Ramón Garbey

Ramón Garbey (born March 31, 1971) is a heavyweight boxer from Cuba, who won the world title as an amateur in light heavyweight division (– 81 kg) at the 1993 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Tampere, Finland. In the final he defeated Nigeria's Jacklord Jacobs. Prior to that Garbey captured the gold medal at the 1991 Pan American Games in the middleweight division (– 75 kg).

Ramón Garbey
Medal record
Representing  Cuba
Men's Boxing
World Amateur Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Sydney Middleweight
Gold medal – first place 1993 Tampere Light Heavyweight
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 1991 Havana Middleweight

Amateur HighlightsEdit

  • 1989 Won the World Junior Amateur Championships in San Juan, Puerto Rico at Middleweight
  • 1991 1st place at Middleweight at Pan-American Games in Havana Cuba. Results were:
  • 1991 3rd place at Middleweight at World Championships in Sydney, Australia. Results were:
  • 1992 defeated Sven Ottke by TKO 3, in AIBA tournament held in Berlin, Germany
  • 1993 Light Heavyweight World Champion at competition in Tampere, Finland. Results were:

Pro careerEdit

Nicknamed "El Nino" he made his professional debut on September 20, 1996 in Miami, Florida.

Professional boxing recordEdit

19 Wins (13 knockouts, 6 decisions), 4 Losses (0 knockouts, 4 decisions) [1]
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Win 11-8-1   Mike Sheppard UD 4 20 Feb 2009   Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States 40-33, 40-33, 40-33.
Win 13-36-3   James "Baby Tyson" Brock UD 6 28 Oct 2006   Palm Beach, Florida, United States 60-54, 60-54, 60-54.
Loss 9-4-1   Kendrick "The Apostle" Releford UD 10 8 Jun 2004   Hollywood, Florida, United States 97-93, 98-92, 98-92.
Win 16-3   Jermell "The Truth" Barnes UD 12 17 Jan 2004   Coconut Creek, Florida, United States WBO NABO/WBC Continental Americas Cruiserweight Titles. 116-112, 116-112, 115-113. Titles were vacated because Garbey did not make weight.
Win 35-10   Saul "La Cobra" Montana TKO 8 3 Nov 2001   Miami, Florida, United States IBA Continental Super Cruiserweight Title.
Win 22-3   Ezra Sellers TKO 1 17 May 2001   Biloxi, Mississippi, United States WBO NABO Cruiserweight Title. Referee stopped the bout at 1:45 of the first round.
Loss 17-0   Fres "The Big O" Oquendo UD 10 25 Jun 2000   Elgin, Illinois, United States 90-99, 92-96, 91-97.
Loss 57-4-2   James "Lights Out" Toney UD 10 8 Oct 1999   Taunton, Massachusetts, United States 91-99, 92-98, 93-98.
Loss 18-3   Napoleon Tagoe MD 10 4 Jul 1999   Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States 94-96, 94-96, 95-95.
Win 23-6-2   John "Yahya" McClain UD 10 18 Apr 1999   Miami, Florida, United States 98-92, 98-92, 97-93.
Win 21-2   Leeonzer Barber TKO 9 9 Jan 1999   Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:18 of the ninth round.
Win 10-16   Cliff Nellon TKO 2 13 Nov 1998   Miami, Florida, United States
Win 14-3   Onebo Maxime TKO 7 21 Jul 1998   Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 12-11   Art Bayliss PTS 4 30 May 1998   Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 6-22   Willie "Punching Preacher" Driver KO 1 23 Jan 1998   Lake Worth, Florida, United States Driver knocked out at the end of the first round.
Win 2-1   Scottie Chestnut KO 1 4 Nov 1997   Tunica, Mississippi, United States Chestnutt knocked out at 1:45 of the first round.
Win 5-9-3   Roy "House of" Payne KO 1 3 Oct 1997   Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 0-1   Travis Evans KO 1 20 Jun 1997   Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 4-8   Anthony Wade TKO 1 26 Apr 1997   Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 0-1   Sedreck "Big Buck" Fields UD 4 5 Apr 1997   Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States 40-35, 39-36, 39-37.
Win 0-9   Anthony Harris TKO 1 6 Dec 1996   Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Referee stopped the bout at 2:51 of the first round.
Win 0-20-2   Tony Torres TKO 1 1 Nov 1996   Coconut Creek, Florida, United States
Win 1-5   Kerry Parks TKO 2 20 Sep 1996   Miami, Florida, United States Referee stopped the bout at 1:03 of the second round.

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