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Brian Magee Record

Total Fights42
Title Wins0
Title Defenses0
Title-Fight KOs0
KO Wins25
KO Losses3
Brian Magee Record & Stats
Lisburn, Northern Ireland
Jun 9, 1975
Mar 13, 1999
Title Fights
25 (59.5%)
183 cm
188 cm
Ape Index
5 cm
Last Fight
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Brian Magee's Record
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      What is Brian Magee's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 13 years and four months, Brian Magee fought 42 times with 36 wins, 5 losses, and 1 draw.

      Magee retired from professional boxing with a record of 36-5-1. He was a one-time super-middleweight world title challenger. He had a 59.5% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 25 of his total 42 fights being knockout wins. Magee suffered three knockout losses in his career, two of which were in title fights.

      His last fight was a 3rd round TKO defeat to Mikkel Kessler on August 12, 2012. Magee lost the super-middleweight WBA (Regular) title to Kessler in this fight.

      Some of Magee's best fights and notable victories include wins over Hacine Cherifi, Mads Larsen, Neil Linford, Rudy Markussen, Jerry Elliot, Omar Eduardo Gonzalez, and Varujan Davtyan.

      42Aug 12, 201237Mikkel KesslerLoss *TKO3
      41Feb 18, 201236Rudy MarkussenWinTKO5
      40Jul 30, 201136Jaime BarbozaWinUD
      39Mar 19, 201135Lucian ButeLoss *TKO10
      38Nov 9, 201035Roman AramyanWinRTD8
      37Jan 30, 201034Mads LarsenWinTKO7
      36Dec 13, 200833Steve McGuireWinKO8
      35Jul 11, 200833Simeon CoverWinTKO4
      34Mar 7, 200832Tyrone WrightWinPTS
      33Feb 8, 200832Mark NilsenWinPTS
      32Aug 25, 200732Tony OakeyDrawMD
      31Jun 8, 200731Danny ThorntonWinRTD2
      30Jan 26, 200731Andrew LoweWinPTS
      29Nov 3, 200631Paul DavidWinPTS
      28May 26, 200630Carl FrochLossKO11
      27Jan 28, 200630Daniil PrakaptsouWinTKO2
      26Oct 14, 200530Varujan DavtyanWinTKO2
      25Jul 16, 200530Vitali TsypkoLossSD
      24Nov 26, 200429Neil LinfordWinTKO7
      23Jun 26, 200429Robin ReidLossUD
      22Apr 17, 200428Jerry ElliotWinUD
      21Nov 22, 200328Hacine CherifiWinTKO8
      20Oct 4, 200328Omar Eduardo GonzalezWinKO1
      19Jun 21, 200328Andre ThysseWinTKO10
      18Feb 22, 200327Miguel Angel JimenezWinUD
      17Nov 9, 200227Jose SpearmanWinUD
      16Jun 15, 200227Mpush MakambiWinTKO7
      15Mar 18, 200226Vage KocharyanWinPTS
      14Dec 10, 200126Ramon Arturo BritezWinKO1
      13Jul 31, 200126Chris NembhardWinTKO6
      12Jan 29, 200125Neil LinfordWinUD
      11Nov 11, 200025Teymuraz KekelidzeWinTKO4
      10Jun 12, 200025Jason BarkerWinPTS
      9Apr 15, 200024Pedro CarragherWinKO2
      8Mar 20, 200024Darren AshtonWinTKO5
      7Feb 21, 200024Rob StevensonWinTKO5
      6Feb 12, 200024Terry MorrillWinTKO4
      5Oct 16, 199924Michael PinnockWinTKO3
      4Sep 13, 199924Dennis DoyleyWinTKO3
      3Jun 22, 199924Chris HowarthWinTKO1
      2May 22, 199923Richard GlaysherWinTKO1
      1Mar 13, 199923Dean AshtonWinTKO2

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Brian Magee is a 48-year old retired Irish professional boxer. He was born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland on June 9, 1975. He is a former super-middleweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 13 years — from 1999 to 2012.

      Magee made his professional boxing debut against Dean Ashton at the age of 23 on March 13, 1999, defeating Ashton via 2nd round TKO. He went on to win 21 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 15 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 35 on March 19, 2011 after 38 professional fights, against Lucian Bute for the IBF title. He lost to Bute via 10th round TKO.

      Magee had a total of five losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a super-middleweight title defense bout against Mikkel Kessler on August 12, 2012. Magee lost the fight via 3rd round TKO — and lost his WBA (Regular) title. It's been 11 years, 6 months, and 20 days since this fight.


      Magee had a total of two world-title fights, which includes winning zero world titles and zero successful title defenses. He won zero of these fights and lost two.

      Title Wins

      Brian Magee He was elevated as world champion once, by WBA.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod

      Title Losses

      Brian Magee lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Aug 12, 2012Mikkel KesslerSuper-middleweightWBA (Regular)TKO


      Although Magee had a total of 42 fights, this fight against Lucian Bute is the sole highlight of his career.

      • March 19, 2011: In his first world-title fight, Brian Magee loses to Lucian Bute via 10th round TKO. He was fighting for the IBF super-middleweight title.


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