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Zab Judah Record

Total Fights56
Title Wins7
Title Defenses7
Title-Fight KOs9
KO Wins30
KO Losses4
Zab Judah Record & Stats
Zab Judah's Record
Zab Judah's boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Zab Judah's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 22 years and eight months, Zab Judah fought 56 times with 44 wins, 10 losses, and 2 no-contests.

      Judah retired from professional boxing with a record of 44-10, which included seven world-title wins and seven successful title defense fights at two weight classes — super-lightweight and welterweight. He had a 55.6% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 30 of his total 56 fights being knockout wins, nine of which were in title fights. Judah suffered four knockout losses in his career, three of which were in title fights.

      His last fight was a 11th round TKO defeat to Cletus Seldin on June 7, 2019.

      Some of Judah's best fights and notable victories include wins over Cory Spinks, DeMarcus Corley, Junior Witter, Lucas Matthysse, and Micky Ward.

      56Jun 7, 201941Cletus SeldinLossTKO11
      55Jan 27, 201840Noel Mejia RinconWinUD
      54Jan 21, 201739Jorge Luis MunguiaWinTKO2
      53Dec 7, 201336Paulie MalignaggiLossUD
      52Apr 27, 201335Danny GarcíaLoss *UD
      51Mar 24, 201234Vernon ParisWinTKO9
      50Jul 23, 201133Amir KhanLoss *KO5
      49Mar 5, 201133Kaizer MabuzaWin *TKO7
      48Nov 6, 201033Lucas MatthysseWinSD
      47Jul 16, 201032José Santa CruzWinTKO3
      46Nov 6, 200932Ubaldo HernandezWinTKO2
      45Nov 8, 200831Ernest JohnsonWinUD
      44Aug 2, 200830Joshua ClotteyLoss *TD
      43Nov 17, 200730Ryan DavisWinUD
      42Sep 7, 200729Edwin VasquezWinUD
      41Jun 9, 200729Miguel CottoLoss *TKO11
      40Apr 13, 200729Rubén GalvánNCNC
      39Apr 8, 200628Floyd Mayweather Jr.Loss *UD
      38Jan 7, 200628Carlos BaldomirLoss *UD
      37May 14, 200527Cosme RiveraWin *TKO3
      36Feb 5, 200527Cory SpinksWin *TKO9
      35Nov 2, 200427Wayne MartellWinTKO1
      34May 15, 200426Rafael PinedaWinSD
      33Apr 10, 200426Cory SpinksLoss *UD
      32Dec 13, 200326Jaime RangelWin *KO1
      31Jul 12, 200325DeMarcus CorleyWin *SD
      30Jul 13, 200224Omar Gabriel WeisWinUD
      29Nov 3, 200124Kostya TszyuLoss *TKO2
      28Jun 23, 200123Allan VesterWin *KO3
      27Jan 13, 200123Reggie GreenWin *TKO10
      26Oct 20, 200022Hector QuirozWin *TKO8
      25Aug 5, 200022Terron MillettWin *TKO4
      24Jun 24, 200022Junior WitterWin *UD
      23Feb 12, 200022Jan Piet BergmanWin *KO4
      22Jul 9, 199921David SampleWinTKO1
      21Apr 16, 199921Juan TorresWinKO1
      20Jan 16, 199921Wilfredo NegronWinKO4
      19Oct 15, 199820Darryl TysonWinTKO11
      18Jul 12, 199820Otilio VillarrealWinTKO2
      17Jun 7, 199820Micky WardWinUD
      16Apr 14, 199820Angel BeltreWinKO2
      15Mar 10, 199820Esteban FloresNCTD
      14Jan 17, 199820Steve ValdezWinTKO1
      13Dec 13, 199720Anthony JohnsonWinUD
      12Nov 7, 199720Ricardo VazquezWinTKO1
      11Oct 17, 199719Rick EdsonWinUD
      10Oct 3, 199719James SalavaWinTKO1
      9Aug 24, 199719Cesar CastroWinKO1
      8Jun 10, 199719Omar VasquezWinUD
      7May 4, 199719Troy CainWinUD
      6Apr 5, 199719Paul DenardWinTKO4
      5Feb 22, 199719Chris SlaughterWinKO1
      4Jan 24, 199719John ScalziWinTKO1
      3Dec 14, 199619Jose Luis TorresWinTKO1
      2Oct 4, 199618Pablo TejadaWinTKO4
      1Sep 20, 199618Michael JohnsonWinTKO2

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Zab Judah (Super) is a 46-year old retired American professional boxer. He was born in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S. on October 27, 1977. He is a former two-weight-class world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 22 years — from 1996 to 2019.

      Judah made his professional boxing 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.

      He 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.

      Zab Judah was a one-time unified welterweight world champion, and has won seven world titles at two weight classes. For all the details about Judah's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Judah had a total of 10 losses in his professional boxing career.

      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 5 years and 9 days since this fight.


      Judah had a total of 19 world-title fights, which includes winning seven world titles and seven successful title defenses. He won 11 of these fights and lost eight.

      Title Wins

      Zab Judah fought for world titles in 10 fights and won four of these fights, three of these victories coming via way of stoppage. In total, he won seven belts across two weight classes.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Mar 5, 2011Kaizer MabuzaSuper-lightweightIBF*TKO
      Feb 5, 2005^Cory SpinksWelterweightWBA (Undisputed), WBC, IBF, The RingTKO
      Jul 12, 2003DeMarcus CorleySuper-lightweightWBOSD
      Feb 12, 2000Jan Piet BergmanSuper-lightweightIBF*KO
      ^ Became unified world champion
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Zab Judah had 11 world-title defense fights across two weight classes — super-lightweight (x8) and welterweight (x3). He won seven of them and lost four times.

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

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      May 14, 2005Cosme RiveraWelterweightWBA (Undisputed), WBC, IBF, The RingTKO
      Dec 13, 2003Jaime RangelSuper-lightweightWBOKO
      Jun 23, 2001Allan VesterSuper-lightweightIBFKO
      Jan 13, 2001Reggie GreenSuper-lightweightIBFTKO
      Oct 20, 2000Hector QuirozSuper-lightweightIBFTKO
      Aug 5, 2000Terron MillettSuper-lightweightIBFTKO
      Jun 24, 2000Junior WitterSuper-lightweightIBFUD

      Title Losses

      Zab Judah lost four world-title defense fights, and lost a total of five titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Jul 23, 2011Amir KhanSuper-lightweightIBFKO
      Apr 8, 2006Floyd Mayweather Jr.WelterweightIBFUD
      Jan 7, 2006Carlos BaldomirWelterweightWBC, The RingUD
      Nov 3, 2001Kostya TszyuSuper-lightweightIBFTKO


      Judah fought a total of 56 times during his professional career, which includes 19 world-title fights at two weight divisions. He put on some great performances in these fights. These four fights are the highlight of his career.

      • February 12, 2000: Judah wins his first world title by defeating Jan Piet Bergman via 4th round KO. He is now the IBF super-lightweight world champion.

      • July 12, 2003: Judah wins the WBO super-lightweight title from DeMarcus Corley, by beating Corley via 12 round split decision.

      • February 5, 2005: Judah becomes a unified welterweight world champion by beating Cory Spinks via 9th round TKO. He now holds the WBA (Undisputed), WBC, IBF, and The Ring welterweight world-champion belts.

      • November 6, 2010: Zab Judah beats Lucas Matthysse via 12th round split decision.


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