Mikkel LesPierre is the current USNBC WBC and WBC FECARBOX Jr Welterweight Champion. He maintains a perfect record of 21-0-1 (10 kos). He is known for his perfectly executed uppercut. Mikkel is signed to DiBella Entertainment.
He was born in Trinidad and Tobago and at the age of six moved to the United States. He was raised in Brooklyn’s East Flatbush area and it was there that a friend introduced Mikkel to the sport of boxing.
Mikkel’s first amateur bout was in 2006 and he ended his amateur record with a total of 49 bouts which comprised 36 wins and 13 losses. Mikkel had a successful 6 years as an amateur which prompted his decision to turn pro in 2012.
His style of boxing was naturally catered more towards the pros, even as an amateur. He earned himself the reputation of having a “slick” style, hence the name “SLIKK MIKK”.
Mikkel trains under the watchful eyes of Don Saxby and Leon Taylor out Gleason’s Boxing Gym in his hometown Brooklyn, New York City.