George Kambosos Jnr

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George Kambosos Jnr is the #10 world ranked lightweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board.

Kambosos was born in Sydney, New South Wales on 14 June 1993. As an amateur, Kambosos nearly upset the eventual team captain Luke Jackson at the 2012 Olympic Trials, losing on a countback in their semi-final bout. After losing in the quarter finals at the 2013 Australian Championships, Kambosos turned professional.

Kambosos won the state title in his third professional fight, and then outpointed Robert Toomey to win the Australian title on 29 August 2014. Wins over Joebert Delos Reyes, old amateur rival Brandon Ogilvie and Qamil Balla established Kambosos as the top lightweight in Australia. Kambosos was usaed regularly as a sparring partner for Manny Pacquiao from 2017 and has won six bouts in a row since leaving Australia. In his last contest, Kambosos outpointed former IBF world title holder Mickey Bey to earn a top ranking with the organisation.

Kambosos defeated former featherweight world title holder Lee Selby on 31 October 2020 to earn a mandatory shot at Teofimo Lopez world lightweight championship.

Amateur Bouts

2009 Australian Junior National Championships
05-12-2009          Brandon Ogilvie               L 6:7 (Final)

2011 Australian Youth National Championships
04-03-2011          Liam Nicolson                    W 5:4
05-03-2011          Brandon Ogilvie                L 2:7 (Final)

2011 Arafura Games
09-05-2011          Tom Boga                           W 9:7
11-05-2011          Chad Milnes                      W PTS
12-05-2011          Luke Jackson                     L 13:19

2012 Australian National Championships
02-02-2012          Tom Morrison                  W 17:2
03-02-2012          Luke Jackson                     L 16:16+

2013 Australian National Championships
12-02-2013          Jake Perrins                       L 12:16

Professional Bouts

22-11-2013          Michael Correa                 W TKO6
(NSW lightweight title)

29-08-2014          Robert Toomey                 W PTS10
(Australian lightweight title)

12-12-2015          Joebert Delos Reyes       W KO4
02-12-2016          Brandon Ogilvie                W PTS12
06-05-2017          Qamil Balla                          W PTS10
13-10-2017          Krai Setthaphon                  W TKO9
05-05-2018          Jose Forero                         W KO1
15-07-2018          JR Magboo                          W TKO2
19-02-2019          Rey Perez                            W PTS8
07-06-2019          Richard Pena                      W TKO6
14-12-2019          Mickey Bey                         W PTS10
31-10-2020          Lee Selby                             W PTS12

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