Always display infographic in interactive mode
What is interactive mode infographic?

The infographic you see by default is an image. On the interactive infographic, you can mouseover, click, tap etc. on the chart to see more details about the fights. The browser's localStorage will be used to store your preference.

Christy Martin Record

Total Fights59
Title Wins1
Title Defenses0
Title-Fight KOs0
KO Wins32
KO Losses2
Christy Martin Record & Stats
Christy Martin's Record
Christy Martin's boxing record and career infographic

      Featured Opponents

      What is Christy Martin's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 22 years and 11 months, Christy Martin fought 59 times with 49 wins, 7 losses, and 3 draws.

      Martin retired from professional boxing with a record of 49-7-3, which included one super-welterweight world-title win. She had a 54.2% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 32 of her total 59 fights being knockout wins. Martin suffered two knockout losses, both of which were in non-title fights.

      Her last fight was a 10-round unanimous decision defeat to Mia St. John on August 14, 2012. Martin was fighting for the super-welterweight WBC (vacant) title.

      Some of Martin's best fights and notable victories include wins over Andrea DeShong, Isra Girgrah, Marcela Acuña, Deirdre Gogarty, Belinda Laracuente, Amy Yuratovac, and Angela Buchanan.

      59Aug 14, 201244Mia St. JohnLoss *UD
      58Jun 4, 201142Dakota StoneLossTKO6
      57Sep 9, 200941Dakota StoneWin *MD
      56Aug 1, 200941Cimberly HarrisWinSD
      55Jul 18, 200840Valerie MahfoodDrawMD
      54Jun 2, 200738Amy YuratovacWinUD
      53Oct 6, 200638Angelica MartinezLossSD
      52Sep 16, 200537Holly HolmLossUD
      51Apr 30, 200536Lana AlexanderWinKO2
      50Aug 23, 200335Laila AliLossKO4
      49Dec 6, 200234Mia St. JohnWinUD
      48Nov 17, 200133Lisa HolewyneWinUD
      47May 12, 200132Kathy CollinsWinMD
      46Mar 3, 200132Jeanne MartinezWinUD
      45Dec 2, 200032Sabrina HallWinKO1
      44Aug 12, 200032Dianna LewisWinUD
      43Mar 3, 200031Belinda LaracuenteWinMD
      42Oct 2, 199931Daniella SomersWinTKO5
      41Apr 24, 199930Jovette JacksonWinTKO1
      40Dec 18, 199830Sumya AnaniLossMD
      39Sep 19, 199830Christine RobinsonWinTKO5
      38Aug 29, 199830Cheryl NanceWinTKO9
      37Dec 5, 199729Marcela AcuñaWinUD
      36Aug 23, 199729Isra GirgrahWinUD
      35Jun 28, 199729Andrea DeShongWinTKO7
      34Nov 9, 199628Bethany PayneWinTKO1
      33Sep 7, 199628Melinda RobinsonWinKO4
      32Mar 16, 199627Deirdre GogartyWinUD
      31Feb 24, 199627Del PettisWinTKO1
      30Feb 10, 199627Sue ChaseWinTKO3
      29Jan 13, 199627Melinda RobinsonWinUD
      28Dec 16, 199527Erica SchmidlinWinTKO1
      27Aug 12, 199527Angela BuchananWinTKO2
      26Apr 1, 199526Beverly SzymanskiWinKO4
      25Sep 12, 199426Chris KreuzWinTKO4
      24May 7, 199425Laura SerranoDrawUD
      23Mar 4, 199425Sonja DonlevyWinTKO1
      22Jan 29, 199425Susie MeltonWinTKO1
      21Oct 15, 199325Beverly SzymanskiWinKO3
      20Aug 27, 199325Rebecca KirklandWinTKO1
      19May 28, 199324Deborah CruickshankWinKO1
      18Jan 29, 199324Susie HughesWinTKO1
      17Nov 14, 199224Angela BuchananWinTKO1
      16Sep 5, 199224Tracy GordonWinTKO1
      15May 30, 199223Stacey PrestageWinUD
      14Jan 25, 199223Jackie ThomasWinTKO3
      13Jan 11, 199223Rose NobleWinTKO1
      12Sep 10, 199123Shannon DavenportWinTKO2
      11May 25, 199122Rhonda HefflinWinKO1
      10Mar 16, 199122Pat WattsWinTKO1
      9Feb 25, 199122Suzanne RiccioWinPTS
      8Jan 12, 199122Jamie WhitcombWinTKO2
      7Oct 27, 199022Lisa HolppWinTKO1
      6Sep 22, 199022Jamie WhitcombWinPTS
      5Apr 21, 199021Andrea DeShongWinPTS
      4Nov 4, 198921Andrea DeShongLossMD
      3Oct 21, 198921Tammy JonesWinTKO1
      2Sep 30, 198921Angela BuchananWinKO2
      1Sep 9, 198921Angela BuchananDrawPTS

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Christy Martin (The Coal Miner's Daughter) is a 56-year old retired American professional boxer. She was born in Mullens, West Virginia, U.S. on June 12, 1968. She is a former super-welterweight world champion. Martin was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2020. Her professional boxing career spanned more than 22 years — from 1989 to 2012.

      Martin made her professional boxing debut against Angela Buchanan at the age of 21 on September 9, 1989. The fight ended in a draw. She went on to win 2 consecutive fights after this draw, which included 2 wins via stoppage.

      She had her first world title fight at the age of 41 on September 9, 2009 after 56 professional fights, against Dakota Stone for the super-welterweight WBC (vacant) title. She defeated Stone via 10 round majority decision to become the super-welterweight champion of the world.

      Martin has won one world title at super-welterweight. For all the details about Martin's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Martin had a total of seven losses in her professional boxing career.

      Her last professional fight was a super-welterweight bout against fellow American boxer Mia St. John on August 14, 2012 for the vacant super-welterweight WBC title. Martin lost the fight via 10 round unanimous decision. It's been 11 years, 10 months, and 9 days since this fight.


      Martin had a total of two world-title fights, which includes winning one world title and zero successful title defenses. She won one of these fights and lost one.

      Title Wins

      Christy Martin fought for a super-welterweight world title in two fights and won once. She won one super-welterweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Sep 9, 2009Dakota StoneSuper-welterweightWBC*MD
      * Vacant title


      Ape Index
      Win Streak
      Career Score