(born October 27, 1977) is an American professional boxer
. Judah has won five world titles between the junior welterweight
divisions, and is a former undisputed welterweight champion
. He is also a former WBO
junior welterweight champion and was ranked #8 in the welterweight division by The Ring
magazine. After compiling an amateur record of 110–5, Judah turned professional in 1996. On February 12, 2000, Judah won the IBF junior welterweight title by defeating Jan Piet Bergman by fourth round . He successfully defended the IBF title five times before losing to by second round on November 3, 2001. Judah's actions after the fight, which included throwing a stool across the ring and sticking his gloved fist into referee 's neck, resulted in him being fined 75,000 and receiving a six-month suspension. On July 12, 2003, Judah defeated by to win the WBO junior welterweight title. He made one successful defense of the WBO title before moving up to welterweight.
On April 10, 2004, Judah lost by unanimous decision
to Cory Spinks
for the undisputed welterweight championship, but Judah would defeat Spinks by ninth round technical knockout in a rematch ten months later. After defeating Cosme Rivera
by third round technical knockout, Judah was upended by Carlos Baldomir
on January 7, 2006. The Ring
would name Baldomir's victory over Judah the upset of the year
for 2006. On April 8, 2006, Judah lost to Floyd Mayweather,......