Sinan Samil Sam
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Name: Sinan Samil Sam
Alias: Bull from Bosporus
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
Hometown: Hamburg, Germany
Height: 6′ 3″ / 191cm
Reach: 76″ / 193cm
Boxing Record: click
- First Turkish boxer to win the professional European Championship above 140 pounds.
- WBC International Heavyweight Title Holder
- Former European (EBU) Heavyweight Title Holder
- 1992 2nd place (Middleweight) at the Junior European Championships in Endinburgh, losing to Vassiliy Jirov.
- 1992 Junior World Champion (Light Heavyweight) in Montreal.
- 1993 2nd place (Light Heavyweight) at the European Championships in Bursa, Turkey.
- 1995 3rd place (Heavyweight) at the World Championships in Berlin, losing in the Semifinal to Luan Krasniqi.
- 1998 3rd place (Super Heavyweight) at the European Championships in Minsk, Belarus.
- 1999 won the World Championships at Super Heavyweight in Houston.