In a career spanning 16 years and 7 months, Tavoris Cloud fought 28 times with 25 wins and 3 losses. By his last professional fight on November 20, 2020, Cloud's boxing record stood at 25-3 (20 KO wins, 2 KO losses).
Tavoris Cloud (Thunder) is a retired American professional boxer. He was born in Tallahassee, Florida, U.S. on January 10, 1982. Cloud made his professional boxing debut at the age of 22 on April 2, 2004. He is a former light-heavyweight world champion. Cloud turned 41 last month, on the 10th.
|Total Title Wins||1|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||1|
|Losses via KO||2|
|28||Nov 20, 2020||38||Ryan Soft||Win||TKO3|
|27||Sep 27, 2014||32||Artur Beterbiev||Loss||KO2|
|26||Sep 28, 2013||31||Adonis Stevenson||Loss||RTD7|
|25||Mar 9, 2013||31||Bernard Hopkins||Loss||UD|
|24||Feb 18, 2012||30||Gabriel Campillo||Win||SD|
|23||Jun 25, 2011||29||Yusaf Mack||Win||TKO8|
|22||Dec 17, 2010||28||Fulgencio Zúñiga||Win||UD|
|21||Aug 7, 2010||28||Glen Johnson||Win||UD|
|20||Aug 28, 2009||27||Clinton Woods||Win||UD|
|19||Aug 8, 2008||26||Julio César González||Win||TKO10|
|18||Mar 28, 2008||26||Mike Wood||Win||KO1|
|17||Dec 14, 2007||25||Jacob Rodriguez||Win||RTD3|
|16||Aug 24, 2007||25||Jose Luis Herrera||Win||TKO5|
|15||May 11, 2007||25||Jim Strohl||Win||KO1|
|14||Feb 16, 2007||25||Aaron Norwood||Win||KO2|
|13||Nov 10, 2006||24||Douglas LaFontsee||Win||TKO4|
|12||Sep 15, 2006||24||Tim Shocks||Win||TKO4|
|11||Jul 21, 2006||24||Mitch Hicks||Win||TKO1|
|10||Mar 17, 2006||24||Anthony Dennis||Win||TKO2|
|9||Jan 27, 2006||24||Roosevelt Johnson||Win||KO4|
|8||Nov 3, 2005||23||Ron Krull||Win||TKO2|
|7||Jul 13, 2005||23||Joseph Hill||Win||TKO3|
|6||May 6, 2005||23||Reggie Strickland||Win||UD|
|5||Dec 11, 2004||22||Ronald Moore||Win||TKO1|
|4||Nov 20, 2004||22||Curtis Mullins||Win||TKO3|
|3||Oct 23, 2004||22||Kevin Thompson||Win||TKO1|
|2||Oct 9, 2004||22||Taryll Carpenter||Win||TKO1|
|1||Apr 2, 2004||22||Luis Reyes||Win||TKO3|
Tavoris Cloud's professional boxing career spanned more than 16 years — from 2004 to 2020.
Cloud made his debut against Luis Reyes at the age of 22 on April 2, 2004, defeating Reyes via 3rd round TKO. He went on to win 23 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 18 wins via stoppage.
Cloud had his first world title fight at the age of 27 on August 28, 2009 after 19 professional fights, against Clinton Woods for the light-heavyweight IBF (vacant) title. He defeated Woods via 12 round unanimous decision to become the light-heavyweight champion of the world.
Cloud has won one world title at light-heavyweight. For all the details about Cloud's world title wins and defenses refer to "Tavoris Cloud World Titles".
Some of Cloud's best fights and notable victories include wins over Clinton Woods, Yusaf Mack, Ryan Soft, Glen Johnson, Fulgencio Zúñiga, Mike Wood, and Julio César González.
Tavoris Cloud had a total of three losses in his professional boxing career — two of them in title bouts and one in a non-title bout. He suffered his first loss against Bernard Hopkins via 12 round unanimous decision on March 9, 2013, which ended his 24-fight win streak. He has been stopped two times and lost once via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Tavoris Cloud's losses".
His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Ryan Soft on November 20, 2020. Cloud won the fight via 3rd round TKO. It's been 2 years, 2 months, and 15 days since this fight.
Cloud retired from professional boxing with a record of 25-3, which included 20 knockout wins and 2 losses via knockout, and 1 title win.
Tavoris Cloud fought a total of 28 times during his professional career. These three fights are the highlight of his career.
A 27-year old Tavoris Cloud (19-0, 18 KO) had his first world title fight against Clinton Woods for the vacant IBF light-heavyweight belt. Woods was 37 years old with a record of 42-4-1. Woods was on a one-fight win streak with 25 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 10 cms and also had a 5 cm reach advantage over Cloud.
Cloud defeated Woods via 12 round unanimous decision to win the vacant IBF light-heavyweight title.
A 28-year old Tavoris Cloud (20-0, 18 KO) faced Glen Johnson, who was 41 years old with a record of 50-13-2 in a light-heavyweight title defense fight. Johnson was on a one-fight win streak with 34 KO wins. Cloud was the taller of the two by 3 cms but Johnson had a 3 cm reach advantage over Cloud.
Cloud defeated Johnson via 12 round unanimous decision to retain the IBF light-heavyweight title.
A 29-year old Tavoris Cloud (22-0, 18 KO) faced Yusaf Mack, who was 31 years old with a record of 29-3-2 in a light-heavyweight title defense fight. Mack was on a one-fight win streak with 17 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 7 cms and also had a 3 cm reach advantage over Cloud.
Cloud defeated Mack via 8th round TKO to retain the IBF light-heavyweight title.
Some of Cloud's best wins were against Clinton Woods, Yusaf Mack, Ryan Soft, Glen Johnson, Fulgencio Zúñiga, Mike Wood, and Julio César González.
Cloud knocked out 20 of his 28 opponents. By his last fight, his KO ratio was at 71.4%. Of his total 25 wins, 20 of them were via KO (80%).
Cloud had 3 losses. Artur Beterbiev, Adonis Stevenson, and Bernard Hopkins are the three boxers who have beaten Cloud.