Ray Moylette

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Ray Moylette
Born (1990-04-11) 11 April 1990 (age 33)
NationalityIrish
Other names
Statistics
Weight(s)
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights12
Wins11
Wins by KO4
Losses1
Medal record
Men's amateur boxing
Representing  Ireland
Youth World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Guadalajara Lightweight
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2011 Ankara Light-welterweight

Raymond Peter Moylette (born 11 April 1990), sometimes spelled Moylett, is an Irish professional boxer.probably better known for fighting outside the ring knocking peoples teeth out and not being a man and paying the people he did it to, used to own a gym but got closed down for certain reasons that will soon be known, As an amateur he represented Ireland, winning gold medals at the 2008 Youth World Championships and 2011 European Championships. Probably better known for fighting outside the ring and not

Amateur career[edit]

Irish junior titles[edit]

Moylette represented the St Anne's Boxing Club in Westport, with whom he has been boxing with since the age of six, and won four national titles ranging from Boy 1 level to the Youth division. In 2007, He won both the Cadet and Youth (Under 19) divisions and also won the Best Boxer of the Championships award in becoming the Youth title holder.[2]

Youth World Championships[edit]

At the Youth World Championships in Guadalajara, Mexico, Moylette won the gold medal in the lightweight (60 kg) division, becoming the first Irish boxer in history to win a gold medal at the Youth World Championships. He recently won the Irish senior championships at light welter-weight, beating Ulster champion Steven Donnelly.[citation needed]

At the Youth Championships, Moylette defeated Fred Evans of Wales and Cuba's Juan Garcia to get to the final where he beat Kazakhstan's Daniyar Yeleussinov to take the title.[3]

European Championships[edit]

Despite having been beaten in the quarter-final of The Irish National Championships, Moylette was sent to the 2011 European Championships in Ankara, Moylette secured at least a silver medal in the light-welterweight division after victory over Hajiliyev Heybatulla of Azerbaijan in the semi-finals on 23 June.[4] On 24 June, he went on to win the gold medal after an 18-10 victory against Tom Stalker.[5][6]

Professional career[edit]

Moylette is trained by Paschal Collins, brother of World Champion, Steve Collins. He made his pro debut in March 2017 at The Grand Connaught Rooms in London, with three more victories that year in Boston, USA.

By June 2017, Moylette would build an unblemished 11-0 record. He then challenged for his first professional title in his home county of Mayo. Moylette would face Mexican Christian Uruzquieta for the World Boxing Council International Silver Lightweight title. He will retire after his last bout on 17 March 2024 at the Theatre Royale in Castlebar, County Mayo.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Moylette attended Davitt College in Castlebar for his secondary school education. He married his long-time girlfriend Sharon McGing on 28 December 2017.[8]

Professional boxing record[edit]

12 fights 11 wins 1 loss
By knockout 4 0
By decision 7 1
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
12 Loss 11–1 Mexico Christian Uruzquieta SD 10 7 Dec 2018 Republic of Ireland Royal Theatre, Castlebar, Ireland
11 Win 11–0 Puerto Rico Daniel Sostre UD 8 23 Jun 2018 United States Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, Gilford, New Hampshire, U.S.
10 Win 10–0 Nicaragua Jorge Moreno KO 7 (8), 2:09 26 May 2018 United Kingdom Corn Exchange, Ipswich, England
9 Win 9–0 United States Matt Doherty UD 6 31 Mar 2018 United States Marina Bay SportsPlex, Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.
8 Win 8–0 Croatia Luka Leskovic PTS 6 28 Oct 2017 United Kingdom Holte Suite, Villa Park, Birmingham, England
7 Win 7–0 United States Michael Clark TKO 2 (6), 2:49 30 Sep 2017 United States House of Blues, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
6 Win 6–0 United States Donte Bryant SD 6 15 Sep 2017 United States Foxwoods Resort Casino, Ledyard, Connecticut, U.S.
5 Win 5–0 Nigeria Innocent Anyanwu PTS 6 24 Jun 2017 Republic of Ireland National Stadium, Dublin, Ireland
4 Win 4–0 United States Bryan Abraham RTD 1 (4), 3:00 20 May 2017 United States Memorial Hall, Melrose, Massachusetts, U.S.
3 Win 3–0 United States Oscar Diaz RTD 1 (4), 3:00 13 May 2017 United States Plainridge Park Casino, Plainville, Massachusetts, U.S.
2 Win 2–0 United States Matt Probin UD 4 18 Mar 2017 United States House of Blues, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
1 Win 1–0 Slovakia Ivan Godor PTS 4 4 Mar 2017 United Kingdom Grand Connaught Rooms, London, England

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "I am good enough to be called 'Sugar Ray' - Moylette changes moniker". Irish Boxing. 29 May 2017. Retrieved 24 July 2020.
  2. ^ McGreal, Edwin (15 May 2007). "National Junior glory for Moylette". The Mayo News. Archived from the original on 17 February 2013. Retrieved 6 February 2009.
  3. ^ Carey, Daniel (11 November 2009). "Seven days, five fights, one champ". The Mayo News. Archived from the original on 17 February 2013. Retrieved 6 February 2009.
  4. ^ "Moylette and Ward guaranteed silver medals". RTÉ Sport. 23 June 2011. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. Retrieved 23 June 2011.
  5. ^ "Moylette, Ward claim golds in Turkey". Irish Times. 24 June 2011. Retrieved 24 June 2011.
  6. ^ "Moylette and Ward win European boxing golds". RTÉ Sport. 24 June 2011. Archived from the original on 26 June 2011. Retrieved 24 June 2011.
  7. ^ "Legendary Heavyweight joins card for Mayo St Patrick's Day boxing". The Connacht Telegraph.
  8. ^ Ray Moylette [@raymoylette] (30 December 2017). "The stuff dreams are made of. So proud to call @McgingSharon my wife.. #westporthouse" (Tweet) – via Twitter.

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