Richard Commey is a Ghanaian professional boxer. He was born in Accra, Ghana on March 10, 1987. Commey made his professional boxing debut at the age of 23 against Baba Nsor on February 26, 2011. He is a lightweight world champion. Commey is 35 years old, he will turn 36 in 3 months and 2 days.
11 years and 6 months into his professional boxing career, Richard Commey has fought 35 times with 30 wins, 4 losses, and 1 draw. As of December 2022, Commey's boxing record stands at 30-4-1 (27 KOs). In total, he has fought 201 rounds of professional boxing in 35 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||1|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||2|
|Losses via KO||1|
|35||Aug 27, 2022||35||José Pedraza||Draw||SD|
|34||Dec 11, 2021||34||Vasiliy Lomachenko||Loss||UD|
|33||Feb 13, 2021||33||Jackson Marinez||Win||KO6|
|32||Dec 14, 2019||32||Teófimo López||Loss||TKO2|
|31||Jun 28, 2019||32||Ray Beltrán||Win||KO8|
|30||Feb 2, 2019||31||Isa Chaniev||Win||TKO2|
|29||Aug 4, 2018||31||Yardley Armenta Cruz||Win||TKO2|
|28||Mar 10, 2018||31||Alejandro Luna||Win||TKO6|
|27||Mar 11, 2017||30||Hedi Slimani||Win||UD|
|26||Dec 2, 2016||29||Denis Shafikov||Loss||SD|
|25||Sep 9, 2016||29||Robert Easter Jr.||Loss||SD|
|24||Mar 19, 2016||29||Anzor Gamgebeli||Win||TKO2|
|23||Oct 17, 2015||28||Kakha Avetisiani||Win||TKO5|
|22||May 22, 2015||28||Bahodir Mamadjonov||Win||TKO8|
|21||Mar 14, 2015||28||Thompson Mokwana||Win||TKO7|
|20||Feb 7, 2015||27||Mikheil Avakian||Win||TKO4|
|19||Dec 13, 2014||27||Samir Ziani||Win||UD|
|18||Jul 12, 2014||27||Gary Buckland||Win||UD|
|17||Dec 26, 2013||26||Prince Ofotsu||Win||TKO8|
|16||Jul 13, 2013||26||Paul Truscott||Win||TKO8|
|15||Mar 8, 2013||25||Bilal Mohammad||Win||KO7|
|14||Dec 8, 2012||25||Fuseini Ahmed||Win||TKO7|
|13||Sep 15, 2012||25||Kris Hughes||Win||RTD4|
|12||Jul 7, 2012||25||Simas Volosinas||Win||TKO3|
|11||Dec 16, 2011||24||Korley Collison||Win||TKO6|
|10||Dec 2, 2011||24||Yusif Salifu||Win||TKO3|
|9||Nov 4, 2011||24||Zakaria Salifu||Win||TKO4|
|8||Oct 21, 2011||24||Tetteh Lamptey||Win||TKO3|
|7||Sep 10, 2011||24||Emmanuel Odoi||Win||KO2|
|6||Jul 30, 2011||24||Dan Quartey||Win||KO2|
|5||Jun 24, 2011||24||Zakaria Salifu||Win||TKO3|
|4||May 21, 2011||24||Yaw Sakiya||Win||TKO3|
|3||Apr 29, 2011||24||Kuma Doe||Win||KO3|
|2||Apr 2, 2011||24||Obile Issaka||Win||TKO1|
|1||Feb 26, 2011||23||Baba Nsor||Win||TKO2|
Richard Commey started boxing professionally at 23 years of age. He debuted against Baba Nsor on February 26, 2011 and defeated Nsor via 2nd round TKO.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 29 on September 9, 2016 after 24 professional fights against Robert Easter Jr. for the IBF (vacant) title. Commey lost to Easter Jr. via 12 round split-decision.
Commey's notable victories include wins over Ray Beltrán, Yardley Armenta Cruz, Alejandro Luna, Isa Chaniev, Jackson Marinez, Samir Ziani, and Gary Buckland. For a complete list of Commey's best performances refer to Richard Commey's best fights.
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Puerto Rican boxer José Pedraza on August 27, 2022. The fight ended in a 10 round split-decision draw. It's been 3 months and 11 days since this fight.
Richard Commey fought for a world title in two fights and won once. He has won one belt at lightweight (IBF).
|Feb 2, 2019||Isa Chaniev||LT||IBF (vacant)|
Some of Commey's best wins so far are against Ray Beltrán, Yardley Armenta Cruz, Alejandro Luna, Isa Chaniev, Jackson Marinez, Samir Ziani, and Gary Buckland. Despite the loss, his performance against Vasiliy Lomachenko is also among Commey's best.
Commey has knocked out 27 of his 35 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 77.1%. Of his total 30 wins, 27 of them have been via KO (90%).
Richard Commey has had a total of four losses in 35 fights — two of them in title bouts and two in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Robert Easter Jr. via 12 round SD in his 25th fight — his 24 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. He has been stopped once and lost three times via decision.