Born August 8, 1971 in Manchester Jamaica, Chris Johnson started his boxing career in Kitchener, Ontario at the age of 8. With 250 amateur bouts, Chris brought home a bronze medal for Canada at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. Chris entered into professional boxing shortly after nicknamed, “Mr. Showtime” where he accumulated an impressive professional record of 27-3-1 before retiring in 2001.
· 1992 Olympic Bronze Medalist
· Trainer: Steve Molitor, Former Junior Featherweight World Championship
· 2006 FightNews Canada Trainer of The Year » Link
· Former NABF Light Heavyweight Champion
· Gold Medalist, Commonwealth Games, 1990, Aukland, New Zealand
· Silver Medalist, Pan American Games, 1991, Havana, Cuba
· Bronze Medalist, World Amateur Championships, 1991, Sydney, Australia
· Previously rated WBO #7, WBC #9
Operated by Chris Johnson, former professional boxer and 1992 Canadian Olympic medalist, Clancy’s Boxing Academy is among the Canada’s finest amateur and professional boxing clubs. Prior to May 2009, the club was known as Chris Johnson’s Fighting Alliance, which was originally established in 2006.
Our mission is to be recognized as the primary provider of quality young fighters in Canada, and to be acknowledged as a leading training sports facility in terms of administration, development, participation, mentoring, performance and profile.
Our vision is to have well developed and structured development pathways for all of our young fighters to improve their skills and talents.
When not in the gym, you can find Chris Johnson delivering motivational speaches to schools across Mississauga and the GTA.