Mircea Simon

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Name: Mircea Simon
Born: 1954-01-22
Birthplace: Romania
Hometown: Los Angeles, California, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 3″   /   191cm
Boxing Record: click

In 1978, two years after claiming an Olympic silver, Simon disappeared from the Romanian boxing team while they were in Lake Tahoe, Nevada and sought asylum in the United States. Wanting to fight as a professional, Simon relocated to Laguna Beach, California where he was managed by Jackie McCoy.

1976 Olympics

Olympic Silver Medalist at Heavyweight in Montreal 1976 for Romania. His results were: