Fabrice Benichou

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Name: Fabrice Benichou
Hometown: Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
Birthplace: Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 160cm
Reach: 160cm
Pro Boxer: Record

Trainer: Jean Molina

Notes

  • In 1984 Benichou made it to the finals for the French National Bantamweight championship, but lost.
  • Though born in Spain, Benichou's professional career was centered in France.
  • In 1989 Benichou won
  • the European (EBU) Bantamweight Title from Thierry Jacob for his first important professional title.
  • But he only held it for three months losing to Vinceno Belcastro by TKO in the third rd in April of 1989.
  • In 1987 Benichou was rated as the #4 bantamweight in the world.
  • Won the IBF version of the World Super Bantamweight championship in 1989 but lost it the following year to Welcome Ncita.
  • Won the European (EBU) Featherweight Championship from John Davidson in 1991 and held the title until 1992. Benichou successfully
  • defended the EBU Title three times after winning it from Davidson. Finally lost the EBU Featherweight Title to Maurizio Stecca by SD
  • in December 1992. Benichou later fought for the French national Featherweight Title but lost again by SD to Arlindo De Abreu in June '95.
  • Benichou is of Spanish-Hebrew heritage. Benichou made a short-lived comeback in 2005 winning one fight, but retired immediately
  • after losing the second fight by KO in June 2006.

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Preceded by:
Jose Sanabria
IBF Super Bantamweight Champion
1989 Mar 10 – 1990 Mar 10
Succeeded by:
Welcome Ncita