Samuel Peter

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Name: Samuel Peter
Alias: The Nigerian Nightmare
Birth Name: Samuel Okon Peter
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Birthplace: Uyo, Nigeria
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 188cm
Reach: 196cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

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Amateur Career

  • Claimed Amateur record: 19-2
  • Represented Nigeria as a Super Heavyweight at the 2000 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. Results were:

Professional Titles

  • WBC Youth World Heavyweight Championship (2003)
  • NABF Heavyweight Championship (2004)
  • USBA Heavyweight Championship (2005)
  • NABA Heavyweight Championship (2005)
  • IBA Heavyweight Championship (2006)
  • WBC Interim Heavyweight Championship (2007)
  • WBC Heavyweight Championship (2008)

Career Factoids

  • Has defeated 1 opponent (1 by KO) for the World Heavyweight Title.
  • Has a record of 1-2-0 (1 KO) in World Title fights.
  • Has a record of 3-3-0 (1 KO) against former or current world titlists.

Preceded by:
Oleg Maskaev
WBC Heavyweight Champion
2008 Mar 8 – 2008 Oct 11
Succeeded by:
Vitali Klitschko