Boxer Profile

yakubu amidu

"black mamba"

21

Wins

8

Losses

2

Draws

61.3%

KO %
  • Stance: Orthodox
  • Age: 34
  • Date Of Birth: 24 Dec 1984
  • Height: 5.68 ft (1.73 m)
  • Reach: Unknown
  • Country: Ghana
  • Universal ID : 87528
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Career Highlights

Although beaten, Yakubu Amidu has gained plenty of experience over 29 fights and a 10 year long career so far. He now moves on to see just how far he can go as he approaches the later stage of his career. The longest KO streak that Amidu has ever had is 7 throughout his 29 fights and his longest winning streak is 7 wins. This started on June 2004 and came to an end on December 2006.


June 2004 - April 2007

Early Career

Amidu proved he was made for the pro ranks in his debut against Godfriend Sowah, becoming the first person in Sowah's 5 fights to stop him. The fight ended in round 3 of 6. Following on from his debut, Amidu continued his mostly successful career by fighting in a further 15 fights. In this time he fought Emeka Kodo, Fatiou Fassinou and Godfriend Sowah to name just a few, fighting 7 times in 2004, 4 times in 2005 and 4 times through 2006 and 2007 in this period.


November 11th, 2006

Yakubu Amidu Vs Emeka Kodo

Emeka Kodo was Amidu's next fight on November 11th, 2006 and also the next win in his career via TKO. This took his record to 12-0-1 showing a mainly successful career to date. Amidu's fight against Emeka Kodo came in the 3rd round of a 8 round fight via TKO. Amidu became the first person to stop Kodo. Amidu's wins continued and went from 12 wins to 13 after he then defeated Godwin Mutampuka.


April 1st, 2007

Yakubu Amidu Vs Ali Funeka

Amidu lost to Ali Funeka in his next fight. Taking place on April 1st, 2007, Amidu's career record after this fight stood at 13-1-1. Coming into the fight with high confidence Amidu fought his next fight against Ali Funeka on April 1st, 2007. Unfortunately, Amidu was outclassed and lost the decision on the judges scorecards taking his record to 13-1-1. Amidu's win streak of 13 rose to 16 following 3 great wins, becoming the first to stop Joseph Laryea, 11th person to stop Aminu Turkson (Round 4 KO) and 3rd person to stop Peter Dorbor (Round 4 KO).


November 14th, 2008

Yakubu Amidu Vs Ricky Burns

Taking a knock to his career, Amidu fought and was defeated by Ricky Burns on November 14th, 2008 taking his record to 16-2-1. Amidu's fight against Ricky Burns was Amidu's first stoppage defeat. This came via TKO in the 7th round of a 12 round fight.


February 21st, 2014

Yakubu Amidu Vs Chris Rudd

Chris Rudd was next in line for Amidu where unfortunately, he was defeated on February 21st, 2014 taking his record to 21-5-2. Chris Rudd was the next opponent of Amidu's career in 2014. The fight was scheduled for 6 and Amidu was the 6th person to go the distance with Rudd resulting in a loss for Amidu.


Latest Fight

Taking another knock in his career, Amidu fought Ivan Redkach on January 9th, 2015 and was defeated by Redkach. Left wondering where Amidu's career will go next, Redkach became only the 2nd man to stop Amidu in the 6th round of a 10 round fight.

yakubu amidu opponents

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Jamel Herring (14-0-0)

Sat, 3 Oct - 2015
round 10 of 10
Unknown
UD

Jose Felix Jr (31-1-1)

Sat, 13 Jun - 2015
round 10 of 10
Unknown
RTD

Ivan Redkach (18-0-0)

Fri, 9 Jan - 2015
round 6 of 10
Unknown
same weight southpaw ring rust
SD

Chris Rudd (13-1-0)

Fri, 21 Feb - 2014
round 6 of 6
Unknown
+0.5 lbs
TKO

Rynell Griffin (7-19-2)

Wed, 27 Nov - 2013
round 7 of 8
Unknown
-3.0 lbs southpaw
SD
Fri, 26 Jul - 2013
round 12 of 12
Unknown
+1.0 lbs
SD

Haskell Rhodes (15-0-0)

Thu, 25 Apr - 2013
round 10 of 10
Unknown
same weight ring rust
UD

Ji-Hoon Kim (23-7-0)

Fri, 27 Jan - 2012
round 10 of 10
Unknown
+2.5 lbs
TKO

Martin Tucker (7-10-0)

Fri, 19 Aug - 2011
round 3 of 4
Unknown
+1.7 lbs
TKO

Damon Antoine (9-31-2)

Wed, 18 May - 2011
round 3 of 8
Unknown
-2.0 lbs

yakubu amidu KNOCKOUTS AND POWER

61.3%
KNOCKOUT %
71%
POWER
76%
CHIN/BODY

yakubu amidu results


TKO (48.4%)
UD (16.1%)
KO (16.1%)
SD (9.7%)
RTD (3.2%)
MD (3.2%)
PTS (3.2%)

yakubu amidu statistics

11.11%

Round KO Percentage

171

Rounds boxed

2

Been Stopped

19

Opponents Stopped

6.45%

Been KO'd Percentage

1.17%

Been KO'd Round Percentage

3.7

Average Winning Round

8.9

Average Losing Round

Opponent Statistics

456

Total Fight Count

54.7%

Power Average

45.8%

Punch Resistance

Best Wins

Hardest Hitting Opponents

Toughest Opponents