Myriam Lamare

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Myriam Lamare
Born (1975-01-01) January 1, 1975 (age 45)
Saint-Denis, France
Nationality French
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight140 lb (64 kg; 10 st)
Division Featherweight
Reach70.0 in (178 cm)
Style Boxing
Professional boxing record
Total26
Wins22
By knockout10
Losses4
Mixed martial arts record
Total1
Wins1
By decision1
Losses0
Other information
Boxing record from BoxRec
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Myriam Lamare (born 1 January 1975 in Saint-Denis) is a French female boxer who won world titles in the World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Federation (WBF), and International Boxing Federation (IBF). [1]

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Biography

Myriam Lamare was born to a French father and an Algerian mother. She spent her childhood in Aubervilliers, France. She left school at age 17, hoping to help support her family, [2] and began boxing as an amateur because her parents did not have the means to enroll her in a club. She went on to practice athletics, full-contact karate, and boxing.

While working in a catering job in Martinique, Lamare trained in contact sports such as full-contact kickboxing. Her unexpected break happened at a facility in Fort-de-France, when she was seen by an expert coach visiting from Hatman Miloudi, a French boxing club in Bobigny. He helped Lamare develop from a regional-level fighter to elite status in a recognized national federation, the French Federation of Savate (French boxing).

When Lamare was awarded the title of vice-champion of France, she left Martinique and moved to Marseille for better training conditions. As an amateur, her record was 45 fights, 42 wins.

In November 2004, Lamare became the world champion in the super lightweight category, beating the United States' Eliza Olson. She became the first female world champion recognized by the World Boxing Association. On 29 April 2005, she defended her title by beating Ukraine's Elena Tverdokhleb before 7,000 spectators at the Palais des Sports in Marseille.

It was during the sixth defense of her world title on 2 December 2006 in Paris that Lamare, who had earned a reputation as a "killer" in the ring, met Anne Sophie Mathis for the first time. Lamare lost by referee stoppage in the sixth round. The match was voted female fight of the year by Ring Magazine. A rematch was held in Marseille on 29 June 2007, and the result was the same: Mathis dominated all 10 rounds.

On 23 January 2009, Lamare lost to Holly Holm, the reigning Women's International Boxing Association (WIBA) welterweight champion. [3] However, on 9 October 2009, she won the vacant position of WBF welterweight champion, beating Ann Saccurato of the United States.

On 5 November 2011, Lamare became the IBF super lightweight world champion by defeating Chevelle Hallback in Toulon, France.

Professional boxing record

Professional record summary
26 fights22 wins4 losses
By knockout101
By decision123
Draws0
No.ResultRecordOpponentTypeRound, timeDateLocationNotes
26Loss22–4 Flag of Norway.svg Cecilia Brækhus UD10, 2:00Feb 1, 2014 Flag of Denmark.svg Arena Nord, Frederikshavn, DenmarkFor the WBA World female welterweight title, WBC World female welterweight title, & WBO World female welterweight title
25Win22–3 Flag of Spain.svg Loli MunozPTS8, 2:00Nov 30, 2013 Flag of France.svg Halle Monconseil, Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France
24Win21–3 Flag of France.svg Floarea LihetPTS8, 2:00Oct 20, 2012 Flag of France.svg Salle Schmitt, Sedan, Ardennes, France
23Win20–3 Flag of the United States.svg Chevelle Hallback UD10, 2:00Nov 5, 2011 Flag of France.svg Palais des Sports, Toulon, Var, FranceWon the vacant IBF World female super lightweight title
22Win19–3 Flag of Colombia.svg Lely Luz FlorezUD10, 2:00Sep 9, 2011 Flag of France.svg Stade de l’Est, Saint-Denis, RéunionDefended the World Boxing Federation female super lightweight title
21Win18–3 Flag of Italy.svg Lucia MorelliTKO6, 1:00Nov 6, 2010 Flag of France.svg Complexe sportif du Val de l'Arc, Aix-en-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, FranceDefended the World Boxing Federation female super lightweight title
20Win17–3 Flag of the United States.svg Ann SaccuratoUD10, 2:00Oct 9, 2009 Flag of France.svg Salle Vallier, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, FranceWon the vacant World Boxing Federation female & WBAN super lightweight titles
19Loss16–3 Flag of the United States.svg Holly Holm UD10, 2:00Jan 23, 2009 Flag of the United States.svg Isleta Casino & Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAFor the Women's IBA World Welterweight Title
18Win16–2 Flag of Russia.svg Angel McKenzie RTD3Jun 27, 2008 Flag of France.svg Palais des Sports, Toulon, Var, France
17Win15–2 Flag of Russia.svg Angel McKenzie TKO6May 3, 2008 Flag of France.svg Palais des Sports, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
16Win14–2 Flag of Romania.svg Daniela DavidTKO4Dec 8, 2007 Flag of France.svg La Palestre, Le Cannet, Alpes-Maritimes, France
15Loss13–2 Flag of France.svg Anne Sophie Mathis MD10, 2:00Jun 29, 2007 Flag of France.svg Palais des Sports, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, FranceFor the WBA World Female Super Lightweight Title.
14Loss13–1 Flag of France.svg Anne Sophie Mathis TKO7Dec 2, 2006 Flag of France.svg Palais Omnisport de Paris-Bercy, Paris, FranceLost the WBA World Female Super Lightweight Title. For the EBU Female Super Lightweight Title.
13Win13–0 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Belinda Laracuente UD10, 2:00Jul 15, 2006 Flag of France.svg La Palestre, Le Cannet, Alpes-Maritimes, FranceDefended the WBA World Female Super Lightweight Title.
12Win12–0 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Belinda Laracuente UD10, 2:00Mar 18, 2006 Flag of France.svg Palais des Sport Marcel Cerdan, Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, FranceDefended the WBA World Female Super Lightweight Title.
11Win11–0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jane Couch TKO3Dec 5, 2005 Flag of France.svg Palais Omnisport de Paris-Bercy, Paris, FranceDefended the WBA World Female Super Lightweight Title. Won the Women's IBF World Super Lightweight Title
10Win10–0 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Iva WestonTKO3Jul 9, 2005 Flag of France.svg La Palestre, Le Cannet, Alpes-Maritimes, FranceDefended the WBA World Female Super Lightweight Title
9Win9–0 Flag of Ukraine.svg Elena TverdokhlebTKO10, 1:06Apr 29, 2005 Flag of France.svg Palais des Sports, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, FranceDefended the WBA World Female Super Lightweight Title
8Win8–0 Flag of the United States.svg Eliza OlsonUD10, 2:00Nov 8, 2004 Flag of France.svg Palais Omnisport de Paris-Bercy, Paris, FranceWon the WBA World Female Super Lightweight Title
7Win7–0 Flag of Ukraine.svg Elena TverdokhlebPTS8, 2:00Jul 10, 2004 Flag of France.svg La Palestre, Le Cannet, Alpes-Maritimes, France
6Win6–0 Flag of Poland.svg Monica HerzillaTKO1May 27, 2004 Flag of France.svg Zenith d'Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme, France
5Win5–0 Flag of Ukraine.svg Larysa BerezenkoPTS6, 2:00Mar 20, 2004 Flag of France.svg Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, France
4Win4–0 Flag of Bulgaria.svg Borislava GoranovaPTS6, 2:00Mar 20, 2004 Flag of France.svg Palais des Sports de Gerland, Lyon, Rhône, France
3Win3–0 Flag of Ukraine.svg Elena TverdokhlebPTS6, 2:00Dec 16, 2003 Flag of France.svg Palais Marcel Cerdan, Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, France
2Win2–0 Flag of Romania.svg Laura StefanescuTKO1Nov 14, 2003 Flag of France.svg Palais Marcel Cerdan, Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, France
1Win1–0 Flag of Hungary.svg Katalin CsehiTKO1Oct 10, 2003 Flag of France.svg Palais des Sports, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France

Mixed martial arts record

Professional record breakdown
1 match1 win0 losses
By decision10
Res.RecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocationNotes
Win1–0 Annalisa Bucci Decision (Unanimous)PFC 4 - Pancrase Fighting Championship 4April 14, 201225:00 Marsielle, France

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References

  1. "Myriam Lamare arrête sa carrière" (in French). L'Equipe . Retrieved 2015-01-31.
  2. (in French) Le Figaro of 6 March 2009
  3. "Lamare revient fort" (in French). L'Equipe . Retrieved 2015-01-31.