Zab Judah

Zabdiel Judah, professionally known by the name Zab Judah is an American professional boxer. He is a multiple-time former world champion in two weight classes.

Zabdiel Judah, professionally known by the name Zab Judah is an American professional boxer. He is a multiple-time former world champion in two weight classes. He held the IBF and WBO junior welterweight titles between 2000 and 2004. He held the IBF junior welterweight title again in 2011 and the undisputed welterweight title in 2005. He was the lineal champion from 2005 to 2006. He has recorded 44 professional wins, 30 via knockout, and 14 via decision. He is also nicknamed Super.

What is Zab Judah Famous For?

– Multiple-time former world champion.


Where is Zab Judah From?

Zab Judah was born on 27 October 1977. His birth name is Zabdiel Judah. He was born to a father, Yoel Judah, and a mother Katharine Hines. His birthplace is in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York City, New York in the United States. He holds an American nationality. he belongs to African-American nationality. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. He has 11 siblings, 9 brothers, and 2 sisters. Three of his brother, Daniel, Joseph, and Josiah are also professional boxers. He was born Jewish but later became a Christian.

Amateur Career

He started boxing at the age of six.

He has posted an amateur record of 110-5.

He was a two-time US national champion and a three-time New York Golden Gloves Champion.

He won the 1996 PAL National Championship.


Professional Career

Light Welterweight

He made his professional debut against Michael Johnson on 20 September 1996. He was 18-years old then. He defeated Johnson by technical knockout in the second round.

His fight against Esteban Flores in May 1999 was declared to a no contest while he accidentally butted head with Flores and the match was halted in the third round.

He defeated Micky Ward by unanimous decision for the USBA Light Welterweight title in 1998.

He defeated Wilfredo Negron to win the Interim IBF Light Welterweight title in January 1999.

He defeated Jan Piet Bergman in February 2000 to win the vacant IBF Light Welterweight title.

He defended his IBF Light Welterweight title against Junior Witter, Terron Millett, Hector Quiroz, Reggie Green, and Allan Vester.

Judah suffered his first professional loss against Tsyzu in November 2001 for the Undisputed Light Welterweight Championship. He lost with a technical knockout.

The Nevada State Athletic Commission fined him $75,000 and suspended him for six months for his misbehavior after losing to Tsyzu.

He defeated DeMarcus Corley by split decision for the WBO Light Welterweight title in July 2003.



He was defeated by Cory Spinks in April 2004 for the Undisputed Welterweight Championships.

In a rematch, Judah defeated Spinks in February 2005 to become the new Undisputed Welterweight Champion.

His loss to Carlos Baldomir in January 2006 was named upset of the year for 2006 by The Ring.

One of his much-anticipated fight against Floyd Mayweather that took place on 8 April 2006 ended getting fined and suspended for a year. Right after the end of the tenth round, Mayweather’s uncle and trainer, Roger Mayweather climbed into the ring and approached Judah. Judah’s father, Yoel climbed into the ring and threw a punch at Roger. More than a dozen security officers and police officers came to handle the situation. Mayweather won the fight by unanimous decision. The Nevada Athletic Commission later fined Roger Mayweather $200,000 and revoked his boxing license for one year, fined Yoel Judah $100,000 and revoked his license for one year, fined Mayweather cornerman, Leonard Ellerbe, $50,000 and suspended his license for four months, and fined Zab Judah $350,000 and revoked his license for one year.

He returned from suspension in April 2007 against Ruben Galvan. The fight was ruled a no-contest after a bad cut opened near the top of Galvan’s head.

Light Middleweight

He won the vacant IBC Light Middleweight title defeating Ryan Davis by unanimous decision in November 2007.

Return to Welterweight

He lost to Joshua Clottey by technical decision for the vacant IBF Welterweight title in August 2008.

He then defeated Ernest Johnson in November 2008, Ubaldo Hernandez in November 2009, and Jose Armando Santa Cruz in 2010.

Return to Light Welterweight

He defeated Lucas Matthysse by split decision for the vacant regional NABO Light Welterweight title in November 2010.

He defeated Kaizer Mabuza by technical knockout in March 2011 for the vacant IBF Light Welterweight title.

He suffered his 7th career loss when he was defeated by WBA (Super) champion Amir Khan in July 2011.

He returned to fight after 3 years in January 2017. He defeated journeyman Jorge Luis Munguia via TKO.

He then defeated Mexican Noel Mejia Rincon in January 2018.

Who is Zab Judah Married to?

Zab Judah is a married man. He is married to Christina Judah. The couple has 7 children together, Mimi, Amissia, Zabirah, Destiny, Zab, Preston, and Princeton.

What is Zab Judah Body Measurements?

Zab Judah stands at a height of 1.71 m i.e. 5 feet and 7 and a half-inch tall. He has a reach of 72 inches. He has a bodyweight of 141 lbs i.e. 64 kg. He has an athletic body build. He has a bald head. He has dark brown eyes.

What is Zab Judah Net Worth?

Zab Judah earns from his professional boxing career. He has earned quite a fortune via boxing. His net worth is estimated at $5 million.

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