Joseph Benhard

Joseph Benhard (born 10 May 1972) is a Namibian boxer. Bernhard competed for Namibia at the 1996 Summer Olympics. Fighting as a light flyweight, Benhard lost to Spaniard Rafael Lozano in the first round.[1] He also represented Namibia at the 1994 Commonwealth Games.[2]

Joseph Benhard
Real nameJoseph Benhard
Nickname(s)Fimbi Kaliwa
Height173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Born (1972-05-10) 10 May 1972
Okalongo, Namibia
Boxing record
Total fights2
Wins by KO0
No contests0

Benhard turned professional in 2004 but lost the light weight challenge in 2005 to Simon Negodhi. He then tried to make a comeback but his age wouldn’t allow it. Nicknamed "Fimbi Kaliwa", he is still undefeated in his amateur boxing career.[3] He founded the Kilimanjaro Boxing club in March 2007.[4]

Professional boxing record

Professional record summary
2 fights 0 wins 2 losses
By knockout 0 2
By decision 0 0
Draws 0
No contests 0
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
2 Loss 0–2 Simon Negodhi TKO 2 (4) Nov 11, 2006 Ongwediva Trade Fair Centre, Ongwediva, Namibia
1 Loss 0–1 Simon Negodhi TKO 4 (4) Oct 3, 2005 Ongwediva Trade Fair Centre, Ongwediva, Namibia Pro debut for Benhard


  1. Joseph Benhard
  2. "15.Commonwealth Games - Victoria, Canada - August 18-28 1994". Retrieved 2016-03-04.
  3. Shivute, Oswald (26 March 2010). "Joseph Benhard a galukila ishewe mo mbokisa". The Namibian (in Oshiwambo).CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  4. Xoagub, Francis (9 August 2011). "Kilimanjaro boxers pay courtesy call on Governor". New Era.

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