Magne Havnå (16 September 1963 – 29 May 2004) was a Norwegian professional boxer who once held the WBO world title in cruiserweight, beating Boone Pultz (USA) in 5 rounds in May 1990. His son Kai Robin Havnaa is also a boxer in the cruiserweight division, currently undefeated as a professional.
|Real name||Magne Havnå|
|Born||16 September 1963|
|Died||29 May 2004 (aged 40)|
|Wins by KO||11|
- Club: Sentrum BK, Oslo, under legendary trainer Leif Hvalby, who was amateur champion and a sparring partner for the Danish EBU champion Christian Christensen in the 1950s and '60s.
- 1981 Scandavian Junior Amateur heavyweight champion
- 1984 Norwegian heavyweight champion
- Represented Norway as a Heavyweight at 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games.
- Lost to Haakan Brock (Sweden) KO by 3
- 1985 Norwegian heavyweight champion
- 1986 Norwegian heavyweight champion
After boxing in the 1984 Summer Olympics, Havnå turned pro in 1986. During his career, Havnå had 22 professional fights with 19 wins. His first fight was a 4-round decision over the UK's Johnny Nelson, who later on also became a world champion.
Professional boxing recordEdit
|22 fights||19 wins||3 losses|
|22||Loss||19–3||Roger McKenzie||TKO||6 (6)||1993–02–12||Randers Hallen, Randers, Denmark|
|21||Win||19–2||David Jaco||TKO||4 (6)||1992–03–14||Scandinavia Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark|
|20||Win||18–2||Greg Gorrell||KO||1 (8)||1991–12–06||Copenhagen, Denmark|
|19||Win||17–2||Tyrone Booze||SD||12||1991–02–15||Randers Hallen, Randers, Denmark||Retained WBO cruiserweight title|
|18||Win||16–2||Daniel Neto||UD||12||1990–12–08||Aalborg Hallen, Aalborg, North Denmark||Retained WBO cruiserweight title|
|17||Win||15–2||Boone Pultz||TKO||5 (12) 2:45||1990–05–17||Nordjyske Messecenter, Aars, Jutland||Won WBO cruiserweight title|
|16||Loss||14–2||Boone Pultz||SD||12||1989–12–03||Scandinavia Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark||For vacant WBO cruiserweight title|
|15||Loss||14–1||Angelo Rottoli||TKO||5 (12)||1989–05–26||Bergamo, Lombardy||For vacant European cruiserweight title|
|14||Win||14–0||Lennie Howard||TKO||3 (8)||1989–04–27||Skive Hallerne, Skive, Denmark|
|13||Win||13–0||David Muhammed||TKO||6 (8)||1989–02–16||K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark|
|12||Win||12–0||John Westgarth||PTS||8||1988–12–08||Sheraton Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark|
|11||Win||11–0||John Williams||TKO||4 (8)||1988–10–28||Brøndby Hall, Brøndby, Denmark|
|10||Win||10–0||Yves Monsieur||PTS||8||1988–05–15||K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark|
|9||Win||9–0||Roy Smith||KO||4 (8)||1988–02–12||Helsingør Halln, Helsingør, Denmark|
|8||Win||8–0||Alfonso Ratliff||PTS||8||1988–01–15||Skive Hallerne, Skive, Denmark|
|7||Win||7–0||Robert Obey||KO||2 (?)||1987–10–09||Aosta, Italy|
|6||Win||6–0||Andrew Gerrard||PTS||8||1987–10–02||K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark|
|5||Win||5–0||Stewart Lithgo||TKO||5 (6)||1987–03–28||K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark|
|4||Win||4–0||Mick Queally||TKO||4 (6)||1987–02–06||Herning Hallen, Herning, Denmark|
|3||Win||3–0||Abner Blackstock||TKO||6 (6)||1986–11–21||K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark|
|2||Win||2–0||Eddy Vandenhouwele||PTS||4||1986–10–17||Randers Hallen, Randers, Denmark|
|1||Win||1–0||Johnny Nelson||PTS||4||1986–10–03||Idrætshuset, Copenhagen, Denmark|
Havnå died in May 2004 in Lindgrov, Risør, Aust-Agder in a boat accident at the age of 40. Magne Havnå's brother Erling Havnå is one of the men convicted for participating in the NOKAS bank robbery of 2004.
- "Magne Havnaa". BoxRec. Retrieved 2015-09-08.