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The following 107 pages are in this category, out of 107 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). A Richar Abril Osmay Acosta José Aguilar (boxer) Yosvani Aguilera Andrés Aldama Robert Alfonso Lázaro Álvarez Lorenzo Aragón B Roberto Balado Carlos Banteux Yan Bartelemí C Rafael Carbonell Gilberto Carrillo Enrique Carrión Pedro Carrión Joel Casamayor Eliecer Castillo Eliseo Castillo Julio César la Cruz Kid Chocolate Alexei Collado Emilio Correa (boxer born 1953) Emilio Correa (boxer born 1985) D Yordanis Despaigne Yanqui Díaz Yunier Dorticos Ramón Duvalón Alfredo Duvergel E Angel Espinosa F Florentino Fernández (boxer) Inocente Fiss Luis Franco Yordan Frómeta G Esteban Gallard Ramón Garbey Rolando Garbey G cont. Luis Garcia (boxer) Kid Gavilán Juan Carlos Gómez Jorge Luis González Lester González Perez Raúl González (boxer) Yasniel Toledo Jorge Gutiérrez (boxer) H Juan Hernández Sierra Ariel Hernández (boxer) Jorge Hernández (boxer) Juan Bautista Hernández Pérez Yampier Hernández Yoan Pablo Hernández Ángel Herrera Vera Adolfo Horta Diosbelys Hurtado I Julio Cesar Iglesias Roniel Iglesias J Yudel Johnson José Gómez Mustelier K Mario Kindelán L Andry Laffita Erislandy Lara José Larduet Ramon Ledon José Legrá Juan Carlos Lemus Yankiel León Michel López Núñez Diógenes Luna M Manuel Mantilla Rogelio Marcelo Armando Martínez Luis Martínez (boxer) Orlando Martínez M cont. Arnaldo Mesa N José Nápoles Yusiel Nápoles Damian Norris P Benny Paret Mike Perez (boxer) Lenier Pero R Robeisy Ramírez Hipólito Ramos Sugar Ramos Enrique Regüeiferos Guillermo Rigondeaux Douglas Rodríguez (boxer) Luis Manuel Rodríguez Ricardo Rojas Frías Maikro Romero Pablo Romero Alexis Rubalcaba S Yoandri Salinas Angelo Santana Erislandy Savón Félix Savón Hairon Socarras Odlanier Solís Sixto Soria Teófilo Stevenson T Idel Torriente U Yordenis Ugás V Eladio Valdés Miguelito Valdés Nino Valdez Yosvany Veitía Héctor Vinent Y Elvis Yero Z Brunet Zamora

Early years[edit source | editbeta] Stevenson was born in Cuba.[3] His father Teófilo Stevenson Patterson was an immigrant from Saint Vincent. His mother Dolores Lawrence was a native Cuban, but his parents were immigrants from Anglophone island Saint Kitts. Teófilo senior arrived in Cuba in 1923, finding work wherever he could, before settling in Camagüey with Dolores, where he gave English lessons to top up his meagre earnings. Due to his large size, Teófilo senior was encouraged into boxing by local trainers, fighting seven times before becoming disillusioned by the corrupt payment structure on offer to young fighters.[4] Teófilo junior was a shiftless but bright child who at nine years old soon found himself sparring at the makeshift open-air gym his father had frequented.[4] Under the tutelage of former national light heavyweight champion John Herrera, the young Stevenson began his career fighting far more experienced boxers, but according to Herrera, "had what it took". Despite his growing involvement in the sport, Stevenson had yet to tell his mother about his activities. Eventually Teófilo senior broke the news to his wife, who was furious; but she agreed to acquiesce on the provision that the boy was accompanied by his father.[4]

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Stevenson, now twenty, joined the Cuban boxing team for the Munich Olympics of 1972. His opening bout against experienced Polish fighter Ludwik Denderys began dramatically when Stevenson knocked the other man down within thirty seconds of the opening bell. The fight was stopped moments later due to a large cut next to the Pole's eye. Proceeding to the quarter finals, Stevenson met fancied American boxer Duane Bobick. Bobick, a gold medalist at the 1971 Pan American Games, had beaten Stevenson previously, and was considered favorite to continue the U.S. team's dominance of the weight division; previous American gold medalists included George Foreman (1968) and Joe Frazier (1964). After a close first round, Stevenson lost the second, but a ferocious display in the third round knocked Bobick to the canvas three times and the contest was stopped. The victory was viewed on television throughout Cuba, and is still considered Stevenson's most memorable performance. Stevenson easily defeated German Peter Hussing in the semifinal, and received his gold medal after Romanian Ion Alexe failed to appear in the final due to injury. The Cuban boxing team won three gold medals, their first in Olympic boxing history, as well as one silver and one bronze. The Munich games established Cuba's dominance over the amateur sport that was to last decades. It also established Stevenson as the world's premier amateur heavyweight boxer.

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Casamayor and the second or maternal family name is Johnson. Joel Casamayor Statistics Real name Joel Casamayor Johnson Nickname(s) El Cepillo Rated at Lightweight Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) Nationality Cuba Cuban Born 12 July 1971 (age 42) Guantánamo, Cuba Stance Southpaw Boxing record Total fights 45 Wins 38 Wins by KO 22 Losses 6 Draws 1 No contests 0 Joel Casamayor Medal record Competitor for Cuba Men's Boxing Olympic Games Gold 1992 Barcelona Bantamweight World Amateur Championships Silver 1993 Tampere Bantamweight Central American and Caribbean Games Bronze 1990 Mexico City Bantamweight Joel "El Cepillo" Casamayor Johnson (born July 12, 1971 in Guantánamo, Cuba) is a Cuban boxer, who turned pro after defecting to the United States on the eve of the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. The nickname "El Cepillo", literally translated to "the brush", comes from his uppercut, which rakes his opponents across the face. Also, for his ability to "brush off" punches from his opponents. Contents [hide] 1 Amateur career 2 Professional career 2.1 Casamayor vs. Marquez 2.2 Comeback 3 Professional boxing record 4 See also 5 References 6 External links Amateur career[edit source | editbeta]

1989 - Gold medal (Bantamweight) at the Junior World Championships 1992 - Gold medal (Bantamweight) at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain Defeated Venkatesan Devarajan (India) points Defeated Riadh Klaai (Tunisia) points Defeated Roberto Jalnaiz (Philippines) KO 1 Defeated Mohammed Achik (Morocco) TKO 1 Defeated Wayne McCullough (Ireland) points 1993 - Silver medal (Bantamweight) at the 1993 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Tampere, Finland Defeated Agathangelos Tsiripidis (Greece) TKO 3 Defeated Dirk Krueger (Germany) points Defeated Arthur Mikaelian (Armenia) points Defeated Vladislav Antonov (Russia) points Lost to Alexander Hristov (Bulgaria) points 1994 - Bronze medal (Featherweight) at the World Cup in Bangkok, Thailand Defeated Brian Carr (Scotland) points Defeated Nourredine Medjihoud (Algeria) points Defeated Cristian Rodriguez (Argentina) points Lost to Falk Huste (Germany) points 1994 - Silver Medal (Featherweight) at the Goodwill Games in St. Petersburg, Russia Defeated Kai Kandelin (Finland) TKO 1 Defeated Claude Chinon (France) points Lost to Ramaz Paliani (Russia) points 1995 - Competed (Featherweight) at the 1995 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Berlin, Germany Lost to Raimkul Malachbekov (Russia) points Professional career[edit source | editbeta]

He won the NABF Super Featheweight title in 1999 by beating Jose Luis Noyola. Later that year, he won the WBA Super Featherweight title by stopping Jong-Kwon Baek in 5 rounds. In 2002, he lost that title in a controversial unification bout with WBO champion Acelino Freitas. At one point in the fight, Casamayor slipped and the referee ruled it a knockdown. Casamayor also had a point deducted for a late hit. Many believe Casamayor should have won the fight. In 2004, Diego Corrales, whom Casamayor stopped in 2003 for the Vacant IBA Super Featherweight Title, defeated him for the vacant WBO Super Featherweight title via a very close and controversial decision. Casamayor failed to take the WBC Lightweight title from José Luis Castillo later that year because the judges scored what seemed to be a clear win for Casamayor over Castillo. After the disputed loss to Castillo, Casamayor's career appeared to be in a downward spiral and he was set up with undefeated rising prospect Almazbek Raiymkulov in June 2005. In a close, spirited battle the bout ended in a draw, with many believing that Casamayor's best days were behind him. After two victories against little known opposition, in October 2006, Casamayor yet again took on the popular Diego Corrales, and defeated him by split decision, winning the WBC Lightweight title and recognition as the world lightweight champion by Ring Magazine. He was stripped of the WBC title for signing to fight then WBO lightweight champion Freitas rather than defend against his mandatory challenger, WBC interim champion David Diaz. Although the fight with Freitas never took place, David Diaz was still named WBC champion and Freitas went on to fight WBA champion Juan Diaz, losing via a 9th round TKO. After Casamayor threatened the WBC with legal action, he was named as their interim champ. He defended the interim championship as well as The Ring's title against Jose Armando Santa Cruz on November 11, 2007 and won a controversial split decision. The WBC removed Casamayor's interim title when, instead of fighting a rematch with Santa Cruz, he signed to fight undefeated Michael Katsidis, the WBO interim lightweight titlist. On March 22, 2008, in a great battle, Casamayor became the first man to defeat the Australian Katsidis when he won the fight with a TKO in the 10th round. With the win, Casamayor retained his Ring Magazine world title and added the WBO interim championship to his collection. He is managed by Luis Decubas Jr. Casamayor vs. Marquez[edit source | editbeta] Main article: Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Joel Casamayor Casamayor was defeated by Juan Manuel Márquez on September 13, 2008. Marquez (49-4-1, 36 KOs) by Knockout in the 11th round at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise. In the first four rounds of the bout, Marquez continually walked into counter lefts from Casamayor. It took Marquez until the fifth round to be able to find the range with his right hand. By the fifth round, a cut over Casamayor's right eye was opened from a clash of heads. Rounds five, six, seven and eight were rounds where Marquez landed straight punches from the outside, but he was also nailed by Casamayor whenever he lunged forward. Two minutes into the eleventh round, Casamayor was knocked down by a right hand as he pulled away from an intense exchange. Casamayor got up and immediately tried to smother Marquez, but Marquez let his hands go in furious combination. Casamayor swung back, but he went down again with about 7 seconds left in the round. Referee Tony Weeks stepped in and stopped the fight before Casamayor had a chance to stand up again. This caused some anger from fans, however, Casamayor was gracious in defeat and said, "Marquez was the best this night." The official judges had the fight scored 95-95, 95-95, and 97-93 for Marquez.[1] Casamayor is a unionized boxer, a member of the Joint Association of Boxers. Comeback[edit source | editbeta] On November 6, 2009, Casamayor beat Jason Davis by unanimous decision.[2] Casamayor fought Mexican American Robert Guerrero at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, on July 31, 2010. The 10 round bout was an undercard of the Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Juan Diaz II event.[3] The 39 year old pugilist lost the match by unanimous decision: 98–89, 98–89, 97–90. Guerrero rocked Casamayor throughout the fight, sending him down in the second round. The Cuban got up and looked exhausted after two rounds. He recovered in the next rounds but Guerrero continued to put pressure, landing several combinations and outboxing him. In the last minute of the final round, the Cuban engaged on the offensive, with Guerrero being knocked down for the first time in his professional career.[4] Professional boxing record[edit source | editbeta]

38 Wins (22 Knockouts), 6 Defeats (2 Knockouts), 1 Draw[5] Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes Loss 38-6-1 United States Timothy Bradley TKO 8 (12), 2:59 2011-11-12 United States MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada For WBO Light Welterweight title. Win 38-5-1 Mexico Manuel Leyva SD 10 2011-03-11 United States Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, Nevada Loss 37-5-1 United States Robert Guerrero UD 10 2010-07-31 United States Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada Win 37-4-1 United States Jason Davis UD 8 2009-11-06 United States Palms, Las Vegas, Nevada Loss 36-4-1 Mexico Juan Manuel Márquez TKO 11 (12), 2:55 2008-09-13 United States MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada Lost The Ring Lightweight title. Win 36-3-1 Australia Michael Katsidis TKO 10 (12), 0:30 2008-03-22 United States Morongo, Cabazon, California Retained The Ring & Interim WBO Lightweight titles. Win 35-3-1 Mexico José Santa Cruz SD 12 2007-11-10 United States Madison Square Garden, New York, New York Retained The Ring and won Interim WBC Lightweight titles. Win 34-3-1 United States Diego Corrales SD 12 2006-10-07 United States Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada Won The Ring & WBC Lightweight titles Win 33-3-1 United States Lamont Pearson TKO 9 (10), 0:44 2006-07-07 United States Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix, Arizona Win 32-3-1 Dominican Republic Antonio Ramirez KO 5 (10), 0:26 2006-02-24 United States Seminole Hard Rock, Hollywood, Florida Draw 31-3-1 Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Raiymkulov PTS 12 2005-06-11 United States Madison Square Garden, New York, New York WBC Lightweight Title Eliminator. Loss 31–3 Mexico José Luis Castillo SD 12 2004-12-04 United States Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada For WBC Lightweight title. Win 31–3 Puerto Rico Daniel Seda UD 10 2004-07-03 United States American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida Loss 30–2 United States Diego Corrales SD 12 2004-03-06 United States Foxwoods, Mashantucket, Connecticut For WBO & IBO Super Featherweight titles. Win 30–1 United States Diego Corrales TKO 6 (12), 3:00 2003-10-04 United States Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada Won vacant IBA Super Featherweight title. Win 29–1 United States Nate Campbell UD 10 2003-01-25 United States Pechanga, Temecula, California Win 28–1 Mexico Yoni Vargas TKO 5 (10), 2:28 2002-12-20 United States American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida Win 27–1 Mexico Juan Jose Arias TKO 8 (10), 1:44 2002-06-08 United States Pyramid Arena, Memphis, Tennessee Loss 26–1 Brazil Acelino Freitas UD 12 2002-01-12 United States Cox Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada For WBA & WBO Super Featherweight titles. Win 26–0 United States Joe Morales TKO 8 (12), 2:04 2001-09-29 United States Miccosukee Resort & Gaming, Miami, Florida Retained WBA Super Featherweight title. Win 25–0 Dominican Republic Edwin Santana UD 12 2001-05-05 United States Silver Star Casino, Philadelphia, Mississippi Retained WBA Super Featherweight title. Win 24–0 United States Robert Garcia TKO 9 (12), 1:14 2001-01-06 United States Texas Station, Las Vegas, Nevada Retained WBA Super Featherweight title. Win 23–0 United States Radford Beasley TKO 5 (12), 0:52 2000-09-16 United States MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada Retained WBA Super Featherweight title. Win 22–0 United States Bernard Harris UD 10 2000-09-16 United States American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida Win 21–0 South Korea Jong-Kwon Baek TKO 5 (12), 2:18 2000-05-21 United States Harrah's North Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri Won WBA Super Featherweight title. Win 20–0 United States David Santos UD 12 1999-11-20 United States Miccosukee Resort & Gaming, Miami, Florida Retained Interim WBA Super Featherweight title. Win 19–0 Mexico Luis Enrique Valenzuela TKO 2 (10), 2:26 1999-08-21 United States Miccosukee Resort & Gaming, Miami, Florida Win 18–0 Mexico Antonio Hernandez UD 12 1999-06-19 United States Miccosukee Resort & Gaming, Miami, Florida Won Interim WBA Super Featherweight title. Win 17–0 United States Jay Cantu KO 6 (10), 1:02 1999-04-18 United States Miccosukee Resort & Gaming, Miami, Florida Win 16–0 Ghana Russell Stoner Jones UD 10 1999-03-14 United States Pueblo, Colorado Win 15–0 Mexico Jose Luis Noyola UD 12 1999-01-30 United States Miccosukee Resort & Gaming, Miami, Florida Won NABF Super Featherweight title. Win 14–0 United States Raymond Flores TKO 2 (6), 2:59 1998-11-13 United States Miccosukee Resort & Gaming, Miami, Florida Win 13–0 United States Eugene Johnson UD 6 1998-09-26 United States Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Connecticut Win 12–0 United States Miguel Figueroa TKO 2 (6) 1998-08-22 United States Atlantic City Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey Win 11–0 United States Gary Triano TKO 4 1998-07-21 United States Etess Arena, Atlantic City, New Jersey Win 10–0 Mexico Javier Diaz UD 8 1998-01-23 United States Sons Of Italy, Lake Worth, Florida Win 9–0 Dominican Republic Julio Gervacio TKO 2 (10), 1:27 1997-10-04 United States Caesars, Atlantic City, New Jersey Win 8–0 United States Pat Chavez UD 6 1997-08-19 United States Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas Win 7–0 United States Salvador Montes TKO 2 (4), 2:15 1997-07-12 United States Caesars, Stateline, Nevada Win 6–0 United States Raul Munoz TKO 1 (6), 1:49 1997-05-04 United States Caesars, Atlantic City, New Jersey Win 5–0 Mexico Francisco Valdez TKO 3 (6), 1:49 1997-04-18 United States Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada Win 4–0 United States Vidal Padilla TKO 1 (4) 1997-01-18 Puerto Rico Condado Win 3–0 Puerto Rico Roberto Sierra KO 1 (4) 1996-12-14 United States Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey Win 2–0 Puerto Rico Oscar Junior Gonzalez UD 4 1996-11-01 United States Coconut Grove, Florida Win 1–0 United States David Chamendis KO 1 (4), 1:34 1996-09-20 United States James L. 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