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WBC Stats: Wilder v Washington, plus all-time Top 10 heavyweights

WBC 23/02/2017

World Boxing Council heavyweight statistics:

DEONTAY “The Bronze Bomber” WILDER (United States)
WBC Heavyweight World Champion / 4 successful title defenses
Age: 31 / Date of birth: October 22, 1985
Residence, birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Record: 37-0, 36 KOs / Total rounds: 107
Height: 6’7” – 201cm / Reach: 83” – 211 cm / Stance: Right-handed
World championship fights: 5-0, 4 KOs
Advisor: Al Haymon / Managers: Jay Deas, Shelly Finkel / Trainer: Mark Breland

GERALD “The Gentleman, El Gallo Negro” WASHINGTON (United States)
Ranked WBC No. 8 at heavyweight
Age: 34 / Date of birth: April 23, 1982
Residence: Burbank, California / Birthplace: San Jose, California
Record: 18-0-1, 12 KOs / Total rounds: 78
Height: 6’6” – 198cm / Reach: 82” – 208 cm / Stance: Right-handed
World championship fights: 0
Advisor: Al Haymon / Trainer: John Pullman

WBC HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS
1. Sonny Liston (US) 1963 – 1964
2. Muhammad Ali (US) 1964 – 1967
3. Joe Frazier (US) 1968 – 1973
4. George Foreman (US) 1973 – 1974
5. Muhammad Ali (US) * 1974 – 1978
6. Leon Spinks (US) 1978
7. Ken Norton (US) 1977 – 1978
8. Larry Holmes (US) 1978 – 1983
9. Tim Witherspoon (US) 1984
10. Pinklon Thomas (US) 1984 – 1985
11. Trevor Berbick (Can) 1986
12. Mike Tyson (US) 1986 – 1990
13. James Douglas (US) 1990
14. Evander Holyfield (US) 1990 – 1992
15. Riddick Bowe (US) 1992
16. Lennox Lewis (GB) 1993 – 1994
17. Oliver McCall (US) 1994 – 1995
18. Frank Bruno (GB) 1995 – 1996
19. Mike Tyson (US) * 1996
20. Lennox Lewis (GB) * 1997 – 2001
21. Hasim Rahman (US) 2001
22. Lennox Lewis (GB) * 2001 – 2003
23. Vitali Klitschko (Ukraine) 2004
24. Hasim Rahman (US) * 2005 – 2006
25. Oleg Maskaev (Kazakhstan) 2006 – 2008
26. Samuel Peter (Nigeria) Interim 2007 – 2008
27. Vitali Klitschko (Ukraine)* 2008 – 2014
28. Bermane Stiverne (Haiti-US) 2014 – 2015
29. Deontay Wilder (US) 2015 –
* Regained title

WBC TOP 10
1. Muhammad Ali (US)
2. Lennox Lewis (GB)
3. Evander Holyfield (US)
4. Larry Holmes (US)
5. Mike Tyson (US)
6. George Foreman (US)
7. Joe Frazier (US)
8. Vitaly Klitschko (Ukraine)
9. Sonny Liston (US)
10. Ken Norton (US)

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION IN THE HISTORY OF THE WBC
23 heavyweight world champions have been recognized by the WBC, five of whom have regained the title: Muhammad Ali (US), Mike Tyson (US), Lennox Lewis two times (GB), Hasim Rahman (US), Vitali Klitschko (Ukraine).

140 heavyweight world championship fights have been held in WBC history.
This will be the fourth WBC heavyweight world championship fight held in Alabama in WBC history.

MEMORABLE WBC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS
May 21, 1966 Muhammad Ali TKO6 Henry Cooper – London
Dec. 10, 1968 Joe Frazier W15 Oscar Bonavena – Philadelphia
Mar. 8, 1971 Joe Frazier W15 Muhammad Ali – New York
Oct. 30, 1974 Muhammad Ali KO8 George Foreman – Kinshasa
Oct. 1, 1975 Muhammad Ali TKO15 Joe Frazier – Manila
Jun. 9, 1978 Larry Holmes W15 Ken Norton – Las Vegas
Sep. 28, 1979 Larry Homes TKO11 Earnie Shavers – Las Vegas
Oct. 2, 1980 Larry Holmes TKO11 Muhammad Ali – Las Vegas
Apr. 11, 1981 Larry Holmes W15 Trevor Berbick – Las Vegas
Mar. 22, 1986 Trevor Berbick W12 Pinklon Thomas – Las Vegas
Feb. 11, 1990 James Douglas KO10 Mike Tyson – Tokyo
Mar. 18, 1991 Mike Tyson TKO7 Donovan Ruddock (Eliminator) – Las Vegas
May 8, 1993 Lennox Lewis W12 Tony Tucker – Las Vegas
Sep. 2, 1995 Frank Bruno W12 Oliver McCall – London
Mar. 19, 1999 Lennox Lewis D12 Evander Holyfield – New York
Apr. 22, 2001 Hasim Rahman KO5 Lennox Lewis – Brakpan
Nov. 17, 2001 Lennox Lewis KO4 Hasim Rahman – Las Vegas
Jun. 8, 2002 Lennox Lewis KO8 Mike Tyson – Memphis
Jun. 21, 2003 Lennox Lewis TKO6 Vitali Klitschko – Los Angeles
Apr. 24, 2004 Vitali Klitschko KO8 Corrie Sanders – Los Angeles
Mar. 8, 2008 Samuel Peter TKO6 Oleg Maskaev – Cancun
Oct. 11, 2008 Vitali Klitschko TKO9 Samuel Peter – Berlin
Jan. 17, 2015 Deontay Wilder W12 Bermane Stiverne – Las Vegas

WBC Statistics by Luis Medina.