Who is Julio Ceja?

Julio Ceja is a competitive Mexican boxer. He was born on November 18, 1992, in Tlalnepantla de Baz, Mexico. Julio is a former champion of WBC Super Bantamweight.

Julio was born as Julio César Ceja Pedraza, with the birth sign Scorpio. With the height of 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm) and weight about 122 lb, he has been able to maintain his body fit.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameJulio Ceja
Birth DateNovember 18, 1992
Birth PlaceTlalnepantla de Baz, Mexico
Birth NameJulio César Ceja Pedraza
Star SignScorpio
Height5 feet 6 inches (168 cm)
Weight122 lb
Marital StatusUnmarried
Net Worth$20 million

Julio Ceja


He started his career on July 17, 2009, defeating Floro Carranza, by the technical knockout (TKO). In his professional career, on January 21, 2012, against the WBC world light flyweight title challenger Ronald Barrera, he won by the fourth round knockout. Later, on May 11, 2013, in the IBF bantamweight world title, he lost to Jamie McDonnell. He lost by the majority decision after Leo Santa Cruz held the title to move up in weight. 

Eventually, on October 12, 2013, Julio won the WBC Silver bantamweight title, defeating Juan Jose Montes by the 10th round technical knockout. Likewise, for the interim WBC super bantamweight title, he defeated Hugo Ruiz. The title of the interim was applicable because of the Leo Santa Cruz moving to featherweight. Later, he exalted to full titleholder, which came to be after the Santa Cruz abandon. 

His recent fight was on June 23, 2019. However, he lost to Guillermo Rigondeaux by the technical knockout (TKO).

Julio Ceja

Professional Boxing Record

In total, he played 36 fights. In his fights, he won 32 times among which 28 by knockout and 4 by decision. Besides, he had a record of 4 losses; 3 by knockout and 1 by decision.


Julio Ceja has earned numerous honors in his profession. On April 28, 2012, Julio won by third-round knockout, against the WBO world bantamweight champion, Cruz Carbajal. Then, in the next year, on October 12, 2013, he won by 10th round technical knockout, to Juan Jose Montes and won the title of WBC Silver bantamweight title. Later, he became the WBC super bantamweight champion, on September 6, 2015.

Net Worth

Julio Ceja has been able to earn popularity from his professional career. Likewise, he also has accumulated a good amount of money. His net worth is estimated to be about $20 million, as of 2019.

Julio Ceja

Personal Life of Julio Ceja

It seems that the professional Mexican boxer is quite secretive. He has not revealed any information about his family. He likes to remain out of the limelight. Also, he has not been involved in any rumors and controversies. Probably, he is focussing on his career rather than love life.

Currently, Juliio resides on Atizapan de Zaragoza, México.