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Tomasz Adamek

BORN   December 1 1976; Zywiec, Poland (fights out of Jersey City, NJ)
HEIGHT 6-1 1/2 (Some sources report 6-2)
WEIGHT 174-225 lbs
MANAGERS Andrzej Gmitruk, Ziggy Rozalski
TRAINER Roger Bloodworth

Adamek is a wonderful two-handed boxer with a picture perfect style; He hits quickly in combinations, owns a quick left jab and a solid right hand; He attacks the head and body and also has quick foot movement

During his career, Tomasz has won the WBO NABO Heavyweight Championsip, the IBF International Heavyweight Championship, the IBO Cruiserweight Championship of the World, the IBF Cruiserweight Championship of the World, the WBC Light Heavyweight Championship of the World, the WBO Inter-Continental Light Heavyweight Championship, the IBF Inter-Continental Light Heavyweight Championship, the International Light Heavyweight Championship of Poland, the WBC CIS and Slovenian Boxing Bureau (CISBB) Light Heavyweight Championship, the International Boxing Council Inter-Continental Light Heavyweight Championship and the IBF North American Heavyweight Championship

Adamek has defeated such men as Michael Grant, Andrew Golota, Chris Arreola, Paul Briggs, O'Neil Bell, Steve Cunningham, Johnathon Banks, Bobby Gunn, Thomas Ulrich, Zdravko Kostic and Rudi Lupo

1999
Mar 13 Israel Khumalo             Manchester, England                TK  1
Apr 29 Smokey Enison              London, England                    TK  2
Jun 26 Milko Stoikov              Wroclaw, Poland                    TK  3
Oct 22 Kevin Whaley-El            Warsaw, Poland                     TK  4
Dec 10 Melvin Wynn                Warsaw, Poland                     TK  3

2000
Feb 21 Mark Lee Dawson            London, England                    TK  3
Mar 25 Terry Ford                 Bialystok, Poland                  TK  3
Jun 10 Glenn Odem                 Elblag, Poland                     TK  4
Oct 14 Stanislav Schreiber        Debica, Poland                     TK  3
Nov  3 Nino Cirilo                Nowy Dwor, Poland                  TK  3

2001
Mar  2 Rudi Lupo                  Warsaw, Poland                      W 10
          -IBC Inter-Continental Light Heavyweight Championship
May 18 Ion Voica                  Warsaw, Poland                     KO  1
Aug 11 Timofey Maklakov           Jaworzno, Poland                   TK  3
Nov 10 Zdravko Kostic             Wloclawek, Poland                   W 10
Dec 29 Ruslan Hladkykh            Konin, Poland                       W  6

2002
Feb 23 Dzianis Salomka            Wloclawek, Poland                  TK  5
Apr  6 Willie McDonald            Lodz, Poland                       TK  3
May 24 Siarhei Karanevich         Plonsk, Poland                      W 10
          -WBC CIS and Slovenian Boxing Bureau (CISBB) Light Heavyweight Championship
Jul 27 Mihai Iftode               Kolobrzeg, Poland                   W  8
Oct 18 Laverne Clark              Kozienice, Poland                  TK  3
          -International Light Heavyweight Championship of Poland
Dec 14 Varuzhan Davtyan           Newcastle, England                 TK  4

2003
Feb 15 Andrei Karsten             Helsinki, Finland                  TK  2
Apr  6 Zoltan Beres               Benidorm, Spain                     W  6
Aug 30 Roberto Coelho             Munich, Germany                     W  8
Oct  4 Ed Dalton                  Mariehamn, Finland                 KO  2
          -IBF Inter-Continental Light Heavyweight Championship
Dec 20 Olivier Beard              Bielsko-Biala, Poland              TK  3

2004
Apr 17 Dzhabrail Dzhabrailov      Mariehamn, Finland                 KO  5
          -WBO Inter-Continental Light Heavyweight Championship
Sep 10 Ismail Abdoul              Warsaw, Poland                      W 10

2005
May 21 Paul Briggs                Chicago, Il                         W 12
          -WBC Light Heavyweight Championship of the World
Oct 15 Thomas Ulrich              Düsseldorf, Germany                KO  6
          -WBC Light Heavyweight Championship of the World

2006
Oct  7 Paul Briggs                Rosemont, Il                        W 12
          -WBC Light Heavyweight Championship of the World

2007
Feb  3 Chad Dawson                Kissimmee, Fl                       L 12
          -WBC Light Heavyweight Championship of the World
Jun  9 Luis Andres Pineda         Katowice, Poland                   TK  7
          -IBO Cruiserweight Championship of the World
Dec 29 Josip Jalusic              Bielefeld, Germany                  W  8

2008
Apr 19 O'Neil Bell                Katowice, Poland                   TK  8
          -IBF Cruiserweight Championship of the World - Elimination Bout
Jul 11 Gary Gomez                 Chicago, Il                        TK  7
Dec 11 Steve Cunningham           Newark, NJ                          W 12
          -IBF Cruiserweight Championship of the World

2009
Feb 27 Johnathon Banks            Newark, NJ                         TK  8
          -IBF Cruiserweight Championship of the World
Jul 11 Bobby Gunn                 Newark, NJ                         TK  4
          -IBF Cruiserweight Championship of the World
Oct 24 Andrew Golota              Lodz, Poland                       TK  5
          -IBF International Heavyweight Championship

2010
Feb  6 Jason Estrada              Newark, NJ                          W 12
          -IBF International Heavyweight Championship
Apr 24 Chris Arreola              Ontario, Ca                         W 12
          -IBF International Heavyweight Championship;
          WBO NABO Heavyweight Championship
Aug 21 Michael Grant              Newark, NJ                          W 12
          -IBF International Heavyweight Championship;
          WBO NABO Heavyweight Championship
Dec  9 Vinny Maddalone            Newark, NJ                         TK  5
          -IBF International Heavyweight Championship;
          WBO NABO Heavyweight Championship

2011
Apr  9 Kevin McBride              Newark, NJ                          W 12
          -IBF International Heavyweight Championship;
          WBO NABO Heavyweight Championship
Sep 10 Vitali Klitschko           Wroclaw, Poland                    LT 10
          -WBC Heavyweight Championship of the World

2012
Mar 24 Nagy Aguilera              Brooklyn, NY                        W 10
Jun 16 Eddie Chambers             Newark, NJ                          W 12 
          -IBF North American Heavyweight Championship
Sep  8 Travis Walker              Newark, NJ                         TK  8
          -IBF North American Heavyweight Championship
Dec 22 Steve Cunningham           Bethlehem, Pa                       W 12
          -IBF North American Heavyweight Championship

2013
Aug  3 Dominick Guinn             Uncasville, Ct                      W 10

2014
Mar 15 Vyacheslav Glazkov         Bethlehem, Pa                       L 12
          -IBF North American Heavyweight Championship
Nov  8 Artur Szpilka              Krakow, Poland                      L 12
          -IBF International Heavyweight Championship;
           Republic of Poland International Heavyweight Championship

Review courtesy of Tracy Callis, Historian, International Boxing Research Organization
 
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