1995-12-09 Przemyslaw Saleta LWWWWW Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Stuttgart WIN
KO
1995-10-14 Michael Murray WLLLWL Olympiahalle, Munich WIN
KO
1995-06-17 Ken Smith WWWWLW Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1995-04-11 Christophe Bizot WWWWWW Palais des Sport Marcel Cerdan, Levallois-Perret WIN
Technical knockout
1995-03-25 Mark Young LLLLLL Düsseldorf WIN
Corner retirement
1995-02-11 Nathaniel Fitch LLLLL Festhalle, Frankfurt WIN
KO
1994-11-26 Oleg Savenkov WWWW Wuppertal WIN
KO
1994-10-08 Marion Wilson LLLWDL Gerry Weber Stadium, Halle WIN
Points
1994-09-17 Jerry Jones WLLLLL Wilhelm-Dopatka-Halle, Leverkusen WIN
Points
1994-06-18 James Pritchard LLWLLL Bismark Hotel, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
1994-06-04 Marshall Tillman WWLWLW Arena Westfalenhalle, Dortmund WIN
Technical knockout
1994-05-07 Jimmy Bills LWLLWL Oberwerth Halle, Koblenz WIN
KO
1994-03-26 Mike Dixon LLLLWL Arena Westfalenhalle, Dortmund WIN
Technical knockout
1994-02-05 Will Hinton WWWLWW Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
1993-12-11 Kimmuel Odum WWWLLL Philips Halle, Düsseldorf WIN
Points
1993-10-16 David Bey WLLDLL Koblenz WIN
Technical knockout
1993-09-18 Marco van Spaendonck WDW Philips Halle, Düsseldorf WIN
Technical knockout
1993-08-07 Webster Vinson WWLWLL Resorts International, Atlantic City WIN
KO
1993-06-26 John Morton LLLLLL Sporthalle, Alsterdorf WIN
KO
1993-05-01 Chris Harbourne WLWLLW Sporthalle Charlottenburg, Charlottenburg WIN
Technical knockout
1993-03-20 Bruno Podgorny WWLLLL Philips Halle, Düsseldorf WIN
Technical knockout