|Real name Ellyas Pical|
Martial art Boxing
Height 1.65 m
|Rated at Super flyweight|
Name Ellyas Pical
Total fights 26
Nickname(s) The Exocet
Division Super flyweight
|Born March 24, 1960 (age 55) Ullath (Resides in Tangerang Regency) (1960-03-24)|
Ellyas pical best indonesian supporters
Ellyas Pical (born 24 March 1960 in Ullath, Saparua) was the first world boxing champion from Indonesia, and was three times IBF Super flyweight champion (1985–1989).
In his childhood, Pical was a pearl diver, diving without equipment.
Pical's nickname "The Exocet" was given by the press referring to his left-hand punch. The name comes from the French-made missiles used to against the Royal Navy by the Argentine Air Force during the Falklands War, which happened in 1982 during Pical's era. He got his title with this left-hand punch, knocking out defending champion Ju-Do Chun. At that time, Pical was only the second man from Indonesia to fight for a world title, following Thomas Americo (defeated by Saoul Mamby for the WBC Super lightweight title in Jakarta in 1981).
In 1987, after issues with his managers Simson Tambunan dan Anton Sihotang, as well as short-term managers Dali Sofari dan Khairus Sahel He eventually took singer Melky Goeslaw as his manager and Enteng Tanamal as assistant manager.
Today, Pical lives with his wife Rina Siahaya Pical, a dentist, and his sons Lorinly and Matthew. Pical was allegedly caught in the act of selling drugs to some undercover policemen in a discothèque in Jakarta during September 2005. This was shocking news to many Indonesians, as Pical had a reputation as a clean living and religious man. He was sentenced to seven months in prison, and released on 7 February 2006. Pical currently works on the staff of KONI - Indonesian Olympic Committee.