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Tavoris Cloud Record

Total Fights28
Title Wins1
Title Defenses4
Title-Fight KOs1
KO Wins20
KO Losses2
Tavoris Cloud Record & Stats
Tavoris Cloud's Record
Tavoris Cloud's boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Tavoris Cloud's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 16 years and seven months, Tavoris Cloud fought 28 times with 25 wins and 3 losses.

      Cloud retired from professional boxing with a record of 25-3, which included one light-heavyweight world-title win and four successful title defense fights. He had a 71.4% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 20 of his total 28 fights being knockout wins, one of which was in a title fight. Cloud suffered two knockout losses in his career, one of which was against Adonis Stevenson in a light-heavyweight title fight.

      His last fight was a 3rd round TKO victory over Ryan Soft on November 20, 2020.

      Some of Cloud's best fights and notable victories include wins over Clinton Woods, Yusaf Mack, Fulgencio Zúñiga, Glen Johnson, Gabriel Campillo, Mike Wood, and Reggie Strickland.

      28Nov 20, 202038Ryan SoftWinTKO3
      27Sep 27, 201432Artur BeterbievLossKO2
      26Sep 28, 201331Adonis StevensonLoss *RTD7
      25Mar 9, 201331Bernard HopkinsLoss *UD
      24Feb 18, 201230Gabriel CampilloWin *SD
      23Jun 25, 201129Yusaf MackWin *TKO8
      22Dec 17, 201028Fulgencio ZúñigaWin *UD
      21Aug 7, 201028Glen JohnsonWin *UD
      20Aug 28, 200927Clinton WoodsWin *UD
      19Aug 8, 200826Julio César GonzálezWinTKO10
      18Mar 28, 200826Mike WoodWinKO1
      17Dec 14, 200725Jacob RodriguezWinRTD3
      16Aug 24, 200725Jose Luis HerreraWinTKO5
      15May 11, 200725Jim StrohlWinKO1
      14Feb 16, 200725Aaron NorwoodWinKO2
      13Nov 10, 200624Douglas LaFontseeWinTKO4
      12Sep 15, 200624Tim ShocksWinTKO4
      11Jul 21, 200624Mitch HicksWinTKO1
      10Mar 17, 200624Anthony DennisWinTKO2
      9Jan 27, 200624Roosevelt JohnsonWinKO4
      8Nov 3, 200523Ron KrullWinTKO2
      7Jul 13, 200523Joseph HillWinTKO3
      6May 6, 200523Reggie StricklandWinUD
      5Dec 11, 200422Ronald MooreWinTKO1
      4Nov 20, 200422Curtis MullinsWinTKO3
      3Oct 23, 200422Kevin ThompsonWinTKO1
      2Oct 9, 200422Taryll CarpenterWinTKO1
      1Apr 2, 200422Luis ReyesWinTKO3

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Tavoris Cloud (Thunder) is a 42-year old retired American professional boxer. He was born in Tallahassee, Florida, U.S. on January 10, 1982. He is a former light-heavyweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 16 years — from 2004 to 2020.

      Cloud made his professional boxing 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.

      He 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 the "Championships" section below.

      Cloud had a total of three losses in his professional boxing career.

      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 3 years, 7 months, and 3 days since this fight.


      Cloud had a total of seven world-title fights, which includes winning one world title and four successful title defenses. He won five of these fights and lost two.

      Title Wins

      Tavoris Cloud fought for a light-heavyweight world title in two fights and won once. He won one light-heavyweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Aug 28, 2009Clinton WoodsLight-heavyweightIBF*UD
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Tavoris Cloud had five light-heavyweight world-title defense fights. He won four of them and lost once.

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

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Feb 18, 2012Gabriel CampilloLight-heavyweightIBFSD
      Jun 25, 2011Yusaf MackLight-heavyweightIBFTKO
      Dec 17, 2010Fulgencio ZúñigaLight-heavyweightIBFUD
      Aug 7, 2010Glen JohnsonLight-heavyweightIBFUD

      Title Losses

      Tavoris Cloud lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Mar 9, 2013Bernard HopkinsLight-heavyweightIBFUD


      Cloud fought a total of 28 times during his professional career, which includes 7 world-title fights at the light-heavyweight division. These four fights are the highlight of his career.

      • August 28, 2009: Cloud wins his first world title by defeating Clinton Woods via 12 round unanimous decision. He is now the IBF light-heavyweight world champion.

      • August 7, 2010: Cloud successfully defends the IBF light-heavyweight title against Glen Johnson, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • June 25, 2011: Cloud successfully defends the IBF light-heavyweight title against Yusaf Mack, winning the fight via 8th round TKO.

      • February 18, 2012: Cloud successfully defends the IBF light-heavyweight title against Gabriel Campillo, winning the fight via 12 round split decision.


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