Samuel Peter

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Samuel Peter

Name: Samuel Peter
Alias: The Nigerian Nightmare
Birth Name: Samuel Okon Peter
Born: 1980-09-06
Birthplace: Uyo, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigerian
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 2″   /   188cm
Reach: 77″   /   196cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager: Ivalyo Gotzev
Trainers: Andy "Pops" Anderson, Abel Sanchez (2009)
Cutman: Cornelius Boza Edwards
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Amateur Career

  • Claimed Amateur record: 19-2
  • Represented Nigeria as a Super Heavyweight at the 2000 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. Results were:

Professional Titles

  • WBC Youth World Heavyweight Championship (2003)
  • NABF Heavyweight Championship (2004)
  • USBA Heavyweight Championship (2005)
  • NABA Heavyweight Championship (2005)
  • IBA Heavyweight Championship (2006)
  • WBC Interim Heavyweight Championship (2007)
  • WBC Heavyweight Championship (2008)


Preceded by:
Oleg Maskaev
WBC Heavyweight Champion
2008 Mar 8 – 2008 Oct 11
Succeeded by:
Vitali Klitschko


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