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Jürgen Brähmer

WBA World Champion*, Light Heavyweight

Jürgen Brähmer is one of the perennial favourites of international boxing and has experienced all the highs and lows that life and boxing have to offer in his long, successful career.

After an extremely successful career in the amateur camp, where he became junior welterweight world champion (1996) and German half-middleweight champion (1997), he turned professional in 1999. In 2002 he won his first title as WBC International Champion and in 2007 the WBO Intercontinental title - at that time still at super-middleweight. He continued at light heavyweight in 2008, winning the EBU European title in 2009 and the WBO world title in the same year. In 2013, he achieved the greatest success of his career when he won the vacant WBA world title and successfully defended it until the end of 2016. He set another exclamation mark with his quarter-final victory over Rob Brant in the 2017 World Boxing Superseries - in the super middleweight division.

In addition to his career, Jürgen coached Tyron Zeuge from 2016-2019 and former world champion Christina Hammer since 2019. In 2018, he founded JB German Sports GmbH for the management and marketing of his own fights and his protégés.

Jürgen boxes in the southpaw position, is 181 cm tall and has an identical reach of 181 cm. identical reach of 181 cm as well. He was born on 5 October 1978 in Stralsund and is a trained welder. He is trained by Michael Timm and is managed by JB German Sports GmbH.

Pro titles:

WBA World Light Heavyweight Champion 2013-2016, WBO World Light Heavyweight Champion 2009-2011, European light heavyweight champion 2008-2009, WBO Intercontinental Super Middleweight Champion 2007, WBC International Champion 2002

Fight record as a professional:

55 fights, 52 wins, 38 KOs, 3 defeats

Title as an amateur:

German Senior Champion 1997, Junior World Champion 1996, German Youth Champion, German junior champion

Fight record as an amateur: 

100 fights, 95 victories

Jürgen Brähmer in the Ring

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