Tony Harrison (boxer)

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Tony Harrison
Statistics
Weight(s)Light middleweight
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
NationalityAmerican
Born (1990-09-06) 6 September 1990 (age 28)
Detroit, Michigan, USA
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights30
Wins28
Wins by KO21
Losses2

Tony Harrison is an American professional boxer and the World Boxing Council's Junior Middleweight champion of the world.

On February 25, 2017 he lost to Jarrett Hurd for the International Boxing Federation light middleweight world title.[1] The fight was originally supposed to be a title eliminator for the right to fight Jermall Charlo, but when Charlo vacated the title, the fight was elevated to be for the vacant title. Harrison boxed well for majority of the first half of the fight but began to fade thereafter the finish came in round 9 when Hurd landed a right hand that floored Harrison, [2]

His only previous loss was to Willie Nelson.[3]

He holds wins over Jermell Charlo, Sergey Rabchenko, Fernando Guerrero, Bronco McKart, and Grady Brewer, among others.[4][5][6][7]

Professional boxing career[edit]

IBF light middleweight Title Shot[edit]

Harrison vs Hurd[edit]

On February 25 at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama against Jarrett Hurd (19-0, 13 KOs) on PBC on FOX. The fight was originally supposed to be an IBF title eliminator for the right to fight Jermall Charlo, but when Charlo vacated the title, the fight was elevated to be for the vacant title. In the 9th round, Harrison was knocked down by a right hook from Hurd, which resulted in the referee waving off the fight.

WBC light middleweight Title Shot[edit]

Harrison vs Charlo[edit]

On October 23 it was announced that Tony Harrison would face Jermell Charlo on December 22 on Premier Boxing Champions on Fox and Fox Deportes at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Professional boxing record[edit]

Professional record summary
30 fights 28 wins 2 losses
By knockout 21 2
By decision 7 0
By disqualification 0 0
No contests 0
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
30 Win 28–2 United States Jermell Charlo UD 12 Dec 22, 2018 United States Barclays Center, New York City, New York, U.S. Won WBC light middleweight title
29 Win 27–2 United States Ishe Smith SD 10 May 11, 2018 United States Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
28 Win 26–2 United States George Sosa TKO 5 (6), 2:21 Feb 17, 2018 United States Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas, U.S.
27 Win 25–2 Mexico Paul Valenzuela Jr UD 8 Oct 14, 2017 United States Barclays Center, New York City, New York, U.S.
26 Loss 24–2 United States Jarrett Hurd TKO 9 (12), 2:24 Feb 25, 2017 United States Legacy Arena, Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. For vacant IBF light middleweight title
25 Win 24–1 Belarus Sergey Rabchenko TKO 9 (12), 1:18 Jul 30, 2016 United States Barclays Center, New York City, New York, U.S.
24 Win 23–1 Dominican Republic Fernando Guerrero TKO 6 (10), 1:54 Mar 5, 2016 United States Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S.
23 Win 22–1 Mexico Cecil McCalla UD 10 Oct 31, 2015 United States NRG Arena, Houston, Texas, U.S.
22 Loss 21–1 United States Willie Nelson TKO 9 (10), 2:57 Jul 11, 2015 United States USF Sundome, Tampa, Florida, U.S.
21 Win 21–0 Mexico Pablo Munguia TKO 3 (10), 0:11 Apr 17, 2015 United States Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, U.S.
20 Win 20–0 United States Antwone Smith TKO 2 (10), 0:19 Mar 6, 2015 United States MGM Grand, Marquee Ballroom, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
19 Win 19–0 United States Tyrone Brunson TKO 1 (8), 1:02 Dec 20, 2014 United States Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton, Washington, U.S.
18 Win 18–0 United States Bronco McKart TKO 1 (10), 1:32 May 30, 2014 United States Cobo Center Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
17 Win 17–0 United States Grady Brewer TKO 2 (8), 2:55 Feb 7, 2014 United States Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
16 Win 16–0 United States Donald Ward TKO 2 (8), 1:01 Nov 27, 2013 United States Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
15 Win 15–0 Venezuela Marcos Primera RTD 3 (6), 3:00 Sep 13, 2013 United States Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
14 Win 14–0 United States Gilbert Alex Sanchez TKO 2 (6), 2:10 Aug 3, 2013 United States Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, U.S.
13 Win 13–0 United States Ruben Galvan KO 1 (6), 2:03 May 10, 2013 United States Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
12 Win 12–0 United States Thomas Amaro KO 1 (6), 1:35 Mar 7, 2013 United States Motor City Casino, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
11 Win 11–0 Poland Daniel Urbanski UD 6 Nov 10, 2012 Germany O2 World Arena, Altona, Hamburg, Germany
10 Win 10–0 United States Marqus Jackson UD 6 Oct 12, 2012 United States Sportplex, Taylor, Michigan, U.S.
9 Win 9–0 United States Calvin Odom UD 8 Jul 27, 2012 United States Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, California, U.S.
8 Win 8–0 Switzerland Flavio Turelli TKO 1 (6), 1:23 Jul 7, 2012 Switzerland Stade de Suisse, Berne, Switzerland
7 Win 7–0 Mexico Ishwar Amador TKO 2 (6), 1:56 May 11, 2012 United States Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, California, U.S.
6 Win 6–0 United States Alfred Hall TKO 2 (6), 2:55 Mar 10, 2012 United States Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, Michigan,
5 Win 5–0 Germany Harun Akcabelen KO 3 (6), 2:50 Mar 3, 2012 Germany ESPRIT arena, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
4 Win 4–0 United States Dorian Hatcher TKO 1 (4), 2:16 Oct 6, 2011 United States Motor City Casino, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
3 Win 3–0 United States Aloric Carson RTD 1 (4), 3:00 Jul 30, 2011 United States U.S. Steel Yard, Gary, Indiana, U.S.
2 Win 2–0 United States Tony Hervey TKO 1 (4), 1:45 Jul 15, 2011 United States Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, Michigan, U.S.
1 Win 1–0 Germany Uwe Tritschler TKO 1 (4), 1:48 Jul 2, 2011 Germany Imtech-Arena, Altona, Hamburg, Germany Professional debut

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jarrett Hurd Rallies To Stop Tony Harrison, Win IBF Title - Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  2. ^ "Tony Harrison, Jarrett Hurd hope to make their dreams come true". Espn.com. 2017-02-22. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  3. ^ "Willie Nelson defeats Tony Harrison with late KO". Espn.com. 2015-07-11. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  4. ^ "Undercard: Tony Harrison knocks out Sergey Rabchenko in 9th round on Showtime | Boxingjunkie". Boxingjunkie.usatoday.com. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  5. ^ Christ, Scott (2016-03-05). "Showtime boxing results: Tony Harrison stops Fernando Guerrero in six". Bad Left Hook. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  6. ^ "Harrison sends McKart into retirement". Theoaklandpress.com. 2014-05-31. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  7. ^ "Tony Harrison KOs Grady Brewer At Detroit Masonic Temple". Stiffjab.com. 2014-02-09. Retrieved 2017-02-26.