Jimmi Bredahl

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Jimmi Bredahl
Real name Jimmy Bredahl Johansen
Weight(s) super featherweight
Nationality Denmark Danish
Born (1967-08-26)26 August 1967
Copenhagen, Denmark
Stance southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 29
Wins 26
Wins by KO 7
Losses 3
Draws 0
No contests 0

Jimmi Bredahl (born 26 August 1967 in Copenhagen, Denmark), aka Jimmy Bredahl, is a former professional boxer. Bredahl is the former WBO world super featherweight champion and the older brother of fellow boxer Johnny Bredahl.

Professional career[edit]

In March 1989, Bredahl turned professional winning his first fight in Brædstrup, when Bredahl beat England's Des Gargano with a points decision over six rounds.

Title fights[edit]

Bredahl won his first title belt, the vacant EBU (European) super featherweight title, in March 1992 with an eleventh-round knockout win over France's Pierre Lorcy. The following weekend his brother Johnny won the bantamweight version of the European title.

In his next fight, later that year Bredahl won the WBO super featherweight title with a win over Daniel Londas. On the same bill his brother Johnny won the super flyweight version of the WBO title.

De La Hoya fight[edit]

Bredahl's highest profile fight in March 1994 at the Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, in the United States when he defended his WBO Super Featherweight belt super featherweight title. against Oscar De La Hoya. However, Bredahl suffered the first defeat of his career when De La Hoya beat Bredahl. After being on the canvas in the first and second rounds Bredahl lost by knockout in the tenth round to lose his title.

Bredahl then lost a European super featherweight title fight later that year to Jacobin Yoma.

Later career[edit]

After suffering these two straight defeats Bredahl then returned to the ring five months later and went on a string of ten straight victories including winning the IBO super featherweight title in 1996.

In his last fight of his career, Bredahl faced little fancied American Troy Dorsey. Bredahl retired from the fight between the 7th and 8th rounds and would never fight again.

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Daniel Londas
WBO Super Featherweight Champion
1992-09-04 – 1994-03-05
Succeeded by
Oscar De La Hoya

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