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|Real name||Javier Fortuna|
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|Reach||70 in (178 cm)|
July 7, 1990 |
La Romana, Dominican Republic
|Wins by KO||22|
Javier Fortuna (born July 7, 1990 in La Romana, Dominican Republic) is a Dominican professional boxer in the Super Featherweight division and a one-time WBA (Regular) Super Featherweight Champion. Fortuna is trained by Héctor Bermudez (Universal Training) in Albany, New York and Braintree, Massachusetts. On June 24, 2016, he lost his title after being defeated by Jason Sosa.
Javier was raised in La Romana, Dominican Republic, where he trained boxing with his older brother Jonathon Alexander Fortuna.
Fortuna was a member of the Dominican National Team. During his amateur career he won a Pan American silver medal and a gold medal at Dominican National Championships.
He's promoted by Lou DiBella's company DiBella Entertainment. In March 2011, Javier knocked out Florida prospect Derrick Wilson to win the WBC Youth Intercontinental Featherweight Championship. He later followed this up with a first-round knockout over prospect Yuandale Evans and a second-round knockout over former IBF and IBO Featherweight Champion Cristobal Cruz.
WBA interim featherweight title fight
On the undercard of Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez IV on December 8, 2012, Javier Fortuna faced previously unbeaten Irish fighter Patrick Hyland for the WBA Interim Featherweight Title. Fortuna started fast throwing power punches in bunches but the Irishman stayed on his feet and began to put the pressure on Fortuna. Fortuna seemed to fade late but had built enough of an early lead to take the fights' victory on a unanimous decision and handing Hyland his first loss as a professional.
WBA regular super featherweight title fight
On the undercard of Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri on May 20, 2015, Javier Fortuna faced the Costa Rican Bryan Vasquez for the WBA regular Super Featherweight Title. Fortuna started strong throwing a lot of punches and making Vasquez look slow, Fortuna kept his game plan until the last round and won his second world title as a professional.
|31 Wins (22 Knockouts), 1 Defeat, 1 Draw|
|Win||31-1-1||Omar Douglas||UD||10||2016-11-12||Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Win||30-1-1||Marlyn Cabrera||TKO||2 (10)||2016-09-24||Sambil Commercial Center, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic|
|Loss||29-1-1||Jason Sosa||TKO||11 (12)||2016-06-24||Capital Gym, Beijing, China||Lost WBA (Regular) Super Featherweight title.|
|Win||29-0-1||Carlos Velásquez||TKO||10 (12)||2015-09-29||Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada||Retained WBA (Regular) Super Featherweight title.|
|Win||28-0–1||Bryan Vázquez||UD||12||2015-05-29||Barclays Center, Brookly, New York, USA||Won WBA (Regular) Super Featherweight title.|
|Win||26-0–1||Abner Cotto||KO||5 (10)||2014-11-01||UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Win||25-0–1||Juan Antonio Rodriguez||UD||10||2014-05-31||Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|Win||24-0–1||Francisco Lorenzo||TKO||4 (10)||2014-03-10||Polideportvo Eleoncio Mercedes, La Romana, Dominican Republic|
|Win||23-0–1||Manuel Castro||TKO||3 (8)||2013-11-16||El Domo, San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico|
|Draw||22–0-1||Luis Franco||SD||10||2013-08-02||Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, Oklahoma, USA|
|Win||22–0||Miguel Zamudio||KO||1 (12)||2013-04-19||Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA||Retain interim WBA World featherweight title|
|Win||21–0||Patrick Hyland||UD||12||2012-12-08||MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA||Won interim WBA World featherweight title|
|Win||20–0||Cristobal Cruz||TKO||2 (10)||2012-07-06||Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|Win||19–0||Yuandale Evans||TKO||1 (10)||2012-04-27||Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas, USA|
|Win||18–0||Miguel Roman||UD||10||2011-12-16||Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|Win||17–0||Leopoldo Arrocha||RTD||2 (6)||2011-11-06||Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic|
|Win||16–0||Geyci Lorenzo||TKO||1 (10)||2011-09-19||Polideportvo Eleoncio Mercedes, La Romana, Dominican Republic||Retain WBC Youth Intercontinental featherweight title|
|Win||15–0||Hugo Orlando Gomez||UD||10||2011-05-13||Estadio Cr. Gaston Guelfi/ Palacio Peñarol, Montevideo, Uruguay|
|Win||14–0||Derrick Wilson||KO||8 (10)||2011-03-12||MGM Grand at Foxwoods Resort, Connecticut, USA||Won vacant WBC Youth Intercontinental featherweight title|
- "Javier Fortuna: A Fighter's Journey Begins - Boxing News". doghouseboxing.com.
- "Javier Fortuna starches previously unbeaten Victor Valenzuela in one". secondsout.com.
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- Diario, Listin (14 March 2011). "Criollo Javier Fortuna gana corona juvenil CMB". istindiario.com.do.
Title last held byYuriorkis Gamboa
|WBA Featherweight Interim Champion
December 8, 2012 – April 18, 2013
Title next held byJesus Cuellar
Title last held byTakashi Uchiyama
|WBA Super Featherweight Champion
May 29, 2015 – June 24, 2016