Regilio Benito Tuur, a.k.a as Regilio Tuur is a renowned fashion designer, model and former professional boxer who was a WBO Junior Lightweight champion. Before turning professional and winning the world title, he knocked out reigning world champion Kelcie Banks in the round one at the “1988 Summer Olympics” in Seoul.
Regilio Tuur's Early Life
Regilio Tuur was born on 12th of August 1967, in Paramaribo, Suriname. His birth sign is Leo. Regarding his nationality, he is a Dutch and is of African ethnicity. Not much known about his past life, he is quite a confidential person. Information related to his childhood, parents, and educational background is still the subject of curiosity.
Regilio Tuur's Net Worth and Endorsement
Currently, Regilio Tuur is engaged in the fashion industry and he has earned huge name and famed over there as a model and fashion designer. However, he has not disclosed his exact figure of salary and net worth but looking at his successful career, his net worth is assumed to be no less than the seven-digit figure.
Regilio Tuur's MMA Career
Following his bronze medal win at the 1987 European Amateur Boxing Championship, Regilio Tuur was selected to participate in the Olympics. In his first fight, he defeated Kelcie Banks via knock-out in the round one.
Further, he defeated John Wanjau and David Anderson in the second and third fight respectively. In his fourth fight, Tuur faced Daniel Dumitrescu where he lost the fight.
In 1898, Tuur began fighting professionally making his debut fight in New York. In 1994, he won the world title of the World Boxing Organisation by beating Eugene Speed from the United States.
His professional fights are recorded 51 in which he amassed 46 wins and faced 4 losses with one draws.
Regilio Tuur's Personal Life
Regilio Tuur, 50, is a married man. Together with his wife, he is blessed with two daughters. However, he has maintained his personal life in low profile.
So far, he has not shared any information about his wife, neither has been spotted together.
In 2003, he was sentenced to twenty months in jail for various violence offenses, including the beating of his wife and the assault of a police officer.