Junior Witter Record & Stats

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Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
“The Hitter”
Mar 10, 1974
Jan 18, 1997
Title Fights
23 (43.4%)
170 cm
170 cm
Ape Index
0 cm
Last Fight
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      Junior Witter (The Hitter) is a 49-year old retired British professional boxer. He was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England on March 10, 1974. Witter made his professional boxing debut at the age of 22, on January 18, 1997. He is a former super-lightweight world champion.

      Junior Witter Record

      In a professional boxing career spanning 18 years and two months, Junior Witter fought 53 times with 43 wins, 8 losses, and 2 draws. By his last professional fight on April 17, 2015, Witter's record stood at 43-8-2 (23 KO wins, 1 KO loss).

      Following is a tabular list of Witter's fights. For a list with more details — like opponent record, opponent stats, including videos — refer to "All of Junior Witter's fights".

      Total Fights53
      KO Wins23
      Total Title Wins1
      Title Defenses2
      Title-Fight KO Wins2
      Losses via KO1
      53Apr 17, 201541Ahmed El MousaouiLossSD
      52May 17, 201440Arvydas TriznoWinTKO4
      51Mar 22, 201440Max MaxwellWinPTS
      50Nov 16, 201339Festim KryeziuLossMD
      49Nov 12, 201238Frankie GavinLossUD
      48May 12, 201238Colin LynesWinUD
      47Sep 7, 201137Arvydas TriznoWinPTS
      46Jun 7, 201137Yassine El maachiLossMD
      45Jun 7, 201137Kevin McIntyreWinUD
      44Jun 7, 201137Nathan GrahamWinUD
      43Feb 19, 201136Victor Lupo PuiuLossUD
      42Aug 1, 200935Devon AlexanderLoss *RTD8
      41Nov 8, 200834Victor Hugo CastroWinKO3
      40May 10, 200834Timothy BradleyLoss *SD
      39Sep 7, 200733Vivian HarrisWin *KO7
      38Jan 20, 200732Arturo MoruaWin *TKO9
      37Sep 15, 200632DeMarcus CorleyWin *UD
      36Oct 21, 200531Colin LynesWinUD
      35Jul 9, 200531Andreas KotelnikWinUD
      34Feb 19, 200530Lovemore N'douWinUD
      33Nov 12, 200430Krzysztof BieniasWinTKO2
      32Jun 2, 200430Salvatore BattagliaWinTKO2
      31Apr 16, 200430Oscar HallWinTKO3
      30Sep 27, 200329Fred KinuthiaWinKO2
      29Apr 5, 200329Jurgen HaeckWinRTD4
      28Nov 23, 200228Giuseppe LauriWinTKO2
      27Oct 19, 200228Lucky SamboWinTKO2
      26Jul 8, 200228Laatekwei HammondWinTKO2
      25Mar 16, 200228Alan BosworthWinTKO3
      24Oct 27, 200127Colin MayiselaWinTKO2
      23Oct 27, 200127Alan TempleWinKO5
      22May 22, 200127Brice FaradjiWinTKO1
      21Mar 10, 200127David KirkWinTKO2
      20Nov 25, 200026Christopher HenryWinTKO3
      19Oct 20, 200026Steve ConwayWinTKO4
      18Jun 24, 200026Zab JudahLoss *UD
      17Apr 8, 200026Arv MittooWinPTS
      16Mar 21, 200026Mihai IorguWinTKO1
      15Nov 6, 199925Harry ButlerWinPTS
      14Jul 17, 199925Isaac CruzWinPTS
      13Feb 13, 199924Malcolm MelvinWinTKO2
      12Nov 28, 199824Karl TaylorWinPTS
      11Sep 5, 199824Mark WintersWinPTS
      10Apr 18, 199824Jan Piet BergmanWinPTS
      9Mar 5, 199823Brian ColemanWinPTS
      8Feb 7, 199823Mark RamseyDrawPTS
      7Oct 4, 199723Michael AlexanderWinPTS
      6Aug 2, 199723Brian ColemanWinPTS
      5May 15, 199723Andreas PanayiWinTKO5
      4Apr 25, 199723Trevor MeikleWinPTS
      3Mar 20, 199723Lee MolyneuxWinTKO6
      2Mar 4, 199722John GreenWinPTS
      1Jan 18, 199722Cam RaesideDrawPTS

      * World-title fight

      World Titles

      Witter was a super-lightweight world champion. He has held one world title at super-lightweight, which was a vacant title win.

      Weight DivisionWorld Titles Held


      Junior Witter is 170 cm tall (5' 6.93") with a reach of 170 cm (5' 6.93"). He is a switch-hitter, he can fight out of both the orthodox and the southpaw stances, and presents an ape-index of 0.

      Witter has a 43.4% KO rate. Of his total 23 KO wins, 18 were in the early rounds, four in the mid rounds, and one in the later rounds. He has two first-round KO wins.

      Career Summary

      Junior Witter's professional boxing career spanned more than 18 years — from 1997 to 2015.

      Witter made his professional boxing debut against Cam Raeside at the age of 22 on January 18, 1997. The fight ended in a draw. He went on to win 6 consecutive fights after this draw, which included 2 wins via stoppage.

      Witter had his first world title fight at the age of 26 on June 24, 2000 after 17 professional fights, against Zab Judah for the IBF title. He lost to Judah via 12 round unanimous decision.

      Witter has won one world title at super-lightweight. For all the details about Witter's world title wins and defenses refer to "Junior Witter World Titles".

      Some of Witter's best fights and notable victories include wins over Vivian Harris, Arturo Morua, Victor Hugo Castro, DeMarcus Corley, Salvatore Battaglia, Nathan Graham, and Giuseppe Lauri.

      Witter had a total of eight losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Ahmed El Mousaoui on April 17, 2015. Witter lost the fight via 12 round split decision. It's been 8 years, 5 months, and 11 days since this fight.

      Career Highlights

      Witter fought a total of 53 times during his professional career, which includes 6 world-title fights at the super-lightweight division. These three fights are the highlight of his career.

      • June 24, 2000: In his first world-title fight, Junior Witter loses to Zab Judah via 12 round unanimous decision. He was fighting for the IBF super-lightweight title.

      • September 15, 2006: Witter wins the WBC super-lightweight title from DeMarcus Corley, by beating Corley via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • September 7, 2007: Witter successfully defends the WBC super-lightweight title against Vivian Harris, winning the fight via 7th round KO.


      Fight Recommendations

      If you are interested in Witter's boxing career, you should definitely check out the following fights.

      1. Junior Witter defeats Vivian Harris via 7th round KO
      2. Junior Witter loses to Timothy Bradley via 12-round split decision
      3. Junior Witter loses to Devon Alexander via 8th round RTD
      4. Junior Witter loses to Zab Judah via 12-round unanimous decision
      5. Junior Witter defeats DeMarcus Corley via 12-round unanimous decision
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