Anthony Yigit is a Swedish professional boxer. After success at the 2011 Amateur Boxing World Championships, Yigit won the right to participate in the 2012 Summer Olympics. In February 2013 he moved to professionals.
AMATEUR CAREER BY ANTHONY YIGIT
2010 Champion of the Swedish National Championship in Norrkoping (64 kg)
2010 Prime Minister Tournament Bronze medalist in Ankara, Turkey (64 kg)
Quarter-finalist European Championship 2010 in Moscow, Russia (64 kg)
Quarter-finalist European Championship 2011 in Ankara, Turkey (64 kg)
2011 Participant in the World Amateur Championship in Baku, Azerbaijan (64 kg)
2011 Olympic Test Silver Medalist in London, England (64 kg)
2012 Nordic Championships Gold Medalist in Stockholm, Sweden (64 kg)
2012 Giraldo Cordova Cardina Tournament Silver Medalist in Havana, Cuba (64 kg)
Participant of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England (64 kg)
He began his professional career in 2013. He spent 149 rounds on the pro ring, scored 21 victories, 7 of which were early victories.
His significant rivals were such boxers as: Sandor Martin 29 1 0 – victory, Lenny Daws 30 4 2, Armando Robles 31 4 2, Kim Poulsen 26 1 0.
The penultimate duel was held in September 2017 against the experienced Spanish boxer Sandor Martin 29 1 0.
The fight lasted all 12 rounds assigned to it. Igit won a unanimous decision with a crushing score of 117-112 | 118-110 | 119-109. Yigit won the title EBU European.
The last fight Yigit held in December 2017 against a not very strong contender from the UK Joe Hughes 15 2 1. This was the third defense of Yigit, the title of EBU European. The fight went the entire distance of 12 rounds. The victory was won by the Swedish boxer Anthony Yigit with a score of 117-112 | 118-110 | 119-109.
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