Avtandil Khurtsidze

Name: Avtandil Khurtsidze
Alias: Mini Mike Tyson
Born: 1979-05-02 (Age:38)
Birthplace: Kutaisi, Georgia
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 4″   /   163cm

Amateur Career

Khurtsidze had just 10 amateur fights. In an interview, he explained this by saying “I had no interest in boxing in which fighters run from each other. That’s why I became a professional boxer.” When he was denied a spot on Georgia’s Olympic boxing team, Khurtsidze moved to Brooklyn, NY to continue his professional career. [1]

Regional & Minor Titles

  • European Boxing Association (extinct) middleweight title
  • WBA Inter-Continental middleweight title
  • International Boxing Organization World middleweight title
  • WBC Silver middleweight title
  • WBO International middleweight title
  • interim WBO World middleweight title