Hasan Al

Hasan Al (born 1972 in Sivas ) is a former Danish boxer of Turkish origin. He was in the amateurs 1996 European champion in the welterweight division and participated in the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta in part.

Boxing career

Arda trained at the boxing club Frederiksværk and in 1993 Danish champion in the light welterweight (60 to 63.5 kg ), as well as 1994, 1995 and 1996 Danish welterweight champion ( 63.5 to 67 kg). In April 1996, he also won the welterweight 31 European Championships in Vejle, after pleading against Michael Jones from England ( 13:5 ), Vitalijus Karpačiauskas from Lithuania (4:3), Tengiz Meschadse from Georgia ( 6-2 ), Serhiy Dsindsiruk from Ukraine (3:1) and Marian Simion of Romania ( 10:4 ) had prevailed.

As the reigning European champion, he still then took part in the 26th Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, where he defeated welterweight Rogelio Martínez from the Dominican Republic ( TKO ) and again Serhiy Dsindsiruk from Ukraine ( 10:4 ), before the quarter-final against the Romanians Marian Simion ( 8:16 ) retired and reached number 5.

After the Olympics, he became a professional and played until 2004 36 fights in Denmark, the U.S., the Netherlands and Spain, of which he won 32 and 3 draws counted. In November 1997 he won by unanimous decision against Alex Lubo and thus became Central American champion of WBC welterweight. In August 1998, he also won unanimously against former WBA world champion Meldrick Taylor. In October 1998, he won by points win against Angel Villegas, the Intercontinental Championship title the IBF light middleweight.

In the fight for the WBC International Championship in October 2001, he achieved a draw against eventual WBC champion Carlos Baldomir, but lost the rematch by unanimous decision and thus suffered the only defeat of his professional career. In June 2002, he still won the Intercontinental Championship against WBO welterweight Elias Carrasco.