Natascha Ragosina

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Natalia Ragozina
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Real nameNatalia Yurievna Ragozina
Nickname(s)The Russian Tsarina
Miss Sledgehammer
Weight(s) Super middleweight
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Nationality Russian
Born (1976-04-05) 5 April 1976 (age 45)
Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union (now Kazakhstan)
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights22
Wins22
Wins by KO13
Losses0
Draws0
No contests0

Natalia Yurievna Ragozina (Russian : Наталья Юрьевна Рагозина; born 5 April 1976), better known as Natascha Ragosina, is an undefeated retired Russian professional boxer who spent much of her career ranked as the top female super middleweight in the world. [1]

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Career

Though born in Kazakhstan (formerly a part of the Soviet Union) and currently residing in Moscow, [2] she competed professionally for Russia and is of Russian descent. [2] She is the longest reigning WBA female super middleweight champion and WBC female super middleweight champion. At the time of her retirement, she held all major female super middleweight titles and two heavyweight belts:

On 15 March 2008, Ragosina defeated Bermudian Teresa Perozzi to win a record 7 championship belts in a single fight, breaking Giselle Salandy's previous record of 6 belts won in a single fight. However, two weeks later, Salandy - a light middleweight boxer - defeated Karolina Lukasik in a match with 8 titles on the line to regain her record for titles won in a single fight.

On 11 July 2008, Ragosina won a controversial decision against Conjestina Achieng, winning a close but unanimous decision. One judge awarded Ragosina the fight by a single round, and the other two judges had Ragosina winning by a two-round margin. Some boxing observers believe Achieng won the fight. [3] Perhaps due to the controversial decision in the first fight, the two had a rematch on 28 November 2008, which Ragosina won more convincingly. [1]

On 19 December 2009, Ragosina defeated heavyweight world champion Pamela London by knockout to add two heavyweight championships to her resume - the WIBF Women's International Boxing Federation heavyweight title and the World Boxing Federation heavyweight title. [1] Despite a 65-pound (29 kg) weight disadvantage (Ragosina weighed in at 172 lb (78 kg), compared to London's 237 lb (108 kg)), the 5 ft 11+12 in (181 cm) Ragosina used her reach and quickness to knock out London in round 8. This brought Ragosina's record to 22-0, including a 16-0 record in title fights.

Ragosina is also a single mother.[ citation needed ] She considers herself good friends with fighters Fedor Emelianenko, Alexander Povetkin, and Nikolai Valuev. [2]

Titles

Ragosina with Putin, 2015 Vladimir Putin i Natal'ia Ragozina.jpg
Ragosina with Putin, 2015

Boxing

Kickboxing

Professional boxing record

Professional record summary
22 fights22 wins0 losses
By knockout130
By decision90
No.ResultRecordOpponentTypeRound, timeDateLocationNotes
22Win22–0 Flag of Guyana.svg Pamela London KO8 (10), 2:3619 December 2009 Flag of Russia.svg DIVS Arena, Yekaterinburg, RussiaWon WIBF and WBF Heavyweight titles.
21Win21–0 Flag of the United States.svg Laura RamseyUD103 July 2009 Flag of Germany.svg Soccio Center, Langenhagen, GermanyRetained WBA and WBC Super middleweight titles.
20Win20–0 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Iva WestonTKO6 (10), 1:1928 March 2009 Flag of Germany.svg Mehrzweckhalle Grossziethen, Schönefeld, GermanyRetained GBU, WIBF and WBC Super middleweight titles.
19Win19–0 Flag of Kenya.svg Conjestina Achieng UD1028 November 2008 Flag of Germany.svg Maritim Hotel, Magdeburg, GermanyRetained WBA and WBC Super middleweight titles.
18Win18–0 Flag of Kenya.svg Conjestina Achieng UD1011 July 2008 Flag of Germany.svg Rundturnhalle, Cuxhaven, GermanyRetained GBU and WIBF Super middleweight titles.
17Win17–0 Flag of Bermuda.svg Teresa Perozzi UD1015 March 2008 Flag of Germany.svg Maritim Hotel, Magdeburg, GermanyWon vacant IWBF and vacant WIBC Super middleweight titles.
Retained GBU, WIBA, WIBF, WBA and WBC Super middleweight titles.
16Win16–0 Flag of the United States.svg Akondaye FountainUD1015 December 2007 Flag of Germany.svg Anhalt Arena, Dessau, GermanyWon vacant WBC Super middleweight title.
Retained GBU, WIBA, WIBF and WBA Super middleweight titles.
15Win15–0 Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Gardy Pena AlvarezTKO2 (10), 1:418 September 2007 Flag of Germany.svg Maritim Hotel, Tiergarten, Berlin, GermanyWon vacant WIBA Super middleweight title.
Retained GBU, WIBF and WBA Super middleweight titles.
14Win14–0 Flag of the United States.svg Dakota StoneUD1025 May 2007 Flag of Germany.svg Fight Night Arena, Cologne, GermanyRetained GBU, WIBF and WBA Super middleweight titles.
13Win13–0 Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Yahaira HernandezTKO7 (10), 1:0817 February 2007 Flag of Germany.svg Maritim Hotel, Magdeburg, GermanyWon vacant WBA Super middleweight title.
Retained GBU and WIBF Super middleweight titles.
12Win12–0 Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Scroller CarringtonTKO3 (10), 1:0018 November 2006 Flag of Germany.svg Burg-Waechter Castello, Düsseldorf, GermanyRetained WIBF Super middleweight title.
11Win11–0 Flag of the United States.svg Carlette Ewell TKO5 (10), 1:2315 April 2006 Flag of Germany.svg Maritim Hotel, Magdeburg, GermanyWon vacant GBU Super middleweight title.
Retained WIBF Super middleweight title.
10Win10–0 Flag of the United States.svg Dakota StoneUD1014 January 2006 Flag of Germany.svg Ballhaus Arena, Aschersleben, GermanyRetained WIBF Super middleweight title.
9Win9–0 Flag of Tanzania.svg Monica MwakasangaKO2 (10), 1:5229 October 2005 Flag of Germany.svg TURM Erlebnis City, Oranienburg, GermanyWon vacant WIBF Super middleweight title.
8Win8–0 Flag of Bulgaria.svg Maria VelichkovaTKO1 (6), 1:2117 September 2005 Flag of Germany.svg Harzlandhalle, Ilsenburg, Germany
7Win7–0 Flag of the United States.svg Valerie Mahfood UD109 July 2005 Flag of Germany.svg Life Sportpark Herrenkrug, Magdeburg, GermanyRetained WIBF Inter-Continental Super middleweight title.
6Win6–0 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Sarka StoklaskovaTKO2 (6), 1:497 May 2005 Flag of Germany.svg Volkswagen Halle, Braunschweig, Germany
5Win5–0 Flag of Bulgaria.svg Borislava GoranovaUD415 January 2005 Flag of Germany.svg Bordelandhalle, Magdeburg, Germany
4Win4–0 Flag of the United States.svg Yvonne ReisTKO10 (10), 1:1411 December 2004 Flag of Germany.svg Lausitz Arena, Cottbus, GermanyWon vacant WIBF Inter-Continental Super middleweight title.
3Win3–0 Flag of Slovakia.svg Alexandra VajdovaTKO3 (4), 1:2316 October 2004 Flag of Germany.svg Neue Messehalle, Halle an der Saale, Germany
2Win2–0 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Dana TabuskovaTKO2 (4)18 September 2004 Flag of Germany.svg Herrmann Gieseler Halle , Magdeburg, Germany
1Win1–0 Flag of Lithuania.svg Olga GorbonosenkoKO1 (4)17 July 2004 Flag of Germany.svg Anhalt Arena, Dessau, GermanyProfessional debut.

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References

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