George Kambosos
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George Kambosos Jr. is an Australian professional boxer. He has held the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and The Ring lightweight titles since 2021. Here, you can read about his net worth, earnings, age, height, wife, and recent news.

Kambosos was born in Sydney, Australia. As a child, he was the victim of bully for being overweight. So, his father enrolled him in boxing classes at only 11 years old, where he trained under Ricky Stuart. He chose to pursue boxing and began his fighting career by accumulating 85 wins in 100 amateur fights before going professional.

Kambosos made his professional boxing debut in May 2013, only at 19. He faced Filipino fighter Jayson Mac Gura and was victorious via a second-round technical knockout.

In December 2016, he won the WBA Oceania title by beating world number nine Brandon Ogilvie. Following year, he defeated Qamil Balla and Krai Setthaphon and was picked by Manny Pacquiao as his main sparring partner. In 2018, he signed a promotional deal with DiBella Entertainment.

On May 5, 2018, Kambobos made his debut in the US against Jose Foreo, whom he knocked out in just 1 minute and 48 seconds. In the following years, he rose ranks defeating former IBF lightweight champion Mickey Bey, former IBF featherweight champion Lee Selby and former lightweight champion title holder Teófimo López.

This undefeated Australian lightweight world champion is currently preparing to face off against the American WBC lightweight champion, Devin Haney.

George Kambosos Personal Details:

Full Name George Kambosos II
Nickname Ferocious / The Emperor
Stance Orthodox
Born 14 June 1993
Debut 18 May 2013
Height 5 ft 9 1⁄2 in (176 cm)
Weight Lightweight
Age 28
Birthplace Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Residence Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Religion N/A
Nationality Australian
Net Worth $1.5 million
Marital Status Married
Father name Jim Kambosos
Mother name N/A
Salary N/A
Twitter Handle @georgekambosos
Instagram Handle @georgekambososjr

Age:

George Kambosos was born on 14 June 1993. This year, he is 28 years old.

Height:

Kambosos has a height of 5 ft 9 1⁄2 in (176 cm). He is the current titleholder of unified lightweight world champion.

George Kambosos’s Net Worth and Salary:

Kambosos’s net worth is over $1.5 million in 2022. For his most recent bout against Teofimo Lopez, Kambosos earned $1,527,100. He also has brand deals with several famous brands like Manscaped and owns his own boxing promotion and management company, Ferocious Promotions.

Nickname:

Kambosos has the nickname Ferocious, also his promotional brand’s name.

Wife:

Kambosos Jr is married to his Australian partner Bec Pereira. She has an Instagram account (@becpereira) with over 6.7k followers, where is frequently posts about their family and children. They have three kids together.

Recent News About George Kambosos:

Kambosos was set to fight against undefeated unified lightweight champion Teófimo López in June 2021. But due to COVID-19 and venue complications, the fight was postponed. Then the bout took place in November 2021, and Kambosos came out as the winner via split decision with two of three judges in his favor.

This 28-year-old undefeated Australian boxer is preparing for his next bout against WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney. The bout is set for 5 June 2022. Currently, he is being managed and promoted by his own company, Ferocious Promotions.

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