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Biofile with Mariusz Wach

Published by on November 6, 2012 filed under BioFiles   ·   Comments (0)
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Status: Heavyweight contender will challenge champion Wladimir Klitschko this weekend in Germany. His professional record is 27-0 (15 KO’s).

Ht: 6-8 Wt: 260

DOB: December 14, 1979 In: Krakow, Poland

First Boxing Memory: ”I watched Andrew Golota fight when I was 15. Then I watched all of his fights. At the time I wasn’t interested in sports yet. I admire Golota.”

Nickname: The Viking.

Inspirations: ”I have a little boy. I fight for him. He’s my inspiration to fight better.”

Hobbies/Interests: ”I don’t have much time for hobbies outside boxing. When I have free time I will relax. In Poland I study.”

Last Book Read: ”About psychology. One of the books I had to read for school.”

First Job: ”Framer. I framed pictures when I was 20.”

Current Car: ”1991 BMW (black) and Volkswagen now.”

Pre-Fight Feeling: ”All the time I think about the fight. Trying to concentrate on the fight. I watch the tapes of the opponent’s last fight.”

Greatest Sports Moment: ”There’s no one perfect fight I’m proud of. I have moments from all the fights I’ve had.”

Most Painful Moment: ”There was no such moment because I won all the fights.”

Funny Boxing Memory: ”I don’t remember.”

Embarrassing Boxing Memory: ”I only had like 27 fights – no embarrassing moments. And I hope there will be no embarrassing moment [smiles].”

Childhood Dream: ”Fireman or policeman – like most Polish kids.”

Strangest Fight: ”One fight was with a cruiserweight who was very small.”

Which Fight Were You At You Very Best: ”Probably the fight in Chicago when I fight with the guy who won with Albert Sosnowski. And I won the fight (TKO 9 Arthur Cook in 2006).”

Favorite Fighters To Watch: ”Klitschko brothers. I enjoy watching Mike Tyson fight. Muhammad Ali. And Tomasz Adamek.”

People Qualities Most Admired: ”Honesty. Be open-minded. Intelligence.”

Translation provided by Kasia Niedzwieka.

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