Ričards Bolotņiks (The Lion) is a Latvian professional boxer. He was born in Riga, Latvia on March 24, 1990. Bolotņiks made his professional boxing debut at the age of 23 against Pavels Veselovs on August 15, 2013. He is yet to win a world title. Bolotņiks is 32 years old, he will turn 33 in 3 months and 19 days.
7 years and 11 months into his professional boxing career, Ričards Bolotņiks has fought 25 times with 19 wins and 6 losses. As of December 2022, Bolotņiks' boxing record stands at 19-6 (8 KOs). In total, he has fought 139 rounds of professional boxing in 25 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||0|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||0|
|Losses via KO||4|
|25||Aug 14, 2021||31||Joshua Buatsi||Loss||KO11|
|24||Dec 2, 2020||30||Serge Michel||Win||TKO10|
|23||Sep 26, 2020||30||Hosea Burton||Win||UD|
|22||Dec 14, 2019||29||Steven Ward||Win||TKO1|
|21||Oct 12, 2019||29||Sergei Ekimov||Win||UD|
|20||Jun 15, 2019||29||Gasan Gasanov||Win||TKO6|
|19||Mar 23, 2019||28||Patrick Mendy||Win||MD|
|18||Oct 6, 2018||28||Zura Mekereshvili||Win||UD|
|17||Jun 23, 2018||28||Thabiso Mchunu||Loss||TKO6|
|16||Mar 17, 2018||27||Alejandro Emilio Valori||Win||KO1|
|15||Jan 27, 2018||27||Micki Nielsen||Loss||SD|
|14||Nov 12, 2016||26||César Córdoba||Win||TKO1|
|13||Jul 31, 2016||26||Reinis Porozovs||Win||UD|
|12||May 14, 2016||26||Giorgi Tevdorashvili||Win||UD|
|11||Feb 21, 2016||25||Jarek Prusak||Win||KO2|
|10||Dec 5, 2015||25||Reinis Porozovs||Win||UD|
|9||Oct 10, 2015||25||Andrejs Pokumeiko||Win||UD|
|8||May 22, 2015||25||Kevin Buval||Loss||UD|
|7||Mar 28, 2015||25||Lukas Ablozevicius||Win||UD|
|6||Jan 31, 2015||24||Pascal Villeneuve||Win||MD|
|5||Dec 6, 2014||24||Andrejs Pokumeiko||Win||UD|
|4||Jul 12, 2014||24||Andreas Evangelou||Loss||TKO4|
|3||May 18, 2014||24||Arturs Perihs||Win||TKO1|
|2||Nov 23, 2013||23||Abel Mikaelyan||Loss||TKO3|
|1||Aug 15, 2013||23||Pavels Veselovs||Win||KO1|
Ričards Bolotņiks started boxing professionally at 23 years of age; he debuted against Pavels Veselovs on August 15, 2013, and defeated Veselovs via 1st round KO.
Bolotņiks' notable victories include wins over Serge Michel, César Córdoba, Steven Ward, Hosea Burton, Patrick Mendy, Gasan Gasanov, and Alejandro Emilio Valori. For a complete list of Bolotņiks' best performances refer to Ričards Bolotņiks' best fights.
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against British boxer Joshua Buatsi on August 14, 2021. Bolotņiks lost the fight via 11th round KO. It's been 1 year, 3 months, and 21 days since this fight.
Bolotņiks has knocked out 8 of his 25 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 32%. Of his total 19 wins, 8 of them have been via KO (42.1%).
Ričards Bolotņiks has had a total of six losses in 25 fights — all of them in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Abel Mikaelyan via 3rd round TKO in his 2nd fight. He has been stopped four times and lost two times via decision.
Joshua Buatsi, Thabiso Mchunu, Micki Nielsen, Kevin Buval, and Andreas Evangelou are some of the boxers who have beaten Bolotņiks. For more details about these defeats, refer to All of Ričards Bolotņiks' losses.