Giacobbe Fragomeni

Giacobbe Fragomeni
Nickname(s) Gabibbo
Rated at Cruiserweight
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Nationality Italian
Born (1969-08-13) 13 August 1969
Milan, Lombardy, Italy
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 40
Wins 33
Wins by KO 13
Losses 5
Draws 2

Giacobbe Fragomeni (born 13 August 1969) is an Italian professional boxer. He is a former WBC and European Union cruiserweight champion. As an amateur he won the 1998 European Amateur Boxing Championships in the heavyweight division.

Professional career

Fragomeni turned in 2001 pro in the cruiserweight division. Nicknamed Il Gabibbo, after a popular Italian TV character, he won the WBC International Cruiserweight Title on March 12, 2005 by defeating Brazil's Daniel Bispo in the Mazda Palace in his hometown of Milan. On November 17, 2006 he challenged David Haye for the EBU (European) cruiserweight title, with Haye winning for TKO after 9 rounds. On October 24, 2008 he won the WBC Cruiserweight Title when he defeated Rudolf Kraj at Palalido in Milan. On May 16, 2009 he fought Krzysztof Włodarczyk. The bout was declared a draw after 12 rounds and Fragomeni managed to retain his WBC Cruiserweight title. Exactly one year later, he lost a rematch for TKO after 8 rounds.

Professional boxing record

33 Wins (13 knockouts, 20 decisions), 5 Losses (4 knockouts, 1 decision), 2 Draws[1]
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Win 33-5-2Croatia Marko Martinjak PTS 8 2015-10-04 Italy Piazza Garibaldi, Sorbolo, Emilia Romagna
Loss 32-5-2Russia Rakhim Chakhkiyev KO 4 (12), 0:52 2014-10-24 Russia Luzhnik, Moscow For vacant EBU Cruiserweight Title.
Win 32-4-2Latvia Olegs Lopajevs TKO 2 (6), 1:53 2014-04-26 Italy Centro Sportivo Molinello, Rho, Lombardia
Loss 31-4-2Poland Krzysztof Włodarczyk RTD 6 (12), 3:00 2013-12-06 United States UIC Pavilion, Chicago, United States For WBC Cruiserweight Title.
Win 31-3-2Croatia Toni Visic PTS 8 2013-07-27 Italy Campo Scuola, Ferrara, Italy
Win 30-3-2Italy Silvio Branco SD 12 2012-12-15 Italy PalaGarda, Riva del Garda, Italy Won vacant WBC Silver Cruiserweight Title.
Draw 29-3-2Italy Silvio Branco MD 12 2012-03-17 Italy PalaRavizza, Pavia, Italy For vacant WBC Silver Cruiserweight Title.
Win 29-3-1Lithuania Remigijus Ziausys UD 6 2011-07-08 Italy Piazza XX Settembre, Civitanova Marche, Italy
Win 28-3-1Hungary Laszlo Hubert TKO 7 (12) 2011-04-30 Mexico Coliseum Don King, Texcoco, Mexico Won vacant WBC International Cruiserweight Title.
Win 27-3-1Mexico Eduardo Ayala TKO 6 (10) 2010-11-05 Mexico The Royal Hotel, Cancun, Mexico
Loss 26-3-1Poland Krzysztof Włodarczyk TKO 8 (12) 2010-5-15 Poland Atlas Arena, Lodz, Poland For vacant WBC Cruiserweight Title.
Loss 26-2-1Hungary Zsolt Erdei MD 12 2009-11-21 Germany Sparkassen-Arena, Kiel, Germany Lost WBC Cruiserweight Title.
Draw 26-1-1Poland Krzysztof Włodarczyk SD 12 2009-05-16 Italy Gran Teatro, Rome, Italy Defended WBC Cruiserweight Title.
Win 26-1Czech Republic Rudolf Kraj TD 8 (12) 2008-10-24 Italy PalaLido, Milan, Italy Won vacant WBC Cruiserweight Title.
Win 25-1Bulgaria Konstantin Semerdjiev UD 12 2008-04-15 Italy Casino, Campione d'Italia, Italy Defended EBU-EU Cruiserweight Title.
Win 24-1France Rachid El Hadak MD 12 2007-12-22 Italy Datch Forum, Milan, Italy Defended EBU-EU Cruiserweight Title.
Win 23-1Italy Vincenzo Rossitto UD 12 2007-07-31 Italy Centro Polivalente, San Genesio ed Uniti, Italy Won vacant EBU-EU Cruiserweight Title.
Win 22-1Hungary Adrian Rajkai KO 4 (8) 2007-04-21 Italy Stradella, Italy
Loss 21-1United Kingdom David Haye TKO 9 (12) 2006-11-17 England York Hall, London, England For EBU Cruiserweight Title.
Win 21-0Germany Andreas Guenther RTD 5 (8) 2006-05-26 Spain Poliesportiu Insular Blanca Dona, Ibiza, Islas Baleares, Spain
Win 20-0Germany Rene Huebner PTS 8 2006-01-31 Italy Palazzetto dello Sport, Vobarno, Italy
Win 19-0Hungary Zoltán Béres TKO 4 (6) 2005-12-16 Italy PalaLido, Milan, Italy
Win 18-0Brazil Daniel Bispo UD 12 2005-03-12 ItalyMazda Palace, Milan, Italy Retained WBC International Cruiserweight Title.
Win 17-0France Frédéric Serrat MD 12 2004-11-13 ItalyPalaBrera, San Martino Siccomario, Italy Won vacant WBC International Cruiserweight Title.
Win 16-0Montenegro Radoslav Milutinovic TKO 5 (6) 2004-09-04 ItalyMede, Italy
Win 15-0Italy Alessandro Guni TKO 11 (12) 2004-06-11 Italy PalaRavizza, Pavia, Italy Won IBF Mediterranean Cruiserweight Title.
Win 14-0Belgium Ismail Abdoul PTS 8 2004-02-10 ItalyCava Manara, Italy
Win 13-0Argentina Luis Oscar Ricail UD 8 2003-12-09 Italy PalaLido, Milan, Italy
Win 12-0Argentina Hector Alfredo Avila PTS 8 2003-10-14 Italy Pala Italia Online, Milan, Italy
Win 11-0Turkey Bruce Oezbek PTS 6 2003-08-09 Italy Villasimius, Cagliari, Italy
Win 10-0Hungary Otto Nemeth TKO 4 (6) 2003-07-22 Italy Piazza Vittoria, Pavia, Italy
Win 9-0Montenegro Radoslav Milutinovic TKO 3 (6) 2002-11-05 ItalyVilla Erba, Cernobbio, Italy
Win 8-0Tunisia Radouana Ferchichi PTS 6 2002-02-23 ItalyMilan, Italy
Win 7-0France Christopher Robert PTS 6 2001-12-15 ItalyMilan, Italy
Win 6-0Morocco Salah Rhouzi KO 3 (6) 2001-12-01 ItalyPadua, Italy
Win 5-0Cameroon Manfred Kong PTS 6 2001-11-10 ItalyMilan, Italy
Win 4-0France Jose Carlos Maia TKO 4 (6) 2001-10-13 ItalyMilan, Italy
Win 3-0France Cyril Bongi PTS 6 2001-08-10 ItalyCatanzaro, Calabria, Italy
Win 2-0Croatia Velimir Listes KO 1 (6) 2001-07-28 ItalyPiove di Sacco, Veneto, Italy
Win 1-0Cameroon Henry Kolle Njume PTS 4 2001-05-19 ItalyMilan, Italy Fragomeni's professional debut
Title last held by
David Haye
WBC Cruiserweight Champion
October 24, 2008 November 21, 2009
Succeeded by
Zsolt Erdei
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