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Richie Woodhall Record

Total Fights29
Title Wins1
Title Defenses2
Title-Fight KOs1
KO Wins16
KO Losses2
Richie Woodhall Record & Stats
Richie Woodhall's Record
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      What is Richie Woodhall's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 10 years and one month, Richie Woodhall fought 29 times with 26 wins and 3 losses.

      Woodhall retired from professional boxing with a record of 26-3, which included one super-middleweight world-title win and two successful title defense fights. He had a 55.2% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 16 of his total 29 fights being knockout wins, one of which was in a title fight. Woodhall lost twice via knockout, both of them in title fights.

      His last fight was a 10th round TKO defeat to Joe Calzaghe on December 16, 2000. Woodhall was fighting for the super-middleweight WBO title.

      Some of Woodhall's best fights and notable victories include wins over Vincenzo Nardiello, Thulani Malinga, Glenn Catley, Silvio Branco, Errol McDonald, Derek Wormald, and Bernice Barber.

      29Dec 16, 200032Joe CalzagheLoss *TKO10
      28May 6, 200032Errol McDonaldWinTKO8
      27Oct 23, 199931Markus BeyerLoss *UD
      26Feb 13, 199930Vincenzo NardielloWin *TKO6
      25Sep 5, 199830Glenn CatleyWin *MD
      24Mar 27, 199829Thulani MalingaWin *UD
      23Sep 11, 199729Bernice BarberWinTKO3
      22Oct 19, 199628Keith HolmesLoss *TKO12
      21Jan 31, 199627Derek WormaldWinTKO10
      20Oct 25, 199527Zdravko KosticWinUD
      19Feb 22, 199526Silvio BrancoWinTKO9
      18Nov 30, 199426Art SerwanoWinTKO11
      17Oct 5, 199426Jacques LeBlancWinPTS
      16Mar 16, 199425Greg LononWinTKO6
      15Mar 1, 199425Heath ToddWinTKO7
      14Oct 27, 199325Gerry MeekisonWinPTS
      13Apr 24, 199325Royan HammondWinPTS
      12Mar 16, 199324Carlo ColarussoWinPTS
      11Dec 4, 199224Horace FlearyWinPTS
      10Oct 1, 199224John AshtonWinPTS
      9Mar 26, 199223Vito GaudiosiWinKO1
      8Feb 4, 199223Graham BurtonWinTKO2
      7Oct 31, 199123Colin PittersWinPTS
      6Aug 29, 199123Nigel MooreWinTKO1
      5May 30, 199123Marty DukeWinTKO4
      4Feb 21, 199122Seamus CaseyWinTKO3
      3Jan 16, 199122Chris HaydonWinTKO3
      2Nov 30, 199022Robert HarronWinTKO2
      1Oct 18, 199022Kevin HaydeWinTKO3

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Richie Woodhall is a 56-year old retired English professional boxer. He was born in Birmingham, England on April 17, 1968. He is a former super-middleweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 10 years — from 1990 to 2000.

      Woodhall made his professional boxing debut against Kevin Hayde at the age of 22 on October 18, 1990, defeating Hayde via 3rd round TKO. He went on to win 20 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 12 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 28 on October 19, 1996 after 21 professional fights, against Keith Holmes for the WBC title. He lost to Holmes via 12th round TKO.

      Woodhall has won one world title at super-middleweight. For all the details about Woodhall's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Woodhall had a total of three losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was on December 16, 2000 against Welsh boxer Joe Calzaghe for Calzaghe's super-middleweight WBO title. Woodhall lost the fight via 10th round TKO. It's been 23 years, 6 months, and 7 days since this fight.


      Woodhall had a total of six world-title fights, which includes winning one world title and two successful title defenses. He won three of these fights and lost three.

      Title Wins

      Richie Woodhall fought for a super-middleweight world title in three fights and won once. He won one super-middleweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Mar 27, 1998Thulani MalingaSuper-middleweightWBCUD

      Title Defenses

      Richie Woodhall had three super-middleweight world-title defense fights. He won two 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
      Feb 13, 1999Vincenzo NardielloSuper-middleweightWBCTKO
      Sep 5, 1998Glenn CatleySuper-middleweightWBCMD

      Title Losses

      Richie Woodhall lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Oct 23, 1999Markus BeyerSuper-middleweightWBCUD


      Woodhall fought a total of 29 times during his professional career, which includes 6 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These three fights are the highlight of his career.

      • October 19, 1996: In his first world-title fight, Richie Woodhall loses to Keith Holmes via 12th round TKO. He was fighting for the WBC middleweight title.

      • March 27, 1998: Woodhall wins the WBC super-middleweight title from Thulani Malinga, by beating Malinga via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • February 13, 1999: Woodhall successfully defends the WBC super-middleweight title against Vincenzo Nardiello, winning the fight via 6th round TKO.


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