The fight was watched by an average audience of 1.76 million viewers, peaking at 1.86 million. Washington's first decision win came in his 3rd professional fight against Terrance Perro.  The fight was officially confirmed on January 30, 2017. Info about the boxer Gerald Washington (El Gallo Negro), debut 2012-07-28. I could have kept it like that and kept it boring. , On November 13, 2018 it was announced that Washington, who was at the time negotiating a possible fight with British heavyweight Joe Joyce, would fight on January 26, 2019 at the Barclays Center in New York against Polish-born, Brooklyn-based Adam Kownacki (18-0, 14 KOs).
Perro was knocked down once in round 1, after 4 rounds the scorecards were 40–34, 39–35, and 39–35 in favor o…  After the weigh in, the face off was tense as Miller trash-talking to Washington, who never did any trash-talking back. Miller then threw his promotional cap towards Washington as the face off was broken up. This came after Wilder's original opponent for the fight, Polish boxer Andrzej Wawrzyk, tested positive for stanozolol, an anabolic steroid, during testing for the WBC's Clean Boxing Program.  The fight took place at the Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster, California. I'm looking forward to going to Birmingham and coming away with a victory just like I did in my last fight there.
Washington recovered quickly on unsteady legs. , At the somewhat advanced age of 30 Washington made his pro debut in 2012.  The three judges all had it 79-72 in favour for Washington. Midway through the 5th, Wilder got Washington against the ropes and landed a combination of power shots, the last shot being a left to the head of Washington, dropping him backwards against the ropes. Washington had a good opening round, but Miller took control landing power shots and causing heavy punishment. Washington remained in control for most of the fight. The fight lasted just 1 minute and 26 seconds as Washington dropped Sheppard twice. The fight was to take place on Premier Boxing Champions on Fox Sports 1 from the Little Creek Casino Resort, in Shelton, Washington. ", Wilder would win the bout by TKO in the 5th round. His only loss came to veteran journeyman Joey Abell in 2016.  Washington threw three times the amount of punches and used his big size advantage to beat Chambers by an 8-round unanimous decision. This page was last modified on 1 February 2019, at 04:48. https://boxrec.com/media/index.php?title=Gerald_Washington&oldid=777005.
Perro was knocked down once in round 1, after 4 rounds the scorecards were 40–34, 39–35, and 39–35 in favor of Washington.  Miller broke down Washington over 8 rounds eventually forcing the corner and referee stopping the fight. , On February 2, 2016 a fight between Washington and rising Colombian prospect Óscar Rivas (18-0, 13 KOs) was set to take place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on February 27 on Showtime. The fight ended when Washington stopped Walker in round 2, following some hard power shots.
The stoppage was at 1 minute, 40 seconds of round two. Gerald Washington (born 23 April 1982) is an American professional boxer who challenged for the WBC heavyweight title in 2017. At the somewhat advanced age of 30 Washington made his pro debut in 2012. He went on to play tight end and defensive end for the University of Southern California.
Athletic Bureau All-American first team, Super Prep JUCO 100, J.C. However the police noticed that there was a warrant for his arrest for previously driving without a licence. , Washington fought veteran journeyman Travis Walker (39-11-1, 31 KOs) in June 2014. Last … I don't know why I fell asleep there. , On July 11, it was announced that Washington would fight 47 year old American Ray Austin (29-7-4, 18 KOs) on the undercard of Wilder–Arreola on July 16, 2016 at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. The bout was the most watched boxing match in the United States for 2017 until the Thurman-Garcia unification fight drew 3.74 million on March 4. Upon leaving the Navy, Washington enrolled at Chaffey Junior College in Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.) and despite having played only one year of organized football in high school, he excelled at the junior college level. Current Streak: N/A.  Two days before the fight, the California State Athletic Commission conducted an eye exam, which Rivas failed. , On September 16, 2014 Washington was arrested during a routine traffic stop. Since 2005, Williams had only lost two of his last thirteen fights. Privacy. Height: 6'1" (185cm) | Reach: 76.0" (193cm) Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD. It was an even boxing match. Athletic Bureau All-State Region II first team and All-Foothill Conference first team. Name: Gerald WashingtonAlias: El Gallo NegroBirth Name: Gerald Marcus WashingtonBorn: 1982-04-23Hometown: Vallejo, California, USABirthplace: San Jose, California, USAStance: OrthodoxHeight: 198cmReach: 208cmPro Boxer: Record. The scheduled 10-round bout was cancelled. He went undrafted as a professional and spent minimal time in the NFL on the practice squads for both the Seattle Seahawks and Buffalo Bills. Washington unloaded a flurry of punches followed by a straight right which put Austin flat on his back. Gavern was dropped three times in the fight. , Washington next fought in December 2014 against 39 year old journeyman Mike Sheppard (22-17-1, 9 KOs) at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California. Gerald Washington played tennis as a youth and served as a helicopter mechanic in the United States Navy from 2000-04. Gerald " El Gallo Negro" Washington knocks out undefeated Jerry Forrest.
Washington released a statement following the announcement, "I'm very happy to get this opportunity to fight for my first world championship. Walker had trouble getting back up and the referee waved the fight off. The crowd loudly booed the outcome. Bloody Elbow has all the details on Deontay... Deontay Wilder will look to hand Tyson Fury his first career loss in the main ... Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury 2 post-fight results and analysis, Wilder vs. Fury 2 results and video: Charles Martin wipes out Gerald Washington, Live Stream: Watch Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2 online, Wilder vs. Fury 2 live results, round by round coverage, How to watch Wilder vs. Fury 2 live stream online, Wilder vs. Fury 2 Results: Live updates of undercard and main event. Pro Boxing Record: 20-4-1 (Win-Loss-Draw) Nickname: El Gallo Negro. After completing his sophomore season, Washington transferred to the University of Southern California in 2006 where he battled injuries and alternated between tight end and defensive end. Weight Class: | Last Weigh-In: N/A. The fight took place at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California on the undercard of Andre Berto vs. Josesito Lopez interim welterweight title fight. If that’s not a sure sign of Washington’s potential, then it’s hard to say what is. Washington started off strong with power punches as Wilder moved around with jabs. Mansour was able to land a lot of body shots that clearly bothered Washington and him holding on and doing a lot of shoving. Stephen Espinoza, Showtime Sports general manager praised Miller and said he could soon feature on 'Showtime Championship Boxing' soon. Washington's first decision win came in his 3rd professional fight against Terrance Perro. , On June 8, 2013, Washington fought 40 year old veteran Sherman Williams (35-12-2, 19 KOs) to an 8-round unanimous decision victory at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California. Washington attributed his loss due to lack of experience, saying after the fight, "I just got a little impatient.
The three judges scored the bout 98–91, 97–92, and 97–92 in favor of Washington, giving him the much needed win and snapping his 2-fight losing streak. His opponent was 32 year old John Wesley Nofire (20-1, 16 KOs).
El Gallo Negro: Weight(s) Super Middleweight Middleweight: Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Reach: 72 in (183 cm) Nationality: Mexican American: Born 7 August 1986 (age 34) Tamaulipas, Mexico: Stance: Orthodox: Boxing record; Total fights: 25: Wins: 21: Wins by KO: 16: Losses: 4: Draws: 1 I was trying to go for it. Washington was born to an African American father and a Mexican American mother, and lived in Mexico for part of his childhood.