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'''World Lightweight Champion'''
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[[Image:Johnston.stevie.jpg|left|thumb|Stevie Johnston]]
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<boxer>004968</boxer>
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'''Trainers''': [[George Durbin]], [[Chris Johnston]] (formerly), and [[Dickie Wood]]
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== Boxer Info ==
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== Amateur Highlights ==
*'''Born''': September 28, 1972 in Denver, CO
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'''Amateur Record''': 260-13
*'''Nickname''': "Lil' But Bad"
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*1989 lost at lightweight in the United States Championships to [[Shane Mosley]]
*Boxed out of: Denver, CO
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*1990 United States Amateur champion at light welterweight
*'''Trainers''': George Durbin and Chris Johnston
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*1990 2nd place at light welterweight at the World Junior Championships in Lima, Peru; losing to [[Hector Vinent]] of Cuba.
*'''Height''': 5-5
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*1991 Silver Medalist at the USA Sports festival beating [[Shane Mosley]] by decision, and losing to [[Terron Millett]] by decision
*Boxed as Southpaw
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*1991 light welterweight Gold Medalist at the Pan-American Games in Havana, Cuba. Results were:
*'''Amateur Record''': 260-13
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**[[Mark Leduc]] (Canada) won on points
 
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**[[Luiz da Silva]] (Brazil) won by forfeit
== World Titles ==
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**[[Edgar Ruiz]] (Mexico) won on points
*WBC Lightweight Champion (1997-98)
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*1992 2nd place at light welterweight at United States Amateur Championships, losing to [[Shane Mosley]].
*WBC Lightweight Champion (1999-2000)
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*1992 finished 2nd at the Olympic Trials in Worcester, MA, attempting to qualify as a light welterweight. Results were:
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**[[Mark Lewis]] won on points
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**[[Terron Millett]] won on points
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**[[Vernon Forrest]] lost on points, Johnston then lost again to Forrest in the Box-Offs in Phoenix.
  
 
== Regional Titles ==
 
== Regional Titles ==
*NABF Lightweight Champion (1995-96)
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*[[NABF]] lightweight champion (1995-96)
  
Fight Record: [http://www.boxrec.com/boxer_display.php?boxer_id=004968]
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{{start box}}
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{{Succession box|
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before=[[Jean-Baptiste Mendy]]|
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title=[[WBC Lightweight Champion]]|
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after=[[Cesar Bazan]]|
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years=1997 Mar 1 &ndash; 1998 Jun 13
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}}
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{{Succession box|
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before=[[Cesar Bazan]]|
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title=[[WBC Lightweight Champion]]|
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after=[[Jose Luis Castillo]]|
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years=1999 Feb 27 &ndash; 2000 Jun 17
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}}
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{{end box}}
  
[[Category: World Lightweight Champions|Johnston, Stevie]]
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[[Category:American World Champions|Johnston, Stevie]]
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[[Category:African American Boxers]]
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[[Category:United States Amateur Champions]]
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[[Category:World Lightweight Champions]]
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[[Category:American World Champions]]
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[[Category:Southpaw World Champions]]
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[[Category:NABF Lightweight Champions]]

Revision as of 04:39, 13 September 2008

Stevie Johnston

Name: Stevie Johnston
Alias: Lil' But Bad
Birth Name: Steven Earl Johnston
Born: 1972-09-28
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA
Hometown: Vero Beach, Florida, USA
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 5′ 4½″   /   164cm
Reach: 68½″   /   174cm
Boxing Record: click

Trainers: George Durbin, Chris Johnston (formerly), and Dickie Wood

Amateur Highlights

Amateur Record: 260-13

  • 1989 lost at lightweight in the United States Championships to Shane Mosley
  • 1990 United States Amateur champion at light welterweight
  • 1990 2nd place at light welterweight at the World Junior Championships in Lima, Peru; losing to Hector Vinent of Cuba.
  • 1991 Silver Medalist at the USA Sports festival beating Shane Mosley by decision, and losing to Terron Millett by decision
  • 1991 light welterweight Gold Medalist at the Pan-American Games in Havana, Cuba. Results were:
  • 1992 2nd place at light welterweight at United States Amateur Championships, losing to Shane Mosley.
  • 1992 finished 2nd at the Olympic Trials in Worcester, MA, attempting to qualify as a light welterweight. Results were:

Regional Titles

  • NABF lightweight champion (1995-96)


Preceded by:
Jean-Baptiste Mendy
WBC Lightweight Champion
1997 Mar 1 – 1998 Jun 13
Succeeded by:
Cesar Bazan
Preceded by:
Cesar Bazan
WBC Lightweight Champion
1999 Feb 27 – 2000 Jun 17
Succeeded by:
Jose Luis Castillo