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Paul Butler Record

Total Fights37
Title Wins1
Title Defenses0
Title-Fight KOs0
KO Wins15
KO Losses2
Paul Butler Record & Stats
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      What is Paul Butler's boxing record?

      12 years into his professional boxing career, Paul Butler has fought 37 times with 34 wins and 3 losses.

      Butler's boxing record is currently 34-3, which includes one bantamweight world-title win. He has a 40.5% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 15 of his total 37 fights being knockout wins. Butler has lost twice via knockout, both of them in title fights.

      His latest fight was a 11th round TKO defeat to Naoya Inoue on December 13, 2022. Butler lost the undisputed bantamweight championship in this loss. He is on a one-fight losing streak.

      Some of Butler's best fights and notable victories include wins over Stuart Hall, Silviu Olteanu, Jonas Sultan, Najah Ali, Yaqub Kareem, and Hector Rolando Guzman.

      37Dec 13, 202234Naoya InoueLoss *TKO11
      36Apr 22, 202233Jonas SultanWinUD
      35Jun 25, 202132Willibaldo GarciaWinSD
      34Oct 18, 202031Ryan WalkerWinPTS
      33Dec 14, 201931Jose AguilarWinPTS
      32Sep 22, 201930Joseafat ReyesWinPTS
      31May 18, 201930Salvador Hernandez SanchezWinKO6
      30Mar 30, 201930Fadhili MajihaWinPTS
      29Nov 3, 201829Yoan BoyeauxWinPTS
      28May 5, 201829Emmanuel RodríguezLoss *UD
      27Feb 3, 201829Jefferson VargasWinTKO8
      26Sep 17, 201728Stuart HallWinUD
      25Apr 8, 201728Ruben Dario RuizWinTKO4
      24Dec 3, 201628Alexander CazaresWinPTS
      23Oct 22, 201627Alexis RuizWinPTS
      22Mar 12, 201627Sebastian SanchezWinKO9
      21Dec 19, 201527Silviu OlteanuWinTKO6
      20Oct 3, 201526Hector Rolando GuzmanWinKO1
      19Jul 11, 201526Gustavo MolinaWinTKO5
      18Mar 6, 201526Zolani TeteLoss *TKO8
      17Oct 25, 201425Ismael GarnicaWinPTS
      16Jun 7, 201425Stuart HallWin *SD
      15Mar 8, 201425Oreste Bernabe NievaWinKO4
      14Dec 7, 201325Ruben MontoyaWinUD
      13Sep 21, 201324Miguel GonzálezWinUD
      12Jun 28, 201324Najah AliWinKO4
      11Apr 20, 201324Yaqub KareemWinTKO5
      10Mar 21, 201324Anwar AlfadiWinTKO4
      9Nov 9, 201223John DonnellyWinKO1
      8Jul 5, 201223Ashley SextonWinPTS
      7May 18, 201223Hyusein HyuseinovWinTKO3
      6Jan 20, 201223Michael RamabeletsaWinPTS
      5Oct 15, 201122David KanalasWinKO1
      4Sep 17, 201122Delroy SpencerWinPTS
      3Jul 16, 201122Anwar AlfadiWinPTS
      2Apr 2, 201122Francis CroesWinTKO5
      1Dec 11, 201022Anwar AlfadiWinPTS

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Paul Butler (Baby Faced Assassin) is a 35-year old English professional boxer. He was born in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, England on November 11, 1988. He is a former bantamweight world champion.

      Butler made his professional boxing debut against Anwar Alfadi at the age of 22 on December 11, 2010, defeating Alfadi via 4 round PTS. He went on to win 16 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 8 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on June 7, 2014 after 15 professional fights, against Stuart Hall for the bantamweight IBF title. He defeated Hall via 12 round split decision to become the bantamweight champion of the world.

      Butler has won one world title at bantamweight. He was elevated as world champion once. For all the details about Butler's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Butler has had a total of three losses in his professional boxing career so far.

      His most recent fight was for the bantamweight undisputed championship title against Japanese boxer Naoya Inoue on December 13, 2022. Butler lost the fight via 11th round TKO, and lost his WBO title. It's been 1 year, 6 months, and 10 days since this fight.


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

      Title Wins

      Paul Butler has fought for a bantamweight world title in four fights and won once. Till today, he has won one bantamweight belt. He was elevated as world champion once, by WBO.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Jun 7, 2014Stuart HallBantamweightIBFSD

      Title Losses

      Paul Butler has lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Dec 13, 2022Naoya InoueBantamweightWBOTKO


      Butler has fought a total of 37 times till today, which includes 4 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These two fights are the highlight of his career.

      • June 7, 2014: Butler wins his first world title by defeating Stuart Hall via 12 round split decision. He is now the IBF bantamweight world champion.

      • April 22, 2022: Paul Butler beats Jonas Sultan via 12th round unanimous decision.


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