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Al Cole Record

Total Fights54
Title Wins1
Title Defenses5
Title-Fight KOs1
KO Wins16
KO Losses4
Al Cole Record & Stats
Al Cole's Record
Al Cole's boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Al Cole's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 22 years and five months, Al Cole fought 54 times with 35 wins, 16 losses, and 3 draws.

      Cole retired from professional boxing with a record of 35-16-3, which included one cruiserweight world-title win and five successful title defense fights. He had a 29.6% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 16 of his total 54 fights being knockout wins, one of which was in a title fight. Cole suffered four knockout losses, none of which were in title fights.

      His last fight was a 6-round split decision defeat to Danny Williams on September 3, 2011.

      Some of Cole's best fights and notable victories include wins over Nate Miller and Joey Abell.

      54Sep 3, 201147Danny WilliamsLossSD
      53Sep 4, 200945Timur IbragimovLossUD
      52Sep 5, 200844Joey AbellWinSD
      51Mar 3, 200540Sultan IbragimovLossTKO3
      50Mar 11, 200439Hasim RahmanLossUD
      49Oct 30, 200339Lance WhitakerLossUD
      48Aug 22, 200339Joe LenhartWinUD
      47Mar 1, 200338David IzonriteiWinUD
      46Jan 30, 200338Jeremy WilliamsDrawPTS
      45Aug 31, 200238Sedreck FieldsLossUD
      44Jun 29, 200238Vinny MaddaloneWinUD
      43Jan 26, 200237Sherman WilliamsLossUD
      42Aug 4, 200137Juan Carlos GómezLossTKO6
      41May 25, 200137Jameel McClineLossUD
      40Dec 8, 200036David BosticeLossUD
      39Sep 14, 200036Terrence LewisLossUD
      38Apr 27, 200036Frankie SwindellDrawPTS
      37Feb 19, 200035Corrie SandersLossTKO1
      36Oct 29, 199935Brian NixWinTKO8
      35Mar 20, 199934Kirk JohnsonLossUD
      34Dec 8, 199834Kirk JohnsonDrawPTS
      33Sep 4, 199834Derrick RoddyWinTKO3
      32May 8, 199834Carlos MonroeWinUD
      31Jun 20, 199733Michael GrantLossRTD10
      30Nov 22, 199632Matthew CharlestonWinKO1
      29Jan 12, 199631Tim WitherspoonLossUD
      28Jun 24, 199531Uriah GrantWin *UD
      27Mar 18, 199530Mike DixonWinTKO8
      26Jul 23, 199430Nate MillerWin *UD
      25Nov 17, 199329Vincent BoulwareWin *TKO5
      24Jul 16, 199329Glenn McCroryWin *UD
      23Feb 28, 199328Uriah GrantWin *UD
      22Jul 30, 199228James WarringWin *UD
      21Dec 12, 199127Govoner ChaversWinTKO6
      20Sep 25, 199127Mike DeVitoWinTKO3
      19Jul 25, 199127Frankie SwindellWinTKO11
      18May 9, 199127Nate MillerWinUD
      17Mar 8, 199126Leon TaylorWinUD
      16Dec 13, 199026Leon TaylorLossSD
      15Sep 27, 199026Matthew BrooksWinTKO4
      14Aug 5, 199026Jesse ShelbyWinUD
      13Jun 24, 199026Keith McMurrayWinPTS
      12Jun 12, 199026Chris CollinsWinTKO5
      11May 3, 199026Tommy RichardsonWinTKO5
      10Mar 22, 199025Jerry DorseyWinTKO3
      9Jan 7, 199025Ed MackWinUD
      8Nov 14, 198925Luis CastilloWinTKO3
      7Oct 20, 198925Harrison PearsonWinKO5
      6Sep 12, 198925Drake ThadziWinPTS
      5Aug 15, 198925John BecklesWinTKO4
      4Jun 24, 198925Aundrey NelsonWinPTS
      3May 27, 198925Jack BastingWinMD
      2Apr 25, 198925Guy SonnenbergWinUD
      1Mar 25, 198924Lorenzo ThomasWinTKO3

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Al Cole (Ice) is a 60-year old retired American professional boxer. He was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S. on April 21, 1964. He is a former cruiserweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 22 years — from 1989 to 2011.

      Cole made his professional boxing debut against Lorenzo Thomas at the age of 24 on March 25, 1989, defeating Thomas via 3rd round TKO. He went on to win 14 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 7 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 28 on July 30, 1992 after 21 professional fights, against James Warring for the cruiserweight IBF title. He defeated Warring via 12 round unanimous decision to become the cruiserweight champion of the world.

      Cole has won one world title at cruiserweight. For all the details about Cole's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Cole had a total of 16 losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against British boxer Danny Williams on September 3, 2011. Cole lost the fight via 6 round split decision. It's been 12 years, 8 months, and 18 days since this fight.


      Cole had a total of six world-title fights, which includes winning one world title and five successful title defenses. He won all six of these fights.

      Title Wins

      Al Cole fought for a cruiserweight world title once, which he won via unanimous decision. He won one cruiserweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Jul 30, 1992James WarringCruiserweightIBFUD

      Title Defenses

      Al Cole had five cruiserweight world-title defense fights. He won all of these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Jun 24, 1995Uriah GrantCruiserweightIBFUD
      Jul 23, 1994Nate MillerCruiserweightIBFUD
      Nov 17, 1993Vincent BoulwareCruiserweightIBFTKO
      Jul 16, 1993Glenn McCroryCruiserweightIBFUD
      Feb 28, 1993Uriah GrantCruiserweightIBFUD


      Cole fought a total of 54 times during his professional career, which includes 6 world-title fights at the cruiserweight division. These four fights are the highlight of his career.

      • May 9, 1991: Al Cole puts on the first remarkable performance of his career, defeating Nate Miller via 12th round unanimous decision.

      • July 30, 1992: Cole wins his first world title by defeating James Warring via 12 round unanimous decision. He is now the IBF cruiserweight world champion.

      • July 23, 1994: Cole successfully defends the IBF cruiserweight title against Nate Miller, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • September 5, 2008: Al Cole beats Joey Abell via 6th round split decision.


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