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Name: Sumbu Kalambay
Alias: Patrizio - Ali
Birthplace: Lubumbashi, Congo, Democractic Republic
Hometown: Ancona, Marche, Italy
Height: 5′ 9″ / 175cm
Reach: 72″ / 183cm
Boxing Record: click
- Amateur Record: 90-5
- Won the Italian Middleweight Championship in 1985 and the European Middleweight Championship in 1987.
- Defeated Iran Barkley by a fifteen-round unanimous decision to win the vacant WBA Middleweight Championship in 1987.
- Defended the WBA title against Mike McCallum (W 12), Robbie Sims (W 12), and Doug DeWitt (TKO 7).
- Stripped by the WBA for choosing to face IBF Middleweight Champion Michael Nunn, instead of mandatory challenger Herol Graham.
- After retiring as a boxer, Kalambay became a trainer. His most notable boxers are Vincenzo Cantatore, Michele Piccirillo and Paolo Vidoz.
| WBA Middleweight Champion
1987 Oct 23 – 1989