Gianpiero Sportelli hails from the small coastal town of Monopoli, Italy on the Adriatic Sea. The 28 year old Italian began his chess career in high school and went on to win the regional tournament and take 7th in the national championships. He has an chess Elo Rating of 1800 and continues to play many tournaments in his region today.
Sportelli began training in Muay Thai in 2004. He had his first professional match in 2009. Since then, he has fought 25 professional matches with 16 wins, 8 losses and 1 draw. Sportelli has won various titles and belts in several countries, including Italy, UK, Ukraine and Mexico. In 2010, he not only won the Italian Kickboxing Pro Champion, he also won World Champion Kickboxing WFF. In 2013, he won the Ukraine Challenge Muay Thai and European Champion in Kickboxing.
|Years of Chess | Boxing|
|Chess Boxing Record wins | losses||1 | 0|
|Date of Birth||30/03/87|