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Ali Ismayilov (born May 8, 1974) is a boxer from Azerbaijan and the current WBO Latino Cruiserweight champion.[1]

Ali Ismayilov
Real nameƏli Şamil İsmayılov
Nickname(s)Bronze Ali
Height5 ft 9.5 in (1.77 m)
Born (1974-05-08) May 8, 1974 (age 45)
Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR
Boxing record
Total fights27
Wins by KO13
No contests0
Ali Ismayilov
Medal record
Representing  Azerbaijan
Men’s Boxing
World Amateur Championships
Bronze medal – third place Houston 1999 Light Heavyweight
European Amateur Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Tampere Light Heavyweight



Ismayilov won the bronze medal at light heavyweight at the 1999 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Houston, Texas. He won a bronze medal at the European Amateur Boxing Championships, followed by early loss at the 2000 Olympics.[1]

Ismayilov qualified for the 2004 Summer Olympics by ending up in first place at the 4th AIBA European 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Baku, Azerbaijan. He then participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. There he defeated Washington Silva but lost in the second round of the Light heavyweight (81 kg) division by Greece's Elias Pavlidis.


He turned pro as a cruiser and is 11-1 as of 2007, his loss a stoppage by Vadim Tokarev. He became Golden belt champion in 2008 when he defeated Luciano Torres.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-07-28. Retrieved 2009-06-21.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
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