In a career spanning 22 years and 8 months, Zab Judah fought 56 times with 44 wins, 10 losses, and 2 no-contests. By his last professional fight on June 7, 2019, Judah's boxing record stood at 44-10 (30 KO wins, 4 KO losses).
Zab Judah (Super) is a retired American professional boxer. He was born in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S. on October 27, 1977. Judah made his professional boxing debut at the age of 18 on September 20, 1996. He is a former 2-weight-class world champion. He is 45 years old, and will be turning 46 in 8 months and 23 days.
|Total Title Wins||7|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||9|
|Losses via KO||4|
|56||Jun 7, 2019||41||Cletus Seldin||Loss||TKO11|
|55||Jan 27, 2018||40||Noel Mejia Rincon||Win||UD|
|54||Jan 21, 2017||39||Jorge Luis Munguia||Win||TKO2|
|53||Dec 7, 2013||36||Paulie Malignaggi||Loss||UD|
|52||Apr 27, 2013||35||Danny García||Loss||UD|
|51||Mar 24, 2012||34||Vernon Paris||Win||TKO9|
|50||Jul 23, 2011||33||Amir Khan||Loss||KO5|
|49||Mar 5, 2011||33||Kaizer Mabuza||Win||TKO7|
|48||Nov 6, 2010||33||Lucas Matthysse||Win||SD|
|47||Jul 16, 2010||32||José Santa Cruz||Win||TKO3|
|46||Nov 6, 2009||32||Ubaldo Hernandez||Win||TKO2|
|45||Nov 8, 2008||31||Ernest Johnson||Win||UD|
|44||Aug 2, 2008||30||Joshua Clottey||Loss||TD|
|43||Nov 17, 2007||30||Ryan Davis||Win||UD|
|42||Sep 7, 2007||29||Edwin Vasquez||Win||UD|
|41||Jun 9, 2007||29||Miguel Cotto||Loss||TKO11|
|40||Apr 13, 2007||29||Rubén Galván||NC||NC|
|39||Apr 8, 2006||28||Floyd Mayweather Jr.||Loss||UD|
|38||Jan 7, 2006||28||Carlos Baldomir||Loss||UD|
|37||May 14, 2005||27||Cosme Rivera||Win||TKO3|
|36||Feb 5, 2005||27||Cory Spinks||Win||TKO9|
|35||Nov 2, 2004||27||Wayne Martell||Win||TKO1|
|34||May 15, 2004||26||Rafael Pineda||Win||SD|
|33||Apr 10, 2004||26||Cory Spinks||Loss||UD|
|32||Dec 13, 2003||26||Jaime Rangel||Win||KO1|
|31||Jul 12, 2003||25||DeMarcus Corley||Win||SD|
|30||Jul 13, 2002||24||Omar Gabriel Weis||Win||UD|
|29||Nov 3, 2001||24||Kostya Tszyu||Loss||TKO2|
|28||Jun 23, 2001||23||Allan Vester||Win||KO3|
|27||Jan 13, 2001||23||Reggie Green||Win||TKO10|
|26||Oct 20, 2000||22||Hector Quiroz||Win||TKO8|
|25||Aug 5, 2000||22||Terron Millett||Win||TKO4|
|24||Jun 24, 2000||22||Junior Witter||Win||UD|
|23||Feb 12, 2000||22||Jan Piet Bergman||Win||KO4|
|22||Jul 9, 1999||21||David Sample||Win||TKO1|
|21||Apr 16, 1999||21||Juan Torres||Win||KO1|
|20||Jan 16, 1999||21||Wilfredo Negron||Win||KO4|
|19||Oct 15, 1998||20||Darryl Tyson||Win||TKO11|
|18||Jul 12, 1998||20||Otilio Villarreal||Win||TKO2|
|17||Jun 7, 1998||20||Micky Ward||Win||UD|
|16||Apr 14, 1998||20||Angel Beltre||Win||KO2|
|15||Mar 10, 1998||20||Esteban Flores||NC||TD|
|14||Jan 17, 1998||20||Steve Valdez||Win||TKO1|
|13||Dec 13, 1997||20||Anthony Johnson||Win||UD|
|12||Nov 7, 1997||20||Ricardo Vazquez||Win||TKO1|
|11||Oct 17, 1997||19||Rick Edson||Win||UD|
|10||Oct 3, 1997||19||James Salava||Win||TKO1|
|9||Aug 24, 1997||19||Cesar Castro||Win||KO1|
|8||Jun 10, 1997||19||Omar Vasquez||Win||UD|
|7||May 4, 1997||19||Troy Cain||Win||UD|
|6||Apr 5, 1997||19||Paul Denard||Win||TKO4|
|5||Feb 22, 1997||19||Chris Slaughter||Win||KO1|
|4||Jan 24, 1997||19||John Scalzi||Win||TKO1|
|3||Dec 14, 1996||19||Jose Luis Torres||Win||TKO1|
|2||Oct 4, 1996||18||Pablo Tejada||Win||TKO4|
|1||Sep 20, 1996||18||Michael Johnson||Win||TKO2|
Zab Judah's professional boxing career spanned more than 22 years — from 1996 to 2019.
Judah made his debut against Michael Johnson at the age of 18 on September 20, 1996, defeating Johnson via 2nd round TKO. He went on to win 13 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 9 wins via stoppage.
Judah had his first world title fight at the age of 22 on February 12, 2000 after 22 professional fights, against Jan Piet Bergman for the super-lightweight IBF (vacant) title. He defeated Bergman via 4th round KO to become the super-lightweight champion of the world.
He was a one-time unified welterweight world champion, and has won seven world titles at 2 weight classes. For all the details about Judah's world title wins and defenses refer to "Zab Judah World Titles".
Some of Judah's best fights and notable victories include wins over Cory Spinks, DeMarcus Corley, Junior Witter, and Lucas Matthysse.
Zab Judah had a total of 10 losses in his professional boxing career — eight of them in title bouts and two in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Kostya Tszyu via 2nd round TKO on November 3, 2001, which ended his 27-fight win streak. He has been stopped four times and lost six times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Zab Judah's losses".
His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Cletus Seldin on June 7, 2019. Judah lost the fight via 11th round TKO. It's been 3 years, 7 months, and 28 days since this fight.
Judah retired from professional boxing with a record of 44-10, which included 30 knockout wins and 4 losses via knockout, and 7 title wins.
Zab Judah fought a total of 56 times during his professional career. He put on some great performances in these fights. These four fights are the highlight of his career.
A 22-year old Zab Judah (21-0, 16 KO) had his first world title fight against Jan Piet Bergman for the vacant IBF super-lightweight belt.Judah defeated Bergman via 4th round KO to win the vacant IBF super-lightweight title.
A 25-year old Zab Judah (28-1, 21 KO) faced DeMarcus Corley, who was 29 years old with a record of 28-1-1. Corley was on a 11-fight win streak with 16 KO wins. Judah was the taller of the two by 1 cm and also had a 5 cm reach advantage.
Judah defeated Corley via 12 round split-decision to win the WBO super-lightweight title.
In a rematch, a 27-year old Zab Judah (32-2, 23 KO) faced Cory Spinks, who was now 26 years old with a record of 34-2. Spinks was on a five-fight win streak with 11 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 6 cms but Judah had a 3 cm reach advantage over Spinks.
Judah defeated Spinks via 9th round TKO to win the WBA (Undisputed), WBC, IBF, and Ring Magazine welterweight titles.
A 28-year old Zab Judah (34-3, 25 KO) faced an undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr., who was 29 years old with a record of 35-0 in a welterweight title defense fight. Mayweather Jr. was on a 35-fight win streak with 24 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 2 cms but both had the same reach.
Mayweather Jr. defeated Judah via 12 round unanimous decision.
Some of Judah's best wins were against Cory Spinks, DeMarcus Corley, Junior Witter, and Lucas Matthysse. Despite the loss, his performances against Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Danny García are also among Judah's best.
Judah knocked out 30 of his 56 opponents. By his last fight, his KO ratio was at 55.6%. Of his total 44 wins, 30 of them were via KO (68.2%).
Judah had 10 losses. Cletus Seldin, Paulie Malignaggi, Danny García, Amir Khan, and Joshua Clottey are some of the boxers who have beaten Judah.