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Josh Taylor Record

19-2
Total Fights21
Wins19
Losses2
Draws0
No-Contests0
Title Wins5
Title Defenses4
Title-Fight KOs1
KO Wins13
KO Losses0
Josh Taylor Record & Stats
Josh Taylor's Record
Josh Taylor's boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Josh Taylor's boxing record?

      Eight years and 10 months into his professional boxing career, Josh Taylor has fought 21 times with 19 wins and 2 losses.

      Taylor's boxing record is currently 19-2, which includes five super-lightweight world-title wins and four successful title defense fights. He has a 61.9% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 13 of his total 21 fights being knockout wins, one of which was in a title fight. Taylor has never lost via knockout.

      His latest fight was a 12-round unanimous decision defeat to Jack Catterall on May 25, 2024. He is on a two-fight losing streak.

      Some of Taylor's best fights and notable victories include wins over José Ramírez, Apinun Khongsong, Jack Catterall, Regis Prograis, Ivan Baranchyk, Miguel Vázquez, and Ohara Davies.

      #DateAgeOpponentResVia
      21May 25, 202433Jack CatterallLossUD
      20Jun 10, 202332Teófimo LópezLoss *UD
      19Feb 26, 202231Jack CatterallWin *SD
      18May 22, 202130José RamírezWin *UD
      17Sep 26, 202029Apinun KhongsongWin *KO1
      16Oct 26, 201928Regis PrograisWin *MD
      15May 18, 201928Ivan BaranchykWin *UD
      14Nov 3, 201827Ryan MartinWinTKO7
      13Jun 23, 201827Viktor PostolWinUD
      12Mar 3, 201827Winston CamposWinTKO3
      11Nov 11, 201726Miguel VázquezWinKO9
      10Jul 8, 201726Ohara DaviesWinTKO7
      9Mar 24, 201726Warren JoubertWinTKO6
      8Jan 28, 201726Alfonso OlveraWinUD
      7Oct 21, 201625Dave RyanWinTKO5
      6Jul 30, 201625Evincii DixonWinRTD2
      5May 14, 201625Miguel Alberto González MenaWinTKO1
      4Feb 27, 201625Lyes ChaibiWinKO2
      3Nov 20, 201524Daniel Cosmin MinescuWinTKO1
      2Oct 16, 201524Adam MateWinTKO1
      1Jul 18, 201524Archie WeahWinTKO2

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Josh Taylor (The Tartan Tornado) is a 33-year old Scottish professional boxer. He was born in Prestonpans, Scotland on January 2, 1991. He is a former super-lightweight world champion.

      Taylor made his professional boxing debut against Archie Weah at the age of 24 on July 18, 2015, defeating Weah via 2nd round TKO. He went on to win 18 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 12 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 28 on May 18, 2019 after 14 professional fights, against Ivan Baranchyk for the super-lightweight IBF title. He defeated Baranchyk via 12 round unanimous decision to become the super-lightweight champion of the world.

      Josh Taylor is a undisputed super-lightweight world champion, and has won five world titles at super-lightweight. For all the details about Taylor's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Taylor has had a total of two losses in his professional boxing career so far.

      His most recent fight was a non-title rematch against English boxer Jack Catterall on May 25, 2024. Taylor lost the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 22 days since this fight.

      Championships

      Taylor has had a total of six world-title fights till today, which includes winning five world titles and four successful title defenses. He won five of these fights and lost one.

      Title Wins

      Josh Taylor has fought for super-lightweight world titles in three fights and won all three of them. Till today, he has won five super-lightweight belts.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      May 22, 2021+José RamírezSuper-lightweightWBC, WBOUD
      Oct 26, 2019^Regis PrograisSuper-lightweightWBA (Super), The Ring*MD
      May 18, 2019Ivan BaranchykSuper-lightweightIBFUD
      + Became undisputed world champion
      ^ Became unified world champion
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Josh Taylor has had five super-lightweight world-title defense fights. He won four of them and lost once.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Feb 26, 2022Jack CatterallSuper-lightweightWBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO, The RingSD
      May 22, 2021+José RamírezSuper-lightweightWBA (Super), IBF, The RingUD
      Sep 26, 2020Apinun KhongsongSuper-lightweightWBA (Super), IBF, The RingKO
      Oct 26, 2019^Regis PrograisSuper-lightweightIBFMD
      + Became undisputed world champion
      ^ Became unified world champion

      Title Losses

      Josh Taylor has lost one world-title defense fight, and lost two titles in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Jun 10, 2023Teófimo LópezSuper-lightweightWBO, The RingUD

      Highlights

      Taylor has fought a total of 21 times till today, which includes 6 world-title fights at the super-lightweight division. He has put on some very good performances in these fights. These nine fights are the highlight of his career.

      • July 8, 2017: Josh Taylor puts on the first remarkable performance of his career, defeating Ohara Davies via 7th round TKO.

      • November 11, 2017: Josh Taylor beats Miguel Vázquez via 9th round KO.

      • June 23, 2018: Josh Taylor beats Viktor Postol via 12th round unanimous decision.

      • November 3, 2018: Josh Taylor beats Ryan Martin via 7th round TKO.

      • May 18, 2019: Taylor wins his first world title by defeating Ivan Baranchyk via 12 round unanimous decision. He is now the IBF super-lightweight world champion.

      • October 26, 2019: Taylor becomes a unified super-lightweight world champion by beating Regis Prograis via 12 round majority decision. He now holds the IBF, WBA (Super), and The Ring super-lightweight world-champion belts.

      • September 26, 2020: Taylor successfully defends the WBA (Super), IBF, and The Ring super-lightweight titles against Apinun Khongsong, winning the fight via 1st round KO.

      • May 22, 2021: Taylor becomes the undisputed super-lightweight world champion by defeating José Ramírez via 12 round unanimous decision. He now holds the WBA (Super), IBF, The Ring, WBC, and WBO super-lightweight world-champion belts.

      • February 26, 2022: Taylor successfully defends the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring super-lightweight titles against Jack Catterall, winning the fight via 12 round split decision.

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