YUDEL JOHNSON

WBC FECARBOX Light Middle Weight Champion

16-1-0 (W-L-D)

KOs: 9

FIGHTER INFO

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HEIGHT: 5'11”
DOB 06/06/1981
BIRTHPLACE: Cuba
STANCE: Southpaw
RECORD: 16-1-0, 9 KOs

BIOGRAPHY

Southpaw Johnson won the gold medal in the men’s featherweight division at the 1999 PanAm Games. He moved up afterwards but skipped lightweight as the dominant Mario Kindelan was Cuban champ.

Johnson added a silver at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the Light-Welterweight Boxing division Dilshod Mahmudov  and Boris Georgiev but losing to Manus Boonjumnong in the final. He qualified for the Olympic Games by ending up in first place at the 2nd AIBA American 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament  in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Prior to the Athens Games he won the 2004 Acropolis Boxing Cup in Athens, Greece by defeating Turkey’s Mustafa Karagollu in the final of the light welterweight division.

Johnson also won at the 2006 Central American Games but had strong domestic competition in Inocente Fiss. In 2008 he fought at welter losing to Carlos Banteaux in the final of the national championships.

VIDEOS

RECORD

RESULT RECORD OPPONENT DATE METHOD ROUNDS NOTES
Win 20-3-0 Norberto Gonzalez 6/6/14 UD 10 of 10 vacant WBC FECARBOX light middleweight title / vacant NABA light middleweight title
Win 9-5-1 Lenwood Dozier 4/18/14 UD 8 of 8
Win 41-9-2 Humberto Toledo 4/5/13 KO 1 of 10
Win 13-9-3 Dashon Johnson 1/12/13 UD 8 of 8
Loss 17-1-1 Willie Nelson 5/11/12 UD 10 of 10
Win 6-7-0 Eduardo Mercedes 10/15/11 TKO 3 of 8
Win 21-4-0 Jose Miguel Torres 6/3/11 UD 10 of 10 WBC FECARBOX light middleweight title
Win 26-5-1 Richard Gutierrez 3/25/11 TKO 7 of 10 vacant WBC FECARBOX light middleweight title
Win 4-6-3 Joseph De los Santos 12/3/10 UD 6 of 6
Win 8-43-2 Steve Verdin 9/24/10 TKO 1 of 6
Win 16-3-0 Juliano Ramos 6/4/10 TKO 8 of 10
Win 9-19-0 Chris Grays 4/10/10 KO 1 of 6
Win 12-5-2 Dorian Beaupierre 2/5/10 TKO 1 of 6
Win 21-13-1 Louie Leija 12/4/09 KO 1 of 8
Win 17-7-4 Frankie Santos 9/18/09 UD 8 of 8
Win 1-0-0 Justin Paulo 7/17/09 UD 4 of 4
Win 3-0-0 Greg Weathers 5/22/09 TKO 1 of 4