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Adailton de Jesus (born August 9, 1978) is a Brazilian boxer in the Featherweight division. He was born in Salvador,
Bahia
Bahia
.


Professional career

Known as "Precipício", Adailton turned pro in 2002 in his hometown. Adailton's trainer is Servílio de Oliveira, who won a bronze medal at the
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in Mexico City. After four years fighting in Brazil he made his USA debut against Kevin Carmody, he won a majority decision. Since that fight Adailton is making a spectacular career in the USA. In October 30, 2007, he fought Yuriorkis Gamboa and lost by technical knockout. In his last fight, he lost a controversial Unanimous Decision against Mexican-American Marcos Ramirez for the Vacant IBF Latino Featherweight Title. The fight was held in Kansas City, the hometown of Marcos Ramirez.
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announcer Teddy Atlas scored Adailton De Jesus as a two-point winner. Upon hearing the scoring of the judges, Atlas remarked that "... De Jesus should have never even gotten on the plane."Marcos Ramirez vs Adailton de Jesus
at BoxRec


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* 1978 births Living people Featherweight boxers Brazilian male boxers {{Brazil-boxing-bio-stub