Julius Indongo (Blue Machine) is a Namibian professional boxer. He was born in Windhoek, Namibia on February 12, 1983. Indongo made his professional boxing debut at the age of 26 against Pohamba Mandume on July 25, 2009. He is a super-lightweight world champion. Indongo is 39 years old, he will turn 40 in 2 months and 7 days.
12 years and 1 month into his professional boxing career, Julius Indongo has fought 27 times with 23 wins and 4 losses. As of December 2022, Indongo's boxing record stands at 23-4 (12 KOs). In total, he has fought 138 rounds of professional boxing in 27 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||2|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||1|
|Losses via KO||4|
|27||Sep 3, 2021||38||Hassan Mwakinyo||Loss||TKO4|
|26||Nov 27, 2020||37||Daniyar Yeleussinov||Loss||TKO2|
|25||Aug 3, 2019||36||Carltavius Jones Johnson||Win||TKO2|
|24||Mar 9, 2018||35||Regis Prograis||Loss||TKO2|
|23||Aug 19, 2017||34||Terence Crawford||Loss||KO3|
|22||Apr 15, 2017||34||Ricky Burns||Win||UD|
|21||Dec 3, 2016||33||Eduard Troyanovsky||Win||KO1|
|20||Aug 6, 2016||33||Fabian Lyimo||Win||TKO1|
|19||Mar 26, 2016||33||Allan Kamote||Win||TKO9|
|18||Oct 3, 2015||32||Zolani Marali||Win||UD|
|17||Mar 20, 2015||32||Ibrahim Class||Win||UD|
|16||Dec 6, 2014||31||Kaizer Mabuza||Win||UD|
|15||Jul 26, 2014||31||Ishmael Takudzwa Kuchocha||Win||TKO3|
|14||Mar 1, 2014||31||Joel Mwewa||Win||KO1|
|13||May 11, 2013||30||Nelson Banda||Win||PTS|
|12||Mar 20, 2013||30||Abias Silipumbwe||Win||KO1|
|11||Oct 12, 2012||29||James Onyango||Win||TKO2|
|10||Mar 20, 2012||29||Meshack Kondwani||Win||TKO4|
|9||Nov 5, 2011||28||Silas Mandeya||Win||UD|
|8||Jun 11, 2011||28||Peter Malakia||Win||TKO10|
|7||Mar 19, 2011||28||Samuel Kapapu||Win||UD|
|6||Aug 7, 2010||27||Lawrence Moyo||Win||TKO1|
|5||May 29, 2010||27||Samuel Kapapu||Win||UD|
|4||Mar 20, 2010||27||Festus Nghidinwa||Win||MD|
|3||Oct 31, 2009||26||Daniel Hosea||Win||TKO2|
|2||Sep 12, 2009||26||Pohamba Mandume||Win||UD|
|1||Jul 25, 2009||26||Pohamba Mandume||Win||PTS|
Julius Indongo started boxing professionally at 26 years of age; he debuted against Pohamba Mandume on July 25, 2009, and defeated Mandume via 4 round PTS.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 33 on December 3, 2016 after 20 professional fights against Eduard Troyanovsky for the super-lightweight IBF title. Indongo defeated Troyanovsky via 1st round KO to become the new super-lightweight champion of the world.
Indongo's notable victories include wins over Eduard Troyanovsky, Ricky Burns, Fabian Lyimo, Zolani Marali, Kaizer Mabuza, Carltavius Jones Johnson, and Allan Kamote. For a complete list of Indongo's best performances refer to Julius Indongo's best fights.
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Tanzanian boxer Hassan Mwakinyo on September 3, 2021. Indongo lost the fight via 4th round TKO. It's been 1 year, 3 months, and 2 days since this fight.
These two fights are the highlight of of Julius Indongo's boxing career so far.
A 33-year old Julius Indongo with a record of 20-0 had his first world title fight against Eduard Troyanovsky for Troyanovsky's IBF super-lightweight belt. Troyanovsky was 36 years old with a record of 25-0. Indongo deafeated Troyanovsky via 1st round KO to win the IBF super-lightweight title. He handed Troyanovsky the first loss of his career, and put an end to Troyanovsky's 25-fight win streak.
A 34-year old Julius Indongo with a record of 21-0 faced Ricky Burns, who was 34 years old with a record of 41-5-1 in a super-lightweight unification fight. Indongo deafeated Burns via 12 round unanimous decision to win the WBA (Unified) super-lightweight title and retain the IBF super-lightweight title.
Julius Indongo fought for world titles in three fights and won two of them. In total, he has won two belts at super-lightweight (WBA, IBF). He is a one-time unified super-lightweight world champion.
Indongo has knocked out 12 of his 27 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 44.4%. Of his total 23 wins, 12 of them have been via KO (52.2%).
Julius Indongo has had a total of four losses in 27 fights — one of them in a title bout and three in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Terence Crawford via 3rd round KO in his 23rd fight — his 22 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. All of Indongo's losses came via stoppage.