Joel Casamayor

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== Amateur Highlights ==
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==Amateur Highlights==
*1989 Junior World Champion at Bantamweight
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Amateur Record: 363-30 <br>
*1992 Olympic Bantamweight Gold Medalist at Barcelona Olympic Games. Results were:
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Amateur Trainer: [[Pedro Luis Diaz]]
**Defeated [[Venkatesan Devarajan]] (India) points
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**Defeated [[Riadh Klaai]] (Tunisia) points
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{| border="0" cellspacing="2" cellpadding="3"  style="margin-left:3px" align="right"
**Defeated [[Roberto Jalnaiz]] (Philippines) KO 1
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!align="center" bgcolor="LightSteelBlue " colspan="3"|Medal Record
**Defeated [[Mohammed Achik]] (Morocco) TKO 1
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**Defeated [[Wayne McCullough]] (Ireland) points
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!align="center"  " colspan="3"|Competitor for Cuba [[Image:Cu-flag.gif|25px]]
*1993 2nd place at Bantamweight in World Championships in Tampere, Finland. Results were:
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|-
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!align="center" bgcolor="LightGray" colspan="3"|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boxing_at_the_Summer_Olympics Olympic Games]
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!align="center" bgcolor="Gold" valign="top"|Gold
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| align="center"| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1992_Summer_Olympics 1992 Barcelona]
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| align="center"| Bantamweight
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!align="center" bgcolor="LightGray" colspan="3"|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Amateur_Boxing_Championships World Amateur Championships]
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!align="center" bgcolor="Silver" valign="top"|Silver
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| align="center"| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1993_World_Amateur_Boxing_Championships 1993 Tampere]
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| align="center"| Bantamweight
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|-
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!align="center" bgcolor="LightGray" colspan="3"|[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodwill_Games Goodwill Games]
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!align="center" bgcolor="Silver" valign="top"|Silver
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| align="center"| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodwill_Games 1994 St. Petersberg]
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| align="center"| Featherweight
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|}
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*1989 Junior World Champion at bantamweight
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*1992 Olympic Bantamweight Gold Medalist at Barcelona [[Olympic Games]]. His results were:
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**Defeated [[Venkatesan Devarajan]] (India) 13-7
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**Defeated [[Riadh Klai]] (Tunisia) 16-11
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[[Image:Joel Casamayor1.jpg||right|thumb|Joel Casamayor]]
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**Defeated [[Roberto Jalnaiz]] (Philippines) KO 1 (2:01)
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**Defeated [[Mohammed Achik]] (Morocco) TKO 1 (2:33)
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**Defeated [[Wayne McCullough]] (Ireland) 16-8
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*1993 2nd place at bantamweight in World Championships in Tampere, Finland. His results were:
 
**Defeated [[Agathangelos Tsiripidis]] (Greece) TKO 3
 
**Defeated [[Agathangelos Tsiripidis]] (Greece) TKO 3
 
**Defeated [[Dirk Krueger]] (Germany) points
 
**Defeated [[Dirk Krueger]] (Germany) points
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**Defeated [[Vladislav Antonov]] (Russia) points
 
**Defeated [[Vladislav Antonov]] (Russia) points
 
**Lost to [[Alexander Hristov]] (Bulgaria) points
 
**Lost to [[Alexander Hristov]] (Bulgaria) points
*1994 3rd place as a Featherweight at World Cup in Bangkok, Thailand. Results were:
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*1994 3rd place as a Featherweight at World Cup in Bangkok, Thailand. His results were:
 
**Defeated [[Brian Carr]] (Scotland) points
 
**Defeated [[Brian Carr]] (Scotland) points
 
**Defeated [[Nourredine Medjihoud]] (Algeria) points
 
**Defeated [[Nourredine Medjihoud]] (Algeria) points
 
**Defeated [[Cristian Rodriguez]] (Argentina) points
 
**Defeated [[Cristian Rodriguez]] (Argentina) points
 
**Lost to [[Falk Huste]] (Germany) points
 
**Lost to [[Falk Huste]] (Germany) points
*1994 Featherweight Silver Medalist at Goodwill Games in St. Petersburg, Russia. Results were:
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*1994 Featherweight Silver Medalist at Goodwill Games in St. Petersburg, Russia. His results were:
 
**Defeated [[Kai Kandelin]] (Finland) TKO 1
 
**Defeated [[Kai Kandelin]] (Finland) TKO 1
 
**Defeated [[Claude Chinon]] (France) points
 
**Defeated [[Claude Chinon]] (France) points
 
**Lost to [[Ramazi Paliani]] (Russia) points
 
**Lost to [[Ramazi Paliani]] (Russia) points
*1995 competed as a Featherweight at World Championships in Berlin, Germany. Result was:
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*1995 competed as a Featherweight at World Championships in Berlin, Germany. His result was:
**Lost to [[Raimkul Malachbekov]] (Russia) points
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**Lost to [[Raimkul Malakhbekov]] (Russia) points
  
== External Links ==
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== Suspension ==
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Casamayor tested positive for marijuana following his November 2011 bout with [[WBO]] Light Welterweight Champion [[Timothy Bradley]]. For the offense, the [[Nevada State Athletic Commission]] revoked Casamayor's license for one year and fined him $10,000.[http://www.hattonboxing.com/tv/news/casamayor-has-license-suspended-after-failed-drug-test]
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==External Links==
 
[http://www.geocities.com/pedrinet/casamayor.html Amateur Record]
 
[http://www.geocities.com/pedrinet/casamayor.html Amateur Record]
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{{s-bef|rows=2|before=[[Jong-Kwon Baek]]}}
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{{s-ttl|rows=2|title=[[WBA Super Featherweight Champion]]
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|years=2000 May 21 &ndash; 2002 Jan 12<br>'''Lost bid for Super Championship'''}}
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{{s-aft|after=[[Acelino Freitas]]<br>Super Champion}}
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{{s-aft|after=[[Yodsanan Sor Nanthachai]]<br>Regular Champion}}
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{{Succession box|
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before=[[Diego Corrales]]<br>Stripped<br>(failed to make weight)|
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title=[[WBC Lightweight Champion]]|
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after=[[David Diaz]]|
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years=2006 Oct 7 &ndash; 2007 Feb 1<br>'''Stripped'''
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}}
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{{end box}}
  
  
[[Category:World Super Featherweight Champions|Casamayor, Joel]]
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[[Category:Cuban World Champions|Casamayor, Joel]]
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[[Category:1992 Olympians]]
[[Category:Olympic Gold Medalists|Casamayor, Joel]]
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[[Category:Cuban Olympians]]
[[Category:Cuban Olympians|Casamayor, Joel]]
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[[Category:Olympic Gold Medalists]]
[[Category:1992 Olympians|Casamayor, Joel]]
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[[Category:World Super Featherweight Champions]]
[[Category:Southpaw World Champions|Casamayor, Joel]]
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[[Category:World Lightweight Champions]]
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[[Category:Two Division World Champions]]
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[[Category:Cuban World Champions]]
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[[Category:Southpaw World Champions]]
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[[Category:NABF Super Featherweight Champions]]

Revision as of 12:44, 5 February 2013

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Name: Joel Casamayor
Alias: El Cepillo
Birth Name: Joel Casamayor Johnson
Born: 1971-07-12
Birthplace: Guantanamo, Cuba
Nationality: Cuban
Hometown: Miramar, Florida, USA
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 5′ 7″   /   170cm
Reach: 69″   /   175cm
Boxing Record: click

Amateur Highlights

Amateur Record: 363-30
Amateur Trainer: Pedro Luis Diaz

Medal Record
Competitor for Cuba Cu-flag.gif
Olympic Games
Gold 1992 Barcelona Bantamweight
World Amateur Championships
Silver 1993 Tampere Bantamweight
Goodwill Games
Silver 1994 St. Petersberg Featherweight


Joel Casamayor

Suspension

Casamayor tested positive for marijuana following his November 2011 bout with WBO Light Welterweight Champion Timothy Bradley. For the offense, the Nevada State Athletic Commission revoked Casamayor's license for one year and fined him $10,000.[1]

External Links

Amateur Record


Preceded by:
Jong-Kwon Baek
WBA Super Featherweight Champion

2000 May 21 – 2002 Jan 12
Lost bid for Super Championship

Succeeded by:
Acelino Freitas
Super Champion
Succeeded by:
Yodsanan Sor Nanthachai
Regular Champion
Preceded by:
Diego Corrales
Stripped
(failed to make weight)
WBC Lightweight Champion
2006 Oct 7 – 2007 Feb 1
Stripped
Succeeded by:
David Diaz


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