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Joe Bugner


International Heavyweight Boxing Champ who went undefeated in Britain, Europe, as well as the Commonwealth for 9 direct years. He demonstrated himself a superb athlete in his youngsters, and was prompted by his trainer Andy Smith to consider up boxing; by age group 17 he currently turned pro. Popular in the us than in Britain, he provided many U.S. Television shows and proved helpful being a consultant towards the Academy Award-nominated boxing film, Cinderella Guy. Delivered in Szoreg, Hungary, he and his family members fled to the united kingdom following the Soviet invasion of the nation in 1956. He was the only real fighter ever sold to go the length – all 15 rounds – double against the renowned Muhammad Ali.

Quick Facts

Full Name Joe Bugner
Date Of Birth March 13, 1950
Place Of Birth Hungary
Height 1.93 m
Weight 124 kg
Profession Boxer
Nationality British, Australian, Hungarian
Spouse Marlene Bugner, Melody Bugner
Children James Bugner, Amy-Jane Broome
Movies Uppercut, The Sheriff and the Satellite Kid, I'm for the Hippopotamus, Buddy Goes West, Fatal Bond, Street Fighter, Gettin' Square, The Baby Juice Express, Sher Mountain Killings Mystery
TV Shows Bert's Family Feud
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1Has a record of 69-13-1 with 41 KOs.
2Won a world title at the age of 48.
3Famous for going the distance against Muhammad Ali twice.
4Bugner's family left Hungary during the unsuccessful uprising against the Communist government in 1956.
5Former European heavyweight boxing champion



Bad Behaviour2010Fingers McGee
The Baby Juice Express2004Palooka
The New Boots2004ShortAlpha Male
Gettin' Square2003Big Mick
The Lost World2001TV SeriesTrustee
Walk the Talk2000Senior Bouncer
Pizza2000TV SeriesBarman
Journey to the Center of the Earth1999TV Mini-SeriesBoxer
Roar1997TV SeriesMurrough Leader #1
Street Fighter1994Bison's Torturer
Time Trax1993TV SeriesPrimo
Hey Dad..!1992TV SeriesJoe Bugner
A Country Practice1992TV SeriesIvan Mann
Fatal Bond1991Claw Miller
Sher Mountain Killings Mystery1990The Ranger
The Rocks1988TV Movie'Crusher' Harris
Occhio alla penna1981Sheriff Bronson
Io sto con gli ippopotami1979Ormond
Uno sceriffo extraterrestre... poco extra e molto terrestre1979Brennan
Lo chiamavano Bulldozer1978Orso
Bruce Forsyth and the Generation Game1975TV SeriesGuest.



The Contender Australia2009TV SeriesHimself
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!2009TV SeriesHimself
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! NOW!2009TV SeriesHimself
The Squiz2009TV SeriesHimself
The Magical Scarecrows Stars with Hearts: Final Signatures2009Himself
Bert's Family Feud2006TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member / Himself - Team Captain / Himself
Top of the Pops1976TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Sweepstakes Game1976TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
Sports Review of the Year 19741974TV SpecialHimself
All in a Day1974TV Series documentaryHimself
Superstars1973TV SeriesHimself - Competitor

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Ali: Still the Greatest2012TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Live from Studio Five2009TV SeriesHimself
This Morning2009TV SeriesHimself
Timeshift2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Rock 'n' Roll Years1986TV SeriesHimself
This Is Your Life1978TV Series documentaryHimself
The Greatest1977Joe Bugner (uncredited)
Weekend World1972TV SeriesHimself

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