In a career spanning 19 years and 2 months, Mia St. John fought 65 times with 49 wins, 14 losses, and 2 draws. By her last professional fight on April 16, 2016, John's boxing record stood at 49-14-2 (19 KO wins, 5 KO losses).
Mia St. John (The Knockout) is a retired American professional boxer. She was born in San Francisco, California on June 24, 1967. John made her professional boxing debut at the age of 29 on February 14, 1997. She is a former super-welterweight world champion. She is 55 years old, and will be turning 56 in 2 months and 24 days.
|Total Title Wins||1|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||0|
|Losses via KO||5|
|65||Apr 16, 2016||48||Lisa Lewis||Win||TKO4|
|64||Oct 23, 2015||48||Tammy Franks||Win||UD|
|63||May 17, 2014||46||Tori Nelson||Loss||TKO2|
|62||Apr 13, 2013||45||Cecilia Brækhus||Loss||TKO3|
|61||Nov 10, 2012||45||Tiffany Junot||Loss||UD|
|60||Aug 14, 2012||45||Christy Martin||Win||UD|
|59||Oct 16, 2010||43||Tammy Franks||Win||UD|
|58||Mar 20, 2010||42||Rola El-Halabi||Loss||TKO5|
|57||Apr 4, 2009||41||Brooke Dierdorff||Loss||UD|
|56||Dec 20, 2008||41||Darys Esther Pardo||Win||UD|
|55||Jun 14, 2008||40||Amy Yuratovac||Win||MD|
|54||Apr 20, 2007||39||Brooke Dierdorff||Loss||SD|
|53||Feb 9, 2007||39||Jaime Clampitt||Loss||UD|
|52||Jun 23, 2006||38||Jelena Mrdjenovich||Loss||UD|
|51||Apr 1, 2006||38||Shelby Walker||Win||TKO3|
|50||Dec 8, 2005||38||Holly Holm||Loss||UD|
|49||Aug 20, 2005||38||Donna Biggers||Win||UD|
|48||Jun 12, 2005||37||Liz Drew||Win||UD|
|47||Feb 10, 2005||37||Jessica Rakoczy||Loss||TKO2|
|46||Feb 3, 2005||37||Joy Irvin||Win||TKO2|
|45||Dec 18, 2004||37||Janae Archuleta||Win||TKO1|
|44||Nov 6, 2004||37||Lana Alexander||Win||UD|
|43||Oct 23, 2004||37||Janae Archuleta||Win||UD|
|42||Oct 15, 2004||37||Janae Archuleta||Win||UD|
|41||Aug 13, 2004||37||Ragan Pudwill||Win||UD|
|40||Jul 29, 2004||37||Talia Smith||Win||UD|
|39||Jul 23, 2004||37||Melissa Yanas||Win||TKO3|
|38||May 8, 2004||36||Lana Alexander||Win||TKO4|
|37||Apr 15, 2004||36||Jessica Rakoczy||Loss||UD|
|36||Feb 7, 2004||36||Ragan Pudwill||Win||UD|
|35||Jan 24, 2004||36||Franchesca Alcanter||Win||UD|
|34||Oct 10, 2003||36||Jessica Mohs||Win||UD|
|33||Sep 19, 2003||36||Olivia Gerula||Draw||PTS|
|32||Jul 11, 2003||36||Jessica Mohs||Win||UD|
|31||Apr 19, 2003||35||Jenifer Alcorn||Loss||UD|
|30||Mar 15, 2003||35||Jessica Mohs||Win||UD|
|29||Dec 6, 2002||35||Christy Martin||Loss||UD|
|28||Aug 10, 2002||35||Elisha Olivas||Win||TKO3|
|27||May 18, 2002||34||Kristy Follmar||Win||MD|
|26||Apr 7, 2002||34||Janae Archuleta||Win||MD|
|25||Jan 18, 2002||34||Gina Greenwald||Win||UD|
|24||Nov 8, 2001||34||Rolanda Andrews||Loss||TKO2|
|23||Jul 28, 2001||34||Imelda Arias||Draw||MD|
|22||May 13, 2001||33||Linda Tenberg||Win||UD|
|21||Mar 25, 2001||33||Amy Yerkes||Win||TKO3|
|20||Jan 20, 2001||33||Sherri Thompson||Win||TKO3|
|19||Dec 3, 2000||33||Amy Yerkes||Win||TKO4|
|18||Jun 17, 2000||32||Linda Robinson||Win||UD|
|17||May 19, 2000||32||Franchesca Alcanter||Win||UD|
|16||Feb 26, 2000||32||Kristin Allen||Win||MD|
|15||Jan 22, 2000||32||Kelly Whaley||Win||UD|
|14||Dec 11, 1999||32||Sharon Sirls||Win||TKO1|
|13||Sep 18, 1999||32||Kelley Downey||Win||TKO4|
|12||Jun 26, 1999||32||Maryanne Haik||Win||UD|
|11||May 8, 1999||31||Chris Sepulvado||Win||TKO1|
|10||Feb 13, 1999||31||Amanda Skelton||Win||UD|
|9||Dec 12, 1998||31||Brandy Mae Vaughn||Win||KO2|
|8||Sep 19, 1998||31||Brenda Felter||Win||SD|
|7||Aug 15, 1998||31||Brenda Felter||Win||UD|
|6||May 30, 1998||30||Chris Sepulvado||Win||KO2|
|5||Nov 28, 1999||32||Dolores Lira||Win||UD|
|4||Aug 5, 1997||30||Dawn Wimer||Win||TKO1|
|3||Jun 21, 1997||29||Contina Frederick||Win||TKO3|
|2||Apr 19, 1997||29||Dawn Graham||Win||TKO1|
|1||Feb 14, 1997||29||Angelica Villian||Win||KO1|
Mia St. John was a super-welterweight world champion. She has held one world title at super-welterweight, which was a vacant title win.
|Weight Division||World Titles Held|
Mia St. John's professional boxing career spanned more than 19 years — from 1997 to 2016.
John made her professional boxing debut against Angelica Villian at the age of 29 on February 14, 1997, defeating Villian via 1st round KO. She went on to win 21 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 11 wins via stoppage.
John had her first world title fight at the age of 45 on August 14, 2012 after 59 professional fights, against Christy Martin for the super-welterweight WBC (vacant) title. She defeated Martin via 10 round unanimous decision to become the super-welterweight champion of the world.
John has won one world title at super-welterweight. For all the details about John's world title wins and defenses refer to "Mia St. John World Titles".
Some of John's best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Christy Martin, Lisa Lewis, Shelby Walker, and Amy Yuratovac.
Mia St. John had a total of 14 losses in her professional boxing career — two of them in title bouts and 12 in non-title bouts. She suffered her first loss against Rolanda Andrews via 2nd round TKO on November 8, 2001, which ended her 22-fight win streak. She has been stopped five times and lost nine times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Mia St. John's losses".
Her last professional fight was a non-title bout against Lisa Lewis on April 16, 2016. John won the fight via 4th round TKO. It's been 6 years, 11 months, and 15 days since this fight.
John retired from professional boxing with a record of 49-14-2, which included 19 knockout wins and five losses via knockout, and one title win.
A 45-year old Mia St. John (47-12-2, 18 KO) faced an undefeated Norwegian boxer Cecilia Brækhus, who was 31 years old with a record of 21-0. John was challenging Brækhus' WBA, WBC, and WBO welterweight titles. Brækhus was on a 21-fight win streak with 5 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 3 cms and also had a 1 cm reach advantage over John.
John lost to Brækhus via 3rd round TKO.
A 45-year old Mia St. John (46-11-2, 18 KO) had her first world title fight against Christy Martin for the vacant WBC super-welterweight belt. Martin was 44 years old with a record of 49-6-3. Martin was on a one-fight losing streak. John was the taller of the two by 4 cms and also had a 6 cm reach advantage.
John defeated Martin via 10 round unanimous decision to win the vacant WBC super-welterweight title.
A 38-year old Mia St. John (43-6-2, 18 KO) fought Canadian boxer Jelena Mrdjenovich, who was 23 years old with a record of 16-1. Mrdjenovich was on a seven-fight win streak with 11 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 2 cms and also had a 1 cm reach advantage over John.
John lost to Mrdjenovich via 10 round unanimous decision.
A 35-year old Mia St. John (26-1-1, 13 KO) fought fellow American boxer Christy Martin for the first time, who was 34 years old with a record of 44-2-2. Martin was on a eight-fight win streak with 31 KO wins. John was the taller of the two by 4 cms and also had a 6 cm reach advantage.
John lost to Martin via 10 round unanimous decision.
John knocked out 19 of his 65 opponents. By her last fight, her KO ratio was at 29.2%. Of her total 49 wins, 19 of them were via KO (38.8%).
John had 14 losses. Tori Nelson, Cecilia Brækhus, Tiffany Junot, Rola El-Halabi, and Brooke Dierdorff are some of the boxers who have beaten John.