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John Mugabi

W L D
42 7 1
39 KOs 6 KOs
last 6


bouts 50
rounds 184
KOs 78%
 
global ID 694
aliasThe Beast
born 1960-03-04
debut1980-12-05 / age 20
divisionsuper welterweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 8½″   /   174cm
reach
74″   /   188cm
residence
Tampa, Florida, USA
birth place
Kampala, Uganda

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1999-01-16
174½Glen Kelly174¼19 0 1
Alexandria Basketball Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
LTKO8/12
 L 
TKO
8/12
  
referee: John Wright   judges: Charlie Lucas 64-70, Bernie McMahon 65-70, Des Bloyd 64-69
Australian light heavyweight title
IBF Pan Pacific light heavyweight title
1998-07-19
174Anthony Bigeni174½19 4 0
Downtown Convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
LTKO8/12
 L 
TKO
8/12
  
referee: Steve Marshall   judges: Geoff BeltonIvan ZonichAlan Kim
PABA light heavyweight title
1998-02-26
171½Paul Smallman175¼8 5 1
Southport RSL Club, Southport, Queensland, Australia
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Phil Austin   judges: Alan Moore 98-92, Wally Lewis 98-93, Adrian Cairns 96-94
The Courier, Brisbane Friday February 27, 1998
1998-01-13
165½William Bo James16421 8 1
Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: James Santa   judges: Steve Epstein 92-98, Glenn Feldman 93-97, George Smith 93-97
1997-12-18
167Paul Smallman166¾8 5 0
Southport RSL Club, Southport, Queensland, Australia
DTD2/10
 D 
TD
2/10
  
1997-06-19
165¼Jamie Wallace166¼10 13 0
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Steve Scott   judges: Derek Milham 116-112, Brad Vocale 116-112, Alan Moore 117-110
vacant Australian super middleweight title
1997-02-20
165Ambrose Mlilo163½17 1 0
Convention Centre, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
time: 1:44   referee: Charlie Lucas
1996-12-16
168Peter Kinsella177¾8 2 2
Southport, Queensland, Australia
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1991-11-20
157½Gerald McClellan157½22 2 0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LTKO1/12
 L 
TKO
1/12
  
time: 2:51   referee: Roberto Ramirez Sr.   judges: Andre Van GrootenbruelTorben Seemann HansenCesar Ramos
vacant WBO World middleweight title
Mugabi down three times.
1991-09-12
165Kevin Whaley-El1618 6 0
Latchmere Leisure Centre, Wandsworth, London, United Kingdom
W TKO4/0
 W  
TKO
4/0
  
1991-07-12
James Williamson11 6 0
Palais des Festivals, Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France
W TKO3/0
 W  
TKO
3/0
  
1990-03-31
154Terry Norris153¾24 3 0
Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida, USA
LKO1/12
 L 
KO
1/12
  
time: 2:47   referee: Eddie Eckert   judges: Ladislao SanchezAngel Luis GuzmanAlberto Perez
WBC World super welterweight title
1990-01-10
165½Carlos Antunes16418 2 0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:44
1989-10-30
167½Ricky Stackhouse18 10 1
Pavillon Baltard, Nogent-sur-Marne, Val-de-Marne, France
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
1989-07-08
153½Rene Jacquot152½24 9 1
The Mirapolis, Cergy-Pontoise, Val-d'Oise, France
W TKO1/12
 W  
TKO
1/12
  
time: 2:53   referee: Arthur Mercante   judges: Bob LogistRolando BarrovecchioAngel Luis Guzman
WBC World super welterweight title
Jacquot injures his ankle after slipping to the canvas, forcing the stoppage
1989-03-20
162Ralph Smiley12 16 1
Nogent-le-Phaye, Eure-et-Loir, France
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1989-02-23
160Kenneth Styles16 4 0
The Palace, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
referee: Bob Watson
Styles down in rd 1
1989-02-04
157Francisco Carballo15914 2 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 1:30
1988-09-27
157Mike Sacchetti156½15 8 0
Players Athletic Club, Sharpsville, Pennsylvania, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1988-07-07
163Kenny Snow16127 5 0
Hyatt Regency, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
time: 2:59   referee: Mike Boggs
Snow down thrice from body punches in rd 4
1988-06-04
160Gonzalo Montes15918 13 1
Lee County Civic Center, Fort Myers, Florida, USA
W TKO3/0
 W  
TKO
3/0
  
referee: Brian Garry
1988-05-05
163Knox Brown15829 14 2
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:04   referee: Joe Cortez
1988-01-22
162½Bryan Grant158½12 2 0
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
time: 2:51   referee: Joe O'Neil
1986-12-05
152¼Duane Thomas153½28 1 0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LTKO3/12
 L 
TKO
3/12
  
time: 0:56   referee: Carlos Padilla   judges: Arlen Bynum 20-19, Miguel Donate 20-19, Jerry Roth 20-19
vacant WBC World super welterweight title
Mugabi takes a brutal accidental thumb in his left eye and can't continue. In a strange twist, before fight Mugabi argued against using thumb tabbed gloves and sadly got his wish.
1986-03-10
157Marvin Hagler159½61 2 2
Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
LKO11/12
 L 
KO
11/12
  
time: 1:29   referee: Mills Lane   judges: Jerry Roth 94-97, Dave Moretti 95-96, Dalby Shirley 94-97
WBC World middleweight title
WBA World middleweight title
IBF World middleweight title
Mugabi was ranked number 1 by all three bodies. Hagler lost a point for low blows. (The Square Ring).
1985-08-06
161Bill Bradley158½22 7 0
Trump Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W RTD4/10
 W  
RTD
4/10
  
time: 3:00   referee: Larry Hazzard   judges: Lawrence WallaceJohn StewartFrank Brunette
1985-03-17
155Earl Hargrove154¾26 1 0
Egypt Shrine Temple, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 1:33   referee: Mike Boggs
Hargrove down twice in rd 1
1984-09-25
157Nino Gonzalez155¾29 6 1
Empire Pool, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1984-08-05
158Frank Fletcher16018 4 1
Egypt Shrine Temple, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
time: 2:03   referee: Joe Cortez
1984-05-27
156¼Wilbert Johnson157½26 3 2
Hotel del Lago Casino, Maracaibo, Venezuela
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 0:45   referee: Enzo Montero
1984-02-19
154James Green15418 3 0
Hyatt Regency, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO10/10
 W  
TKO
10/10
  
time: 1:29   referee: Joe Cortez 86-85 88-86 88-84
1983-11-12
157Curtis Parker24 4 0
Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:59   referee: Max Parker Jr.
1983-10-08
156Eddie Gazo16259 9 2
Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
time: 2:37   referee: Rudy Battle   judges: Richard F. MurryFrank BrunetteWilliam Carrozza
1983-09-16
155Don Morgan13 32 1
Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:11   referee: Max Parker Jr.
Morgan down twice in rd 1
1983-08-05
156½Jeff Nelson156½6 3 0
Hyatt Regency, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
Nelson was knocked down three times in the second round.
1983-07-03
156Gary Guiden39 6 0
Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:35   referee: Victor Perez
1983-05-15
155Roosevelt Green15219 2 0
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
1982-10-23
164Doug Demmings33 9 0
Berlin, Germany
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
1982-09-15
155½Steve Williams155½6 6 0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1982-05-02
153¾Curtis Ramsey152¼21 10 5
Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1982-03-26
Curtis Taylor12 10 0
Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1981-12-26
157¾Sammy Floyd157¾6 18 1
Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1981-11-16
153Darwin Brewster151½6 0 1
Anglo-American Sporting Club, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
W KO6/8
 W  
KO
6/8
  
time: 1:40   referee: Mike Jacobs
1981-10-31
John Mwansa1 0 0
Lusaka, Zambia
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1981-09-25
154½Ronnie Ford155½3 4 1
Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W KO1/0
 W  
KO
1/0
  
1981-05-30
157Pedro Guerrero1560 5 0
Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO2/0
 W  
TKO
2/0
  
1981-05-11
155¼Dennis Pryce15317 13 3
Anglo-American Sporting Club, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
W KO1/8
 W  
KO
1/8
  
time: 1:52   referee: Freddie Knowles
1981-04-10
154¾Mauricio Fernandes da Cruz156¾3 23 3
Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
W TKO4/0
 W  
TKO
4/0
  
1981-02-13
154Giampaolo Piras81½4 66 9
Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
1980-12-05
149½Oemer Karadenis149½1 3 3
Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W TKO1/0
 W  
TKO
1/0
  
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