Ramón Garbey

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Ramón Garbey
Medal record
Representing  Cuba
Men's Boxing
World Amateur Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Sydney Middleweight
Gold medal – first place 1993 Tampere Light Heavyweight
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 1991 Havana Middleweight

Ramón Garbey (born March 31, 1971) is a heavyweight boxer from Cuba, who won the world title as an amateur in light heavyweight division (– 81 kg) at the 1993 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Tampere, Finland. In the final he defeated Nigeria's Jacklord Jacobs. Prior to that Garbey captured the gold medal at the 1991 Pan American Games in the middleweight division (– 75 kg).

Amateur Highlights[edit]

  • 1989 Won the World Junior Amateur Championships in San Juan, Puerto Rico at Middleweight
  • 1991 1st place at Middleweight at Pan-American Games in Havana Cuba. Results were:
  • 1991 3rd place at Middleweight at World Championships in Sydney, Australia. Results were:
  • 1992 defeated Sven Ottke by TKO 3, in AIBA tournament held in Berlin, Germany
  • 1993 Light Heavyweight World Champion at competition in Tampere, Finland. Results were:

Pro career[edit]

Nicknamed "El Nino" he made his professional debut on September 20, 1996 in Miami, Florida.

Professional boxing record[edit]

19 Wins (13 knockouts, 6 decisions), 4 Losses (0 knockouts, 4 decisions) [1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Win 11-8-1 United States Mike Sheppard UD 4 20 Feb 2009 Florida Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States 40-33, 40-33, 40-33.
Win 13-36-3 United States James "Baby Tyson" Brock UD 6 28 Oct 2006 Florida Palm Beach, Florida, United States 60-54, 60-54, 60-54.
Loss 9-4-1 United States Kendrick "The Apostle" Releford UD 10 8 Jun 2004 Florida Hollywood, Florida, United States 97-93, 98-92, 98-92.
Win 16-3 United States Jermell "The Truth" Barnes UD 12 17 Jan 2004 Florida Coconut Creek, Florida, United States WBO NABO/WBC Continental Americas Cruiserweight Titles. 116-112, 116-112, 115-113. Titles were vacated because Garbey did not make weight.
Win 35-10 Mexico Saul "La Cobra" Montana TKO 8 3 Nov 2001 Florida Miami, Florida, United States IBA Continental Super Cruiserweight Title.
Win 22-3 United States Ezra Sellers TKO 1 17 May 2001 Mississippi Biloxi, Mississippi, United States WBO NABO Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 1:45 of the first round.
Loss 17-0 United States Fres "The Big O" Oquendo UD 10 25 Jun 2000 Illinois Elgin, Illinois, United States 90-99, 92-96, 91-97.
Loss 57-4-2 United States James "Lights Out" Toney UD 10 8 Oct 1999 Massachusetts Taunton, Massachusetts, United States 91-99, 92-98, 93-98.
Loss 18-3 Ghana Napoleon Tagoe MD 10 4 Jul 1999 Florida Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States 94-96, 94-96, 95-95.
Win 23-6-2 United States John "Yahya" McClain UD 10 18 Apr 1999 Florida Miami, Florida, United States 98-92, 98-92, 97-93.
Win 21-2 United States Leeonzer Barber TKO 9 9 Jan 1999 Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:18 of the ninth round.
Win 10-16 United States Cliff Nellon TKO 2 13 Nov 1998 Florida Miami, Florida, United States
Win 14-3 Ivory Coast Onebo Maxime TKO 7 21 Jul 1998 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 12-11 United States Art Bayliss PTS 4 30 May 1998 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 6-22 United States Willie "Punching Preacher" Driver KO 1 23 Jan 1998 Florida Lake Worth, Florida, United States Driver knocked out at the end of the first round.
Win 2-1 United States Scottie Chestnut KO 1 4 Nov 1997 Mississippi Tunica, Mississippi, United States Chestnutt knocked out at 1:45 of the first round.
Win 5-9-3 United States Roy "House of" Payne KO 1 3 Oct 1997 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 0-1 United States Travis Evans KO 1 20 Jun 1997 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 4-8 United States Anthony Wade TKO 1 26 Apr 1997 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 0-1 United States Sedreck "Big Buck" Fields UD 4 5 Apr 1997 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States 40-35, 39-36, 39-37.
Win 0-9 United States Anthony Harris TKO 1 6 Dec 1996 New Jersey Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:51 of the first round.
Win 0-20-2 United States Tony Torres TKO 1 1 Nov 1996 Florida Coconut Creek, Florida, United States
Win 1-5 United States Kerry Parks TKO 2 20 Sep 1996 Florida Miami, Florida, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:03 of the second round.

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