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- Born: June 11, 1989
- Died: Contribute
- Age: 34
- Height: 5′ 4″
- Weight: 118 lb
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- Stance: Orthodox
- Pro Debut: July 07, 2012
- Nationality: United Kingdom
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- Total Bouts: 28
- Total Rounds: 33
Kal Yafai is a professional boxer from the United Kingdom who made his debut in 2012, and since then, he has been dominating the ring with his impressive skills. Yafai has had 28 total fights, out of which he has won 27 and lost only one. In this article, we will take a detailed look at Kal Yafai's boxing career and highlight some of his best fights and notable victories.
Kal Yafai made his professional boxing debut in 2012 against Delroy Spencer and won the fight by 2nd round RTD at the age of 23. After his debut, Yafai won 25 more consecutive fights, including 14 via stoppage, which proved his boxing prowess.
In 2016, Yafai had his first world title fight against Luis Concepción for the super-flyweight WBA (vacant) title at the age of 27. Yafai defeated Concepción via 12 round unanimous decision, and he became the super-flyweight champion of the world. Since then, Yafai has won one world title at super-flyweight, and he has successfully defended it four times.
Some of Yafai's best fights and notable victories include wins over David Carmona, Norbelto Jimenez, Israel González, Luis Concepción, Dixon Flores, Suguru Muranaka, and Cristofer Rosales.
However, Yafai suffered his first loss against Román González via 9th round TKO on February 29, 2020, which ended his 26-fight win streak. González is the only boxer to beat Yafai in his professional career.
Yafai's most recent fight was a non-title bout against Jerald Paclar on November 5, 2022, which he won via 10 round unanimous decision. Currently, his professional boxing record stands at 27-1, including 15 knockout wins and one loss via knockout, and one title win. He is on a one-fight winning streak.
Over the years, Kal Yafai has fought a total of 28 times, and here are some of the significant highlights of his career:
- On December 10, 2016, Yafai won his first world title by defeating Luis Concepción via 12 round unanimous decision. He is now the WBA super-flyweight world champion.
- On May 26, 2018, Yafai beat David Carmona via 7th round RTD, showcasing his exceptional boxing skills.
- On November 24, 2018, Yafai successfully defended the WBA super-flyweight title against Israel González, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision in a tough contest.
- On June 29, 2019, Yafai successfully defended the WBA super-flyweight title against Norbelto Jimenez, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.
Kal Yafai has proven to be an exceptional boxer with impressive skills and abilities inside the ring. With a record of 27-1, including 15 knockout wins and one loss via knockout, and one title win, Yafai has established himself as a top contender in the super-flyweight division. Though he suffered his first career defeat against Román González in 2020, Yafai bounced back with a win in his most recent fight. We can expect to see more of Yafai in the coming years as he continues to showcase his boxing abilities to the world.
Kal Yafai Fight Record
|28||Nov 5, 2022||33||Jerald Paclar||Win||UD|
|27||Feb 29, 2020||30||Román González||Loss||TKO9|
|26||Jun 29, 2019||30||Norbelto Jimenez||Win||UD|
|25||Nov 24, 2018||29||Israel González||Win||UD|
|24||May 26, 2018||28||David Carmona||Win||RTD7|
|23||Oct 28, 2017||28||Sho Ishida||Win||UD|
|22||May 13, 2017||27||Suguru Muranaka||Win||UD|
|21||Dec 10, 2016||27||Luis Concepción||Win||UD|
|20||Oct 22, 2016||27||Johnson Tellez||Win||TKO3|
|19||Jun 25, 2016||27||Jozsef Ajtai||Win||TKO1|
|18||Mar 5, 2016||26||Dixon Flores||Win||KO1|
|17||Oct 17, 2015||26||Jason Cunningham||Win||UD|
|16||Sep 5, 2015||26||Aron Juarez||Win||KO1|
|15||May 9, 2015||25||Isaac Quaye||Win||TKO1|
|14||Mar 28, 2015||25||Cristofer Rosales||Win||PTS|
|13||Nov 15, 2014||25||Everth Briceno||Win||UD|
|12||Sep 20, 2014||25||Herald Molina||Win||KO2|
|11||May 21, 2014||24||Yaqub Kareem||Win||KO3|
|10||Dec 14, 2013||24||Ashley Lane||Win||TKO4|
|9||Oct 26, 2013||24||Santiago Bustos||Win||PTS|
|8||Mar 30, 2013||23||Michael Ramabeletsa||Win||PTS|
|7||Jan 19, 2013||23||Gonzalo Garcia||Win||RTD4|
|6||Dec 8, 2012||23||Jorge Perez||Win||TKO3|
|5||Nov 17, 2012||23||Pio Antonio Nettuno||Win||KO1|
|4||Oct 20, 2012||23||Scott Gladwin||Win||TKO2|
|3||Sep 22, 2012||23||Victor Koh||Win||PTS|
|2||Sep 8, 2012||23||Richard Voros||Win||TKO1|
|1||Jul 7, 2012||23||Delroy Spencer||Win||RTD2|