Johnny Boudreaux boxed out of Texas Boxing Enterprises Boxing Gym and was a four time Houston Golden Gloves Champion, winning the tournament in the Novice Division in 1968 as a Light-Middle Weight, then in the Open Division in 1969 as a Light-Heavyweight, in 1971 as Open Division Champion at Light-Heavyweight, and in 1972 as Open Division Champion at Heavyweight. Johnny was also a two-time National AAU runner up.
As a professional Johnny was known for his extraordinary boxing skills and hand speed, compiling a professional record of 21 wins with 7 by knockout, against only 5 loses and 1 draw.
Johnny was a Texas State and Louisiana State Champion at Heavyweight as a professional and fought many tough boxers including Scrap Iron Johnson, Stan Ward, Roy Wallace, Tony Doyle, Charles Atlas, Randy Stephens, Gerrie Coetzee, and John Tate. Johnny is a name often mentioned when speaking to the old timers of boxing in Houston, and he’s known as a guy who was “Very hard to beat” in his prime as a boxer.