Valdemir Pereira

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Name: Valdemir Pereira
Alias: Sertao
Hometown: Sao Caetano do Sul, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Birthplace: Cruz das Almas, Bahia, Brazil
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 165cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Trainer: Ivan Patricio Chalot de Oliveira
Manager: Servilio de Oliveira

Professional Career

On January 20, 2006, Pereira won the vacant IBF featherweight title, with a 12-round unanimous decision over Fahprakorb Rakkiatgym at Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

Olympic Games results

  • 2000 fought as a Featherweight for the Brazilian Olympic Team at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Results were:

Amateur Highlights

  • 1997 Panamerican Championships participant in Medellin, Colombia as a Bantamweight.
  • 1999 Panamerican Games participant in Winnipeg, Canada as a Featherweight.
  • 2000 1st America´s Olympic Qualifier Bronze medalist in Tampa, United States, as a Featherweight.
  • 2000 2nd America´s Olympic Qualifier Bronze medalist in Tijuana, Mexico, as a Featherweight.
  • 2000 3rd America´s Olympic Qualifier Gold medallist in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as a Featherweight (Qualified for the 2000 Olympics).

Preceded by:
Juan Manuel Marquez
IBF Featherweight Champion
2006 Jan 20 – 2006 May 13
Succeeded by:
Eric Aiken