(Minimumweight) Ranked #1 (UK) & #24 (World)
Suszannah “Destiny” Warner was born on August 6, 1970 in Leeds, U.K. Her first venture into sports was as an amateur soccer player, first in England then, after moving to the United States in 1992, in New York. Most recently she played with Barnstonworth Lady Rovers of the New York Women’s League, where she was a striker.
As an amateur Suszannah won the same 106-lb division in the 2004 New York Golden Gloves, defeating Christina Beckles of Gleason’s Gym. Suszannah went on to win the 106-lb division of the 2005 USA Boxing National Championships at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. In the semi-final bout on March 18, 2005 she stopped Valerie Duran ofHouston, Texas, RSCO-3 and in the final on March 19 she defeated Bianca Ledezma of Van Orny, Texas by a 9-3 margin.
Suszannah made her pro debut at the The Paladium in Denver, Colorado in September, 2005. Weighing in at 119 lbs she TKO’d Doreen Hilton (122 lbs) at 0:55 in the first round of a scheduled four-rounder. Suszannah’s first title shot came on December 8, 2006 at the Paradise Theater in the Bronx, New York, Suszannah won an eight round unanimous (78-74,79-73,78-74) decision over southpaw Yvonne Caples of Las Vegas, Nevada for the vacant NABF Atomweight (102-lb) title. On December 4, 2009 at the Isleta Casino near Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, Suszannah won an eight-round split (74-78, 77-75,78-74) decision over Jodi Esquibel of Albuquerque to retain her NABF Minimumweight title.