Mustapha Moussa

Mustapha Moussa (Arabic: مصطفى موسى; born February 2, 1962 in Oran) is an Algerian former boxer who fought in the light heavyweight division. He won the first-ever Olympic medal for Algeria, winning a bronze at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.[1] He shared the podium with American boxer Evander Holyfield.

Mustapha Moussa
M. Moussa with E. Holyfield, bronze medalists in 1984 OG
Statistics
Real nameMustapha Moussa
Weight(s)Light Heavyweight
NationalityAlgerian
Born (1962-02-02) February 2, 1962
Oran

Career

Mustapha Moussa started boxing in his native city Oran with ASM Oran.

Pro career

Moussa turned pro in 1988 and had little success. He lost his pro debut to future titlist Mauro Galvano, as well as his other fight in 1988. He fought once in 1992 and 2004, losing both fights. His career record is 0-4-0.

Olympic results

Career

  • Olympic Games 1984 Los Angeles, USA (81kg )
  • CISM Championships - Algiers, Algeria 1982 (81kg )
  • Mediterranean Games Casablanca, Morocco 1983 (81kg )
  • Pan Arab Games Rabat, Morocco 1985 (81kg )
  • All-Africa Games ( Nairobi, Kenya) 1987 (- 81kg )
  • Quarter-finals World Cup - Seoul, South Korea 1985 (- 81kg )

Tournament

  • President's Cup ( Jakarta, Indonesia ) 1981 (75kg)
  • French Open ( Perigueux, France ) 1981 (81kg )
  • Feliks Stamm Memorial ( Warsaw, Poland) 1983 (81kg )
  • Giraldo Cordova Cardin Tournament - Santiago de Cuba 1983 (81kg )
  • 24 Fevrier Tournament ( Algiers, Algeria ) 1985 (81kg )

References

  1. Sports Reference. "Mustapha Moussa Biography". Retrieved 20 July 2012.
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