Oleksandr Gvozdyk Record & Stats

Oleksandr Gvozdyk Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 5 years and 6 months, Oleksandr Gvozdyk fought 18 times with 17 wins and a single loss. By his last professional fight on October 18, 2019, Gvozdyk's boxing record stood at 17-1 (14 KO wins, 1 KO loss).

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Ukrainian nationalityOlympic medal winner
Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
“The Nail”
Apr 15, 1987
Apr 12, 2014
14 (77.8%)
188 cm
192 cm
Ape Index
4 cm
Last Fight
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Oleksandr Gvozdyk's record and stats
Oleksandr Gvozdyk's Record

      Oleksandr Gvozdyk (The Nail) is a retired Ukrainian professional boxer. He was born in Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union on April 15, 1987. Gvozdyk made his professional boxing debut at the age of 26 on April 12, 2014. He is a former light-heavyweight world champion. He is 35 years old, and will be turning 36 in 2 months and 11 days.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights18
      KO Wins14
      Total Title Wins1
      Title Defenses1
      Title-Fight KO Wins2
      Losses via KO1
      18Oct 18, 201932 Artur Beterbiev LossTKO10
      17Mar 30, 201931Doudou Ngumbu WinTKO5
      16Dec 1, 201831 Adonis Stevenson WinKO11
      15Mar 17, 201830Mehdi AmarWinUD
      14Aug 19, 201730Craig BakerWinTKO6
      13Apr 8, 201729 Yunieski GonzalezWinTKO3
      12Nov 19, 201629 Isaac ChilembaWinRTD8
      11Jul 23, 201629 Tommy KarpencyWinKO6
      10Apr 9, 201628Nadjib MohammediWinKO2
      9Feb 13, 201628Mike SniderWinKO1
      8Nov 20, 201528Cleiton ConceiçãoWinTKO3
      7Sep 19, 201528Francisco SierraWinRTD5
      6Jun 13, 201528Michael GbengaWinUD
      5Jan 24, 201527Cory CummingsWinKO2
      4Nov 15, 201427 Otis GriffinWinTKO6
      3Sep 20, 201427Lamont WilliamsWinKO5
      2May 17, 201427Michael GbengaWinUD
      1Apr 12, 201426Mike MontoyaWinKO1

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      Oleksandr Gvozdyk is 188 cm tall (6' 2.02") with a reach of 192 cm (6' 3.59"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 4 cm (1.57"). Gvozdyk has a 77.8% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Oleksandr Gvozdyk's professional boxing career spanned more than 5 years — from 2014 to 2019.

      Gvozdyk made his debut against Mike Montoya at the age of 26 on April 12, 2014, defeating Montoya via 1st round KO. He went on to win 16 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 13 wins via stoppage.

      Gvozdyk had his first world title fight at the age of 31 on December 1, 2018 after 15 professional fights, against Adonis Stevenson for the light-heavyweight WBC title. He defeated Stevenson via 11th round KO to become the light-heavyweight champion of the world.

      Gvozdyk has won one world title at light-heavyweight. For all the details about Gvozdyk's world title wins and defenses refer to "Oleksandr Gvozdyk World Titles".

      Some of Gvozdyk's best fights and notable victories include wins over Adonis Stevenson, Doudou Ngumbu, Yunieski Gonzalez, Tommy Karpency, Nadjib Mohammedi, Isaac Chilemba, and Francisco Sierra.

      Oleksandr Gvozdyk had just a single loss in his professional boxing career. He suffered his first loss against Artur Beterbiev via 10th round TKO on October 18, 2019, which ended his 17-fight win streak. Beterbiev is the only boxer to beat Gvozdyk. For more details about this defeat, refer to "All of Oleksandr Gvozdyk's losses".

      His last professional fight was a light-heavyweight title unification bout against Russian boxer Artur Beterbiev on October 18, 2019. Gvozdyk lost the fight via 10th round TKO — and lost his WBC title. It's been 3 years, 3 months, and 17 days since this fight.

      Gvozdyk retired from professional boxing with a record of 17-1, which included 14 knockout wins and 1 loss via knockout, and 1 title win.

      Career Highlights

      Oleksandr Gvozdyk fought a total of 18 times during his professional career. These two fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs. Adonis Stevenson

        A 31-year old Oleksandr Gvozdyk (15-0, 12 KO) had his first world title fight against Adonis Stevenson for Stevenson's WBC light-heavyweight belt. Stevenson was 41 years old with a record of 29-1-1. Stevenson was coming off a draw against Badou Jack in his last fight. Gvozdyk was the taller of the two by 8 cms but Stevenson had a 4 cm reach advantage over Gvozdyk.

        Gvozdyk defeated Stevenson via 11th round KO to win the WBC light-heavyweight title.

      • Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs. Doudou Ngumbu

        A 31-year old Oleksandr Gvozdyk (16-0, 13 KO) faced Doudou Ngumbu in a light-heavyweight title defense fight.

        Gvozdyk defeated Ngumbu via 5th round TKO to retain the WBC light-heavyweight title.


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