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Wayne Elcock (born 12 February 1974 and raised in Shard End Birmingham) is a former English professional boxer, who was managed by Frank Maloney at the start of his career and promoted by Frank Warren (promoter) and later by Mick Hennessy Elcock was trained in Leicester by Jez brogan, before moving back to his home town to work with Birmingham's most successful boxing trainers brothers Paddy & Tommy Lynch. Elcock lost his first attempt at the British title Lonsdale Belt against Plymouth's Scott Dann (boxer) in the first British title fight to ever be scored by three judges, after defeat Wayne bounced back with two back to back knockout victories one of them a British title eliminator winning by TKO against Scotland's Lawrence Murphy, who was the only other boxer to have beaten Elcock, In Wayne's next contest he faced the English champion Steven Bendall who was to be yet another stopped, but this time over eight punishing rounds and setting up his next contest where he would become the first British boxer to beat long standing British champion Howard Eastman to win the coveted Lonsdale Belt in 2007, Elcock also won the Commonwealth title and the minor WBU World Middleweight title becoming the first Birmingham born fighter to ever hold a version of a World title. Elcock challenged for the IBF middleweight title against the unbeaten World champion Arthur Abraham on 8 December 2007, losing by a fifth round knockout.
After losing the second defence of his British title to fellow Birmingham fighter Matthew Macklin in the Battle of Brum Elcock retired at the age of 36 in 2009 to concentrate fully on other business matters, at Mad Dog's Boxing shop and also his award winning Boxing coaching business Wayne Elcock's Box Clever, both of which still remain highly successful today.
- "Elcock fails in world title bid". BBC. 2007-12-08. Retrieved 2007-12-10.
- Professional boxing record for Wayne Elcock from BoxRec
- Official website
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