Dejan Zlaticanin

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Name: Dejan Zlaticanin
Alias: Dynamite
Hometown: Podgorica, Montenegro
Birthplace: Podgorica, Montenegro
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 163cm
Reach: 165cm
Pro Boxer: Record

Trainer: Jose Benavidez Sr. (-2017), Buddy McGirt (2017-)

Amateur Career

  • 2001 European Junior Championships quarter-finalist in Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina (57kg):
  • 2002 World Junior Championships participant in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba (60kg):
  • 2003 World Championships participant in Bangkok, Thailand (60kg):
  • 2004 European Championships participant in Pula, Croatia (60kg):
  • 2005 Mediterranean Games participant in Almeria, Spain (60kg):
  • 2006 European Championships quarter-finalist in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (57kg):

Regional & Minor Titles

  • WBC Mediterranean lightweight title
  • WBC International lightweight title

Career Factoids

  • Has a record of 1-1-0 (1 KO's) in world title fights.
  • Has a record of 1-1-0 (0 KO's) against former or current world champions.


Preceded by:
Jorge Linares
Declared Champion in Recess
WBC Lightweight Champion
2016 June 11 – 2017 Jan 28
Succeeded by:
Mikey Garcia