Carlos Maussa is a retired professional boxer from Colombia. Maussa is best known for his successful career as a super featherweight and lightweight fighter, during which he won numerous titles and became a fan favorite.
Maussa began boxing at a young age and quickly made a name for himself in the amateur ranks. He turned professional in 1998 and quickly rose through the ranks, winning his first professional title in 2002 with a unanimous decision victory over Raul Balbi.
Over the course of his career, Maussa won multiple world titles in the super featherweight and lightweight divisions. He was known for his aggressive style and powerful punching, and was considered one of the top fighters in his weight class.
Maussa’s most notable victories include a unanimous decision win over former world champion Jose Luis Castillo in 2004 and a knockout victory over former world champion Juan Diaz in 2006. He retired from boxing in 2012 with a professional record of 27-4-0, with 21 wins by knockout.
After retiring from boxing, Maussa has remained active in the sport, working as a trainer and mentor to up-and-coming fighters. He is also involved in charitable work, helping to raise funds and awareness for various causes in his native Colombia.
Despite his success in the ring, Maussa is perhaps best known for his humble and gracious demeanor outside of the ring. He has remained a fan favorite throughout his career and is highly respected by his peers in the boxing community.