Joshua Buatsi - Bio, Net Worth, Married, Age, Height, Facts, Career
Joshua Buatsi is a Ghanaian-born British professional boxer. Having turned professional in 2017, he is a British light-heavyweight champion, held in 2019. As an amateur, he won the bronze medal in the light-heavyweight division at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.
As of May 2022, he holds the record undefeated 16-0 record.
What is Joshua Buatsi Famous For?
- Won the British light-heavyweight championship in 2019.
Where is Joshua Buatsi From?
Joshua Buatsi was born on 14 March 1993. His birth place is in Accra in Ghana. He holds British nationality. The family moved to the UK and lived in Thornton Heath in South London. He belongs to the African ethnicity and his religion is Christianity.
He attended Edenham High School. After high school, he attended St Mary's University, where he graduated with a 2:1 degree in Management with Sports Science.
Joshua Buatsi Boxing Career
- Joshua Buatsi started his boxing career at the South Norwood and Victory club, Charnwood Road, Crystal Palace, London, England.
- His trainer, Terry Smith, worked hard with Buatsi right up until he signed with Hearn's Matchroom Boxing.
- He won bronze in the light-heavyweight division at the 2013 English national championships.
- He won gold medals in the light-heavyweight division in 2014 and 2015.
- He won bronze in the light-heavyweight division at the 2015 European championships.
- He defeated Oleksandr Khyzhniak in the semi-final and Peter Mullenberg in the final at the 2016 European Boxing Olympic Qualification to secure his place in the 2016 Olympics.
- Representing the Great Britain team, he won the bronze medal in the light-heavyweight division in Rio.
- Buatsi turned professional in 2017.
- He made his professional debut on 1 July 2017 against Carlos Mena. He won by knockout in the second round.
- He defeated Baptiste Castegnaro in September 2017, Saidou Sall in October 2017, Jordan Joseph in March 2018, Bartlomiej Grafka in March 2018, and Stephane Cuevas in May 2018.
- He defeated Andrejs Pokumeiko in July 2018 to win the vacant WBA International light-weight heavyweight title.
- He defeated Liam Conroy in March 2019 to win the vacant British light-heavyweight title.
- He made his US debut against Mexican veteran Marco Antonio Periban on the Anthony Joshua vs. Andy Ruiz Jr. undercard in June 2019.
- He then defeated Ryan Ford in August 2019, Marko Calic in October 2020, Daniel Dos Santos in May 2021, Richards Bolotniks in August 2021, and Craig Richards in May 2022.
- As of May 2022, he has compiled a record of 16 wins without any loss.
Who is Joshua Buatsi Wife?
Joshua Buatsi is not married. The British boxer Buatsi maintains a low life regarding his personal life. Details about his marital status, partner, and dating will be updated here.
What is Joshua Buatsi Height?
Joshua Buatsi stands at the height of 1.88 m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has an athletic body build. He has a reach of 1.89 m. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black.
His sexual orientation is straight.
What is Joshua Buatsi Net Worth?
Joshua Buatsi is a popular British professional boxer. Having turned professional in 2017, he has defeated every opponent he has faced, as of May 2022. The majority of his income comes from his boxing career including endorsements and sponsorships. At present, his net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million.
Trivias About Joshua Buatsi You Need To Know.
- He is managed by two-time world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua.