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Joshua Clottey

Joshua Clottey

Joshua Clottey is a Ghanaian former professional boxer who competed from 1995 to 2019, and held the IBF welterweight title from 2008 to 2009. As an amateur, he competed at the 1994 Commonwealth Games. At the peak of his career, he was notable for his exceptionally durable chin, and was never stopped in any of his five losses

1977

Born
06 October 1977

Born

Joshua Clottey was born on October 6, 1977

2000

Early life
19 July 2000

Early life

During his early years in Ghana, Clottey developed a strong enthusiasm for football, a sport his father also played. Subsequently, he relocated to the United Kingdom for a period and later made his way to the United States.

2006

Professional career
19 July 2006

Professional career

Joshua Clottey had a successful start in his boxing career, winning his first twenty fights, but suffered a disqualification in a title defense against Carlos Baldomir. He went on to have several notable wins and title shots, including a controversial loss to Antonio Margarito, a disputed split decision loss to Miguel Cotto, and a unanimous decision loss to Manny Pacquiao. Clottey later made a comeback, winning some fights but also experiencing losses. As of his most recent fight, he has not retired from boxing.

2010

 Manny Pacquiao's March 2010 Victory Over Joshua Clottey Following Mayweather Negotiation Dispute
30 March 2010

Manny Pacquiao's March 2010 Victory Over Joshua Clottey Following Mayweather Negotiation Dispute

Following the breakdown of negotiations for the eagerly awaited fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. due to drug testing disagreements, the bout between Manny Pacquiao and Joshua Clottey, referred to as "The Event," occurred on March 13, 2010, at Cowboys Stadium. In this welterweight championship match, Pacquiao emerged victorious with a unanimous decision, defeating Joshua Clottey.





2023

Fighting style
19 July 2023

Fighting style

Joshua Clottey is a tough, well-rounded boxer with solid defensive skills, including a high-guard stance, and he has never been knocked out in a fight.

2023

Personal life
19 July 2023

Personal life

Clottey currently resides in The Bronx, New York.

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