Tureano Johnson

Taureano Dexter Johnson (variously known as TureanoToureanoTaureno, or Jhonson; born 12 February 1984) is a Bahamian professional boxer who held the WBC Silver middleweight title in 2015. As an amateur he qualified for the 2008 Olympics.



Amateur career[edit]

At the PanAm Games 2007 he lost to Diego Chaves 6:9. He rose to prominence with his effort against PanAm Champion Pedro Lima at the first Olympic qualifier where he lost a close bout. At the second qualifier he won the rematch 10:6 and qualified. He trains in Cuba under the guidance of coach Jesus Yu.

Olympics results[edit]

2008 Summer Olympics - Welterweight division

Professional boxing record[edit]

Professional record summary hide
24 fights 21 wins 2 losses
By knockout 15 2
By decision 6 0
Draws 1