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Who is George Kambosos Jr.?
George Kambosos Jr. is a professional notable boxer who has held the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and The Ring lightweight titles since 2021.
How Old Is George Kambosos Jr.?
He is 28 years old as of May 2022, having been born on June 14, 1993, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. George shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Donald Trump, Lucy Hale, JianHao Tan, Slimedupmike, Jesy Nelson, and many more.
George Kambosos Jr. Family
Who are George Kamboso Jr.’s Parents?
According to news on the internet, it shows that he has a father who enrolled him in boxing classes at 11 years of age. However, nothing is said about his mother nor even his father’s names.
Does George Kambosos Jr. have Siblings?
There is no news on the internet showing whether he has siblings or was born as the only child. In case of news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
George Kambosos Jr. Education
He received his education at Bexley Public School in the southern suburbs of Sydney.
George Kambosos Jr. Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Bec Pereira. His wife is also Australian.
George Kambosos Jr. Kids
He and his wife Bec have three kids namely Evalias Kambosos, Laeonidas Kambosos, and Santiago Kambosos.
Goerge Kambosos Jr. Professional Career
An Early Career
In May 2013, he made his professional boxing debut at the age of 19. Then he faced Filipo fighter Jayson Mac Gura and was victorious via a second-round technical knockout. After defeating world number nine Brandon Ogilvie in December 2016, he captured the WBA Oceania title. In May 2017, he faced Qamil Ball whom he defeated in a ten-round fight via unanimous decision. Five months later, he won the WBA Oceania and IBF Pan Pacific titles in the lightweight division after knocking out Krai Setthaphon in the ninth round. George was tabbed by Manny Pacquiao as his main sparring partner in June 2017 in preparation for the fight with Jeff Horn.
He went on and signed a promotional contract with DiBella Entertainment in April 2018. George made his debut in the US in May 2018 when he knocked out Jose Forero in just 11 minutes and 48 seconds. At The MGM Grand in Las Vegas on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao vs Adrien Broner on January 19, 2019, he defeated Rey Perez via unanimous decision in his second fight on US soil. He then returned to his native Greece where he knocked out Venezuelan Richard Pens 11-2 (9KOs) in round six in front of the packed-out Galatasi Olympic Hall on June 7, in Athens.
A Career Rise up the Ranks
Kambosos vs. Bey
He faced his toughest opponent former IBF lightweight champion Mickey Bey on December 14, 2019. Kambosos won the fight via split decision on the undercard of Terence Crawford vs Egidijus Kavaliauskas.
Kombosos vs. Selby
In this fight, he defeated former IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby by split decision on October 31, 2020, at The SSE Arena in London. The win over Selby made him the mandatory challenger for the IBF lightweight title.
Unified Lightweight Champion Career
Kombosos vs. Lopez
The IBF ordered undefeated lightweight champion, Teofimo Lopez, to defend his title against Kambosos on January 9, 2021. The fight was set at the LoanDepot Park in Miami, Florida on June 5, 2021. The fight was postponed various times due to complications involving Lopez contracting COVID-19 and disputes over the venue of the fight. Kambosos went on and won the fight via split decision to become the new unified lightweight world champion. One judge had it 114–113 for López, while the other two judges scored the bout 115–112 and 115–111 in favor of Kambosos.
George Kambosos Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 9½inches (1.76m) and a weight of 61kg (135lbs)
George Kambosos Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not dated on the internet but has a net worth of $1.5 million.