Josué Edmond Blocus (born November 20, 1969 in Saint-Claude, Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe) is a French heavyweight boxer who competed in the 1996 Olympics. Blocus is a black Frenchman whose family is from Guadeloupe.
At the 1996 European Championships in Vejle, Denmark, he beat Zoran Manojlovic (Yugoslavia) but lost to Serguei Lyakhovich (Belarus) on points.
At the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta he fought as a superheavyweight and beat Jesús Guevara, Venezuela, RSC-2 (02:13) but was stopped in the second round by big-punching Adaliat Marnedov, Azerbaijan by RSC-1 (02:11).
He turned pro in 1997, showing big power in six early wins, including one over Sedreck Fields. He then fought only five times over the next five years before getting outpointed in 2002 by Friday Ahunanya and knocked out by club fighter Guerrero (record 15-6). In 2007, at age 37, he rebounded and scored the biggest win of his pro career, beating Canadian champion David Cadieux on the road.
Professional boxing record
|16 Wins (14 knockouts, 2 decisions), 2 Losses (1 knockout, 1 decision) |
|Win||6-7||Darryl Holley||TKO||1||09/10/2010||Atlanta, Georgia, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 1:50 of the first round.|
|Win||16-1||David Cadieux||SD||12||12/05/2007||Montreal, Quebec, Canada||WBO NABO Heavyweight Title. 118-110, 117-111, 113-115.|
|Win||9-2-1||Nicolai "Stone Man" Firtha||TKO||7||16/06/2006||Duluth, Georgia, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 2:28 of the seventh round.|
|Win||14-23-2||Eric "Hollywood" Starr||TKO||4||16/12/2005||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Loss||15-6-3||Ron "El Tejanito" Guerrero||RTD||5||15/02/2003||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Blocus did not come out for the sixth round.|
|Loss||16-1||Friday "The 13th" Ahunanya||SD||10||01/06/2002||Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States||93-97, 93-97, 96-95.|
|Win||10-3-1||Albert "Hammer" Stewart||TKO||3||30/03/2002||Reading, Pennsylvania, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 2:52 of the third round.|
|Win||7-15||Kevin Rosier||TKO||1||09/12/2000||Villeurbanne, Rhone, France|
|Win||22-5||Mario Cawley||UD||6||28/11/2000||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||4-3-1||Clarence Goins||TKO||1||13/11/1999||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 2:40 of the first round.|
|Win||10-19||Lou Turichiarelli||TKO||1||12/06/1999||Wilmington, Massachusetts, United States|
|Win||3-1||Juan Pablo Rodriguez||TKO||1||09/05/1998||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Win||0-3||Gene Jones||KO||2||18/10/1997||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Jones knocked out at 1:09 of the second round.|
|Win||2-7||Ronnie "The Bear" Smith||TKO||3||17/06/1997||Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi, United States||Referee stopped the bout at 2:55 of the third round.|
|Win||1-0||James Lester||TKO||1||07/06/1997||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Win||3-7-1||Alonzo Hollis||TKO||3||14/05/1997||Montreal, Quebec, Canada||Referee stopped the bout at 2:27 of the third round.|
|Win||0-2||Sedreck "Big Buck" Fields||KO||1||05/05/1997||Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
|Win||0-1||Russell Pugh||KO||1||26/04/1997||Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|