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BOXNEWS Boxer Corrie Sanders

Corrie Sanders

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Record 42 (31 ko's) + 4 + 0 = 46
Nick The Sniper
Weight division Heavyweight (unlimited)
Positions in ratings 12 - WBC Heavyweight (August 2005)
10 - WBA Heavyweight (September 2005)
7 - WBO Heavyweight (March 2005)
Nationality South Africa   South Africa
Born South Africa   South Africa, Pretoria
Profdebut2 Apr 1989
Birthday7 Jan 1966
_DIED_DATE23 Sep 2012
Height (cm) 193
Hand (cm) 196
Stance Southpaw
Boxrec ID 001728

Records list

# Date Opponent Record Location Result
502.02.2008 South Africa Osborne Machimana[14-5-1, 10]South Africa  South Africa, Kempton ParkL KO 1 (12)more...
412.05.2007 Brazil Daniel Bispo[19-6-0, 13]South Africa  South Africa, Kempton ParkW UD 10 (10)more...
314.12.2004 Russian Federation Alexei Varakin[21-13-2, 12]Austria  Austria, SoldenW KO 2 (10)more...
224.04.2004 Ukraine Vitaly Klitschko[33-2-0, 32]USA  USA, Los AngelesL TKO 8 (12)more...
108.03.2003 Ukraine Wladimir Klitschko[40-1-0]Germany  Germany, HannoverW TKO 2 (12)more...



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Corrie Sanders Shot, Later Dies From The Injuries 23 Sep 2012 14:16

Corrie Sanders Shot, Later Dies From The Injuries

In a tragic story, former heavyweight champion Corrie Sanders was shot during a restaurant robbery outside Brits in South Africa. Sanders was reportedly shot in the stomach. He was rushed to the hospital but doctors was unable to save him amd yje boxer passed away. Sanders was best known for his memorable HBO televised war with Hasim Rahman, the shocking two round knockout of Wladimir Klitschko in March 2003, and the 2004 eight round war with older brother Vitali Klitschko read more ...
WBA: Sanctioning Bodies Voted on Haye-Klitschko Ref 30 Jun 2011 14:55

WBA: Sanctioning Bodies Voted on Haye-Klitschko Ref

WBA heavyweight champion David Haye and his team have protested over Gino Rodriguez being the referee for Saturdays unification with IBO/WBO/IBF champion Wladimir Klitschko in Hamburg, Germany. They were upset because Rodriguez worked several of read more ...
Sanders KOd by Machimana in 1st round 3 Feb 2008 00:32

Sanders KOd by Machimana in 1st round

A rather sluggish Silence Mabuza (53.22kg) retained his IBO bantamweight belt when he stopped a gutsy Eden Sonsona (53.42kg) at the end of the eighth round when the Filipino went down for the second time in the fight and the indicated to the referee that he did not want to continue. A flabby Corrie Sanders, the former WBU and WBO heavyweight champion, was knocked out at 2 minutes 41 seconds of the first round by South African read more ...
Sanders, Machimana to collide! 2 Feb 2008 16:12

Sanders, Machimana to collide!

Former heavyweight champion "Iron" Mike Tyson poses with South African heavyweight champion Osborne Machimana (14-5-1, 10 KOs) and former WBO heavyweight champion Corrie Sanders (42-3, 31 KOs) at Emperors Palace near near Johannesburg, South Africa, during Friday's weigh-in for tonight's Fire and Brimstone boxing card. Tyson, who will be at ringside, wished both fighters well in their ten round heavyweight clash read more ...