Nordine Oubaali - Updated Dec 2023

Updated On December 9, 2023
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Lens, France
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Lens, France

Nordine Oubaali

Nordine Oubaali is a retired professional boxer who seized the title of the WBC bantamweight from 2019 to 2021. Nordine Oubaali got into the 4th best bantamweight by The Ring, 5th by BoxRec, and then 6th by the TBRB in September 2021.

Early Life

The amazing professional boxer’s birthdate is 4th August 1986 which makes him 37 years old. His birthplace is Lens, Pas-de-Calais, France and his zodiac sign is Leo.

Similarly, the boxer holds Moroccan-French nationality. The name of his parents is Azzouz and Miloida Oubaali.

As for her family, he is the thirteenth kid among her total of eighteen siblings. Some of her siblings’ names are Ali, MOussa, and S’mail. Like himself, his brother, Ali is also a boxer.

The French boxer must be an educated personality however, there is no information about his educational qualifications.

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Caption: Nordine Oubaali with his siblings (Source: Instagram)

Body Measurement

Regarding the boxer’s body measurement, he has well-maintained and exercised body statistics. He is 5 feet 31⁄2 inches (161 cm) tall and he weighs about 67 kg or 148 lbs.

Similarly, the French boxer has short black hair, a fair complexion, and a pair of black eyes. Being a boxer, he obviously looks after his daily routine (diet and exercises) very carefully and strictly.

Even after his retirement, he has been working hard and looking after his physical statistics like before.

Nordine Oubaali – Social Media

As for his presence on the social media platforms, he has been quite active on some of them. The Moroccan-French boxer has been active on Facebook and also on Instagram for a long time now.

He often updates his social media accounts about his professional career. On Instagram, he has 27.2 thousand followers as of April 2022 whereas, on Facebook, he has 4.6 thousand followers.

There are also several fan pages made for him by his admirers.

Career and Professional Life

In 2006, Nordine’s boxing career began being a French champion. At the World Championships of 2007, he defeated Arginian Junior Zarate (RSCO), Spaniard José Kelvin de la Nieve 33:12

, and then Georgiy Chygayev (UKR) 25-9. Zou Shiming stunned him in the semis. At the 2008’s Olympics, he beat Rafikjon Sultonov 8:7 and closely amazed Zou Shiming but missed 3-3+ (jury decision).

He went to flyweight for the Summer Olympics of the year 2012 and beat Ajmal Faisal in the 1st round. Then, he won over Rau’Shee Warren in the 2nd round but was beaten by Ireland’s Michael Conlan in the quarterfinal.

On 20th March 2017, Oubaali finally made his first professional appearance against Sergey Tasimov. He became the winner of the match, collecting an 11-0 record throughout another 2 years, with 8 wins.

Oubfaced Alejandro Hernandez on 2nd June 2017, for the unoccupied WBC Silver bantamweight title. He was the winner of the match by a 10th-round technical knockout.

Also, he made his 1st and only title shield contrary to Mark Anthony Geraldo on 16th December 2017. On 7th April 2918, he had a match with Luis Melendez in a non-title bout where he won by a 2nd-round knockout.


On 21st November 2018, the WBC declared that Nordine would have a match with Rau’shee Warren for the WBC bantamweight title. The bout took place on 22nd December 2018, at the Barclays Center, New York City.

However, the bout was once canceled before. Then, he happened between Manny Pacquiao vs. Adrien Broner on 19th January 2019, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.

He got the title by undisputed choice, with totals of 115-113, 116-112, and 117-111. Then, he became the 1st defense of his WBC bantamweight title contrary to Arthur Villanueva.

Nordine became the winner of the match by a 6th-round stoppage.

The boxer ruled from the beginning, triggering a swelling to appear above Villanueva’s left eye and knocking him with an uppercut-right hook combination in the 6th round.

Villanueva then ended his fighting career and retired at the finale of the 6th round. Similarly, Oubaali was arranged to make his 2nd WBC bantamweight title defense contrary to Takuma Inoue.

On 11th September 2018, Inoue got the rank of a compulsory competitor after defeating Mark John Yap.

Some more

Waiting for the Oubaali and Warren match’s result, on 30th December 2018, Inoue additionally had a match and beat Petch Sor Chitpattana to be the WBC bantamweight champ.

Nordine and Inoue’s match was held on 7th November 2019 in Saitman, Japan for the undercard of the Naoya Inoue and Nonito Donaire WBSS final at the Saitama Super Arena.

He outpointed Inoue to keep his WBC title, scoring the single knockdown of the match in the 3rd round, when he let go of Inoue with a left hook.

Even though he was incapable of completely defeating his rival, Nordine, however, became the winner. The boxer then made his 3rd WBC title defense contrary to Nonito Donaire.

It happened on 12th December 2020, at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.

On 13th November 2020, Nordine withdrew from the match ensuing a positive COVID-19 test. His place was taken by Emmanuel Rodríguez.

Again, Donaire also had to withdraw from the Rodriguez match on 9th December 2020 for the same reason.

Oubaali and Donaire’s match was held on 29th May 2021, as the main occasion of the PBC card held at the Dignity Health Sports Park.

It was placed in Carson, California where Donaire became the victor by a 4th-round. On 5th April 2022, the boxer officially retired from his boxing career.

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Caption: Nordine Oubaali holding his award (Source: Instagram)

Nordine Oubaali – Net Worth 2023

Nordine is an unbeatable professional boxer who has a perfect score of 17-0-0. This makes it very clear that he must have been getting an impressive amount of money from his fights, and championships.

Also, his only primary source of income to this day is from his boxing career.

As for now, the estimated net worth of Oubaali is around $2 million. The boxer at present has been residing in his own house located in Bagnolet, Seine-Saint-Denis, France.

Moreover, the boxer also gets paid for being involved in several sponsorships and endorsements as well.

Relationship Status

Oubaali has been a very secretive man when it comes to his love life. Except for some of his close friends, other people are not aware of any of his present and past love life.

Likewise, he has also not been spotted together with anyone having a romantic alone time in public or on social media.

We are not sure about his relationships but he surely must have been in love with someone special.

As for now, we can only say that the French boxer is single and just focusing on his further boxing career. Other than this, Nordine has also not been involved in any rumors and controversies.

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Caption: Nordine Oubaali at a press meeting (Source: Instagram)