loss vs Jerry Odom
Jul 22, 2016 / Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, Connecticut
Jackson was stopped in the third round after a strong start.
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Win vs Alvaro Morales 2-6-0
Jul 01, 2017 • Auditorio Municipal Jaltenco, Jaltenco, México, Mexico
Julius Jackson WINS against Alvaro Morales by TKO in Round 1 of 6
LOSS vs Jerry Odom 13-2-1
Jul 22, 2016 • Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA
Jerry Odom WINS against Julius Jackson by TKO in Round 3 of 8
Loss vs Jose Uzcategui
Oct 06, 2015 • Cowboys Dancehall, San Antonio
Julius Jackson LOSES to Jose Uzcategui by TKO in Round 2 of 12
LOSS vs Jose Uzcategui 23-1-0
Oct 06, 2015 • Cowboys Dance Hall, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Jose Uzcategui WINS against Julius Jackson by TKO in Round 2 of 12
Win vs Jonathan Nelson 19-1-0
Dec 20, 2014 • Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton, Washington, USA
Julius Jackson WINS against Jonathan Nelson by TKO in Round 9 of 10
Win vs Crispulo Javier Andino 17-6-1
Aug 01, 2014 • Club Unión Eléctrica, Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina
Julius Jackson WINS against Crispulo Javier Andino by TKO in Round 2 of 10
Win vs Nicolas Dario Lopez 10-0-0
Dec 07, 2013 • Club Atlético Talleres, Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina
Julius Jackson WINS against Nicolas Dario Lopez by TKO in Round 9 of 10
Win vs Julius Fogle 16-8-0
Aug 17, 2013 • Mark C. Marin Center, Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
Julius Jackson WINS against Julius Fogle by TKO in Round 1 of 8
Win vs Jhonatan Ricar 9-5-0
Mar 16, 2013 • Megapolis Convention Center, Panama City, Panama
Julius Jackson WINS against Jhonatan Ricar by TKO in Round 2 of 8
Win vs Jonalis Reyes 1-5-0
Dec 17, 2012 • Dominican Fiesta Hotel & Casino, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Julius Jackson WINS against Jonalis Reyes by RTD in Round 2 of 10
Win vs Jonali Reyes 1-5-0
Dec 17, 2012 • Dominican Fiesta Hotel & Casino, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Julius Jackson WINS against Jonali Reyes by RTD in Round 2 of 10
Win vs Durrell Richardson 13-4-0
Apr 25, 2012 • Mark C. Marin Center, Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
Julius Jackson WINS against Durrell Richardson by RTD in Round 2 of 10
Win vs Eduardo Mercedes 6-6-0
Sep 19, 2011 • Polideportvo Eleoncio Mercedes, La Romana, Dominican Republic
Julius Jackson WINS against Eduardo Mercedes by TKO in Round 2 of 8
Win vs Roberto Oliveira de Jesus 9-7-0
Apr 19, 2011 • Anfiteatro del Río Uruguay, Paysandu, Uruguay
Julius Jackson WINS against Roberto Oliveira de Jesus by TKO in Round 1 of 6
Win vs Mariano Andres Carranza 4-14-3
Jan 09, 2011 • Hotel & Casino Conrad, Punta del Este, Uruguay
Julius Jackson WINS against Mariano Andres Carranza by UD in Round 6 of 6
Win vs Guillermo Garcia 5-3-0
Oct 29, 2010 • Gimnasio Municipal, Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
Julius Jackson WINS against Guillermo Garcia by UD in Round 6 of 6
Win vs Adolfo Pimentel 0-4-0
Oct 02, 2010 • Coliseo Olimpico de la UG, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Julius Jackson WINS against Adolfo Pimentel by KO in Round 1 of 8
Win vs Nelsido Miguel Agramonte 0-8-0
Aug 19, 2010 • Dominican Fiesta Hotel & Casino, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Julius Jackson WINS against Nelsido Miguel Agramonte by TKO in Round 1 of 6
Win vs Noe Flores 2-2-1
May 21, 2010 • Malecon Turistico, Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico
Julius Jackson WINS against Noe Flores by TKO in Round 4 of 6
Win vs Frank Mola 3-0-0
Mar 12, 2010 • Sosua Bay Grand Casino, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Julius Jackson WINS against Frank Mola by TKO in Round 4 of 6
Win vs Luis Hodge 5-8-1
Sep 26, 2009 • UVI Sports & Fitness Center, Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
Julius Jackson WINS against Luis Hodge by UD in Round 4 of 4
LOSS vs Isiah Thomas 3-4-0
Sep 18, 2009 • Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
Isiah Thomas WINS against Julius Jackson by UD in Round 4 of 4
Win vs Jamal Williams 0-0-0
May 30, 2009 • UVI Sports & Fitness Center, Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
Julius Jackson WINS against Jamal Williams by TKO in Round 1 of 4
Win vs Williams Ganes 3-9-0
Mar 27, 2009 • UVI Sports & Fitness Center, Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
Julius Jackson WINS against Williams Ganes by KO in Round 1 of 4
Win vs Marvin Blair 2-3-1
Jan 30, 2009 • UVI Sports & Fitness Center, Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
Julius Jackson WINS against Marvin Blair by UD in Round 4 of 4
To say that Julius “The Chef” Jackson was born to be a boxer just because his father, Julian Jackson, was a three-time world champ in two divisions might be a bit too simplistic. But once he took up the sport, it was inevitable that the son of one of boxing’s greatest power punchers would fall under the category of knockout artist. The former Olympian is also an accomplished chef whose culinary talents rival his prowess in the ring.
Passing the torch
A couple of years after Julian Jackson wrapped up his Hall of Fame career, 13-year-old Julius Jackson found his way to the boxing gym and began the process of following in his father’s footsteps.
Through hard work, dedication and, yes, some pretty good genes, Jackson enjoyed a stellar amateur career in which he would go 27-9, win three Caribbean titles and represent his native Virgin Islands in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
After going one and done in Beijing, where he lost to Ireland’s Kenneth Egan, Jackson chose to take his talents to the professional ranks.
Making his debut on the same card as his younger brother, John, on January 30, 2009, Jackson won a four-round unanimous decision over Marvin Blair in the Virgin Islands. It would be one of the rare times when Jackson’s opponent would make it to the final bell.
Like father, like son
Jackson ended 2009 with a 4-0 mark, winning two fights by knockout and two by unanimous decision. The following year, he would truly begin to display the prodigious power that made his dad—ranked No. 25 on Ring’s list of the greatest punchers of all time—so famous.
In 2010, five opponents dared to share a ring with Jackson, and he turned aside all five, scoring four knockouts and a lopsided unanimous decision. Then in April 2011, Jackson began an amazing run in which he stopped six straight opponents in two rounds or less.
He continued his KO streak into December 2013, although it took him nine rounds to take down unbeaten Nicolas Dario Lopez in Cordoba, Argentina.
Jackson then gained two more stoppage wins in 2014, gaining a second-round TKO of Crispulo Javier Andino in Argentina in August before dropping Jonathan Nelson twice en route to a ninth-round TKO in Shelton, Washington, in December.
“I consider myself to be the full package, but I still don’t feel like a knockout artist,” Jackson told TheFightCity.com in 2015. “I love mixing up combinations, making my opponent miss, and I love using my jab. But naturally I have some of my dad’s power, as you can see from my record.”
Recipe for success
It’s tempting to look at Jackson’s nickname and assume he’s paying respects to a dearly departed South Park character, but Jackson’s toque is no joke.
He’s a 2008 graduate of the Florida Culinary Institute, was the head chef at Fat Turtle in St. Thomas and won St. Thomas’ “King of the Wings” chicken-wing competition in 2012. So it’s clear the man has a plan for his future outside the ring.
For now, though, Jackson is much more interested in using his hands to carve up his opponents rather than a slab of prime rib. And he’s not about to let up until he’s joined his dad at the pinnacle of the sport.
“With my father being who he is, my dream has always been to reach this level and then surpass this level,” Jackson said. “I’m working extremely hard for this opportunity, and I’m ready for my shot.”