Justin Juuko

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Justin Juuko
Statistics
Real name Justin Juuko
Nickname(s) The Destroyer
Rated at featherweight
super featherweight
lightweight
light welterweight
welterweight
Height 5 ft 7 12 in (1.71 m)
Reach 72 in (183 cm)
Nationality Ugandan
Born (1972-12-26) 26 December 1972 (age 44)
Masaka, Uganda
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 58
Wins 40 (KO 30)
Losses 12 (KO 11)
Draws 1

Justin "The Destroyer" Juuko (born 26 December 1972 in Masaka) is a Ugandan amateur light flyweight and professional feather/super feather/light/light welter/welterweight boxer of the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s who as an amateur won the gold medal at light flyweight in the Boxing at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland, New Zealand, and as a professional won the World Boxing Council (WBC) International super featherweight title, World Boxing Council (WBC) FECARBOX super featherweight title, African Boxing Union (ABU) light welterweight title, North American Boxing Federation (NABF) super featherweight title, and Commonwealth super featherweight title, and was a challenger for the interim World Boxing Association (WBA) World super featherweight title against Antonio Hernandez,[1] World Boxing Council (WBC) super featherweight title against Floyd Mayweather, Jr., International Boxing Association (IBA) super featherweight title against Diego Corrales, World Boxing Union (WBU) super featherweight title against Michael Gomez, International Boxing Association (IBA) lightweight title against Rustam Nugaev,[2] Global Boxing Union (GBU) light welterweight title against Gábor Vető, his professional fighting weight varied from 125 pounds (57 kg), i.e. featherweight to 143 pounds (65 kg), i.e. welterweight.[3]

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