|Born||11 January 1962|
Florida, United States
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)|
|Reach||70.0 in (178 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Coral Springs, Florida, United States|
|Rank||1st degree Black belt in Kenpo |
1st degree Black belt in Taekwondo
|Professional boxing record|
|Notable school(s)||Coral Springs High School|
|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. She also won world titles in kick boxing for two different associations.
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.
She has organized the Women’s National Golden Gloves tournament.
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
- 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
- IFBA World Featherweight Championship (126 lbs)
- World Association of Kickboxing Organizations
- WAKO World Featherweight Kickboxing Championship
- KICK Kickboxing
- KICK World Featherweight Kickboxing Championship
Professional boxing record
|15 fights||11 wins||4 losses|
|15||Loss||11–4||Chevelle Hallback||TKO||4 June 2004||Chinook Winds Casino, Lincoln City, Oregon, USA|
|14||Win||11–3||Nayira Brown||TKO||29 September 1999||Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City, Panama|
|13||Loss||10–3||Alicia Ashley||UD||27 May 1999||Gold Strike Casino, Tunica, Mississippi, USA|
|12||Win||10–2||Gina Davis||UD||25 March 1999||Kenner, Louisiana, USA|
|11||Win||9–2||Sue Chase||UD||25 March 1999||New Orleans, Louisiana, USA|
|10||Win||8–2||Carla Witherspoon||KO||12 September 1998||New Orleans, Louisiana, USA|
|9||Win||7–2||Gloria Ramirez||UD||26 June 1998||Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA|
|8||Win||6–2||Nora Daigle||UD||26 June 1998||Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA||International Female Boxers Association World featherweight title|
|7||Loss||5–2||Chevelle Hallback||UD||6 March 1998||Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA||International Female Boxers Association World featherweight title|
|6||Win||5–1||Cora Webber||SD||24 October 1997||Grand Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA||International Female Boxers Association World featherweight title|
|5||Win||4–1||Beverly Szymanski||UD||2 August 1997||Grand Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA||vacant International Female Boxers Association World featherweight title|
|4||Loss||3–1||Deirdre Gogarty||UD||2 March 1997||UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA||Women's International Boxing Federation World featherweight title|
|3||Win||3–0||Sue Chase||PTS||23 November 1996||Grand Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA|
|2||Win||2–0||Tina Speakman||TKO||20 November 1996||War Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA|
|1||Win||1–0||April Griffith||TKO||16 January 1996||War Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA|
28 wins, 4 losses, 1 draw
Legend: Win Loss Draw/No contest Notes
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