Name: Vassiliy Jirov
Alias: The Tiger
Birth Name: Vassiliy Valereyevich Jirov
Hometown: Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Birthplace: Balqash, Kazakhstan
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record
Trainer: Thell Torrence
Manager: Ivalyo Gotzev
Promoter: Bob Arum (Top Rank) (1997-?)
- Amateur record: 207-10.
- 1992 Junior European Champion in Edinburgh, as a Middleweight.
- 1993 3rd place at World Championships in Tampere, Finland, as a Middleweight. Results were:
- 1994 3rd place at Asian Championships in Hiroshima, Japan as a Light Heavyweight. Results were:
- 1995 3rd place at World Championships in Berlin, Germany as a Light Heavyweight. Results were:
- 1996 Olympic Gold Medalist at Light Heavyweight at the Atlanta Games. Results were:
- Winner of the Val Barker Trophy for Outstanding Boxer at the 1996 Olympic Games
- Has defeated 6 opponents (5 by KO) for World Cruiserweight Title.
| IBF Cruiserweight Champion
1999 Jun 5 – 2003 Apr 26