Birthplace: La Habilla Savana Perdida, Dominican Republic
Record: 16-1-0, 9 KOs
Yudel Jhonson is a Cuban boxer best known for winning a silver medal in the 2004 Olympic games as an amateur. Yudel defected from Cuba in 2009 along with former stablemate Guillermo Rigondeaux and made his pro debut the same year. This light middleweight is a hard punching southpaw who is currently ranked #15 by the WBA, he is a legitimate threat to all fighters in his division and is well on his way to a world title shot.