Jeff Horn

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Horn in July 2017

Jeffrey Christopher Horn Jr. (born 4 February 1988) is an Australian professional boxer. He held the WBO welterweight title from 2017 to 2018. He was an amateur boxer for Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. He reached the light welterweight quarter-finals at the Olympics. In July 2017, he beat Manny Pacquiao for the WBO welterweight title.[1] He lost the title to Terence Crawford in June 2018.[2] He also won against Anthony Mundine in 96 seconds via first round knockout on 30 November 2018.[3]

Horn was born in Brisbane, Queensland. He was a school teacher before becoming a pro boxer. He married Joanna in September 2014. Their daughter was born in December 2017.

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  1. Gallo, DJ (2 July 2017). "Jeff Horn stuns Manny Pacquiao in WBO welterweight world title fight – as it happened". The Guardian. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  2. Rafael, Dan (10 June 2018). "Terence Crawford stops Jeff Horn by TKO to claim welterweight world title". ESPN. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  3. Lutton, Phil (1 December 2018). "'Better man' Jeff Horn retires Anthony Mundine with left hook". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 25 March 2019.

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