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George Kambosos Jr. is a professional boxer from Australia. Since 2017, George Kambosos Jr has held the IBF Pan Pacific Lightweight championship. As of May 2021, the Greek ancestry boxer has a 19-fight win-loss record. Between 2013 and 2017, he was the Australian NSW, Australian, WBA-PABA, and WBA Oceania lightweight champion.
|George Kambosos Jr.
|Date Of Birth
|June 14, 1993
|Sydney, New South Wales
|5 feet 9 inches or 1.75 m
|Evaliahs and Leonidas
George Kambosos Jr. Bio
George Kambosos Jr. was born in Sydney, New South Wales, on June 14, 1993. His grandparents came from Sparta. There is currently no information available on George’s early upbringing, parents, or any family members.
George’s zodiac sign is Gemini and he is 28 years old right now. Similarly, Kambosos’s nationality is Australian and his ethnicity is Greek.
George Kambosos Jr. Physical Features
George Kambosos Jr. has an athletic body and he stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches or 1.75 m but his weight is unknown at the moment. Similarly, George has black coloured hair and the colour of his eyes is dark brown.
George Kambosos Jr. Married Life
George Kambosos Jr. is a married man and is married to a gorgeous woman named Bec Pereira. George and Bec first started dating around the middle of the year 2014. The couple has two children together: a girl called Evaliahs, who was born on July 21, 2017, and a boy named Leonidas, who was born on July 22, 2019.
In September 2021, they are also anticipated to have their third child. On April 14, 2021, Kambosos’ wife revealed the news on Instagram, sharing a photo of her two children, and captioned the image with the caption, “Oops We Did It Again…Baby Kambos Number 3, Will Be Making An Appearance September 2021.”
George Kambosos Jr. Career
Kambosos made his professional boxing debut against Jayson Mac Gura of the Philippines. Kambosos, who was 19 at the time, won via technical knockout in the second round. He defeated world number nine Brandon Ogilvie to win his first championship, the WBA Oceania. In May 2017, he defeated Qamil Balla in a ten-round bout, with Kambosos winning by unanimous decision.
He won the WBA Oceania and IBF Pan Pacific titles in the lightweight division five months later, defeating Krai Sethaphon in the ninth round. Manny Pacquiao recruited him as his main sparring partner in June 2017 in preparation for his fight with Jeff Horn, and he has been Pacquiao’s main fighting partner for his subsequent fights.
In May 2018, he made his US debut, defeating Jose Forero in just 1 minute and 48 seconds. On January 19, the following year, he defeated Rey Perez on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. In an eight-round battle, he won by a majority vote.
On June 7, 2019, in the Galatsi Olympic Hall in his home Greece, Kambosos beat off Venezuelan 11-2 Ricard Pena in round six. In December of the same year, he won a split decision against Mickey Bey, the former IBF lightweight champion, on the undercard of Terence Crawford versus Egidijus Kavaliauskas.
Kambosos won a split decision over Lee Selby (former IBF featherweight champion) at the SSE Arena in London on October 31. With the victory, George became the mandatory challenger for Teófimo López’s IBF lightweight championship. The fight between George and Lopez was scheduled to take place at LoanDepot Park in Miami, Florida on June 19, 2021, but it had to be delayed as Lopez tested positive for COVID-19.
Nevertheless, they are rescheduled to fight on August 14, 2021.
George Kambosos Jr. Social Media
George Kambosos Jr. is active on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has 176K followers on his Instagram account (@georgekambososjr), 6,402 followers on his Twitter account (@georgekambosos), and 74K followers on his Facebook account (George ‘Ferocious’ Kambosos Jr).
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George Kambosos Jr. Net Worth
According to boxing journalist Daniel Rafael, Kambosos will make a guaranteed $2.1-$2.7 million in his forthcoming bout against Teofimo Lopez, less whatever contract he has with DiBella, his promotional partner firm. George Kambosos Jr. has not revealed his net worth to the general public yet.