Jordan Shimmell, 20-1 with 16 KOs, just finished his training camp for his upcoming IBF World Title Eliminator Bout on May 17, 2016 at the Black Bear Casino in Carlton, MN. Jordan will now just run and workout to stay sharp during the last few days leading up to the big fight. The fight is the 12 round main event being televised live on Fox Sports 1 (FS1) and Fox Deportes as part of the Premier Boxing Champions series on Fox Sports’ Toe to Toe Tuesdays boxing show.
Jordan Shimmell, 20-1 with 16 KOs, has been training hard for his upcoming IBF World Title Eliminator Bout on May 17, 2016 at the Black Bear Casino in Carlton, MN. The fight is the 12 round main event which will be televised live on Fox Sports 1 (FS1) and Fox Deportes as part of the Premier Boxing Champions series on Fox Sports’ Toe to Toe Tuesdays boxing show.
After his most recent victory on February 27, 2016, Jordan Shimmell, 20-1 with 16 KOs, has been moving up in the rankings. Jordan is currently #13 in the IBF world rankings and #1 in the USBA USA rankings. Jordan is looking forward to another fight in the next few months and hopes a victory in that bout will propel him to a top 5 world ranking and a shot at a world title.
Jordan Shimmell, 20-1 with 16 KOs, earned his 20th victory on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at the Walter E Washington Convention Center in Washington DC. Jordan took on Willis “the Prophet” Lockett who is from the nearby DC suburb of Takoma Park, Maryland. Lockett was 14-15-5 going into the fight and was coming off a victory in December 2015 over 13-3 John Lennox and a close split decision loss to 10-0 heavyweight Ed Latimore in January 2016.
Jordan Shimmell, 19-1 with 16 KOs, will be boxing at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in downtown Washington DC on Saturday, February 27, 2016. Jordan will be boxing Willis Lockett, 14-15-5, in an 8 round featured bout on the Kings Promotions’ card. Jordan is looking to get his 20th victory since turning pro on June 30, 2012. Jordan will also be seeking his 17th knockout in his 21st pro bout and doing so against a very rugged and durable opponent.
Jordan Shimmell, 19-0 with 16 KOs, will be fighting on the Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) show televised by the NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Pearl Theater, Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada. Jordan will be fighting for the vacant USBA cruiserweight title on the televised co-main event. Jordan’s opponent is another Michigan boxer, Isiah Thomas, who is 14-0 with 6 KOs.
Jordan Shimmell who is 19-0 with 16 KOs defeated Carlos Reyes by TKO at the end of the 5th round on April 18, 2015 in Carson, CA. Prior to the fight, Reyes was 7-6-1 with 5 KOs and was ranked #81 in the world by the IBO. The bout was scheduled for 8 rounds on the undercard of the Showtime televised boxing show featuring Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Andrzej Fonfara in the main event.
Jordan Shimmell is going to be fighting on the Showtime boxing show featuring Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Andrzej Fonfara in the televised main event on Saturday, April 18, 2015 in Carson, CA. Jordan is scheduled to box an 8 round bout against an opponent TBA. Jordan Shimmell who has an 83% KO percentage will be boxing for the first time in 2015. Jordan turned pro June 30, 2012 & had 7 fights in 2012. He had 5 fights in 2013 & 6 fights in 2014. Although Jordan had 18 fights in just 2.5 years, he made short work of most of the fights as his fights averaged only 3.28 rounds each. Jordan has won every round of the 59 rounds he has boxed as a pro.
Jordan Shimmell, 18-0 with 15 KOs, is once again training with WBC World Light Heavyweight Champ Adonis Stevenson. Jordan flew to Montreal on Wednesday, March 4th to join Adonis’ training camp as Adonis prepares for his title defense against Sakio Bika in Quebec City on April 4th. This is the 4th training camp in which Jordan Shimmell has helped prepare Adonis for an upcoming opponent.
Jordan Shimmell, 18-0 with 15 KOs, is the youngest boxer rated in the top 25 of BoxRec.com’s cruiserweight world ratings. Jordan who turned 26 in October 2014 is one of just 3 boxers in the top 25 who are under 27, but the other two will both turn 27 in March 2015. Jordan had a big year in 2014 and looks forward to an even bigger 2015. Jordan started out 2014 with a hometown heavyweight bout against “Dangerous” Damon Reed, 47-17, on February 22, 2014 winning by TKO-3. Jordan then boxed another heavyweight, Damon McCreary, 15-1, and won by TKO-2 on a Golden Boy Promotions card on April 14, 2014 at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, IL.