Jade Bornea, who has always been an underrated amateur boxer, is set to fight Mohammed Obaddi in Mexico in an elimination war for the IBF Super Flyweight title on January 14. Let’s get to know more about the boxer.
Since January, Jade Bornea has been a Filipino professional boxer who has held the WBC-NABF super-flyweight championship.
He competed for the Philippines at the Youth World Championships as an amateur, reaching the semi-finals of the light-flyweight division with a bronze medal.
Boxing: Who Is Jade Bornea?
Jade Bornea is the undefeated boxing champion who competes under the light-flyweight division, ranked 39/601 globally and 4/35 nationally according to official boxrec.
Jade made his debut as an amateur boxer in 2012. Out of 17 bouts he fought, he lost 15 of them with knockouts, claiming him an unbeaten hard-hitting striker.
During his amateur game, he had only lost to Murodjon Akhmadaliev by knockout ending his participation at the quarter-final of the 2012 AIBA Youth World Championships.
The World Youth Boxing Championships bronze medalist has also defeated Japanese multi-division champion, Kosei Tanaka.
Likewise, Bornea made his professional debut in 2014 by defeating Alberto Muring and has won all the 16 games he has played.
Jade first won the title of vacant MinProBa super-flyweight by defeating another Filipino Professional Boxer, Ronnie Sunido, in 2016.
He has retained the IBF Youth super-flyweight title since 2017.
Jade Bornea Parents: What Is His Ethnicity?
Jade Bornea’s parents must be proud of the achievements and fame of their athlete son.
The ethnic Filipino has not revealed much about his mom and dad on the digital platform.
His mom, Gina Dajay Bornea, is seen chiefly reacting to his posts showing love and pride on Facebook.
Gina attended Antipas National High School and graduated from Cotabato Foundation College of Science and Technology. She lives in Thailand, Bangkok.
Jade Bornea Wife: Is He Married?
Jade Bornea is married to a beautiful Filipino girl in October 2020, as evident from his feature photos on Facebook.
Jade has not, however, revealed her name.
Borneo is also a father to a lovely son, whose photos he keeps sharing on social media. His son is just a toddler now.
Jade Bornea Salary: How Much Does He Earn?
Jade Bornea being one of the richest and successful boxers, rightfully earns a handsome salary of $80K – $85k from his boxing career.
Jade has an estimated net worth of $4 million to $6 million as of 2021.
The Filipino boxer recently signed with Probellum in association with Sanman Boxing, whose fortune is to rise if he could win the 2022 title as he dreamed.