James Tennyson

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James Tennyson
Statistics
Nickname(s)The Assassin
Weight(s)
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
NationalityIrish
Born (1993-08-06) August 6, 1993 (age 25)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights27
Wins24
Wins by KO20
Losses3

James Tennyson (born August 6, 1993) is a super featherweight professional boxer from Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Irish champion[edit]

Tennyson is a two-time super featherweight Boxing Union of Ireland champion. In 2013, he became Irish champion.[1] In 2017, he again won the title.[2]

Celtic champion[edit]

He became Celtic featherweight champion in 2015 by way of disqualification.[3]

British title challenger[edit]

Tennyson challenged Ryan Walsh for the British featherweight title, but lost.[4]

Professional boxing record[edit]

23 Wins (19 Knockouts), 3 Losses, 0 Draws
Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
Loss 22–3 United States Tevin Farmer TKO 5 (12) 2018-10-20 United States TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts For IBF super featherweight title
Win 22–2 United Kingdom Martin Joseph Ward TKO 5 (12) 2018-05-05 United Kingdom O2 Arena (Millenium Dome), Greenwich Retained WBA International Super-Featherweight Title. ;
Won Commonwealth (British Empire) and EBU European super featherweight titles
Win 21–2 Nicaragua Arnoldo Solano KO 1 (8) 2018-02-03 United Kingdom Europa Hotel, Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Win 20–2 United Kingdom Darren Traynor TKO 3 (10) 2017-10-21 United Kingdom The SSE Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland Retained WBA International Super-Featherweight Title.
Win 19–2 United Kingdom Ryan Doyle RTD 6 (10) 2017-06-10 United Kingdom Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland Won vacant WBA International Super-Featherweight Title.
Win 18–2 Republic of Ireland Declan Geraghty TKO 6 (10) 2017-03-10 United Kingdom Waterfront Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland Won vacant Irish Super-Featherweight Title.
Win 17–2 Nicaragua Rafael Castillo PTS 4 2016-11-05 United Kingdom Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Loss 16–2 United Kingdom Ryan Walsh TKO 5 (12) 2016-04-30 United Kingdom Copper Box Arena, Hackney Wick, London BBBofC British Featherweight Title.
Win 16–1 Croatia Antonio Horvatic TKO 1 (6) 2016-02-06 United Kingdom Europa Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Win 15–1 Latvia Sergejs Logins TKO 1 (6) 2015-11-14 Estonia Seaplane Harbour, Tallinn, Estonia
Win 14–1 Georgia (country) Giorgi Gachechiladze TKO 2 (8) 2015-10-17 United Kingdom Europa Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Win 13–1 Poland Krzysztof Rogowski TKO 3 (6) 2015-06-06 United Kingdom Devenish Complex, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Win 12–1 United Kingdom Kris Hughes DQ 7 (10) 2015-03-28 United Kingdom Andersonstown Leisure Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland Won BBBofC Celtic Featherweight Title.
Win 11–1 Lithuania Simas Volosinas TKO 2 (6) 2015-02-07 United Kingdom Devenish Complex, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Win 10–1 United Kingdom Ian Bailey PTS 8 2014-05-10 United Kingdom Devenish Complex, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Win 9–1 Hungary Ignac Kassai TKO 3 (4) 2014-04-18 Hungary Barba Negra Music Pub, Budapest, Hungary
Loss 8–1 Latvia Pavels Senkovs TKO 2 (6) 2013-10-19 United Kingdom Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Win 8–0 Belarus Andrei Hramyka TKO 1 (6) 2013-06-28 United Kingdom Holiday Inn, Ormeau Avenue, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Win 7–0 Hungary David Kanales KO 2 (6) 2013-05-24 United Kingdom Olympia, Liverpool, Merseyside
Win 6–0 United Kingdom Mickey Coveney TKO 2 (10) 2013-04-27 United Kingdom St Kevin's Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland Won vacant Irish Super-Featherweight Title.
Win 5–0 Hungary David Kis TKO 1 (8) 2013-03-09 Republic of Ireland Fairways Hotel, Dundalk, Ireland
Win 4–0 United Kingdom Mickey Coveney PTS 6 2012-12-07 United Kingdom Rivals Gym, Roberts Street, Wishaw, Scotland
Win 3–0 Hungary Ignac Kassai TKO 1 (4) 2012-11-03 Republic of Ireland National Basketball Arena, Dublin, Ireland
Win 2–0 Hungary Tibor Meszaros TKO 1 (4) 2012-10-13 United Kingdom Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Win 1–0 Bulgaria Fikret Remziev TKO 4 (4) 2012-09-08 United Kingdom Holiday Inn, Ormeau Avenue, Belfast, Northern Ireland Professional debut.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hello (2017-01-05). "BOXING: James Tennyson gets Irish title showdown - Belfast Newsletter". Newsletter.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-03-30.
  2. ^ "James Tennyson stops Declan Geraghty to win Irish title after amazing see-saw battle". Irish-boxing.com. Retrieved 2017-03-30.
  3. ^ "Hughes disqualification hands crown to Tennyson". BelfastTelegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-03-30.
  4. ^ "Frank Warren: Jamie Conlan on His Way To WBO World Title Shot - Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. 2017-03-16. Retrieved 2017-03-30.

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