Mustapha Moussa

Mustapha Moussa
M. Moussa with E. Holyfield, bronze medalists in 1984 OG
Real name Mustapha Moussa
Weight(s) Light Heavyweight
Nationality Algerian
Born (1962-02-02) February 2, 1962

Mustapha Moussa (Arabic: مصطفى موسى; born February 2, 1962 in Oran) is an Algerian former boxer who fought in the light heavyweight division. He won the first-ever Olympic medal for Algeria, winning a bronze at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.[1] He shared the podium with American boxer Evander Holyfield.


Mustapha Moussa started boxing in his native city Oran with ASM Oran.

Pro career

Moussa turned pro in 1988 and had little success. He lost his pro debut to future titlist Mauro Galvano, as well as his other fight in 1988. He fought once in 1992 and 2004, losing both fights. His career record is 0-4-0.

Olympic results



  • President's Cup ( Jakarta, Indonesia ) 1981 (75kg)
  • French Open ( Perigueux, France ) 1981 (81kg )
  • Feliks Stamm Memorial ( Warsaw, Poland) 1983 (81kg )
  • 24 Fevrier Tournament ( Algiers, Algeria ) 1985 (81kg )


  1. Sports Reference. "Mustapha Moussa Biography". Retrieved 20 July 2012.
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