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Jessie Magdaleno
Jessie Magdaleno

Records

28-1-0

Form

DQ 10
TD 9
UD 10
TKO 11
KO 2

Stats

age
29
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
Reach
66.1" / 168 cm
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

Wins
28
By KO
18
KO%
64%
Lost
1
Stopped
1
Draws
0
Debut
2010
Pro RDS
141

Ranking @ Featherweight

ring
9
wbo
3
ibf
-
wbc
-
wba
-

The story

Born in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 8, 1991, Jessie Magdaleno comes from an athletic family. Both his brothers boxed, and his father played professional soccer, which he also played as a youth. At seven years old, he decided to start training in boxing because his older brother, Diego, was doing it.

Magdaleno is right-handed but stands southpaw. He’s about as skilled with his left hand as his right, because he broke his right hand in the fourth grade and learned to write with his left. That dexterity has translated over to the boxing ring, as he has sharp punches that come from all angles.

Jessie Magdaleno had an impressive amateur career, with particularly strong performances at the 2009 U.S. National Championships and the 2009 National Golden Glove Championships. He took gold at both of those tournaments.

While he would have been a contender to win gold at the 2012 Olympics, he was disenchanted with all the judging issues that seemed to occur at every Olympics, so he instead decided to turn pro in 2010. He ended his amateur career with a record of 120-16.

His first fight was on November 6, 2010, two days before he turned 19. He took on Matthew Salazar and won by TKO in the first round. He looked like he had been shot out of a cannon, as he came out fast with flurries of punches to get the stoppage. It worked, but it wouldn’t in longer fights, and that’s why his trainer taught him how to slow down and pick his spots better. That whirlwind style may be successful in the amateurs, but not in the pros.

In his next fight, he was more measured and defeated Cain Garcia by a third-round TKO. Against Sergio Herrera, he picked up another first-round TKO.

For his next two fights, Magdaleno proved that he could go the distance, as he defeated Jonathan Alcantara and Esteban Nichol each by unanimous decision after six rounds. After an active 2011 and 2012, he got his first title shot to close out the year on December 6, 2012. He fought Jonathan Arrellano for the WBO NABO Youth super bantamweight title and picked up win by unanimous decision after eight rounds.

That was his first decision win after a streak of four straight victories by KO or TKO, with three of those coming in the first round. He then went on another streak of stoppages, picking up three in a row, although he was out of action from the middle of 2013 until early 2016. Still, his excellent performances earned him a shot at the WBO super bantamweight title.

That title fight was on November 5, 2016 against the highly skilled boxer Nonito Donaire. Jessie Magdaleno shocked many observers by coming out strong to open the fight, putting together an early lead. Being a five-division champion, Donaire fought back hard and even nearly picked up a stoppage in the 12th and final round. It wasn’t enough, though, as Magdaleno won the unanimous decision to pick up the belt and run his record to 24-0.

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What is Jessie Magdaleno's Record?

Jessie Magdaleno's record currently stands at 28 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws. Of those 28 wins he has stopped 18 of his opponents, so his current knock-out ratio is 64%. In his 1 loss, he was stopped. He's boxed a total of 141 rounds, meaning his professional fights last 4.9 rounds on average.

What was Magdaleno's last fight?

Jessie Magdaleno's last fight took place against Yenifel Vicente's on 11th Jun 2020, in Nevada, United States. He won by in the 10th round. That fight was 1 year ago.

How active is Jessie Magdaleno?

Magdaleno's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

Where is Jessie Magdaleno From?

Magdaleno was born in the United States.

How Old Is Jessie Magdaleno?

The featherweight is currently 29 years old. He was born on 8th November 1991, so he will turn 30 in 4 months and 16 days.

How long has Magdaleno been fighting?

Jessie Magdaleno made his professional debut in November 2010, so he has been a pro for 10 years and 7 months.

How good is Jessie Magdaleno?

Magdaleno is currently ranked 9th by the The Ring and 3rd by the WBO at Featherweight.

How tall is Jessie Magdaleno?

Magdaleno is 5' 4" (5 Foot and 4 inches) which is 163cm (1 meter and 63 centimeters).

What is Magdaleno's Reach?

His reach is 66.1 inches (66.1") which is 168 cm (1 meter and 68 centimeters).

What stance does Jessie Magdaleno use?

Magdaleno fights from a southpaw stance, which means he favours his left hand as his power hand when fighting.

What are some potential opponents for Jessie Magdaleno?

Some potential future fights for Magdaleno include Shakur Stevenson, Gary Russell Jr, Isaac Dogboe, Oscar Valdez and Emanuel Navarrete.

What will be Jessie Magdaleno's Next Fight?

Jessie Magdaleno's doesn't currently have a fight scheduled.

Some potential future fights for Magdaleno include Shakur Stevenson, Gary Russell Jr, Isaac Dogboe, Oscar Valdez and Emanuel Navarrete.

How can I stream Jessie Magdaleno's Fights?

In the US you can usually stream Jessie Magdaleno's fights via ESPN / ESPN 2 / FS1 via Hulu Live TV and ESPN APP.

What are some recent Jessie Magdaleno results?

Magdaleno has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against Rafael Rivera on 17th August 2019 by technical decision in their 9 round contest at Banc of California Stadium, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Rico Ramos on 23rd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Hangar, California.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Isaac Dogboe on 28th April 2018 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.

Before that, he had beat Adeilson Dos Santos on 22nd April 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

He had defeated Nonito Donaire on 5th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas.

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When is Jessie Magdaleno's Next Fight?

Jessie Magdaleno's doesn't currently have a fight scheduled.

Some potential future fights for Magdaleno include Shakur Stevenson, Gary Russell Jr, Isaac Dogboe, Oscar Valdez and Emanuel Navarrete.

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How can I stream Jessie Magdaleno's Fights?

In the US you can usually stream Jessie Magdaleno's fights via ESPN / ESPN 2 / FS1 via Hulu Live TV and ESPN APP.

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