He is an ace of ace; hence he has a moniker, Quadro Alas, which symbolizes Four Aces in his native language, Tagalog. A Filipino professional boxer, John Riel Casimero is a triple champion who holds world titles in the WBO Bantamweight, IBF junior-flyweight, and WBO interim junior-flyweight. When he signed an international promoter, most of the peeps knew he wasn’t an ordinary boxer but an undefeated player in the ring.
He had been confident on the ring since he turned pro in 2007. Let’s travel back to John Riel Casimero’s journey from street fighting to boxing along with his net worth, married life, children, family, and wiki-facts.
Street fighting to Professional fights
Casimero resides in the gym most of the time. He considers the gym to be his second home. While he was 12 years old, he used to get into lots of street fighting. Once he fought against three foes. Eventually, one of the boxing trainers saw him and asked if he was interested in fighting. He had that adrenaline rush; hence he followed the trails of the trainer.
The professional boxer had no problem in regulating his weight and stand for any-weight world championships. Though he normally weighed 115 lbs, he could easily make 108lbs for flyweight competition and also 125 lbs if he controlled on a diet, especially for the bantamweight title.
The opponents such as Duke Micah, Zolani Tete, Charlie Edward, Luis Alberto Lazarte, Ardin Diale, Allan Ranada, and many more have experienced defeat against Casimero. Well, a three-weight world champion, Casimero is a boxer who has sparred with notable fighters- Richard Betos and Fernando Lumacad. In only four months, he learned boxing skills and techniques, while having sparred more than 300 rounds and completing morning roadwork around the Busay Hills.
Definitely, John Riel Casimero is in the riches of bankable net worth following his thirty wins to date. Overall, he is a money-making machine of an international promoter since Casimero signed their contract in 2009. Somehow, they haven’t revealed the monetary figures enclosed in the contract.
Father of two kids
John Riel Casimero shares two children with his ex-girlfriend, Joanne. Both of them are little girls-one is two years old, while another is a toddler of a few months. The duo planned for the wedding but something didn’t work out between them; thus separated from one another.
I came from Ormoc and Joanne did not lend our two children to me. Before, I was planning to get married but now, I know her behavior. She just gave birth. ”
At the same time, John Riel Casimero told off reporters that he had no current love interest because of his intense passion for boxing. Who knows; he could either rebound with Joanne or kindle a relationship with his new wife?
Dreamt of being a policeman
Born on February 13, 1990, John Riel Casimero is in his early thirties. He is originally from Ormoc, Leyte, Philippines. Therefore, he bears Filipino nationality and Asian ethnicity. He stands at the frame of five feet and four inches height ruling the entitlement of three-weight world championships.
During the early days, he dreamt of pursuing his career as a policeman. He played soccer as well as won an amateur boxing championship during his high school days. Everything changed, when a boxing trainer witnessed him fighting against three guys, all at once.
He is the second eldest child of the Casimero family. Even his father is a fighter. Similarly, his one of siblings out of four, John Riel is a professional boxer.