Page semi-protected

Dave Allen (boxer)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Dave Allen
Statistics
Real nameDavid Allen
Nickname(s)The White Rhino[1]
Doncaster De La Hoya[1]
Weight(s)Heavyweight
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Reach75 in (191 cm)
NationalityBritish
Born (1992-03-21) 21 March 1992 (age 27)
Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights24
Wins17
Wins by KO14
Losses5
Draws2

David Allen (born 21 March 1992) is a British professional boxer. Nicknamed "The White Rhino", Allen is known for his toughness inside the boxing ring, and is a two-time Commonwealth heavyweight title challenger. His most notable fight is a third-round knockout of Lucas Browne in April 2019.[2][3]

Professional career

Allen started his professional career with a six round points win over Rolandas Cesna in 2012.[4] In July 2016, he fought Dillian Whyte at short notice for the vacant WBC International Heavyweight Title, losing to an unanimous points decision over ten rounds.[5][6] In December 2016, he fought Luis Ortiz, losing to a seventh-round stoppage.[7] He fought Lenroy Thomas in May 2017 for the vacant Commonwealth heavyweight title, losing on a split decision over 12 rounds.[8] The rematch in March 2018 was declared a technical draw after Allen suffered a bad cut over the right eye in the first round.[9] The biggest win of Allen’s career came in a third round knockout of former world champion Lucas Browne in April 2019.[2][3] Allen took on David Price in July 2019, retiring in the 10th round.[10][11]

Professional boxing record

Professional record summary
24 fights 17 wins 5 losses
By knockout 14 3
By decision 3 2
Draws 2
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
24 Loss 17–5–2 United Kingdom David Price RTD 10 (12), 3:00 20 Jul 2019 United Kingdom The O2 Arena, London, England [10]
23 Win 17–4–2 Australia Lucas Browne KO 3 (12), 0:58 20 Apr 2019 United Kingdom The O2 Arena, London, England [2][3]
22 Win 16–4–2 Argentina Ariel Bracamonte RTD 7 (10), 3:00 10 Nov 2018 United Kingdom Manchester Arena, Manchester, England [12]
21 Win 15–4–2 Germany Samir Nebo KO 1 (10), 1:05 13 Oct 2018 United Kingdom Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, England [13]
20 Win 14–4–2 United Kingdom Nick Webb KO 4 (10), 2:59 28 Jul 2018 United Kingdom The O2 Arena, London, England [14]
19 Loss 13–4–2 France Tony Yoka TKO 10 (10), 0:43 23 Jun 2018 France Palais des Sports, Paris, France [15]
18 Win 13–3–2 United Kingdom David Howe TKO 4 (4), 2:40 4 May 2018 United Kingdom Town Hall, Walsall, England
17 Draw 12–3–2 Jamaica Lenroy Thomas TD 1 (12), 2:18 3 Mar 2018 United Kingdom FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield, England For Commonwealth heavyweight title. Fight stopped in 1st round after Allen suffered accidental cut.[9]
16 Win 12–3–1 United Kingdom Tom Dallas TKO 3 (4), 0:37 22 Jul 2017 United Kingdom Brentwood Centre, Brentwood, England [16]
15 Loss 11–3–1 Jamaica Lenroy Thomas SD 12 27 May 2017 United Kingdom Bramall Lane, Sheffield, England For vacant Commonwealth heavyweight title[8]
14 Win 11–2–1 United Kingdom David Howe KO 2 (6), 2:24 4 Mar 2017 United Kingdom The O2 Arena, London, England
13 Win 10–2–1 Poland Lukasz Rusiewicz TKO 1 (6), 0:31 25 Feb 2017 United Kingdom Hull Arena, Hull, England
12 Loss 9–2–1 Cuba Luis Ortiz TKO 7 (8), 2:59 10 Dec 2016 United Kingdom Manchester Arena, Manchester, England [7]
11 Loss 9–1–1 United Kingdom Dillian Whyte UD 10 30 Jul 2016 United Kingdom First Direct Arena, Leeds, England For vacant WBC International heavyweight title[6]
10 Win 9–0–1 United States Jason Gavern RTD 4 (8), 3:00 26 Mar 2016 United Kingdom Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, England
9 Win 8–0–1 France Fabrice Aurieng PTS 6 24 Oct 2015 United Kingdom Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, England
8 Win 7–0–1 Czech Republic Jindrich Velecky TKO 3 (4), 2:28 29 Aug 2015 United Kingdom Doncaster Dome, Doncaster, England
7 Win 6–0–1 United Kingdom Larry Olubamiwo RTD 2 (6), 3:00 7 Jun 2014 United Kingdom Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, England
6 Draw 5–0–1 Bulgaria Plamen Nikolov PTS 4 29 Mar 2014 United Kingdom Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, England
5 Win 5–0 Uganda Moses Matovu PTS 4 2 Mar 2014 United Kingdom Octagon Centre, Sheffield, England
4 Win 4–0 Hungary Oliver Nagy TKO 1 (4), 0:45 19 Oct 2013 United Kingdom Rainton Meadows Arena, Houghton-le-Spring, England
3 Win 3–0 Bulgaria Deyan Mihailov TKO 1 (4), 2:45 27 Apr 2013 United Kingdom Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, England
2 Win 2–0 Hungary Laszlo Peczeli TKO 1 (6), 0:55 2 Mar 2013 United Kingdom Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield, England
1 Win 1–0 Lithuania Rolandas Cesna PTS 6 8 Dec 2012 United Kingdom Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield, England

References

  1. ^ a b Terry, Dylan (18 April 2019). "Dave Allen needs you to love him - but now is his chance to be more than a likeable loser". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "David Allen beats Australia's Lucas Browne for biggest win of career". BBC Sport. 20 April 2019. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  3. ^ a b c Davies, Gareth A (21 April 2019). "Dave Allen takes finest win of his career in KO defeat of Lucas Browne". The Telegraph. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  4. ^ Walker, Chris (15 July 2019). "Whyte vs Rivas: David Allen tried to provoke David Price in the past but now is ready to settle rivalry". Sky Sports. Retrieved 19 August 2019. [In 2012], Allen made his professional bow and went the distance with Rolandas Cesna inside a Doncaster small hall.
  5. ^ Foster, Elliot (10 July 2016). "David Allen To Dillian Whyte: 3 Weeks Notice? No F***s Given!". BoxingScene. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  6. ^ a b Horan, Matt (31 July 2016). "Dillian Whyte beats David Allen to WBC International heavyweight title". Sky Sports. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  7. ^ a b Damerell, Richard (11 December 2016). "Joshua vs Molina: Luis Ortiz stopped David Allen to stay on course for a world title fight". Sky Sports. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  8. ^ a b Slater, James (27 May 2017). "Lenroy Thomas wins close 12 round decision over David Allen". East Side Boxing. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  9. ^ a b Foster, Elliot (3 March 2018). "Lenroy Thomas vs. Dave Allen Stopped in One After Head Clash". BoxingScene. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  10. ^ a b Mogan, Tony (20 July 2019). "David Price rolls back the years to secure huge win over Dave Allen in London". Evening Standard. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  11. ^ Foster, Elliot (24 July 2019). "David Price turns back clock with Dave Allen schooling". Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  12. ^ Dielhenn, James (11 November 2018). "Usyk vs Bellew: Dave Allen critical of himself despite victory in a bloody brawl". Sky Sports. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  13. ^ Foster, Elliot (13 October 2018). "Dave Allen Blasts Out Samir Nebo In One, Continues Roll". BoxingScene. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  14. ^ Horan, Matt (1 August 2018). "David Allen says stoppage of Nick Webb was life-changing moment". Sky Sports. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  15. ^ Royner, Tim (24 June 2018). "Tony Yoka stops Dave Allen – Results". Boxing News 24. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  16. ^ "David Allen Drops, Stops Tom Dallas in Three Rounds". BoxingScene. 22 July 2017. Retrieved 17 August 2019.

External links

Professional boxing record for Dave Allen from BoxRec