Julius Francis Bio, Net Worth, Boxer, Record, Facts, Height, Wiki

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Julius Francis

Facts About Julius Francis

Celebrated Name Julius Francis
Age 57 Years
Nick Name Julius
Birth Name Julius Francis
Birth Date 1964-12-08
Gender Male
Profession Boxer
Place Of Birth Peckham, London, England, UK.
Birth Nation England
Nationality British
Ethnicity British-black
Religion Christian
Race Black
Horoscope Sagittarius
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Boxing career
Net Worth $3 million
Height 6 feet 2 inches
Weight 75 kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark brown
Body Type Athletic
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Julius Francis is a talented British former professional boxer who is well known for participating in many noteworthy boxing matches in the mid-90s and 2000s. He turned pro in 1993 at the late age of 28 with a five-round knockout of Graham Arnold. He won Southern Area title fights against Damien Caesar and Keith Fletcher in 1995. He also participated in a mixed martial arts bout in 2007, having been a former European heavyweight kickboxing champion. Francis retired from professional boxing in 2006, with a defeat by Mike Tyson in 2000 marking the biggest bout of his career. Additionally, whilst working at a gig as security at Boxpark Wembley, Francis went viral for knocking out a man who was acting aggressively to numerous members of the public in June 2022. Boxpark's founder and CEO have also spoken out in support of Julius after a video of the former heavyweight champion punching a customer at the establishment went viral.

Julius Francis Famous For

  • Being a British former professional boxer.
  • For participating in many noteworthy boxing matches in the mid-90s and 2000s.


Julius Francis Early Life, Family Background

Julius Francis was born on 8th December 1964 in Peckham, London, England, UK. He is British by nationality and British-black by ethnicity. Similarly, his religious belief is in the Christian religion and his race is black. Julius has celebrated his 57th birthday as of 2021 and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He has not shared details regarding his family members.

Julius Francis Boxing Career

  • Julius Francis kicks off his boxing career turning pro in 1993 at the late age of 28 with a five-round knockout of Graham Arnold after which he won Southern Area title fights against Damien Caesar and Keith Fletcher in 2995.
  • He squandered a big opportunity in an eliminator when far ahead on points after nine rounds, hard-hitting Scott Welch came from behind to drop him three times and stop him in 10.
  • Then he took a fight in Russia and was outpointed by local Nikolai Kulpin and, in London, lost a debatable decision by half a point to veteran Michael Murray in 1995.
  • In 1996, he knocked out ex-victim Caesar in the first round to retain his Southern Area title, outpointing Michael Holden, and scoring the biggest win of his career to date.
  • The big win over Oyebola got Julius a February 1997 shot at Zeljko Mavrovic for his European title, on the champion's home turf of Austria. 
  • Later he retained his Commonwealth title and won the vacant British title with a 6th-round knockout of Garry Delaney in Northern Ireland.
  • Francis defended his British and Commonwealth titles against the flamboyant, hard-hitting, and highly rated prospect Pele Reid, who was 13-0 (13 knockouts) and favored to beat Julius in 1999.
  • He was again the underdog in April as he defended against another highly rated prospect, this time Frank Warren's undefeated Danny Williams, who was 15-0 (12 knockouts).
  • Julius enjoyed the sweetest victory of his career as he outpointed former conqueror Scott Welch who was 22-3 (17 knockouts) in June.
  • Also, he got a shot at visiting iconic ex-champ Mike Tyson, in Manchester in January 2000. Francis was decked five times and lost in two rounds, although enjoyed the biggest payday of his career (around £350,000).
  • He would resurface in September 2002 in Denmark, scoring an upset over undefeated Steffen Nielsen, who he knocked out in 6 which helps to earn him a European title shot in Germany against the Turk Sinan Samil Sam.
  • Subsequently, Francis started a new career with Fightfit Training a UK-based fitness training company as a Personal trainer/Boxing coach teaching city professionals the art of boxing in early 2009.
  • He would mix in with high-class companies in the UK, Germany, Russia, and other locations, but he would not win another fight as the most notable fights were a November 2003 second-round KO loss to future champ Oleg Maskaev (26-5), a February 2004 decision loss to fast-rising Matt Skelton (11-0), and a May 2004 decision loss to Olympic Champion Audley Harrison (15-0).
  • Julius has won four British Heavyweight title fights and five Commonwealth title fights, as well as two challenges for the European title and he has fought four former or future World champions.
  • Besides, he announced in 2007 that at Cage Rage 23: Unbelievable on 22nd September 2007 he would be making his mixed martial arts debut against Gary Turner.
  • He lost his MMA bout against Turner by TKO (submission to punches) at 2:15 in round 2.
  • As well, he starred in the stage play Ring Envy" in 2012, and in June 2022, whilst working at a gig as security at Boxpark Wembley, Francis went viral for knocking out a man who was acting aggressively toward numerous members of the public.


Is Julius Francis Married?

Julius Francis is an unmarried man. There is not much about his private relation and girlfriend as he always maintains a distance in his personal life and media. He's in fact got a lot going on for him career-wise, so probably he does not have much time left for relationships and all. Respecting his decision, it can be said that Julius is currently living a single life. Concerning his sexual orientation, he is straight.

Julius Francis Net Worth, Career Earning

Julius Francis has a net worth of $3 million as of 2022. He has also a handsome amount of salary which is around thousands of dollars per year. He's among those few individuals that have such a wide range of experience and remains true to whatever he embarks on. With a tremendous amount of net worth, Julius is living a lavish and luxurious life. In addition, his major source of income is his boxing career.

Julius Francis Height, Weight

Julius Francis is 6 feet 2 inches tall and his body weighs around 75 kg. He has short black hair and dark brown eyes color. Moreover, his body build type is athletic. Julius has also inked some tattoos on his body.

Did You Know?

  • Francis lost his MMA bout against Turner by TKO (submission to punches) at 2:15 in round 2.
  • Francis turned pro in 1993 at the late age of 28.
  • In 1995 Francis won Southern Area title fights against Damien Caesar and Keith Fletcher.
  • He participated in many noteworthy boxing matches in the mid 90s and 2000s.
  • His manager Frank Maloney was unsuccessful in attempting to move Francis up in 1998.