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Lloyd Honeyghan Record

Total Fights48
Title Wins6
Title Defenses4
Title-Fight KOs5
KO Wins30
KO Losses4
Lloyd Honeyghan Record & Stats
Lloyd Honeyghan's Record
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      What is Lloyd Honeyghan's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 14 years and two months, Lloyd Honeyghan fought 48 times with 43 wins and 5 losses.

      Honeyghan retired from professional boxing with a record of 43-5, which included six welterweight world-title wins and four successful title defense fights. He had a 62.5% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 30 of his total 48 fights being knockout wins, five of which were in title fights. Honeyghan suffered four knockout losses in his career, two of which were in title fights.

      His last fight was a 3rd round TKO defeat to Adrian Dodson on February 25, 1995.

      Some of Honeyghan's best fights and notable victories include wins over Hall-of-Famer Donald Curry, Jorge Vaca, Yung-Kil Chung, Gene Hatcher, Johnny Bumphus, Maurice Blocker, and Mickey Hughes.

      48Feb 25, 199534Adrian DodsonLossTKO3
      47Feb 26, 199433Kevin AdamsonWinTKO6
      46Nov 2, 199333Steve GoodwinWinKO6
      45Jun 26, 199333Vinny PazienzaLossTKO10
      44Jan 30, 199332Mickey HughesWinTKO5
      43Oct 28, 199232Carlo ColarussoWinKO6
      42May 13, 199232Mickey DuncanWinRTD2
      41Apr 22, 199232Alfredo RamirezWinPTS
      40May 8, 199131Darryl AnthonyWinKO2
      39Feb 12, 199130John WeltersWinKO1
      38Jan 10, 199130Mario OlmedoWinTKO4
      37Mar 3, 199029Mark BrelandLoss *TKO3
      36Aug 24, 198929Delfino MarinWinUD
      35Feb 4, 198928Marlon StarlingLoss *TKO9
      34Jul 29, 198828Yung-Kil ChungWin *TKO5
      33Mar 29, 198827Jorge VacaWin *KO3
      32Oct 28, 198727Jorge VacaLoss *TD
      31Aug 30, 198727Gene HatcherWin *TKO1
      30Apr 18, 198726Maurice BlockerWin *UD
      29Feb 22, 198726Johnny BumphusWin *TKO2
      28Sep 27, 198626Donald CurryWin *RTD6
      27May 20, 198626Horace ShuffordWinTKO8
      26Nov 27, 198525Sylvester MitteeWinTKO8
      25Oct 1, 198525Ralph TwinningWinTKO4
      24Aug 30, 198525Danny PaulWinUD
      23Mar 6, 198524Roger StaffordWinTKO9
      22Feb 12, 198524R W SmithWinRTD6
      21Jan 5, 198524Gianfranco RosiWinKO3
      20Jun 6, 198424Roberto MendezWinPTS
      19Dec 6, 198323Cliff GilpinWinPTS
      18Oct 24, 198323Harold BrazierWinPTS
      17Jul 9, 198323Kevin AustinWinTKO10
      16Apr 5, 198322Cliff GilpinWinPTS
      15Mar 1, 198322Sid SmithWinKO4
      14Jan 18, 198322Lloyd HibbertWinPTS
      13Nov 22, 198222Frank McCordWinKO1
      12Sep 22, 198222Ian Kid MurrayWinTKO3
      11May 18, 198222Kostas PetrouWinPTS
      10Mar 23, 198221Dave SullivanWinTKO3
      9Mar 15, 198221Derek McKenzieWinTKO6
      8Mar 2, 198221Tommy McCallumWinPTS
      7Feb 9, 198221Granville AllenWinTKO5
      6Jan 25, 198221Dave FiniganWinKO2
      5Nov 24, 198121Alan CooperWinTKO4
      4Nov 16, 198121Dave FiniganWinTKO1
      3Feb 10, 198120Dave SullivanWinPTS
      2Jan 20, 198120Dai DaviesWinTKO5
      1Dec 8, 198020Mike SullivanWinPTS

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Lloyd Honeyghan (Raggamuffin) is a 64-year old retired British professional boxer. He was born in Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica on April 22, 1960. He is a former welterweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 14 years — from 1980 to 1995.

      Honeyghan made his professional boxing debut against Mike Sullivan at the age of 20 on December 8, 1980, defeating Sullivan via 6 round PTS. He went on to win 30 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 20 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 26 on September 27, 1986 after 27 professional fights, against Donald Curry for the welterweight WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring titles. He defeated Curry via 6th round RTD to become the welterweight champion of the world.

      Lloyd Honeyghan was a one-time undisputed welterweight world champion, and has won six world titles at welterweight. For all the details about Honeyghan's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Honeyghan had a total of five losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Adrian Dodson on February 25, 1995. Honeyghan lost the fight via 3rd round TKO. It's been 29 years and 5 months since this fight.


      Honeyghan had a total of nine world-title fights, which includes winning six world titles and four successful title defenses. He won six of these fights and lost three.

      Title Wins

      Lloyd Honeyghan fought for welterweight world titles in three fights and won two of these fights, both of them via stoppage. In total, he won six welterweight belts.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Mar 29, 1988Jorge VacaWelterweightWBC, The RingKO
      Sep 27, 1986+Donald CurryWelterweightWBA, WBC, IBF, The RingRTD
      + Became undisputed world champion

      Title Defenses

      Lloyd Honeyghan had six welterweight world-title defense fights. He won four of them and lost two times.

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

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Jul 29, 1988Yung-Kil ChungWelterweightWBC, The RingTKO
      Aug 30, 1987Gene HatcherWelterweightWBC, IBF, The RingTKO
      Apr 18, 1987Maurice BlockerWelterweightWBC, IBF, The RingUD
      Feb 22, 1987Johnny BumphusWelterweightWBC, IBF, The RingTKO

      Title Losses

      Lloyd Honeyghan lost two world-title defense fights, and lost a total of four titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Feb 4, 1989Marlon StarlingWelterweightWBC, The RingTKO
      Oct 28, 1987Jorge VacaWelterweightWBC, The RingTD


      Honeyghan fought a total of 48 times during his professional career, which includes 9 world-title fights at the welterweight division. He was among the top boxers of his generation and put on some great performances in his fights. These five fights are the highlight of his career.

      • September 27, 1986: Honeyghan becomes the undisputed welterweight world champion in his first world-title fight by beating Donald Curry via 6th round RTD. He now holds the WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring welterweight world-champion belts.

      • February 22, 1987: Honeyghan successfully defends the WBC, IBF, and The Ring welterweight titles against Johnny Bumphus, winning the fight via 2nd round TKO.

      • August 30, 1987: Honeyghan successfully defends the WBC, IBF, and The Ring welterweight titles against Gene Hatcher, winning the fight via 1st round TKO.

      • March 29, 1988: Honeyghan wins the WBC and The Ring welterweight titles from Jorge Vaca, by beating Vaca via 3rd round KO.

      • July 29, 1988: Honeyghan successfully defends the WBC and The Ring welterweight titles against Yung-Kil Chung, winning the fight via 5th round TKO.


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