Norway’s cruiserweight International Boxing Organization International Cruiserweight Champion Kai Robin Havnna is the son of former WBO Cruiserweight Champion Magne Havnaa.
Kai has a 16-0 (13) record and is from Arendal, Norway. His trainer is former WBA World Super Featherweight and WBA World Lightweight Champion Joey Gamache, 55-4 (38), of Lewiston, MA. His promoter is Sauerland Promotions. He was a Norwegian national champion as an amateur in 2014.
Kai’s father Magne was a 1984 Olympian, and as a professional 19-3 (11). He won the WBO World title in May of 1990 in a rematch with America’s Boone Pultz, 18-0, whom he lost to for the vacant title in December of 1989 by split decision in Copenhagen, DK, where he fought out of.
In Magnee’s first defense in December of 1990 he defeated Argentina’s Daniel Eduardo Neto, 20-1-1, in DK, over 12 rounds by scores of 120-108 and 119-109 twice in DK. In February in his second defense he won by split decision over American Tyrone Booze, 15-9-2, in DK. Scores of 117-113, 114-115 and 116-115. He vacated his title and won the next two fights before losing his final fight in February of 1993 when he retired. Team Palle was his promoter. He died in a boating accident at the age of 40.
Kai won his first six fights in Denmark before winning two straight in Germany. In his next fight in February of 2017 he defeated Lars Buchholtz, 27-10, by RTD 4/8, in Norway. In April of 2018 he knocked out Germany’s Frank Bluemle, 15-5-2, in two rounds in Germany.
In 2019 Kai has won three straight starting in March knocking out Rad “Thunder” Rashid, 16-4, in three rounds for the vacant IBO International title in Norway. In June he traveled to the country of Georgia and stopped their Levani Lukhutashvili, in three rounds in Georgia. In November he won a split decision over Argentina’s Mariano “El” Angel Gudino, 13-3, over ten rounds in Norway.
The 30 year-old Norwegian is 6:03 and has stayed under 200 in all of his sixteen fights. He is following in his father’s footsteps looking to crack the world rankings especially in the WBO! He is currently No. 33 in the WBC rankings.