Paul Butlin

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Paul Butlin
Real name Paul Butlin
Rated at Heavyweight
Height 6 ft 1.5 in (1.87 m)
Nationality United Kingdom English
Born (1976-03-16) 16 March 1976 (age 39)
England Oakham, England
Boxing record
Total fights 39
Wins 16
Wins by KO 3
Losses 22
Draws 1
No contests 0

Paul Butlin (born 16 March 1976) is an English heavyweight boxer. He was born in Oakham, England and resides in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.

On 11 April 2008 Butlin appeared in the Prizefighter competition on Sky Sports, beating Colin Kenna in the quarter final before losing to David Dolan in the semi-final on points.

He fought arch rival Dereck Chisora on 22 May 2009 in a rematch but lost the fight on points, after Chisora sank his teeth into Butlin's ear. He then fought Johnathon Banks on 20 June, but lost the fight by KO in the seventh round.

Butlin lost to Polish heavyweight boxer Albert Sosnowski by TKO in first round on 25 September 2010.

Paul has opened up a boxing gym called Hardknocks based at 64 Snow Hill, Melton Mowbray.

On Saturday, 26 October 2013, Paul Butlin fought Olympic Gold Medalist Anthony Joshua at the Motorpoint Arena Sheffield, however the fight was stopped in the second round by the referee who declared Joshua the winner by TKO.

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