Orhan Delibaș

Orhan Delibaş (born January 28, 1971) is a retired Turkish-born Dutch boxer. He won the Light Middleweight Silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics. A year later, he captured the silver medal once again at the 1993 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Bursa, Turkey.

Orhan Delibaș
Personal information
BornJanuary 28, 1971
Kayseri, Turkey

Amateur HighlightsEdit

  • 1991 competed as a Light-Middleweight at World Championships in Sydney, Australia
  • 1992 captured the silver medal, representing the Netherlands as a Light-Middleweight at the Olympic Games in Barcelona
  • 1993 competed as a Light-Middleweight at World Championships in Tampere, Finland
  • 1993 2nd place as a Light-Middleweight at European Championships in Bursa, Turkey
  • 1994 Light-Middleweight Bronze Medalist at Goodwill Games in St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1995 Light-Middleweight Champion at World Military Championships

Pro careerEdit

Delibaş began his professional career in 1995, under his nickname The Turkish Delight, and won his first 22 bouts in the middleweight division. His first loss was to contender Mamadou Thiam in a TKO in the 8th round. In 2000, he took on future titlist Roman Karmazin and lost in a TKO 3 after he failed to come out of his corner.

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