|Real name||Matthew Askin|
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Reach||195 cm (77 in)|
|Born||24 December 1988|
Barnsley, United Kingdom
|Wins by KO||15|
Matty Askin (born 24 December 1988 in Barnsley) is an English cruiserweight boxer. In May 2017 he won the British cruiserweight title. He is currently trained by former British and WBU world welterweight champion, Michael Jennings.
Askin boxed for the Pool of Life Amateur Boxing Club and was crowned the 2008 Senior ABA champion at cruiserweight.
Askin turned professional in November 2008 after signing with promoter Steve Wood and defeated Paul Bonson at The Tower Ballroom in Blackpool.
In January 2009 he signed with promoter Ricky Hatton and has since taken his record to 11 wins without defeat.
During 2011 Sky Sports short listed Askin as a prospect to watch in 2011.
In March 2011 he won his first title as a professional by knocking out Neil Dawson in six rounds in Wigan. Askin is the former undefeated Central Area Cruiserweight Champion.
In November 2012 Askin has lost by KO to current WBO Cruiserweight champion Krzysztof Glowacki.
Askin is due to defend his English Cruiserweight title against Londoner Menay Edwards before February 2014.
Professional boxing record
|23 Wins (15 knockouts, 8 decisions), 4 Losses, 1 Draws|
|Loss||23-4-1||Lawrence Okolie||UD||12||2018-09-22||Wembley Stadium, London, England||Lost British cruiserweight title;|
For WBA Continental (Europe) cruiserweight title
|Win||23-3-1||Stephen Simmons||TKO||2 (12)||2018-03-17||York Hall, Bethnal Green, London||Defend BBBofC British Cruiserweight title.|
|Win||22-3-1||Craig Kennedy||TKO||6 (12), 2:13||2017-05-26||Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales||Won BBBofC British Cruiserweight title.|
|Win||20-3-1||Simon Barclay||TKO||2 (10), 1:18||2016-03-12||Echo Arena, Liverpool, Merseyside||Retained BBBofC English Cruiserweight title.|
|Win||19-3-1||Jiri Svacina||RTD||5 (8), 3:00||2015-12-12||Winter Gardens, Blackpool, Lancashire|
|Draw||18-3-1||Lawrence Bennett||TD||1 (10)||2015-10-17||York Hall, Bethnal Green, London||Retained BBBofC English Cruiserweight title.|
|Win||18-3-0||Tamas Bajzath||TKO||2 (6), 2:45||2015-07-25||Ellesmere Sports Village, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire|
|Loss||17-3-0||Ovill McKenzie||MD||12||2015-03-27||York Hall, Bethnal Green, London||For BBBofC British Cruiserweight title.|
- BoxRec. "ABA CHAMPIONS". record.
- Sky Sports. "Our 11 to watch in 2011". record.
- Simpson, Steve (2017) "Askin wins British cruiserweight title with sixth round KO", Blackpool Gazette, 26 May 2017. Retrieved 27 May 2017
- Professional boxing record for Matty Askin from BoxRec