Alex Miteff

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Name: Alex Miteff
Birth Name: Pablo Alexis Antonio Miteff
Hometown: New York, New York, USA
Birthplace: Maria Teresa, Santa Fe, Argentina
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 185cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Managers: Howie Albert, Gil Clancy, Harry Stickevers

Career Review

  • From 140 contests, Miteff won 126, boxed eleven draw fights. In five years Miteff took eight titles in three classes; middlewieght, light-heavyweght and heavyweight.
  • Promising heavyweight prospect in the early 1960s.
  • Noted for his body attacks.
  • Had a small part in the movie, Requiem for a Heavyweight, starring Anthony Quinn and Jackie Gleason.
  • Suffered a brutal beating at the hands of a young Cassius Clay.
  • Made a comeback in the late 1960s and was knockedout by Jerry Quarry.