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Tony Tubbs Record

Total Fights59
Title Wins1
Title Defenses0
Title-Fight KOs0
KO Wins24
KO Losses5
Tony Tubbs Record & Stats
Tony Tubbs' Record
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      What is Tony Tubbs' boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 26 years and four months, Tony Tubbs fought 59 times with 47 wins, 10 losses, and 2 no-contests.

      Tubbs retired from professional boxing with a record of 47-10, which included one heavyweight world-title win. He had a 42.1% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 24 of his total 59 fights being knockout wins. Tubbs suffered five knockout losses in his career, one of which was against Mike Tyson in a heavyweight title fight.

      His last fight was a 6-round unanimous decision victory over Adam Smith on November 4, 2006.

      Some of Tubbs' best fights and notable victories include wins over Greg Page, Brian Minto, Bruce Seldon, Jose Ribalta, James Smith, Tyrell Biggs, and Jimmy Young.

      59Nov 4, 200648Adam SmithWinUD
      58Aug 6, 200648Jason WallerWinTKO7
      57Feb 25, 200547Danny WoffordWinUD
      56Dec 30, 200446Brian MintoWinSD
      55Oct 29, 200446Brian SargentWinTKO1
      54Jul 25, 200345Abraham OkineLossTKO8
      53Jan 17, 200344Gilbert MartinezLossUD
      52Mar 26, 200244Michael ShanksWinTKO2
      51Aug 30, 199739Mario Oscar MeloWinKO5
      50Oct 20, 199537Brian NielsenLossRTD3
      49Aug 25, 199537Alexander ZolkinLossMD
      48Mar 29, 199537Andre CrowderWinKO1
      47Dec 6, 199436Jimmy ThunderLossPTS
      46Oct 4, 199436William MorrisNCUD
      45Feb 22, 199436Everett MartinWinUD
      44Dec 3, 199335Willie JacksonWinUD
      43Dec 3, 199335Tyrell BiggsWinUD
      42Dec 3, 199335Jose RibaltaWinUD
      41Dec 3, 199335Daniel DăncuțăWinUD
      40Aug 16, 199335Jimmy EllisLossKO1
      39Apr 27, 199335Melton BowenWinUD
      38Feb 2, 199334Alexander ZolkinWinUD
      37Nov 24, 199234Jesse FergusonWinUD
      36Oct 14, 199234Bruce SeldonWinUD
      35Aug 18, 199234Lionel ButlerLossKO1
      34Feb 16, 199234Leon TaylorWinTKO8
      33Apr 20, 199133Riddick BoweLossUD
      32Oct 20, 199032Lawrence CarterWinRTD6
      31Jul 28, 199032Mike CohenWinTKO6
      30Nov 21, 198931Orlin NorrisNCMD
      29Jun 24, 198931Ladislao MijangosWinTKO3
      28May 6, 198931Eddie RichardsonWinDQ
      27Apr 20, 198931Mike EvansWinUD
      26Mar 21, 198830Mike TysonLoss *TKO2
      25Sep 29, 198729Eddie GonzalesWinRTD3
      24May 30, 198729Jerry HalsteadWinUD
      23Apr 20, 198729Mike JamesonWinUD
      22Jan 17, 198627Tim WitherspoonLoss *MD
      21Apr 29, 198527Greg PageWin *UD
      20Mar 15, 198527James SmithWinUD
      19Jan 16, 198526Tim MillerWinTKO2
      18Nov 9, 198426Jerry WilliamsWinTKO7
      17Mar 18, 198426Tom TrimmWinTKO2
      16Sep 9, 198325Gordon RacetteWinUD
      15Apr 10, 198325Jimmy YoungWinUD
      14Feb 25, 198325Larry GivensWinTKO7
      13Sep 18, 198224Steve ZouskiWinTKO5
      12Aug 7, 198224Clarence HillWinUD
      11Jun 12, 198224Clayman ParkerWinTKO1
      10Apr 11, 198224Baker TinsleyWinKO3
      9Dec 18, 198123Don HalpinWinUD
      8Nov 21, 198123Jesse BrownWinTKO1
      7Aug 21, 198123Dennis WimberlyWinTKO2
      6Nov 29, 198022Mike CreelWinRTD3
      5Nov 22, 198022Larry SimsWinTKO3
      4Nov 14, 198022John L JohnsonWinTKO1
      3Nov 7, 198022Ron DraperWinPTS
      2Aug 2, 198022Ron DraperWinTKO4
      1Jun 14, 198022Bruce ScottWinTKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Tony Tubbs (TNT) is a 66-year old retired American professional boxer. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. on February 15, 1958. He is a former heavyweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 26 years — from 1980 to 2006.

      Tubbs made his professional boxing debut against Bruce Scott at the age of 22 on June 14, 1980, defeating Scott via 1st round TKO. He went on to win 20 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 13 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 27 on April 29, 1985 after 20 professional fights, against Greg Page for the heavyweight WBA title. He defeated Page via 15 round unanimous decision to become the heavyweight champion of the world.

      Tubbs has won one world title at heavyweight. For all the details about Tubbs' world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Tubbs had a total of 10 losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Adam Smith on November 4, 2006. Tubbs won the fight via 6 round unanimous decision. It's been 17 years, 8 months, and 9 days since this fight.


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

      Title Wins

      Tony Tubbs fought for a heavyweight world title in two fights and won once. He won one heavyweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Apr 29, 1985Greg PageHeavyweightWBAUD

      Title Losses

      Tony Tubbs lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Jan 17, 1986Tim WitherspoonHeavyweightWBAMD


      Tubbs fought a total of 59 times during his professional career, which includes 3 world-title fights at the heavyweight division. These two fights are the highlight of his career.

      • April 29, 1985: Tubbs wins his first world title by defeating Greg Page via 15 round unanimous decision. He is now the WBA heavyweight world champion.

      • October 14, 1992: Tony Tubbs beats Bruce Seldon via 10th round unanimous decision.


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