Bonnie Canino

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Bonnie Canino
Born (1962-01-11) 11 January 1962 (age 58)
Florida, United States
Other namesDangerous
NationalityAmerican
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)[1]
Weight135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)
DivisionFeatherweight
Reach70.0 in (178 cm)
StyleBoxing
Fighting out ofCoral Springs, Florida, United States
TeamUS-1 Fitness
TrainerBert Rodriguez
Rank1st degree Black belt in Kenpo
1st degree Black belt in Taekwondo[2]
Professional boxing record
Total15
Wins11
By knockout5
Losses4
Kickboxing record
Total33
Wins28
Losses4
Draws1
Other information
Notable school(s)Coral Springs High School[3]
Boxing record from BoxRec

Bonnie Canino (born 11 January 1962) is a retired American boxer and kickboxer, and former world featherweight champion for two different associations.[4] She also won world titles in kick boxing for two different associations.[5][6][7][8][9][10]

She is the former IFBA World Feather weight champion and two time IBF World Featherweight title challenger. She is the former WAKO and World KICK Kickboxing Champion.[11]

In 2014, Canino was inducted into the Women's International Boxing Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.[12]

Canino holds notable wins over Gloria Ramirez, Nora Daigle and Sue Chase in her career. She also lost bouts to Chevelle Hallback and Alicia Ashley.[13]

Personal life[edit]

After retiring in 1999 from professional boxing, she worked at a car dealership and managed Ada Vélez, the first Puerto Rican woman to become a world boxing champion, and Yvonne Reiss, the WBC Women's Middleweight World Champion who won the title in 2006.[14]

Since retiring from prize fighting she has become a boxing coach.[15] She later opened her own karate and boxing gym.[16]

She has organized the Women’s National Golden Gloves tournament.[17]

Professional career[edit]

Bonnie Canino has in her professional kickboxing career had 35 fights, winning 28 of them. She was the KICK World Featherweight Champion, as well as the WAKO World Featherweight kickboxing champion between 1993 and 2000.

Alongside her kickboxing career, she participated in boxing bouts as well. She won her two fights, against April Griffith and Tina Speakman, by TKO and her third fight against Sue Chase by unanimous decision. She then challenged for the Women's IBF Featherweight title, but lost a unanimous decision against Deirdre Gogarty.

She would then challenge for the vacant IFBA Featherweight title against Beverly Szymanski, and win by unanimous decision. Her first title defense was a split decision win against Cora Webber.

She once against fought for the Women's IBF Featherweight title in 1998, but lost by way of TKO against Chevelle Hallback. Her second IFBA title defense was a unanimous decision win against Nora Daigle.

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • International Women's Boxing Hall of Fame
    • IWBHF Class of 2014 Hall of Fame Inductee
  • International Female Boxers Association
    • IFBA World Featherweight Championship (126 lbs)
      • Two successful title defenses
  • World Association of Kickboxing Organizations
    • WAKO World Featherweight Kickboxing Championship
  • KICK Kickboxing
    • KICK World Featherweight Kickboxing Championship

Professional boxing record[edit]

Professional record summary
15 fights 11 wins 4 losses
By knockout 5 2
By decision 6 2
Draws 0
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
15 Loss 11–4 United States Chevelle Hallback TKO 4 June 2004 United States Chinook Winds Casino, Lincoln City, Oregon, USA
14 Win 11–3 Panama Nayira Brown TKO 29 September 1999 Panama Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City, Panama
13 Loss 10–3 Jamaica Alicia Ashley UD 27 May 1999 United States Gold Strike Casino, Tunica, Mississippi, USA
12 Win 10–2 United States Gina Davis UD 25 March 1999 United States Kenner, Louisiana, USA
11 Win 9–2 United States Sue Chase UD 25 March 1999 United States New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
10 Win 8–2 United States Carla Witherspoon KO 12 September 1998 United States New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
9 Win 7–2 United States Gloria Ramirez UD 26 June 1998 United States Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
8 Win 6–2 United States Nora Daigle UD 26 June 1998 United States Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA International Female Boxers Association World featherweight title
7 Loss 5–2 United States Chevelle Hallback UD 6 March 1998 United States Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA International Female Boxers Association World featherweight title
6 Win 5–1 United States Cora Webber SD 24 October 1997 United States Grand Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA International Female Boxers Association World featherweight title
5 Win 4–1 United States Beverly Szymanski UD 2 August 1997 United States Grand Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA vacant International Female Boxers Association World featherweight title
4 Loss 3–1 Republic of Ireland Deirdre Gogarty UD 2 March 1997 United States UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Women's International Boxing Federation World featherweight title
3 Win 3–0 United States Sue Chase PTS 23 November 1996 United States Grand Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
2 Win 2–0 United States Tina Speakman TKO 20 November 1996 United States War Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
1 Win 1–0 United States April Griffith TKO 16 January 1996 United States War Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Kickboxing record[edit]

Kickboxing record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bonnie Canino". boxrec.com. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Champion of Combat Becomes the Coach: Exclusive Interview with Bonnie "The Cobra" Canino". boxinginsider.com. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Little Ms. Dangerous". miaminewtimes.com. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  4. ^ S., John. "Bonnie Canino is a former women's boxing world, featherweight champion". Archived from the original on 21 February 2018. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Bonnie Canino". Archived from the original on 14 June 2007. Retrieved 29 June 2007.
  6. ^ "Canino Always Packed A Punch – tribunedigital-sunsentinel". Articles.sun-sentinel.com. 6 March 1998. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  7. ^ Active Interest Media, Inc. (November 1997). Black Belt. Active Interest Media, Inc. p. 36.
  8. ^ Inc, Active Interest Media (1 September 1993). "Black Belt". Active Interest Media, Inc.
  9. ^ Inc, Active Interest Media (1 December 1993). "Black Belt". Active Interest Media, Inc.
  10. ^ Inc, Active Interest Media (1 August 1995). "Black Belt". Active Interest Media, Inc.
  11. ^ "About". caninoskarateandboxingstudio.com. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  12. ^ "About the IWBHF". Wban.net. 10 July 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
  13. ^ "Dania's Canino Falls To Hallback – tribunedigital-sunsentinel". Articles.sun-sentinel.com. 7 March 1998. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  14. ^ "Champion of Combat Becomes the Coach: Exclusive Interview with Bonnie "The Cobra" Canino - BoxingInsider.com". 24 November 2016. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  15. ^ Shelton, Christopher L. "After Hall of Fame boxing career, training fulfills Canino".
  16. ^ "CANINO'S KARATE AND BOXING STUDIO". caninoskarateandboxingstudio.com. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  17. ^ "Achievements". caninoskarateandboxingstudio.com. Retrieved 5 June 2020.

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