Gerald Washington (El Gallo Negro) is an American professional boxer. He was born in San Jose, California, U.S. on April 23, 1982. Washington made his professional boxing debut at the age of 30 against Blue DeLong on July 28, 2012. He is yet to win a world title. Washington is 40 years old, he will turn 41 in 4 months and 18 days.
9 years and 5 months into his professional boxing career, Gerald Washington has fought 26 times with 20 wins, 5 losses, and 1 draw. As of December 2022, Washington's boxing record stands at 20-5-1 (13 KOs). In total, he has fought 125 rounds of professional boxing in 26 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||0|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||0|
|Losses via KO||5|
|26||Jan 1, 2022||39||Ali Eren Demirezen||Loss||TKO8|
|25||Feb 22, 2020||37||Charles Martin||Loss||TKO6|
|24||Jul 13, 2019||37||Robert Helenius||Win||KO8|
|23||Jan 26, 2019||36||Adam Kownacki||Loss||TKO2|
|22||Jun 10, 2018||36||John Wesley Nofire||Win||UD|
|21||Jul 29, 2017||35||Jarrell Miller||Loss||RTD8|
|20||Feb 25, 2017||34||Deontay Wilder||Loss||TKO5|
|19||Jul 16, 2016||34||Ray Austin||Win||KO4|
|18||Apr 30, 2016||34||Eddie Chambers||Win||UD|
|17||Oct 13, 2015||33||Amir Mansour||Draw||SD|
|16||Mar 13, 2015||32||Jason Gavern||Win||UD|
|15||Dec 11, 2014||32||Mike Sheppard||Win||KO1|
|14||Aug 22, 2014||32||Nagy Aguilera||Win||UD|
|13||Jun 27, 2014||32||Travis Walker||Win||TKO2|
|12||Apr 3, 2014||31||Skipp Scott||Win||TKO2|
|11||Jan 24, 2014||31||Arron Lyons||Win||TKO5|
|10||Oct 19, 2013||31||Travis Fulton||Win||TKO1|
|9||Aug 9, 2013||31||Jerry Forrest||Win||KO2|
|8||Jun 8, 2013||31||Sherman Williams||Win||UD|
|7||Mar 8, 2013||30||Curtis Harper||Win||TKO5|
|6||Jan 11, 2013||30||DJ Hughley||Win||UD|
|5||Dec 8, 2012||30||Marcus Washington||Win||KO1|
|4||Nov 3, 2012||30||Brandon Spencer||Win||KO3|
|3||Sep 29, 2012||30||Terrance Perro||Win||UD|
|2||Aug 24, 2012||30||Gary Cobia||Win||TKO1|
|1||Jul 28, 2012||30||Blue DeLong||Win||TKO1|
Gerald Washington started boxing professionally at 30 years of age; he debuted against Blue DeLong on July 28, 2012, and defeated DeLong via 1st round TKO.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 34 on February 25, 2017 after 19 professional fights against Deontay Wilder for the WBC title. Washington lost to Wilder via 5th round TKO.
Washington's notable victories include wins over Robert Helenius, Jerry Forrest, Eddie Chambers, Ray Austin, and Travis Walker. For a complete list of Washington's best performances refer to Gerald Washington's best fights.
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Turkish boxer Ali Eren Demirezen on January 1, 2022. Washington lost the fight via 8th round TKO. It's been 11 months and 4 days since this fight.
Washington has knocked out 13 of his 26 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 50%. Of his total 20 wins, 13 of them have been via KO (65%).
Gerald Washington has had a total of five losses in 26 fights — one of them in a title bout and four in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Deontay Wilder via 5th round TKO in his 20th fight — his 18 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. All of Washington's losses came via stoppage.
Ali Eren Demirezen, Charles Martin, Adam Kownacki, Jarrell Miller, and Deontay Wilder are the five boxers who have beaten Washington. For more details about these defeats, refer to All of Gerald Washington's losses.