Joel Casamayor

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Name: Joel Casamayor
Alias: El Cepillo
Birth Name: Joel Casamayor Johnson
Hometown: Miramar, Florida, USA
Birthplace: Guantanamo, Cuba
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 170cm
Reach: 175cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Trainers: Joe Goossen, James (Buddy) McGirt
Joel Casamayor Gallery

Amateur Highlights

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Career Factoids

World Titles

  • Lineal Lightweight Championship (2006-2008, 2 defenses)
  • WBA Super Featherweight title (2000-2002, 4 defenses)
  • WBC Lightweight title (2006-2007, 0 defenses)


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]

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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
(failed to make weight)
WBC Lightweight Champion
2006 Oct 7 – 2007 Feb 1
Succeeded by:
David Diaz