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Reggie Johnson Record

44-7-1
Total Fights52
Wins44
Losses7
Draws1
No-Contests0
Title Wins2
Title Defenses5
Title-Fight KOs2
KO Wins25
KO Losses0
Reggie Johnson Record & Stats
Reggie Johnson's Record
Reggie Johnson's boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Reggie Johnson's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 23 years and six months, Reggie Johnson fought 52 times with 44 wins, 7 losses, and 1 draw.

      Johnson retired from professional boxing with a record of 44-7-1, which included two world-title wins and five successful title defense fights at two weight classes — middleweight and light-heavyweight. He had a 48.1% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 25 of his total 52 fights being knockout wins, two of which were in title fights. Johnson never lost via knockout.

      His last fight was a 12-round split decision victory over Julio César González on February 23, 2008.

      Some of Johnson's best fights and notable victories include wins over William Guthrie, Ki-Yun Song, Ole Klemetsen, Will Taylor, Wayne Harris, and Lamar Parks.

      #DateAgeOpponentResVia
      52Feb 23, 200841Julio César GonzálezWinSD
      51Aug 27, 200538Fred MooreWinKO9
      50Jan 25, 200235Antonio TarverLossSD
      49May 25, 200134Will TaylorWinUD
      48Jan 5, 200134Chris JohnsonWinUD
      47Dec 18, 199933Earl ButlerWinUD
      46Jun 5, 199932Roy Jones Jr.Loss *UD
      45Feb 27, 199932Will TaylorWin *UD
      44May 29, 199831Ole KlemetsenWin *UD
      43Feb 6, 199831William GuthrieWin *KO5
      42Jul 12, 199730Robert DoyleWinKO1
      41Oct 13, 199529Jorge CastroLoss *SD
      40Aug 12, 199427Jorge CastroLoss *SD
      39Feb 19, 199427Ramon FelixWinKO1
      38Oct 1, 199327John David JacksonLoss *UD
      37May 4, 199326Wayne HarrisWin *UD
      36Jan 19, 199326Ki-Yun SongWin *TKO8
      35Oct 27, 199226Lamar ParksWin *UD
      34Apr 22, 199225Steve CollinsWin *MD
      33Dec 17, 199125Melvin WynnWinKO2
      32Jun 29, 199124James ToneyLoss *SD
      31Apr 8, 199124Al LongWinRTD8
      30Dec 19, 199024José Carlos da SilvaWinTKO3
      29Oct 8, 199024Ralph WardWinTKO7
      28Aug 9, 199023Eddie HallWinTKO10
      27Jul 5, 199023Greg DicksonWinTKO2
      26Apr 16, 199023Sanderline WilliamsWinUD
      25Feb 4, 199023Ismael NegronWinTKO11
      24Oct 21, 198923Victor FernandezWinKO2
      23Sep 12, 198923Israel ColeWinPTS
      22Jun 28, 198922Nathan DryerWinKO3
      21May 15, 198922Rigoberto LopezWinKO3
      20Nov 14, 198822Charles OosthuizenWinRTD7
      19May 4, 198821William ClaytonWinKO3
      18Apr 6, 198821Jake TorranceWinUD
      17Mar 2, 198821Gonzalo MontesWinTKO4
      16Feb 14, 198821Victor WalkerWinTKO5
      15Jan 6, 198821Ron MartinWinTKO7
      14Dec 5, 198721Sidney OutlawWinUD
      13Oct 8, 198721Charles HollisWinPTS
      12Jun 23, 198720Oscar PenaWinPTS
      11Jan 17, 198720Martin GarzaWinKO1
      10Jun 12, 198518Eric WilliamsWinTKO3
      9Apr 9, 198518Eric WilliamsDrawPTS
      8Mar 5, 198518Stephen LeeWinUD
      7Jan 29, 198518Adam GeorgeLossUD
      6Dec 27, 198418Phil JonesWinUD
      5Dec 18, 198418Tarlton WashingtonWinKO1
      4Nov 23, 198418Jonathan IvoryWinUD
      3Nov 17, 198418Richard FillitelliWinKO1
      2Oct 9, 198418Carl OrvilleWinKO2
      1Aug 14, 198417Mark HendersonWinPTS

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Reggie Johnson (Sweet) is a 57-year old retired American professional boxer. He was born in Houston, Texas, U.S. on August 28, 1966. He is a former two-weight-class world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 23 years — from 1984 to 2008.

      Johnson made his professional boxing debut against Mark Henderson at the age of 17 on August 14, 1984, defeating Henderson via 4 round PTS. He went on to win 5 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 3 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 24 on June 29, 1991 after 31 professional fights, against James Toney for the IBF title. He lost to Toney via 12 round split decision.

      Johnson has won two world titles at two weight classes. For all the details about Johnson's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Johnson had a total of seven losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Mexican boxer Julio César González on February 23, 2008. Johnson won the fight via 12 round split decision. It's been 16 years, 3 months, and 24 days since this fight.

      Championships

      Johnson had a total of 12 world-title fights, which includes winning two world titles and five successful title defenses. He won seven of these fights and lost five.

      Title Wins

      Reggie Johnson fought for world titles in six fights and won two of these fights, winning one of them via way of stoppage. In total, he won two belts across two weight classes.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Feb 6, 1998William GuthrieLight-heavyweightIBFKO
      Apr 22, 1992Steve CollinsMiddleweightWBA*MD
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Reggie Johnson had seven world-title defense fights across two weight classes — middleweight (x4) and light-heavyweight (x3). He won five of them and lost two times.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Feb 27, 1999Will TaylorLight-heavyweightIBFUD
      May 29, 1998Ole KlemetsenLight-heavyweightIBFUD
      May 4, 1993Wayne HarrisMiddleweightWBAUD
      Jan 19, 1993Ki-Yun SongMiddleweightWBATKO
      Oct 27, 1992Lamar ParksMiddleweightWBAUD

      Title Losses

      Reggie Johnson lost two world-title defense fights, and lost a total of two titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Jun 5, 1999Roy Jones Jr.Light-heavyweightIBFUD
      Oct 1, 1993John David JacksonMiddleweightWBAUD

      Highlights

      Johnson fought a total of 52 times during his professional career, which includes 12 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These three fights are the highlight of his career.

      • June 29, 1991: In his first world-title fight, Reggie Johnson loses to James Toney via 12 round split decision. He was fighting for the IBF middleweight title.

      • April 22, 1992: Johnson wins the WBA middleweight title from Steve Collins, by beating Collins via 12 round majority decision.

      • February 6, 1998: Johnson wins the IBF light-heavyweight title from William Guthrie, by beating Guthrie via 5th round KO.

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