Jack Robert Culcay-Keth or Jack Culcay is a professional boxer born in Ecuador on September 26, 1985. The 35-year-old boxer had been representing Germany and competing in international events including the Olympics during his amateur career. In terms of his professional career, highlights include holding the 2015 and 2017 WBA interim light-middleweight title.
Culcay’s boxing career started in 1998 after being influenced by his father. He played several amateur matches before participating in the World Amateur Boxing Championships in 2007. Due to his superb performance, he was able to qualify for the 2008 Summer Olympics. Furthermore, during the 2009 World Championships, Culcay bagged the gold medal. He also won the silver medal during the 2008 European Championships held in Liverpool.
The 5-feet-7-inch boxer started his professional career in 2009. This was after signing a contract under Sauerland Promotions. His first fight happened on December 19, 2009, against Jindrich Kabin at Schwerin, Germany wherein he won by unanimous decision. He also continued this winning streak from his second to the fourteenth fight.
Further, Culcay earned his first world title during his twelfth fight. This was in August 2012 when he won by technical knockout over Frederic Serre of France at the O2 World Arena in Berlin. This win earned him the WBA Inter-continental light-middleweight title, which he retained after his next two matches. He lost this title over Guido Nicolas Pitto in April 2013. This was his first loss in his professional career. After more than five months, Culcay got back his light-middleweight title from Pitto.
In addition to his WBA inter-continental light-middleweight title, Culcay also earned the European light-middleweight title on August 16, 2014, the European Union middleweight title on June 9, 2018, and the IBF international middleweight title on September 22, 2018.
Culcay comes with an impressive professional boxing record of 33 fights with 29 wins and 4 losses. He plays the southpaw stance.
- Total Fights: 33
- Total Wins: 29
- Wins by Knockout: 13
- Wins by Decision: 16
- Losses: 4
- Losses by Knockout: 0
- Losses by Decision: 4