Marlon Reid

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Marlon Reid
Statistics
Real name Marlon Reid
Rated at Middleweight
Height 6'2
Nationality British
Born (1982-04-17) 17 April 1982 (age 32)
Swindon
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 7
Wins 5
Wins by KO 2
Losses 2
Draws 0
No contests 0

Marlon Reid (born 17 April 1982) is a British professional boxer who was born in Swindon and currently lives in Bath. After reaching the ABA final against George Groves as an amateur Reid made his debut as a professional boxer on 17 October 2008 against Gary Cooper and won on points. Reid continued his great start winning his first four fights, two by way of knock out.

Amateur career[edit]

Reid boxed for the Walcot ABA club in Swindon. As an amateur Reid made it to the ABA finals at his first attempt as a senior. He faced George Groves at York Hall, Bethnal Green on 2 December 2006, Reid lost 24-7 on points. George Groves was favourite and has since gone on to become the Commonwealth super middleweight champion.

Reid also represented England including the Four Nations in Calais, France in April 2007 where he reached the semi-final against Jean Mickael Raymond of France losing 24-19 on points.

Professional career[edit]

Reid fought his first professional fight on 17 October 2008 and had a great start to his career winning his first four fights against Gary Cooper, James Tucker, Sherman Alleyne and Ernie Smith.

Reid suffered his first defeat on 24 October 2009 on points against Patrick Mendy at the Riviera International Conference Centre, Torquay, Devon. Though Reid was suffering from a viral infection at the time.

Reid came back on 4 December 2009 with a win over Pawel Trebinski on points but then suffered defeat in his next fight against Steffan Hughes.

Personal life[edit]

Reid attended Churchfields School in Swindon.

He lives in Bath, Somerset, England.

Professional boxing record[edit]

5 Wins (2 knockouts, 3 decisions) 2 Loss, 0 Draws[1]
Res. Opponent Type Rounds fought (rounds scheduled) Date Venue Location Notes
Loss United Kingdom Steffan Hughes TKO 4 (6) 23 April 2010 Oasis Leisure Centre Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Win United Kingdom Pawel Trebinski PTS 6 (6) 4 December 2010 Oasis Leisure Centre Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Loss United Kingdom Patrick Mendy PTS 6 (6) 24 October 2009 Riviera International Conference Centre Torquay, Devon, England
Win United Kingdom Ernie Smith TKO 1 (4) 24 July 2009 Oasis Leisure Centre Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Win United Kingdom Sherman Alleyne TKO 4 (4) 13 February 2009 Oasis Leisure Centre Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Win United Kingdom James Tucker PTS 4 (4) 14 December 2008 Thistle Hotel Bristol, Avon, England
Win United Kingdom Gary Cooper PTS 4 (4) 17 October 2008 Oasis Leisure Centre Swindon, Wiltshire, England

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Boxrec.com, Retrieved 14 August 2010

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