Bonnie Canino

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Bonnie Canino
Born (1962-01-11) 11 January 1962 (age 58)
Florida, United States
Other namesDangerous
Nationality American
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) [1]
Weight135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)
Division Featherweight
Reach70.0 in (178 cm)
Style Boxing
Fighting out of Coral Springs, Florida, United States
TeamUS-1 Fitness
TrainerBert Rodriguez
Rank1st degree Black belt in Kenpo
1st degree Black belt in Taekwondo [2]
Professional boxing record
Total15
Wins11
By knockout5
Losses4
Kickboxing record
Total33
Wins28
Losses4
Draws1
Other information
Notable school(s) Coral Springs High School [3]
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. [4] She also won world titles in kick boxing for two different associations. [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

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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. [11]

In 2014, Canino was inducted into the Women's International Boxing Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. [12]

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. [13]

Personal life

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. [14]

Since retiring from prize fighting she has become a boxing coach. [15] She later opened her own karate and boxing gym. [16]

She has organized the Women’s National Golden Gloves tournament. [17]

Professional career

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.

Championships and accomplishments

Professional boxing record

Professional record summary
15 fights11 wins4 losses
By knockout52
By decision62
Draws0
No.ResultRecordOpponentTypeRound, timeDateLocationNotes
15Loss11–4 Flag of the United States.svg Chevelle Hallback TKO4 June 2004 Flag of the United States.svg Chinook Winds Casino, Lincoln City, Oregon, USA
14Win11–3 Flag of Panama.svg Nayira BrownTKO29 September 1999 Flag of Panama.svg Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City, Panama
13Loss10–3 Flag of Jamaica.svg Alicia Ashley UD27 May 1999 Flag of the United States.svg Gold Strike Casino, Tunica, Mississippi, USA
12Win10–2 Flag of the United States.svg Gina DavisUD25 March 1999 Flag of the United States.svg Kenner, Louisiana, USA
11Win9–2 Flag of the United States.svg Sue ChaseUD25 March 1999 Flag of the United States.svg New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
10Win8–2 Flag of the United States.svg Carla WitherspoonKO12 September 1998 Flag of the United States.svg New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
9Win7–2 Flag of the United States.svg Gloria RamirezUD26 June 1998 Flag of the United States.svg Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
8Win6–2 Flag of the United States.svg Nora DaigleUD26 June 1998 Flag of the United States.svg Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAInternational Female Boxers Association World featherweight title
7Loss5–2 Flag of the United States.svg Chevelle Hallback UD6 March 1998 Flag of the United States.svg Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USAInternational Female Boxers Association World featherweight title
6Win5–1 Flag of the United States.svg Cora Webber SD24 October 1997 Flag of the United States.svg Grand Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi, USAInternational Female Boxers Association World featherweight title
5Win4–1 Flag of the United States.svg Beverly SzymanskiUD2 August 1997 Flag of the United States.svg Grand Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi, USAvacant International Female Boxers Association World featherweight title
4Loss3–1 Flag of Ireland.svg Deirdre Gogarty UD2 March 1997 Flag of the United States.svg UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana, USAWomen's International Boxing Federation World featherweight title
3Win3–0 Flag of the United States.svg Sue ChasePTS23 November 1996 Flag of the United States.svg Grand Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
2Win2–0 Flag of the United States.svg Tina SpeakmanTKO20 November 1996 Flag of the United States.svg War Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
1Win1–0 Flag of the United States.svg April GriffithTKO16 January 1996 Flag of the United States.svg War Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Kickboxing record

Kickboxing record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

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