Badou Jack vs. Dervin Colina Stats: Age, Height, Weight, Reach, Net Worth, Record, and More

Published 06/06/2021, 7:53 AM EDT


The Floyd Mayweather Vs. Logan Paul exhibition event has taken over the entire combat sports world. Despite extreme criticism towards the fight, everyone is talking about the bout and the undercard. And one exciting contest on the card could be the Badou Jack and Dervin Colina clash.

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Jack trained to face his old-foe Jean Pascal in a highly anticipated rematch. However, Pascal tested positive for banned substances, and Colina was a last-minute replacement. So let’s look at both fighters and find out everything you need to know about them.

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Badou Jack Vs. Dervin Colina: Physical attributes

Jack is a 37-year-old former WBC interim champion. He stands at 6-foot-1inch and has a reach of 73 inches. Moreover, he fights in the light-heavyweight division, and thus, weighs in at 175 lbs. for his bouts. Jack’s record going into this bout stands at 23-3-3, with a 44% knockout rate.

Colina, on the other hand, is a 33-year-old who has been a professional since 2013. He stands at a height of 5-foot-11 ½-inches and has a reach of 74 inches. Colina has bounced around three weight classes, starting at cruiserweight and even fighting in the super-middleweight division. However, he will face Jack at 175 lbs. He goes into the bout with a perfect 15-0 record with an 87% knockout rate.

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Other facts about Jack and Dervin

Jack is the more recognizable name of the two. He has a reported net worth of $1 million as of 2020. In terms of his personal life, Jack is married to Yasemin Jack since 2014. The couple has two children together namely Melaniyah and Malik. And despite fighting out of Las Vegas, USA, Jack and his family are Swedish.

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Other than this, ‘The Ripper’ is famous for the grotesque cut he received in the bout against Marcus Browne. It was the same bout in which the referee was covered in blood by the end. A picture that later went viral.

Unbeaten Colina currently fights out of Florida, USA. However, he is Venezuelan. As a result, most of his 15 professional fights have been in Venezuela and Columbia. In addition, there is no information about the Venezuelan’s personal life either. However, he now has a chance to announce himself to the world. 

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What do you make of the Badou Jack and Dervin Colina bout? Do you think Colina will continue his unbeaten streak, or do you think Badou Jack’s experience will be the difference?

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Leonardo Carvalho

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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