Mahyar Monshipour

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Name: Mahyar Monshipour
Alias: Little Tyson
Birth Name: Mahyar Monshipour Kermani
Hometown: Poitiers, Vienne, France
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 164cm
Promoter: Record
Pro Boxer: Record

Mahyar Monshipour is an Iranian-born French boxer who became a fan favourite for his relentless, offensive, brawling style. His bout with Somsak Sithchatchawal in which he lost the WBA World Super Bantamweight Title was named 2006 Boxing Writers Association of America Fight of the Year, 2006 Ring Magazine Fight of the Year, and 2006 Fight of the Year. The 10th Round was named Ring Magazine Round of the Year and the 9th Round was named Round of the Year.

Professional Record

Championship Record

  • 5 opponents (5 by KO) beaten for World Super Bantamweight Title.

Titles Held

  • World Boxing Association World Super Bantamweight Title (2003-06)
  • EBU (European) Super Bantamweight Title (2002-03)
  • France Super Bantamweight Title (2002)

Preceded by:
Salim Medjkoune
WBA Super Bantamweight Champion
2003 Jul 4 – 2006 Mar 18
Succeeded by:
Somsak Sithchatchawal