4 October 1983
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||84 kg (185 lb; 13.2 st)|
|Fighting out of||Beckenham, England|
|Notable relatives||Michael Wakeling, brother|
Wakeling's parents were both Muay Thai fighters, his father competed in the King's Cup and his mother was a European champion. Wakeling also runs a construction firm in addition to his fighting career.
Biography and career
He was expected to face Joe Schilling at Glory 5: London in London, England on 23 March 2013 but his opponent was changed to Simon Marcus. Marcus then withdrew from the bout to face Artem Levin, however, and Eddie Walker stepped in as his third opponent. He stopped Walker with low kicks in round two.
He was set to compete in the four man 85 kg/187 lb tournament at Glory 10: Los Angeles - Middleweight World Championship Tournament in Ontario, California, United States on 28 September 2013 and face Joe Schilling in the semi-finals. However, he was unable to compete due to visa issues and was replaced by Kengo Shimizu.
- 2011 WBC Muay Thai Supermiddleweight World champion
- 2008 WMC M.A.D. World champion
- 2007 WKA Tournament World Middleweight Champion
- 2006 WBC Muay Thai Middleweight World champion
- 2005 S-1 Tournament World champion
- 2004 IMKO World champion
- 2003 WMC Muay Thai World champion
- 2003 WAKO-PRO World title (68 kg)
- 2002 IKF Super Welterweight European Champion - Stephen won the IKF Pro Muay Thai European Super Welterweight Title on 18 August 2002 in Reading, England when he defeated Junior Herbert of Bedford England by unanimous decision.
- 2001 British champion
37 wins (15 KOs), 4 losses, 1 draw
Legend: Win Loss Draw/No contest Notes
- "Profile Steve Wakeling". www.thaiboxen.de. Retrieved 2009-02-10.
- Meet The Fighter - Stephen Wakeling
- Joe Schilling vs. Steve Wakeling Slated for GLORY 5 London
- GLORY 5 London Fight Card
- Steve Wakeling Now Fights Eddie Walker at GLORY 5 London, 23 March
- GLORY 5 London Live Results
- Results and Recap: Glory 5
- GLORY 5 Aftermath: Steve Wakeling Has Arrived
- GLORY 10 Los Angeles: Middleweight Tournament
- Glory 10 set for Ontario, CA with 4-man middleweight tournament
- Match ups announced for Glory 10 middleweight tournament
- Steve Wakeling out of Glory 10 middleweight tournament, Kengo Shimizu now set to face Joe Schilling