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Rau'shee Warren News
Former 118-pound champion embraces the ups and downs of winning and losing a world title, but says now after dropping to 115 pounds he's at the perfect place to win back a belt—or two, in multiple weight classes.
Head tilted slightly downward and eyes focused forward, Mikey Garcia seemingly saw nothing other than the obstacle in front of him: Adrien Broner.
Rau’shee Warren made a huge opening statement in his first 118-pound title defense, but it wasn’t enough to deny the unyielding attack of Zhanat Zhakiyanov.
Rau'shee Warren Fights
Win vs McJoe Arroyo 17-1-0
Jul 29, 2017 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Rau'shee WarrenRR WINS against McJoe ArroyoMM by UD in Round 12 of 12
Loss vs Zhanat Zhakiyanov
Feb 10, 2017 • Huntington Center, Toledo, Ohio
Rau'shee WarrenRR LOSES to Zhanat ZhakiyanovZZ by SD in Round 12 of 12
WIN vs Juan Carlos Payano
Jun 18, 2016 • UIC Pavilion, Chicago
Juan Carlos PayanoJJ LOSES to Rau'shee WarrenRR by MD in Round 12 of 12
LOSS vs Juan Carlos Payano 13-0
Aug 02, 2015 • Full Sail Live, Winter Park, Florida
Juan Carlos PayanoJJ WINS against Rau'shee WarrenRR by SD in Round 12 of 12
Win vs Javier Gallo 21-10-1
Mar 06, 2015 • MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Rau'shee WarrenRR WINS against Javier GalloJJ by TKO in Round 1 of 10
No Contest vs Javier Gallo 21-10-1
Dec 12, 2014 • UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Rau'shee WarrenRR Javier GalloJJ by NC in Round 1 of 10
Win vs Jose Luis Araiza 31-8-1
Sep 06, 2014 • U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Rau'shee WarrenRR WINS against Jose Luis AraizaJJ by UD in Round 10 of 10
Win vs Ricardo Alvarado 7-2-0
May 02, 2014 • Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Rau'shee WarrenRR WINS against Ricardo AlvaradoRR by UD in Round 10 of 10
Win vs German Meraz 46-28-1
Jan 25, 2014 • DC Armory, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Rau'shee WarrenRR WINS against German MerazGG by UD in Round 8 of 8
Win vs Jose Silveria 15-9-0
Dec 14, 2013 • Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Rau'shee WarrenRR WINS against Jose SilveriaJJ by UD in Round 8 of 8
Win vs Jhon Alberto Molina 32-24-3
Oct 14, 2013 • BB&t Center, Sunrise, Florida, USA
Rau'shee WarrenRR WINS against Jhon Alberto MolinaJJ by UD in Round 4 of 4
Win vs Omar Gonzalez 6-8-0
Sep 02, 2013 • Cowboys Dance Hall, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Rau'shee WarrenRR WINS against Omar GonzalezOO by UD in Round 6 of 6
Win vs Jesus Bayron 5-7-0
Jul 05, 2013 • Crown Coliseum, Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA
Rau'shee WarrenRR WINS against Jesus BayronJJ by UD in Round 6 of 6
Win vs Jovany Fuentes 5-1-0
Jun 22, 2013 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Rau'shee WarrenRR WINS against Jovany FuentesJJ by TKO in Round 2 of 4
Win vs Jiovany Fuentes 5-1-0
Jun 22, 2013 • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Rau'shee WarrenRR WINS against Jiovany FuentesJJ by TKO in Round 2 of 4
Win vs Angel Carvajal 2-1-0
May 18, 2013 • Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Rau'shee WarrenRR WINS against Angel CarvajalAA by TKO in Round 4 of 4
Win vs Richard Hernandez 0-5-0
Feb 16, 2013 • Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Rau'shee WarrenRR WINS against Richard HernandezRR by TKO in Round 2 of 4
Win vs Luis Rivera 1-2-0
Nov 09, 2012 • Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USA
Rau'shee WarrenRR WINS against Luis RiveraLL by UD in Round 4 of 4
Rau'shee Warren Bio
Rau’shee Warren is one of the most decorated amateur fighters in U.S. history, and the only boxer to make three U.S. Olympic teams. “Baby Pit” has continued to thrive as a professional, first winning a 118-pound title on his second attempt, and now seeking another world championship at 115.
A quick study in the ring
Rau’shee Warren can barely remember a time when he wasn’t involved in boxing. He took up the sport at the age of 6 in his native Cincinnati, and won his first amateur fight when he was 8.
At the age of 17, Warren surprisingly qualified for the 2004 Athens Olympics, representing the U.S. boxing team at 106 pounds.
He was the youngest boxer in the Games, and the youngest male athlete on the U.S. Olympic team, but his storybook run ended when he was beaten by China’s Zou Shiming in the first round.
Becoming a three-time Olympian
Warren soon moved up to the 112-pound division, and won the U.S. championship in 2005 and 2006. He also won the bronze medal at the 2005 World Amateur Championships in Mianyang, China.
After being named USA Boxing’s co-athlete of the year in 2006, Warren repeated as U.S. champion in 2007, and also won the World Amateur Boxing Championships in Chicago, where he defeated Thailand’s Somjit Jongjohor.
Warren again qualified for the Olympics in 2008, becoming the first U.S. boxer to compete in two Olympic Games since Davey Lee Armstrong in 1972 and ’76, but again lost in the first round, dropping a controversial decision to South Korea’s Lee Ok-sung.
Warren elected to remain an amateur, and moved up to the 119-pound division. He reached the semifinals of the 2009 U.S. Nationals, but lost to eventual champion Jesus Magdaleno.
Warren won the 2011 U.S. Olympic trials to become the first American boxer to qualify for three Olympics, however, he failed to advance past the first round at the London Games when he lost a tight 19-18 decision to France’s Nordine Oubaali.
Early success as a professional
Soon after the 2012 Olympics, the 25-year-old Warren stepped up to the pro ranks, winning his debut in November 2012 with a four-round unanimous decision over Luis Rivera in Indio, California.
After running out to a 10-0 record, Warren passed the biggest test of his career in May 2014, when won a 10-round decision over Ricardo Alvarado in Las Vegas. Warren put Alvarado on the mat in the second and ninth rounds as he cruised to a 99-87 win on all three judges’ scorecards.
In December 2014, Warren’s tilt with Javier Gallo was ruled a no contest after an accidental head butt in the first round.
They met again in March 2015, and this fight also didn’t go past the first round as Warren gained a quick technical knockout to improve to 13-0 with four KOs.