Graciano Rocchigiani

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Rocchigiani in 2009

Graciano Rocchigiani (29 December 1963 – 1 October 2018) was a German professional boxer. He was born in Duisburg, North Rhine-Westphalia. He competed from 1983 to 2003.

Rocchigiani was a two-weight world champion, having held the IBF super-middleweight title from 1988 to 1989, and the WBC light-heavyweight title in 1998. He held the European light-heavyweight title from 1991 to 1992.

Rocchigiani was killed on 1 October 2018 in Belpasso, Italy when he was run over by a car while taking a walk.[1] He was 54 years old.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Autounfall in Italien: Ex-Boxer Graciano Rocchigiani ist tot". n-tv (in German). n-tv, ara. 2 October 2018. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  2. Duchateau, Francois (2 October 2018). "Graciano Rocchigiani bei Autounfall ums Leben gekommen". Hamburger Abendblatt (in German). dpa, SID. Retrieved 2 October 2018.