June 30, 1995
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Residence||New South Wales, Australia|
|Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||217.75 lb (99 kg; 15 st 8 lb)|
|Reach||193 cm (76.0 in)|
|Professional boxing record|
|Boxing record from BoxRec|
Jai Opetaia (born 30 June 1995, Sydney, New South Whales, Australia) is a Samoan Australian professional boxer.
In Opetaia amateur career, he won the Light Heavyweight title at the 2011 Junior World Championships then qualified for the 2012 Olympics as a Heavyweight at the age of 16, making him the youngest ever Australian Olympic boxer.
Opetaia won the Junior World title in Kazakhstan in July 2011.
At the Olympic qualifier in Canberra 2012 he had a tough final against New Zealander David Light but prevailed 15:10.
In 2012, Opetaia got bronze medal at the AIBA World Youth Championships in the heavyweight division. Later that year, Opetaia competed at the 2012 Olympics, however didn't get passed the first round of the tournament.
Professional boxing titles
- Australia - New South Wales State heavyweight title (209 Ibs)
Professional boxing record
|Professional record summary|
|11 fights||11 wins||0 losses|
|12||Daniel Ammann||15 July 2017||Wests City Club, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|11||Win||11–0||Moses Havea||TKO||2 (8) 1:03||12 May 2017||North Sydney Leagues Club, Cammeray, New South Wales, Australia||Australia - New South Wales State heavyweight title|
|10||Win||10–0||Kyle Brumby||TKO||1 (8) 1:26||8 April 2017||Doltone House, Sylvania Waters, New South Wales, Australia|
|9||Win||9–0||Togasilimai Letoa||TKO||2 (4)
|10 February 2017||Faleata Sports Complex Gym 1, Apia, Samoa|
|8||Win||8–0||Isileli Fa||TKO||3 (6)
|23 December 2016||Southern Cross Group Stadium, Woolooware, New South Wales, Australia|
|7||Win||7–0||Peter Brennan||KO||1 (8)
|9 December 2016||Horden Pavilion, Moore Park, New South Wales, Australia||vacant Australia - New South Wales State heavyweight title|
|6||Win||6–0||Uria Afamasaga||TKO||2 (4)
|14 October 2016||Silverdome Basketball Stadium, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia|
|5||Win||5–0||Sefo Falekaono||KO||6 (6)
|22 July 2016||Mediterranean House, Five Dock, New South Wales, Australia|
|4||Win||4–0||Orlando Vazquez||UD||4||23 April 2016||Centro de Usos Multiples, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico|
|3||Win||3–0||Randall Rayment||UD||6||28 November 2015||Mansfield Tavern, Mansfield, Queensland, Australia|
|2||Win||2–0||Rob Manual||TKO||1 (4)
|14 August 2015||The Melbourne Pavilion, Flemington, Victoria, Australia|
|1||Win||1–0||Isileli Fa||UD||4||1 August 2015||Stadium Southland, Invercargill, New Zealand||Professional debut|
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- "Jai Opetaia". Boxrec. Retrieved 23 October 2016.