Joergen Hansen

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Name: Joergen Hansen
Alias: Gamle
Hometown: Aalborg, Denmark
Birthplace: Aarhus, Denmark
Died: 2018-03-15 (Age:74)
Height: 174cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

  • Between March 1979 and August 1981, Hansen was ranked as high as the #5 welterweight in the world by The Ring magazine.
  • Hansen was diagnosed with Alzheimer in 2004.However, in 2010 this was changed to "pugilistic dementia". Hansen, retired from his work at a Copenhagen wine restaurant, went on medication and by 2012 still could give interviews. Together with a Danish journalist he published his memoirs "Gamle Hansen" ("Old Hansen") in 2012. He remembers most of his fights, but not "what I said and did a few moments ago". He lives in Ålborg at an appartement build for elderly people with his wife since 1966 Hanne.
Joergen Hansen

Hansen at one time affiliated with Team Palle

Photo of Joergen Hansen, (rt.) retired