Joel "El Cepillo" Casamayor Johnson (born July 12, 1971 in Guantánamo, Cuba) was a great amateur boxer that won the gold medal for Cuba at Bantamweight during the 1992 Summer Olympics. He then turned pro after defecting to the United States on the eve of the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. The nickname "El Cepillo", literally translated to "the brush", comes from his uppercut, which rakes his opponents across the face. Also, for his ability to "brush off" punches from his opponents. He is also a 4 times former WBC, WBO, WBA and Ring Magazine world Boxing champion.