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Joshua Clottey boxer

Joshua Clottey image
Status inactive
Division welterweight
Height 5′ 8″/173cm
Reach 70″/178cm
Debut 1995-03-31
Born 1977-10-06
Nationality Ghana
Residence Bronx, New York, USA
bouts
45
won
39
lost
5
draw
0
bouts
45
won
39
lost
5
draw
0
Status inactive
Division welterweight
Height 5′ 8″/173cm
Reach 70″/178cm
Debut 1995-03-31
Born 1977-10-06
Nationality Ghana
Residence Bronx, New York, USA

As a child in his native Ghana, Clottey had a passion for football, a sport that was also played by his father. Clottey moved and spent a few years in the United Kingdom then later to the United States.Clottey rose to prominence by winning his first twenty fights, including 14 by knockout. His performance set him up to fight Carlos Baldomir, in a title defense by Baldomir for the WBC international welterweight title. Clottey was winning until the 10th round, where he was penalized two points for an intentional head butt. After another clash of heads, Clottey was disqualified.

As a child in his native Ghana, Clottey had a passion for football, a sport that was also played by his father. Clottey moved and spent a few years in the United Kingdom then later to the United States.Clottey rose to prominence by winning his first twenty fights, including 14 by knockout. His performance set him up to fight Carlos Baldomir, in a title defense by Baldomir for the WBC international welterweight title. Clottey was winning until the 10th round, where he was penalized two points for an intentional head butt. After another clash of heads, Clottey was disqualified.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
March 8, 2019 Mfaume Mfaume WWLWL Bukom Boxing Arena, Accra
Dec. 19, 2015 Gabriel Rosado WLLLL Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 9, 2015 Jorge Silva WLLLLL Minute Maid Park, Houston WIN
Unanimous decision
April 9, 2014 Anthony Mundine WWWLWW Entertainment Centre, Newcastle World Boxing Association International Super Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 14, 2013 Dashon Johnson LLLWLL Paramount Theatre, Huntington WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 19, 2011 Calvin Green WWLWLL Reliant Arena, Houston WIN
Technical knockout
March 13, 2010 Manny Pacquiao WWWWWW Cowboys Stadium, Arlington World Boxing Organisation World Welterweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 13, 2009 Miguel Cotto WWWWLW Madison Square Garden, New York World Boxing Organisation World Welterweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Aug. 2, 2008 Zab Judah LLLWW Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas vacant International Boxing Federation World Welterweight

WIN
TD
April 3, 2008 Jose Luis Cruz LLWLWW Aviator Sports Complex, Brooklyn WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 20, 2007 Shamone Alvarez WWWWWW Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 9, 2007 Felix Flores WLWWWL Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
April 7, 2007 Diego Corrales LWWWLL Shrine Mosque, Springfield WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 2, 2006 Antonio Margarito WWLWWW Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City World Boxing Organisation World Welterweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
July 29, 2006 Richard Gutierrez WWWWW Chumash Casino, Santa Ynez International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Welterweight

WIN
Majority decision
Dec. 3, 2005 Marcos Primera WLLWWL Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas interim World Boxing Council Continental Americas Super Welterweight

Interim

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 21, 2005 Marlon Thomas WWWWWW Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 18, 2005 Steve Martinez WWLWWW Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City
NC
July 24, 2004 Christopher Henry WLWWLW Flamingo Hotel and Casino, Laughlin NABC Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 4, 2004 Christian Lloyd Joseph DWWDLW Mid-Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 21, 2003 Jeffrey Hill WWWLWL Crowne Plaza Hotel, New York WIN
Corner retirement
Dec. 6, 2002 Ayitey Powers WDWWWW Globe Cinema, Accra WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 30, 2001 Siki Benge LLLLLL Kaneshie Sports Complex, Accra WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 8, 2001 Didier Mebara Kaneshie Sports Complex, Accra WIN
Technical knockout
April 27, 2001 Ike Obi LWLLWL Kaneshie Sports Complex, Accra African Boxing Union Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 29, 1999 Carlos Manuel Baldomir DLWWWW Wembley Arena, Wembley vacant International Boxing Council Welterweight

World Boxing Council International Welterweight

LOSS
DQ
Oct. 19, 1999 Viktor Baranov LLDWLL York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Technical knockout
May 1, 1999 Ali Mohammed DLLLLL Accra WIN
KO
May 23, 1998 Dennis Berry WWLLWL York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Corner retirement
Nov. 1, 1997 Ike Obi LLW Accra Sports Stadium, Accra WIN
Points
Aug. 30, 1997 Cam Raeside WWWWDW Grundy Park Leisure Centre, Cheshunt WIN
Technical knockout
March 25, 1997 Mark Ramsey LLLWLD Lewisham Theatre, Lewisham WIN
Points
Dec. 28, 1996 Abbas De Souza L Accra WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 7, 1996 Karl Taylor LLDLWL Lewisham Theatre, Lewisham WIN
Corner retirement
Aug. 3, 1996 Dick Dosseh WLLL Accra WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 22, 1995 Marciano Commey WWWWWL Kaneshie Sports Complex, Accra Ghanaian Super Lightweight

WIN
Points
Nov. 17, 1995 Friday Steve Egwatu LL Abidjan Ghanaian Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 25, 1995 Ran Coco LLL Accra Ghanaian Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 25, 1995 Sam Akromah LWWLLL Accra Ghanaian Super Lightweight

WIN
Points
July 14, 1995 David Duke Ghanaian Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 30, 1995 Friday Steve Egwatu L Complex, Accra Ghanaian Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 3, 1995 Nazah Ayetoe Ghanaian Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 27, 1995 Jomo Jackson L Accra Ghanaian Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 29, 1995 Smart Abbey Accra Ghanaian Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 14, 1995 Joseph Ayinakwa Ghanaian Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 31, 1995 Samuel Lotsu L Accra Ghanaian Super Lightweight

WIN
Points