Yoel Judah Biography
Yoel Judah is the eldest member of the Brooklyn-based Judah boxing family, a martial artist, three-time world champion kickboxer, and boxing trainer and manager.
He had a brief boxing career in the 1980s, going 1–1 in two fights. Also, he is a 7th-degree black belt and former three-time world kickboxing champion, trained at one point by Billy Slinker.
Yoel Judah Age
Yoel was born on July 23, 1956. He is 52 years old as of 2018.
Yoel Judah Career
Boxing and kickboxing career
Yoel had a brief boxing career in the 1980s, going 1–1 in two fights. Also, he is a 7th-degree black belt and former three-time world kickboxing champion, trained at one point by Billy Slinker.
Johnny Saxton, who twice won the world welterweight championship, was Yoel’s uncle.
Training and managing career
Yoel has been the trainer and manager of his sons Zab Judah, Daniel Judah, and Josiah Judah. He has also been a trainer of heavyweight Shannon Briggs.
Yoel Judah Melee
Yoel received national attention for his involvement in the melee in round 10 of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Zab Judah fight on April 8, 2006.
After Zab hit Mayweather below the belt and with a rabbit punch, Roger Mayweather (Mayweather Jr.’s trainer) stormed the ring and went after Zab.
Referee Richard Steele had Roger restrained until Yoel entered the ring and threw a right hand at Roger an act that caused the ring to fill with Mayweather’s camp members, security officers, and Las Vegas police.
Later on May 8, 2006, the Nevada State Athletic Commission fined Yoel $100,000 and revoked his training license for one year.
Yoel Judah Religion
The Judah family are Black Hebrews and often attend Jewish Sabbath services. Judah is an avowed Hebrew Israelite, and Judah’s family has declared themselves Jewish.