Julius Jackson
Julius Jackson

Julius Jackson

“The Chef”

RECORD

20 - 2 - 0

KOs

16

Weight 168 lbs (76.36 kg)

Age 29

Home Saint Thomas, USA 

Complete Stats

A devastating puncher, Julius “The Chef” Jackson has used raw power to slice and dice his way into title contention in the 168-pound division. Read Bio

Last Fight

loss vs Jerry Odom

Jul 22, 2016 / Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, Connecticut

Jackson was stopped in the third round after a strong start.

Latest News

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Rau'shee WarrenPBC Boxing Video
Aug 5, 2016 / Artur Beterbiev, Sakio Bika, Marcus Browne, Andre Dirrell, Jamel Herring, John Jackson, Julius Jackson, Abner Mares, Errol Spence Jr., Rau'shee Warren, Deontay Wilder

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Competing for one’s country at the Olympics is one of the greatest honors an athlete can achieve. With the Rio Summer Games getting underway this weekend, some of PBC’s Olympic veterans shared their own memories and offered advice to this year’s athletes.

Jose Uzcategui and Julius JacksonPBC Boxing Video
Oct 7, 2015 / Jackson vs Uzcategui, Vazquez vs Mendez, Julius Jackson, Jose Uzcategui, Miguel Vazquez, Algenis Mendez

Recipe for success: Jose Uzcategui cooks up a stunning TKO victory over Julius ‘The Chef’ Jackson

Jose Uzcategui vowed that Julius Jackson wouldn’t last six rounds against him Tuesday night, and the man nicknamed “Money” cashed in on that prediction.

Julius Jackson
Oct 5, 2015 / Julius Jackson, Jose Uzcategui, Jackson vs Uzcategui

Julius ‘The Chef’ Jackson throws down in the kitchen as well as he does in the ring

Can you smell what Julius Jackson is cookin’? You could if you were a bystander in his kitchen, where the unbeaten 168-pound contender is as deft with a pair of oven mitts as he is with boxing gloves in the ring.

Fights

Fights

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

Stats

Julius Jackson “The Chef”

  • WINS 20
  • LOSSES 2
  • DRAWS 0
  • KOs 16

Weight 168 lbs (76.36 kg)

Height 6'2" (1.88 m)

Reach 79" (201 cm)

  • Born

    August 01, 1987
  • Age

    29
  • Country

    U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Born in

    Saint Thomas
  • Trains in

    Saint Thomas
  • Stance

    Orthodox
  • Rounds Boxed

    68
  • KO Percentage

    73%
  • Boxing Hero

    Julian Jackson

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Bio

Bio

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.

#tbt #beijing #olympics yea I wanted to knock his head off! #boxing

A photo posted by Julius Jackson (@juliusthechef1) on

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.”

Julius Jackson
Julius Jackson, a 2008 graduate of the Florida Culinary Institute, is able to carve up his opponents in the ring almost as easily as he can carve a turkey.

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.”