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Ryan Burnett Record

Total Fights21
Title Wins2
Title Defenses2
Title-Fight KOs0
KO Wins10
KO Losses1
Ryan Burnett Record & Stats
Ryan Burnett's Record
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      What is Ryan Burnett's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning five years and 11 months, Ryan Burnett fought 21 times with 20 wins and a single loss.

      Burnett retired from professional boxing with a record of 20-1, which included two bantamweight world-title wins and two successful title defense fights. He had a 47.6% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 10 of his total 21 fights being knockout wins. The only loss in Burnett's career was a 4th round RTD loss to Nonito Donaire in a bantamweight title fight.

      His last fight was a 6th round TKO victory over Jelbirt Gomera on May 17, 2019.

      Some of Burnett's best fights and notable victories include wins over Zhanat Zhakiyanov, Yonfrez Parejo, Lee Haskins, Jelbirt Gomera, Ryan Farrag, Jason Booth, and Robert Kanalas.

      21May 17, 201926Jelbirt GomeraWinTKO6
      20Nov 3, 201826Nonito DonaireLoss *RTD4
      19Mar 31, 201825Yonfrez ParejoWin *UD
      18Oct 21, 201725Zhanat ZhakiyanovWin *UD
      17Jun 10, 201725Lee HaskinsWin *UD
      16Feb 25, 201724Joseafat ReyesWinPTS
      15Oct 15, 201624Ryan FarragWinUD
      14Jul 30, 201624Cesar RamirezWinUD
      13Feb 27, 201623Anthony SettoulWinUD
      12Nov 21, 201523Jason BoothWinUD
      11Oct 10, 201523Robert KanalasWinTKO2
      10Jul 4, 201523Csaba KovacsWinTKO2
      9Apr 11, 201522Stephon McIntyreWinKO1
      8Mar 27, 201522Faycal MessaoudeneWinPTS
      7Feb 27, 201522Isaac OwusuWinTKO2
      6Nov 29, 201422Stefan SlavchevWinTKO4
      5Nov 22, 201422Valentin MarinovWinTKO1
      4Nov 16, 201321Sergio PerezWinUD
      3Oct 19, 201321Reynaldo CajinaWinTKO2
      2Jun 28, 201321Elemir RafaelWinTKO2
      1May 24, 201321Laszlo NemesapatiWinKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Ryan Burnett is a 32-year old retired Irish professional boxer. He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland on May 21, 1992. He is a former bantamweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 5 years — from 2013 to 2019.

      Burnett made his professional boxing debut against Laszlo Nemesapati at the age of 21 on May 24, 2013, defeating Nemesapati via 1st round KO. He went on to win 18 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 10, 2017 after 16 professional fights, against Lee Haskins for the bantamweight IBF title. He defeated Haskins via 12 round unanimous decision to become the bantamweight champion of the world.

      Ryan Burnett was a one-time unified bantamweight world champion, and has won two world titles at bantamweight. For all the details about Burnett's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Burnett had just a single loss in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Jelbirt Gomera on May 17, 2019. Burnett won the fight via 6th round TKO. It's been 5 years, 1 month, and 4 days since this fight.


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

      Title Wins

      Ryan Burnett fought for bantamweight world titles in two fights and won both the times. In total, he won two bantamweight belts.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Oct 21, 2017^Zhanat ZhakiyanovBantamweightWBA (Unified)UD
      Jun 10, 2017Lee HaskinsBantamweightIBFUD
      ^ Became unified world champion

      Title Defenses

      Ryan Burnett had three bantamweight 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
      Mar 31, 2018Yonfrez ParejoBantamweightWBA (Unified)UD
      Oct 21, 2017^Zhanat ZhakiyanovBantamweightIBFUD
      ^ Became unified world champion

      Title Losses

      Ryan Burnett lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Nov 3, 2018Nonito DonaireBantamweightWBA (Super)RTD


      Burnett fought a total of 21 times during his professional career, which includes 4 world-title fights at the bantamweight division. These three fights are the highlight of his career.

      • February 27, 2016: Ryan Burnett puts on the first remarkable performance of his career, defeating Anthony Settoul via 10th round unanimous decision.

      • June 10, 2017: Burnett wins his first world title by defeating Lee Haskins via 12 round unanimous decision. He is now the IBF bantamweight world champion.

      • October 21, 2017: Burnett becomes a unified bantamweight world champion by beating Zhanat Zhakiyanov via 12 round unanimous decision. He now holds the IBF and WBA (Unified) bantamweight world-champion belts.


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