Diane Schwachhofer, 5’7”, 141 lbs., born in Ličge, Belgium, on February 17,
1965. Schwachhofer trains out of Blaton, and currently lives in Quaregnon,
Belgium. Schwachhofer fought 14 amateur bouts, with a record of 8-5-1,
before turning pro on May 17, 2008. Schwachhofer won her pro debut against
Jessica Balogun with a six-round decision.
Schwachhofer told WBAN, “When I was six years old, I began to participating
in sports, that included riding horses, and Judo-Karate.”
“Because I did not fall well when riding horses, my mother put me in judo
lessons so that I would learn how to fall, and then be able to stand up”,
Schwachhofer was in a club that put on competitions, and she participated in
riding horses, and later became a teacher for others in teaching how to ride
horses. Schwachhofer said, “I worked many years with horses, that included
Schwachhofer said that when she turned 35 years old, she decided to get into
kickboxing. After about two years, she got into women’s boxing.
“I had my first amateur fight when I was 38 years old. I won that fight. It
was for a Holland Sud Title, but they didn’t give it to me because I was too
old,” said Schwachhofer.
Schwachhofer said that after accumulating a 8-5-1 record, she stopped
boxing, but returned to the sport after a year. Schwachhofer said that she
found a good agent, trainer and manager, when she found Michel Talki, in
Blaton, Belgium. To contact Schwachhofer’s manager, you can email him at
Schwachhofer will be having her next pro bout on October 4, 2008.