|Brian Magee |
|Real name||Brian Magee|
|Rated at||Super Middleweight|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Reach||188 cm (74 in)|
June 9, 1975 |
Lisburn, Northern Ireland
|Wins by KO||25|
|Competitor for Ireland|
|European Amateur Championships|
|Competitor for Northern Ireland|
|Bronze||Kuala Lumpur 1998||Middleweight|
Brian Magee (born June 9, 1975 in Lisburn, Northern Ireland) is the former WBA super middleweight champion, who as an amateur competed for Ireland in the middleweight division at the 1996 Summer Olympics. As a professional he won the European, WBA(regular), IBO and British super middleweight titles.
Magee represented Ireland at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
- Defeated Randall Thompson (Canada) 13-5
- Defeated Bertrand Tetsia (Cameroon) 11-6
- Lost to Mohamed Bahari (Algeria) 9-15
Magee turned professional in March 1999, and fought Dean Ashton at the Bowler's Arena, Manchester, England on the undercard of a bill that included Damaen Kelly, Michael Brodie and Clinton Woods. Magee won his opener knocking out the Stoke man inside two rounds.
He won the vacant IBO Intercontinental super middleweight title in January, 2001 by defeating Neil Linford from England. He then won the IBO world super middleweight title and defended it successfully eight times. He was then defeated in his attempt for the European title. In December 2008 he beat undefeated Scottish Stevie Maguire to win the British super middleweight title, and, after a 13-month break, returned to defeat Mads Larsen in a seven-round knockout in Aarhus, becoming European champion for the first time.
On September 11, 2010 Brian Magee defended his European Title against Armenia's Roman Aramian with the Armenian not starting the ninth round. Magee challenged IBF Super-Middleweight champion Lucian Bute in Canada on March 19, 2011. He lost the fight to Lucian Bute by TKO in the tenth round.
On July 30, 2011 Magee captured the interim WBA super-middleweight title with a unanimous points win over Jaime Barboza in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Magee vs. Kessler
On December 8, 2012. Brian Magee travelled to Denmark to face "The Viking Warrior" Mikkel Kessler in his home nation with the WBA Super Middleweight Title at stake. After a quiet 1st round, Magee went to the floor twice in the 2nd after Kessler landed some hard bodyshots. After 24 seconds on the third round it was allover, Kessler landed a hard bodyshot again; Magee never recovered and Kessler became World Champion for the fifth time.
Professional boxing record
|36 Wins (24 knockouts), 5 Losses, 1 Draws |
|Loss||36-5-1||Mikkel Kessler||TKO||3 (12)||12/08/2012||Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning, Denmark||For the WBA World Super Middleweight Title|
|Win||36-4-1||Rudy Markussen||KO||3 (12)||02/18/2012||Brøndby Hall, Denmark||Retained WBA Interim Super Middleweight Title|
|Win||35-4-1||Jaime Barboza||UD||12 (12)||07/30/2011||Gimnasio Nacional, San José, Costa Rica||For WBA Interim Super Middleweight Title|
|Loss||34–4-1||Lucian Bute||TKO||10 (12)||19/03/2011||Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec||For IBF Super Middleweight Title.|
|Win||34-3-1||Roman Aramyan||UD||12 (12)||09/11/2010||National Stadium, Dublin, Ireland||Retained EBU (European) Super Middleweight title|
|Win||33-3-1||Mads Larsen||RTD||8 (12)||30/01/2010||NRGi Arena, Aarhus, Denmark||Won Vacant EBU (European) Super Middleweight title|
|Win||32-3-1||Steve McGuire||KO||8 (12)||13/12/2008||International Centre, Brentwood, Essex, England||Won vacant BBBofC British Super Middleweight title|
|Win||31-3-1||Simeon Cover||TKO||4 (6)||11/07/2008||Robin Park Centre, Wigan, Greater Manchester, England|
|Win||30-3-1||Tyrone Wright||PTS||6 (6)||07/03/2008||Leisure Centre, Nottinghamshire, England|
|Win||29-3-1||Mark Nilsen||PTS||4 (4)||08/02/2008||Leisure Centre, Peterlee, County Durham, England|
|Draw||28-3-1||Tony Oakey||MD||12 (12)||25/08/2007||The Point, Dublin, Ireland||For BBBofC British Light Heavyweight title|
|Win||28-3-0||Danny Thornton||RTD||2 (6)||08/06/2007||Civic Centre, Motherwell, Scotland|
|Win||27-3-0||Andrew Lowe||PTS||12 (12)||26/01/2007||Goresbrook Leisure Centre, Dagenham, Essex, England||BBBofC British Light Heavyweight title eliminator|
|Win||26-3-0||Paul David||PTS||6 (6)||03/11/2006||Metrodome, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England|
|Loss||25-3-0||Carl Froch||KO||11 (12)||26/05/2006||York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, England||For BBBofC British & Commonwealth Super Middleweight titles|
|Win||25-2-0||Daniil Prakaptsou||TKO||2 (4)||28/01/2006||National Stadium, Dublin, Ireland|
|Win||24-2-0||Varuzhan Davtyan||TKO||2 (8)||14/10/2005||National Stadium, Dublin, Ireland|
|Loss||23-2-0||Vitaliy Tsypko||SD||12 (12)||16/07/2005||Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg, Germany||For Vacant EBU (European) Super Middleweight title|
|Win||23-1-0||Neil Linford||TKO||7 (8)||26/'11/2004||Leisure Centre, Altrincham, Greater Manchester, England|
|Loss||22-1-0||Robin Reid||UD||12 (12)||26/06/2004||King's Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland||Lost IBO Super Middleweight Title|
|Win||22-0-0||Jerry Elliot||UD||12 (12)||17/04/2004||King's Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland||Retained IBO Super Middleweight Title|
|Win||21-0-0||Hacine Cherifi||TKO||8 (12)||22/11/2003||King's Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland||Retained IBO Super Middleweight Title|
|Win||20-0-0||Omar Eduardo Gonzalez||KO||1 (12)||04/10/2003||Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland||Retained IBO Super Middleweight Title|
|Win||19-0-0||Andre Thysse||TKO||10 (12)||21/06/2003||M.E.N. Arena, Manchester, England||Retained IBO Super Middleweight Title|
|Win||18-0-0||Miguel Angel Jimenez||UD||12 (12)||22/02/2003||Leisure Centre, Huddersfield, England||Retained IBO Super Middleweight Title|
|Win||17-0-0||Jose Spearman||UD||12 (12)||09/11/2002||Leisure Centre, Altrincham, England||Retained IBO Super Middleweight Title|
|Win||16-0-0||Mpush Makambi||TKO||7 (12)||15/06/2002||Town Hall, Leeds, England||Retained IBO Super Middleweight Title|
|Win||15-0-0||Vage Kocharyan||PTS||8 (8)||18/03/2002||Leisure Centre, Crawley, England|
|Win||14-0-0||Ramon Arturo Britez||KO||1 (12)||10/12/2001||Everton Park Sports Centre, Liverpool, England||Retained IBO Super Middleweight Title|
|Win||13-0-0||Chris Nembhard||TKO||6 (8)||31/07/2001||York Hall, London, England|
|Win||12-0-0||Neil Linford||UD||12 (12)||29/01/2001||Leisure Centre, Peterborough, England||Won Vacant IBO Super Middleweight Title|
|Win||11-0-0||Teymuraz Kekelidze||TKO||4 (10)||11/11/2000||Waterfront Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|Win||10-0-0||Jason Barker||PTS||8 (8)||12/06/2000||Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|Win||9-0-0||Pedro Carragher||KO||2 (8)||15/04/2000||York Hall, London, England|
|Win||8-0-0||Darren Ashton||TKO||5 (8)||20/03/2000||Leisure Centre, Mansfield, England|
|Win||7-0-0||Rob Stevenson||TKO||6 (8)||21/02/2000||Elephant And Castle Centre, London, England|
|Win||6-0-0||Terry Morrill||TKO||4 (6)||12/02/2000||Ponds Forge Arena, Sheffield, England|
|Win||5-0-0||Michael Pinnock||TKO||3 (6)||16/10/1999||Leisure Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|Win||4-0-0||Dennis Doyley||TKO||3 (4)||13/09/1999||York Hall, London, England|
|Win||3-0-0||Chris Howarth||TKO||1 (4)||22/06/1999||Corn Exchange, Ipswich, England|
|Win||2-0-0||Richard Glaysher||TKO||1 (4)||22/05/1999||Leisure Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|Win||1-0-0||Dean Ashton||TKO||2 (4)||13/03/1999||Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Manchester, England|
|New title||WBA Super Middleweight Interim Champion
July 30, 2011 – November 9, 2012
Title next held byStanyslav Kashtanov
Title last held byKároly Balzsay
|WBA Super Middleweight Champion
November 9, 2012 – December 8, 2012
|Titles in pretence|
Ramon Arturo Britez
|World Super Middleweight Champion
December 10, 2001 - June 6, 2004
- "Brian Magee wants the Prizefighter". Boxing-Ireland.com. Retrieved 1 March 2010.
- "Ulster Senior Champions 1987–2005". Ulster ABA. Retrieved 5 January 2009.
- Boxrec. "Brian Magee". Boxrec Fighter Page. Retrieved 5 January 2009.
- "Magee fights Bute for IBF world title". BBC News. December 21, 2010.