|Born||11 January 1962|
Florida, United States
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)|
|Reach||70.0 in (178 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Coral Springs, Florida, United States|
|Rank||1st degree Black belt in Kenpo |
1st degree Black belt in Taekwondo
|Professional boxing record|
|Notable school(s)||Coral Springs High School|
|Boxing record from BoxRec|
Bonnie Canino (born 11 January 1962) is a retired American boxer and kickboxer, and former world featherweight champion for two different associations.She also won world titles in kick boxing for two different associations.
She is the former IFBA World Feather weight champion and two time IBF World Featherweight title challenger. She is the former WAKO and World KICK Kickboxing Champion.
In 2014, Canino was inducted into the Women's International Boxing Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Canino holds notable wins over Gloria Ramirez, Nora Daigle and Sue Chase in her career. She also lost bouts to Chevelle Hallback and Alicia Ashley.
After retiring in 1999 from professional boxing, she worked at a car dealership and managed Ada Vélez, the first Puerto Rican woman to become a world boxing champion, and Yvonne Reiss, the WBC Women's Middleweight World Champion who won the title in 2006.
Since retiring from prize fighting she has become a boxing coach.She later opened her own karate and boxing gym.
She has organized the Women’s National Golden Gloves tournament.
Bonnie Canino has in her professional kickboxing career had 35 fights, winning 28 of them. She was the KICK World Featherweight Champion, as well as the WAKO World Featherweight kickboxing champion between 1993 and 2000.
Alongside her kickboxing career, she participated in boxing bouts as well. She won her two fights, against April Griffith and Tina Speakman, by TKO and her third fight against Sue Chase by unanimous decision. She then challenged for the Women's IBF Featherweight title, but lost a unanimous decision against Deirdre Gogarty.
She would then challenge for the vacant IFBA Featherweight title against Beverly Szymanski, and win by unanimous decision. Her first title defense was a split decision win against Cora Webber.
She once against fought for the Women's IBF Featherweight title in 1998, but lost by way of TKO against Chevelle Hallback. Her second IFBA title defense was a unanimous decision win against Nora Daigle.
|15 fights||11 wins||4 losses|
|15||Loss||11–4||TKO||4 June 2004|
|14||Win||11–3||TKO||29 September 1999|
|13||Loss||10–3||UD||27 May 1999|
|12||Win||10–2||UD||25 March 1999|
|11||Win||9–2||UD||25 March 1999|
|10||Win||8–2||KO||12 September 1998|
|9||Win||7–2||UD||26 June 1998|
|8||Win||6–2||UD||26 June 1998||International Female Boxers Association World featherweight title|
|7||Loss||5–2||UD||6 March 1998||International Female Boxers Association World featherweight title|
|6||Win||5–1||SD||24 October 1997||International Female Boxers Association World featherweight title|
|5||Win||4–1||UD||2 August 1997||vacant International Female Boxers Association World featherweight title|
|4||Loss||3–1||UD||2 March 1997||Women's International Boxing Federation World featherweight title|
|3||Win||3–0||PTS||23 November 1996|
|2||Win||2–0||TKO||20 November 1996|
|1||Win||1–0||TKO||16 January 1996|
28 wins, 4 losses, 1 draw
Legend: Win Loss Draw/No contest Notes
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