February 24 . city to be announced soon
BBS TAFF : Supervisor / Mr Emile IRIMIA ( ROMANIA )
Coordinator / Mr Bruno WARTELLE ( FRANCE )
Referee/judges / Mr Steve SMOGER ( USA ) and Mr Klaus HAGEMANN ( GERMANY )
BB SEASON 2 WILL START ON FEBRUARY 24 ! Top American boxer Brian Matthew MINTO Confirmed
TALE OF THE TAPE :
Minto turned pro in 2002 and won his first 18 bouts, gaining the West Virginia heavyweight boxing title.
In 2004, Minto had a bout with former champion Tony Tubbs. The inactive Tubbs won in a mild upset, giving Minto his first professional loss. Minto has been featured on ESPN fight cards, where he scored two TKOs over Vincent Maddalone.
In November 2006, Minto scored an upset win (TKO in the sixth round) over Axel Schulz, foiling the German’s comeback attempt. Minto’s second defeat came from one-time contender Luan Krasniqi March 17 in Germany.
On July 2, 2008, at Pullman Park in his hometown of Butler, Minto defeated John Poore by first-round technical knockout. Minto knocked Poore down three times before the bout was stopped. Minto is currently ranked 11th by the World Boxing Organization.
After his fight with John Poore he fought Galen Brown on November 1, 2008 and defeated him by fourth round knockout after his original opponent Marcus McGee pulled out due to a shoulder injury.
He fought Matt Greer on April 17, 2009 in a fight which he won by unanimous decision.
He fought Donnell Holmes on August 14, 2009 for the interim WBO NABO Heavyweight Title in which he won a technical decision after the fight was stopped on four rounds the judges gave Minto the decision with the scores of 40-36, 39-37, 39-37 and it was also Holmes first loss of his career.
Brian Minto fought Chris Arreola, December 5, 2009 as an under card for the Paul Williams vs Sergio Martinez fight. After getting hit constantly with right hands he was dropped in the 4th round. He stood up at 8 and proceeded to get hit with more clean right hands from Arreola before being dropped again. Minto rose at 9 and the referee stopped the fight as he appeared to be in no condition to proceed with the fight.
On March 22, Minto announced he would be moving down to the Cruiserweight division to challenge Marco Huck for the WBO Cruiserweight Title. Minto was defeated by Huck by a 10th round (end of nine) RTD.
BOXREC RECORD : http://boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=154474&cat=boxer
Cruiserweight – Heavyweight
Pennsylvania, United States
Alias : The Beast
Won : 35 (KO 22)
Draw : 0
Lost : 4 (KO 2)
N/C : 0
KO% : 56.41
- WBA Fedecentro heavyweight title & vacant WBO NABO heavyweight title 2009
- WBA Fedecentro Heavyweight title 2007-8
- USA Pennsylvania State Heavyweight title 2008
- Pennsylvania State Heavyweight title 2008
- vacant USA West Virginia State Heavyweight title & Vacant West Virginia State Heavyweight Title 2004
- WBC Continental Americas cruiserweight title 2010