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Lawrence Okolie Record

19-1
Total Fights20
Wins19
Losses1
Draws0
No-Contests0
Title Wins1
Title Defenses3
Title-Fight KOs2
KO Wins14
KO Losses0
Lawrence Okolie Record & Stats
Lawrence Okolie's Record
Lawrence Okolie's boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Lawrence Okolie's boxing record?

      Six years and two months into his professional boxing career, Lawrence Okolie has fought 20 times with 19 wins and a single loss.

      Okolie's boxing record is currently 19-1, which includes one cruiserweight world-title win and three successful title defense fights. He has a 70% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 14 of his total 20 fights being knockout wins, two of which were in title fights. The only loss in Okolie's career is a 12-round majority decision loss to Chris Billam-Smith in a cruiserweight title fight.

      His last fight was a 12-round majority decision defeat to Chris Billam-Smith on May 27, 2023. Okolie lost the cruiserweight WBO title to Billam-Smith in this fight. He is on a one-fight losing streak.

      Some of Okolie's best fights and notable victories include wins over David Light, Dilan Prašović, Michał Cieślak, Yves Ngabu, Krzysztof Głowacki, Wadi Camacho, and Isaac Chamberlain.

      #DateAgeOpponentResVia
      20May 27, 202330Chris Billam-SmithLoss *MD
      19Mar 25, 202330David LightWin *UD
      18Feb 27, 202229Michał CieślakWin *UD
      17Sep 25, 202128Dilan PrašovićWin *KO3
      16Mar 20, 202128Krzysztof GłowackiWin *TKO6
      15Dec 12, 202027Nikodem JeżewskiWinTKO2
      14Oct 26, 201926Yves NgabuWinTKO7
      13Jul 20, 201926Mariano Angel GudinoWinTKO7
      12Mar 23, 201926Wadi CamachoWinTKO4
      11Feb 2, 201926Tamas LodiWinTKO3
      10Sep 22, 201825Matty AskinWinUD
      9Jun 6, 201825Luke WatkinsWinTKO3
      8Feb 3, 201825Isaac ChamberlainWinUD
      7Dec 13, 201724Antonio SousaWinTKO2
      6Oct 28, 201724Adam WilliamsWinTKO3
      5Sep 1, 201724Blaise MendouoWinPTS
      4Jul 1, 201724Russell HenshawWinTKO1
      3May 27, 201724Rudolf HelesicWinTKO1
      2Apr 15, 201724Lukasz RusiewiczWinTKO1
      1Mar 25, 201724Geoffrey CaveWinKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Lawrence Okolie (The Sauce) is a 31-year old British professional boxer. He was born in Hackney, London England on December 16, 1992. He is a former cruiserweight world champion.

      Okolie made his professional boxing debut against Geoffrey Cave at the age of 24 on March 25, 2017, defeating Cave via 1st round KO. He went on to win 18 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 13 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 28 on March 20, 2021 after 15 professional fights, against Krzysztof Głowacki for the cruiserweight WBO (vacant) title. He defeated Głowacki via 6th round TKO to become the cruiserweight champion of the world.

      Okolie has won one world title at cruiserweight. For all the details about Okolie's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Okolie has had just a single loss in his professional boxing career so far.

      His most recent fight was a cruiserweight title defense bout against English boxer Chris Billam-Smith on May 27, 2023. Okolie lost the fight via 12 round majority decision — and lost his WBO title. It's been 11 months and 27 days since this fight.

      Championships

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

      Title Wins

      Lawrence Okolie has fought for a cruiserweight world title once, which he won via TKO. Till today, he has won one cruiserweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Mar 20, 2021Krzysztof GłowackiCruiserweightWBO*TKO
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Lawrence Okolie has had four cruiserweight world-title defense fights. He won three 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
      Mar 25, 2023David LightCruiserweightWBOUD
      Feb 27, 2022Michał CieślakCruiserweightWBOUD
      Sep 25, 2021Dilan PrašovićCruiserweightWBOKO

      Title Losses

      Lawrence Okolie has lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      May 27, 2023Chris Billam-SmithCruiserweightWBOMD

      Highlights

      Okolie has fought a total of 20 times till today, which includes 5 world-title fights at the cruiserweight division. These four fights are the highlight of his career.

      • March 20, 2021: Okolie wins his first world title by defeating Krzysztof Głowacki via 6th round TKO. He is now the WBO cruiserweight world champion.

      • September 25, 2021: Okolie successfully defends the WBO cruiserweight title against Dilan Prašović, winning the fight via 3rd round KO.

      • February 27, 2022: Okolie successfully defends the WBO cruiserweight title against Michał Cieślak, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • March 25, 2023: Okolie successfully defends the WBO cruiserweight title against David Light, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

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