Chris Johnson (boxer)

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Chris Johnson (boxer)
Personal information
Born August 8, 1971

Chris Omar Johnson (born August 8, 1971 in Manchester, Jamaica) is a Jamaican-born boxer, who won a middleweight bronze medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics for Canada. In 1990 he won the gold medal at the 1990 Commonwealth Games.

Chris was raised in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada with his three brothers, Greg, Wayne, and Kevin, and 2 sisters, Angelina, and Necoal.

Presently, Chris is the trainer of IBF Junior Featherweight World Champion, Steve "The Canadian Kid" Molitor, in addition to notable boxers such as Andrew Singh Kooner, and Natalie "Too Bad" Brown. In 2014, the Toronto Star profiled Michael Brandon, one of his boxers.[1]

Professional boxing record[edit]

26 Wins (14 knockouts, 12 decisions), 3 Losses (2 knockouts, 1 decision), 1 Draw [1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 17-1 United States Antonio Tarver KO 10 03/08/2001 Washington (state) Yakama Legends Casino, Toppenish, Washington, United States Johnson knocked out at 1:53 of the tenth round.
Loss 40-6-1 United States "Sweet" Reggie Johnson UD 12 05/01/2001 Mississippi Grand Casino Biloxi, Biloxi, Mississippi, United States NABF. 112-116, 112-117, 111-117.
Win 9-11-1 United States Franklin Edmondson UD 8 25/11/2000 Massachusetts Roseland Ballroom, Taunton, Massachusetts, United States
Win 18-5-2 United States "Mr. Everything" Greg Wright UD 12 14/07/2000 New Hampshire Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, United States NABF Light Heavyweight Title. 115-113, 117-113, 117-111.
Win 14-9 United States Tyler "Working Man" Hughes TKO 5 07/03/2000 Canada Casino Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada Referee stopped the bout at 2:35 of the fifth round.
Win 7-19-2 United States Availeo Slate TKO 2 05/11/1999 Florida Hyatt Regency, Tampa, Florida, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:21 of the second round.
Win 9-5-1 United States Cecil "Spuds" McKenzie TKO 3 21/08/1998 Nevada The Orleans, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States WBF World Light Heavyweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:50 of the third round.
Win 14-8-1 United States Napoleon Pitt TKO 1 28/03/1998 New Jersey Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 17-28-1 United States Melvin Wynn TKO 5 20/11/1997 Georgia (U.S. state) Doraville, Georgia, United States
Draw 24-7-1 United States Ernest Mateen TD 3 03/10/1997 New Jersey Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 6-39-1 United States James "The Giant Peach" Mullins TKO 2 09/09/1997 Tennessee Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Loss 46-5 United Kingdom Herol Graham TKO 8 12/07/1997 United Kingdom Olympia, Kensington, London, United Kingdom WBC International Super Middleweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 2:40 of the eighth round.
Win 14-2 Czech Republic Milan Konecny PTS 8 28/04/1997 United Kingdom Ice arena, Hull, Yorkshire, United Kingdom 79.5-77.
Win 16-31-5 United Kingdom Paul "The Apostle" Wesley KO 2 25/03/1997 United Kingdom Broadway Theatre, Catford, Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom Wesley knocked out at 0:50 of the second round.
Win 13-1 United States Antwun Echols MD 10 11/10/1996 Canada International Plaza Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Win 6-5 United Kingdom Darren Ashton TKO 1 09/07/1996 United Kingdom York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
Win 19-3-3 Wales Darron Griffiths RTD 3 02/04/1996 United Kingdom Elephant & Castle, Southwark, London, United Kingdom Griffiths retired at the end of the third round.
Win 20-3 United States Rocky Gannon UD 8 18/07/1995 Michigan IMA Sports Arena, Flint, Michigan, United States
Win 19-8 Kenya Chris Sande TKO 2 22/04/1995 Nevada MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 10-2 Kazakhstan Asluddin Umarov UD 4 18/02/1995 Nevada MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 10-13-2 United States Eric "The Kiss" French PTS 8 26/01/1995 Illinois Rosemont, Illinois, United States
Win 4-23 United States Tony Golden PTS 6 20/12/1994 Illinois Rosemont, Illinois, United States
Win 7-1 United States Roman Santos PTS 6 18/11/1994 Nevada MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 3-2 Dominican Republic Apolinar Hernandez UD 4 13/02/1994 New Jersey Bally's Park Place, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 5-5-1 United States Caseny Truesdale TKO 3 10/11/1993 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 2-4-3 United States Roy Payne PTS 4 06/10/1993 New Jersey Harrah's Marina, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 1-2 United States Vernon Hicks TKO 2 22/07/1993 Mississippi Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, United States
Win -- Guyana Shaun Holder TKO 2 13/05/1993 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 0-14 Mexico Quirino Garcia PTS 4 24/04/1993 Nevada The Aladdin, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 3-0 United States Berry Butler TKO 3 28/02/1993 New Jersey Trump Castle, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States

1992 Summer Olympics Results[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gillepsie, Kerry (25 April 2014). "Road to Pan Am boxing glory begins at home for Michael Brandon". Toronto Star (Toronto ON). Retrieved 30 April 2014. 

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