Joel Casamayor

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Birthday
12, 1971
Birthplace
Cuba
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
12, 1971 (age 47)
Birthplace
Cuba

About

Nicknamed El Cepillo, he was a WBA Super Featherweight Champion, WBO Lightweight Champion, and The Ring Lightweight Champion.

Before Fame

He was a great amateur who won the gold medal at Bantamweight at the 1992 Summer Olympics.

Trivia

He turned professional on the eve of the 1996 Summer Olympics, when he defected to the United States from Cuba.

Family Life

He was married to Escarlin Casamayor from 1998 to 2014.

Associated With

He was defeated by Juan Manuel Marquez via 11th round KO on September 13, 2008.