Graciano Rocchigiani Record & Stats

Graciano Rocchigiani Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 19 years and eight months, Graciano Rocchigiani fought 48 times with 41 wins, 6 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on May 10, 2003, Rocchigiani's boxing record stood at 41-6-1 (19 KO wins, 1 KO loss).

Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany
Dec 29, 1963
Oct 1, 2018 (54 years)
Sep 10, 1983
19 (39.6%)
185 cm
189 cm
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4 cm
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Graciano Rocchigiani's boxing record
Boxing Career of Graciano Rocchigiani
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      Graciano Rocchigiani (Rocky) was a German professional boxer. He was born in Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany on December 29, 1963. Rocchigiani made his professional boxing debut at the age of 19, on September 10, 1983. He was a two-weight-class world champion. Rocchigiani died on October 1, 2018 at the age of 54 years.

      Fight Record

      Total Fights48
      KO Wins19
      Total Title Wins2
      Title Defenses3
      Title-Fight KO Wins2
      Losses via KO1
      48May 10, 200339Thomas UlrichLossUD
      47Feb 10, 200137Willard LewisWinUD
      46Apr 15, 200036Dariusz MichalczewskiLoss *TKO10
      45Mar 21, 199834Michael NunnWin *SD
      44Mar 22, 199733John ScullyWinUD
      43Aug 10, 199632Dariusz MichalczewskiLoss *DQ
      42Apr 6, 199632Pietro PellizzaroWinPTS
      41Oct 14, 199531Henry MaskeLoss *UD
      40May 27, 199531Henry MaskeLoss *UD
      39Dec 10, 199430Frederic SeillierDrawPTS
      38Oct 22, 199430Willie KempWinKO2
      37May 28, 199430Charles OliverWinTKO6
      36Feb 5, 199430Chris EubankLoss *UD
      35Oct 15, 199329Ricky ThomasWinPTS
      34Sep 11, 199329Kevin Whaley-ElWinTKO6
      33Jun 26, 199329Lester YarbroughWinPTS
      32Sep 13, 199127Alex BlanchardWinTKO9
      31Feb 28, 199127Crawford AshleyWinSD
      30Dec 7, 199026Mike SedilloWinPTS
      29Sep 7, 199026Rodrigo BenechWinKO3
      28Dec 1, 198925John KeysWinKO2
      27Jan 27, 198925Thulani MalingaWin *UD
      26Oct 7, 198824Chris ReidWin *TKO11
      25Jun 3, 198824Nicky WalkerWin *UD
      24Mar 11, 198824Vincent BoulwareWin *TKO8
      23Dec 5, 198723Mustafa HamshoWinTKO1
      22Oct 30, 198723John HeldWinPTS
      21Oct 17, 198723Lahcen M'HamdiWinTKO3
      20Oct 3, 198723Tommy TaylorWinPTS
      19Sep 14, 198723Ahmed LaghlaliWinTKO2
      18Oct 3, 198622Manfred JassmannWinPTS
      17May 12, 198622Ian LazarusWinKO8
      16Mar 1, 198622James CookWinPTS
      15Nov 29, 198521Antoine AlcantaraWinKO2
      14Nov 8, 198521Rudiger BitterlingWinTKO3
      13Aug 31, 198521Moussa Kassongo MukandjoWinUD
      12Apr 26, 198521Steve JohnsonWinPTS
      11Mar 9, 198521Tony JenkinsWinTKO6
      10Dec 1, 198420Philippe SeysWinPTS
      9Oct 5, 198420Tony BrittonWinPTS
      8Sep 15, 198420Butangi NzolamesoWinPTS
      7Apr 27, 198420Franz DorferWinTKO2
      6Feb 24, 198420Mick MorrisWinUD
      5Feb 10, 198420Mauro Hernandez da CruzWinPTS
      4Jan 14, 198420Chaed RingoWinTKO2
      3Nov 5, 198319Jan LefeberWinPTS
      2Oct 7, 198319Marnix HeytensWinTKO1
      1Sep 10, 198319Esperno PostlWinTKO2

      * World-title fight

      World Titles

      Rocchigiani was a two-weight-division world champion. He held two world titles, two of which were vacant title wins.

      Weight DivisionWorld Titles Held


      Graciano Rocchigiani was 185 cm tall (6' 0.83") with a reach of 189 cm (6' 2.41"). He used to fight out of the southpaw stance and presented an ape-index of 4 cm (1.57").

      Rocchigiani had a 39.6% KO rate. Of his total 19 KO wins, 12 were in the early rounds, five in the mid rounds, and two in the later rounds. He had two first-round KO wins.

      Career Summary

      Graciano Rocchigiani's professional boxing career spanned more than 19 years — from 1983 to 2003.

      Rocchigiani made his professional boxing debut against Esperno Postl at the age of 19 on September 10, 1983, defeating Postl via 2nd round TKO. He went on to win 34 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 16 wins via stoppage.

      Rocchigiani had his first world title fight at the age of 24 on March 11, 1988 after 23 professional fights, against Vincent Boulware for the super-middleweight IBF (vacant) title. He defeated Boulware via 8th round TKO to become the super-middleweight champion of the world.

      Rocchigiani won two world titles at two weight classes. For all the details about Rocchigiani's world title wins and defenses refer to "Graciano Rocchigiani World Titles".

      Some of Rocchigiani's best fights and notable victories include wins over Michael Nunn, Rodrigo Benech, John Keys, Alex Blanchard, Kevin Whaley-El, Chris Reid, and Thulani Malinga.

      Rocchigiani had a total of six losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Thomas Ulrich at 39 years of age, on May 10, 2003. Rocchigiani lost the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      Career Highlights

      Rocchigiani fought a total of 48 times during his professional career, which includes 10 world-title fights at two weight divisions — light-heavyweight and super-middleweight. These two fights are the highlight of his career.

      • March 11, 1988: Rocchigiani wins his first world title by defeating Vincent Boulware via 8th round TKO. He is now the IBF super-middleweight world champion.

      • March 21, 1998: Rocchigiani wins the WBC light-heavyweight title from Michael Nunn, by beating Nunn via 12 round split-decision.


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