SO, WHO EXACTLY IS
IBF WORLD CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPION.
RING MAGAZINE CRUISERWEIGHT CHAMPION.
Jai Opetaia (born 1995) is a Samoan Australian 4th generation boxer on his Dad’s side and 3rd on his Mum’s, boxing is in his blood. Jai won the Light Heavyweight title at the 2011 Junior World Championships then qualified for the 2012 London Olympics as a Heavyweight at the age of 16, making him the youngest ever Australian Olympic boxer.
Now, at age 28, Jai is the current IBF and Ring Magazine Cruiserweight World Champion with 23 professional fights for 23 impressive wins. 18 of those fights won by KO.
Regarded as the King of his division Jai's goal is to unify the division before going up to the Heavyweight division.
IBF World Cruiserweight Champion
RING Magazine Cruiserweight Champion
World's #1 Cruiserweight
WBO Asian Pacific Champion
WBO Global Champion
ANBF Australian Boxer of the year 2018
IBF Pan Pacific Champion
WBA Oceania Champion
World Youth IBF Champion
2 x Australian Titles
22 x fights, 22 x wins, 17 x KO's
Turned Professional in 2015 as Cruiserweight
3 x Australian Golden Gloves
6 x Australian Titles
6 x NSW Titles
Commonwealth Games in 2014
Member Australian Olympic Team at 16 years old for the 2012 Olympics (the youngest ever Australian boxer)
Won World Junior Championships at 16 years old
Bronze Medallist at Youth World Championships 2011 at 15 years old
Amateur Career – over 130 fights