John Ryder (The Gorilla) is a British professional boxer. He was born in Islington, London, England on July 19, 1988. Ryder made his professional boxing debut at the age of 22 against Ben Deghani on September 10, 2010. He is yet to win a world title. Ryder is 34 years old, he will turn 35 in 7 months and 14 days.
12 years and 2 months into his professional boxing career, John Ryder has fought 37 times with 32 wins and 5 losses. As of December 2022, Ryder's boxing record stands at 32-5 (18 KOs). In total, he has fought 234 rounds of professional boxing in 37 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||0|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||0|
|Losses via KO||1|
|37||Nov 26, 2022||34||Zach Parker||Win||TKO5|
|36||Feb 12, 2022||33||Daniel Jacobs||Win||SD|
|35||Sep 10, 2021||33||Jozef Jurko||Win||TKO5|
|34||Dec 18, 2020||32||Mike Guy||Win||UD|
|33||Nov 23, 2019||31||Callum Smith||Loss||UD|
|32||May 4, 2019||30||Bilal Akkawy||Win||TKO3|
|31||Oct 27, 2018||30||Andrey Sirotkin||Win||KO7|
|30||May 5, 2018||29||Jamie Cox||Win||KO2|
|29||Oct 14, 2017||29||Patrick Nielsen||Win||KO5|
|28||Apr 22, 2017||28||Rocky Fielding||Loss||SD|
|27||Feb 4, 2017||28||Adam Etches||Win||UD|
|26||Sep 24, 2016||28||Jack Arnfield||Loss||UD|
|25||May 28, 2016||27||Robert Talarek||Win||PTS|
|24||Jan 30, 2016||27||Sergey Khomitsky||Win||UD|
|23||Oct 10, 2015||27||Adam Jones||Win||PTS|
|22||May 30, 2015||26||Nick Blackwell||Loss||TKO7|
|21||Jan 31, 2015||26||Billi Facundo Godoy||Win||TKO10|
|20||Oct 11, 2014||26||Theophilus Tetteh||Win||TKO5|
|19||Jul 19, 2014||26||Ruslans Pojonisevs||Win||PTS|
|18||Apr 5, 2014||25||Jez Wilson||Win||TKO9|
|17||Mar 15, 2014||25||Giorgi Kandelaki||Win||PTS|
|16||Sep 21, 2013||25||Billy Joe Saunders||Loss||UD|
|15||Jul 13, 2013||24||Yoann Bloyer||Win||TKO2|
|14||Mar 9, 2013||24||Farai Musiyiwa||Win||PTS|
|13||Dec 8, 2012||24||Eamonn O'Kane||Win||TKO8|
|12||Sep 8, 2012||24||Sandor Micsko||Win||TKO2|
|11||May 26, 2012||23||Luke Robinson||Win||PTS|
|10||Mar 17, 2012||23||Alistair Warren||Win||PTS|
|9||Jan 28, 2012||23||Mariusz Biskupski||Win||TKO2|
|8||Dec 3, 2011||23||Zoran Cvek||Win||TKO3|
|7||Nov 9, 2011||23||Luke Osman||Win||TKO2|
|6||Oct 8, 2011||23||Danny Brown||Win||TKO1|
|5||Apr 30, 2011||22||Lee Noble||Win||PTS|
|4||Mar 26, 2011||22||Dalton Miller||Win||RTD2|
|3||Feb 19, 2011||22||Lewis Byrne||Win||PTS|
|2||Dec 4, 2010||22||Sabie Montieth||Win||DQ|
|1||Sep 10, 2010||22||Ben Deghani||Win||TKO1|
John Ryder started boxing professionally at 22 years of age; he debuted against Ben Deghani on September 10, 2010, and defeated Deghani via 1st round TKO.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 31 on November 23, 2019 after 32 professional fights against Callum Smith for the WBA (Super) and The Ring titles. Ryder lost to Smith via 12 round unanimous decision.
Ryder's notable victories include wins over Jozef Jurko, Zach Parker, Daniel Jacobs, Bilal Akkawy, Jamie Cox, Andrey Sirotkin, and Patrick Nielsen. For a complete list of Ryder's best performances refer to John Ryder's best fights.
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against fellow British boxer Zach Parker on November 26, 2022. Ryder won the fight via 5th round TKO. It's been 9 days since this fight.
Ryder has knocked out 18 of his 37 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 48.6%. Of his total 32 wins, 18 of them have been via KO (56.3%).
John Ryder has had a total of five losses in 37 fights — one of them in a title bout and four in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Billy Joe Saunders via 12 round UD in his 16th fight — his 15 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. He has been stopped once and lost four times via decision.
Callum Smith, Rocky Fielding, Jack Arnfield, Nick Blackwell, and Billy Joe Saunders are the five boxers who have beaten Ryder. For more details about these defeats, refer to All of John Ryder's losses.