Paolo Vidoz

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Name: Paolo Vidoz
Alias: Titanium Jaw The Gladiator
Hometown: Gorizia, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
Birthplace: Gorizia, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 191cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Trainer: Sumbu Kalambay (former)

Paolo Vidoz won the vacant European Heavyweight Champion on June 11th, 2005 with a victory against Timo Hoffmann. Vidoz accepted this bout with a four days' notice. He defended the title against Michael Sprott and Cengiz Koc, and lost against the dangerous puncher Vladimir Virchis by way of a 6th round KO on July 15th, 2006.

Amateur Highlights

  • Italian Superheavyweight Champion 1991, 1993, 1995-1997, 1999
  • 1996 competed at the European Championships in Vejle, Denmrl. Results were:
    • Defeated Vasile Ciocan (Romania) RSC-2
    • Defeated Miroslav Gavenciak (Slovakia) PTS
    • Lost to Rene Monse (Germany) DSQ-3 (Monse punched after the bell sounded, he scored a knockdown and Vidoz was unable to continue. Therefore, Monse was disqualified because of the illegal blow)
  • 1996 competed as a Superheavyweight at the Atlanta Olympics. Results was:
  • 1997 3rd place at the World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Results were:
  • 1997 won the Mediterranean Games in Bari, Italy beating Sinan Samil Sam of Turkey in the final.
  • 1998 won the Goodwill Games in New York, USA. Results were:
  • 1998 competed at the European Championships in Minsk, Belarus. Results were:
  • 1999 3rd place at the World Championships in Houston, USA. Results were:
  • 2000 2nd place at the European Championships in Tampere, Finland. Results were:
  • 2000 won Super Heavyweight bronze at the Sydney Olympics. Results were: