Tony Harrison (boxer)
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Born||6 September 1990|
Detroit, Michigan, USA
|Wins by KO||21|
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. 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, 
Professional boxing career
IBF light middleweight Title Shot
Harrison vs Hurd
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
Harrison vs Charlo
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
|Professional record summary|
|30 fights||28 wins||2 losses|
|30||Win||28–2||Jermell Charlo||UD||12||Dec 22, 2018||Barclays Center, New York City, New York, U.S.||Won WBC light middleweight title|
|29||Win||27–2||Ishe Smith||SD||10||May 11, 2018||Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.|
|28||Win||26–2||George Sosa||TKO||5 (6), 2:21||Feb 17, 2018||Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas, U.S.|
|27||Win||25–2||Paul Valenzuela Jr||UD||8||Oct 14, 2017||Barclays Center, New York City, New York, U.S.|
|26||Loss||24–2||Jarrett Hurd||TKO||9 (12), 2:24||Feb 25, 2017||Legacy Arena, Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.||For vacant IBF light middleweight title|
|25||Win||24–1||Sergey Rabchenko||TKO||9 (12), 1:18||Jul 30, 2016||Barclays Center, New York City, New York, U.S.|
|24||Win||23–1||Fernando Guerrero||TKO||6 (10), 1:54||Mar 5, 2016||Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|23||Win||22–1||Cecil McCalla||UD||10||Oct 31, 2015||NRG Arena, Houston, Texas, U.S.|
|22||Loss||21–1||Willie Nelson||TKO||9 (10), 2:57||Jul 11, 2015||USF Sundome, Tampa, Florida, U.S.|
|21||Win||21–0||Pablo Munguia||TKO||3 (10), 0:11||Apr 17, 2015||Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, U.S.|
|20||Win||20–0||Antwone Smith||TKO||2 (10), 0:19||Mar 6, 2015||MGM Grand, Marquee Ballroom, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.|
|19||Win||19–0||Tyrone Brunson||TKO||1 (8), 1:02||Dec 20, 2014||Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton, Washington, U.S.|
|18||Win||18–0||Bronco McKart||TKO||1 (10), 1:32||May 30, 2014||Cobo Center Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|17||Win||17–0||Grady Brewer||TKO||2 (8), 2:55||Feb 7, 2014||Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|16||Win||16–0||Donald Ward||TKO||2 (8), 1:01||Nov 27, 2013||Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|15||Win||15–0||Marcos Primera||RTD||3 (6), 3:00||Sep 13, 2013||Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|14||Win||14–0||Gilbert Alex Sanchez||TKO||2 (6), 2:10||Aug 3, 2013||Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, U.S.|
|13||Win||13–0||Ruben Galvan||KO||1 (6), 2:03||May 10, 2013||Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|12||Win||12–0||Thomas Amaro||KO||1 (6), 1:35||Mar 7, 2013||Motor City Casino, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|11||Win||11–0||Daniel Urbanski||UD||6||Nov 10, 2012||O2 World Arena, Altona, Hamburg, Germany|
|10||Win||10–0||Marqus Jackson||UD||6||Oct 12, 2012||Sportplex, Taylor, Michigan, U.S.|
|9||Win||9–0||Calvin Odom||UD||8||Jul 27, 2012||Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, California, U.S.|
|8||Win||8–0||Flavio Turelli||TKO||1 (6), 1:23||Jul 7, 2012||Stade de Suisse, Berne, Switzerland|
|7||Win||7–0||Ishwar Amador||TKO||2 (6), 1:56||May 11, 2012||Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, California, U.S.|
|6||Win||6–0||Alfred Hall||TKO||2 (6), 2:55||Mar 10, 2012||Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, Michigan,|
|5||Win||5–0||Harun Akcabelen||KO||3 (6), 2:50||Mar 3, 2012||ESPRIT arena, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany|
|4||Win||4–0||Dorian Hatcher||TKO||1 (4), 2:16||Oct 6, 2011||Motor City Casino, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|3||Win||3–0||Aloric Carson||RTD||1 (4), 3:00||Jul 30, 2011||U.S. Steel Yard, Gary, Indiana, U.S.|
|2||Win||2–0||Tony Hervey||TKO||1 (4), 1:45||Jul 15, 2011||Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, Michigan, U.S.|
|1||Win||1–0||Uwe Tritschler||TKO||1 (4), 1:48||Jul 2, 2011||Imtech-Arena, Altona, Hamburg, Germany||Professional debut|
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- "Tony Harrison, Jarrett Hurd hope to make their dreams come true". Espn.com. 2017-02-22. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
- "Willie Nelson defeats Tony Harrison with late KO". Espn.com. 2015-07-11. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
- "Undercard: Tony Harrison knocks out Sergey Rabchenko in 9th round on Showtime | Boxingjunkie". Boxingjunkie.usatoday.com. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
- Christ, Scott (2016-03-05). "Showtime boxing results: Tony Harrison stops Fernando Guerrero in six". Bad Left Hook. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
- "Harrison sends McKart into retirement". Theoaklandpress.com. 2014-05-31. Retrieved 2017-02-26.
- "Tony Harrison KOs Grady Brewer At Detroit Masonic Temple". Stiffjab.com. 2014-02-09. Retrieved 2017-02-26.