Tevin Farmer

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Tevin Farmer
Statistics
Nickname(s)American Idol
Weight(s)
Height5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Reach67 in (170 cm)
NationalityAmerican
Born (1990-07-30) July 30, 1990 (age 28)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
StanceSouthpaw
Boxing record
Total fights34
Wins28
Wins by KO6
Losses4
Draws1
No contests1

Tevin Farmer (born July 30, 1990) is an American professional boxer who has held the IBF super featherweight title since 2018. Farmer, who is right handed but fights in a southpaw stance is known for his old school style and slick, defensive skills.

Professional boxing career[edit]

Farmer started his boxing career when he was 19 at first admitting that he did not take boxing serious .

On July 30, 2016, Farmer fought Ivan Redkach in a lightweight bout and won a unanimous decision with a score of 98 - 90, 98 - 90, and 99 - 89 all in favor of Farmer.[1]

Farmer lost to Kenichi Ogawa for the IBF super featherweight world title, which was later switched to a no contest. On August 3, 2018 he successfully captured the IBF world title by defeating former featherweight champion Billy Dib. In October 2018, he retained his title against James Tennyson via knockout in the 5th round. [2]

Professional boxing record[edit]

Professional record summary
34 fights 28 wins 4 losses
By knockout 6 2
By decision 22 2
Draws 1
No contests 1
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
35 N/A N/A Republic of Ireland Jono Carroll N/A 12 Mar 15, 2019 United States Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Defending IBF super featherweight title
34 Win 28–4–1 (1) Costa Rica Francisco Fonseca UD 12 Dec 15, 2018 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York U.S. Retained IBF super featherweight title
33 Win 27–4–1 (1) Republic of Ireland James Tennyson KO 5 (12), 1:44 Oct 20, 2018 United States TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Retained IBF super featherweight title
32 Win 26–4–1 (1) Australia Billy Dib UD 12 Aug 3, 2018 Australia Technology Park, Sydney, Australia Won vacant IBF super featherweight title
31 NC 25–4–1 (1) Japan Kenichi Ogawa NC 12 Dec 9, 2017 United States Mandalay Bay Events Center, Paradise, Nevada, U.S. For vacant IBF super featherweight title;
Originally a SD win for Ogawa, later ruled an NC after he failed a drug test
30 Win 25–4–1 Mexico Arturo Santos Reyes UD 10 Apr 29, 2017 United States Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
29 Win 24–4–1 Albania Dardan Zenunaj UD 10 Dec 2, 2016 United States 2300 Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Retained NABF super featherweight title
28 Win 23–4–1 Nicaragua Orlando Rizo UD 8 Oct 14, 2016 United States 2300 Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
27 Win 22–4–1 Ukraine Ivan Redkach UD 10 Jul 30, 2016 United States Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
26 Win 21–4–1 Mexico Gamaliel Diaz UD 10 Mar 30, 2016 United States B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, New York, New York, U.S. Won vacant NABF super featherweight title
25 Win 20–4–1 Colombia Daulis Prescott KO 8 (10), 0:52 Aug 8, 2015 United States Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio, California, U.S.
24 Win 19–4–1 Dominican Republic Angel Luna UD 8 Apr 17, 2015 United States Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Connecticut, U.S.
23 Win 18–4–1 Ukraine Viktor Chernous UD 8 Jan 9, 2015 United States Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa, Cabazon, California, U.S.
22 Win 17–4–1 United States Dominic Coca TKO 1 (8), 1:41 Oct 11, 2014 United States ABC Sports Complex, Springfield, Virginia, U.S.
21 Win 16–4–1 United States Emanuel Gonzalez UD 10 Jun 13, 2014 United States House of Blues, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
20 Win 15–4–1 Puerto Rico Noel Echevarria UD 8 Jan 31, 2014 United States Harrah's Philadelphia, Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.
19 Win 14–4–1 Ecuador Carlos Vinan RTD 6 (8), 3:00 Dec 11, 2013 United States Econo Lodge, Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
18 Win 13–4–1 Puerto Rico Camilo Perez UD 8 Oct 25, 2013 United States National Guard Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
17 Win 12–4–1 United States Johnny Frazier UD 8 Jul 20, 2013 United States The Outdoor Miage, Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
16 Win 11–4–1 United States Victor Vasquez TKO 8 (8), 1:58 Jun 15, 2013 United States Casino Resort, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, U.S. Won UBC International lightweight title
15 Win 10–4–1 Puerto Rico Jesus Bayron UD 4 Apr 26, 2013 United States National Guard Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
14 Win 9–4–1 Puerto Rico Esteban Rodriguez UD 6 Mar 15, 2013 United States Convention Center, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, U.S.
13 Win 8–4–1 United States John Willoughby UD 6 Feb 16, 2013 United States Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.
12 Loss 7–4–1 Puerto Rico José Pedraza TKO 8 (8), 0:47 Oct 12, 2012 United States Ameristar Casino, Saint Charles, Missouri, U.S.
11 Win 7–3–1 United States Rasool Shakoor UD 8 Jul 28, 2012 United States Civic Center, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
10 Win 6–3–1 United States Tyrone Luckey SD 4 Jun 1, 2012 United States Sands Event Center, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S.
9 Win 5–3–1 United States Kareem Cooley UD 6 May 12, 2012 United States The NAC, Newton Township, Pennsylvania, U.S.
8 Loss 4–3–1 Poland Kamil Łaszczyk UD 8 Mar 24, 2012 United States Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S. For vacant WBO Youth super featherweight title
7 Win 4–2–1 United States Tim Witherspoon Jr MD 6 Jan 13, 2012 United States National Guard Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
6 Win 3–2–1 United States Ian James TKO 2 (4), 0:23 Dec 15, 2011 United States Schuetzen Park, North Bergen, New Jersey, U.S.
5 Draw 2–2–1 United States Frank De Alba SD 4 Nov 18, 2011 United States Crowne Plaza Resort, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, U.S.
4 Loss 2–2 United States Josh Bowles UD 4 Oct 21, 2011 United States Rodeway Inn, Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
3 Win 2–1 United States Joshua Arocho UD 4 Sep 9, 2011 United States Asylum Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
2 Win 1–1 United States Angelo Ward UD 4 Apr 15, 2011 United States Maryland Sportsplex, Millersville, Maryland, U.S.
1 Loss 0–1 United States Oscar Santana TKO 4 (4), 0:24 Feb 10, 2011 United States Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

References[edit]

  1. ^ David P. Greisman (August 2, 2016). "DiBella Praises Tevin Farmer After Breakout Redkach Win". Boxing Scene.
  2. ^ Kenichi Ogawa Vs Tevin Farmer ordered to fight for IBF crown! HE WAS ROBBED - Asian Boxing

External links[edit]

Professional boxing record for Tevin Farmer from BoxRec

Sporting positions
World boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Gervonta Davis
IBF super featherweight champion
August 3, 2018 – present
Incumbent