Irish Boxing – 2017 in Numbers


It has been a packed year for Irish boxing with more fights, fighters, and titles than ever.

Below we have compiled some stats from the year that’s been.

Fights
308 Fights
228 Wins
3 Draws
63 Losses
89 Knockouts
14 All-Irish fights
51 Televised

Titles
7 World Title (5 wins, 2 losses)
2 British Title (2 losses)
1 Celtic Title (1 win)
2 English Title (1 win, 1 loss)
1 Commonwealth Title (1 loss)
1 Massachusetts State Title (1 win)
1 New England Title (1 win)
1 Commemorative Title – ‘WBC Money Belt’ (1 loss)
5 Minor Titles (4 wins, 1 loss)
21 rankings belts (from the four major organisations)
 – 16 wins, 2 losses
– 1 all-Irish fight

Boxing in Ireland
18 pro shows
7 venues
2 cities
170 fights

All-Irish
14 all-Irish fights
4 Irish title fights
8 BUI Celtic (two all-Irish) 
2 Celtic Nations

Irish Boxers
Fought in 11 countries (including Ireland)
22 Irish Counties Represented
37 Pro Debuts
3 Retirements (2 reversed)
Most fights – Casey Blair (16)
Most wins – Ray Moylette (8)
Most KOs – 4 – Lewis Crocker, Mick Conlan, Davey Oliver Joyce, Spike O’Sullivan
Fastest KO – 29 seconds – Mike Perez
Youngest Pro – Aaron McKenna (18)
Oldest Pro – Michael Kelly (42)

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Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: [email protected]