Tommy Langford

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Tommy Langford
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Real nameThomas Langford
Weight(s) Middleweight
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
NationalityBritish
Born (1989-07-12) 12 July 1989 (age 31)
Barnstaple, Devon, England
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights25
Wins21
Wins by KO6
Losses4

Thomas Langford (born 12 July 1989) is a British professional boxer. He held the British middleweight title from 2016 to 2018, and the Commonwealth middleweight title in 2016. [1]

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Professional career

Langford made his professional debut on 8 September 2012, winning a four-round points decision against Steve Spence. On 4 July 2015, Langford won his first regional championship—the vacant WBO Inter-Continental middleweight title—by stopping Julio Cesar Avalos in four rounds. [2] A breakout year in 2016 saw him first win the vacant Commonwealth middleweight title on 12 March, scoring a unanimous decision over Lewis Taylor. [3] Langford was scheduled to face British middleweight champion Chris Eubank Jr. on 22 October, but Eubank Jr. withdrew from the fight in September due to an elbow injury. [4] On 26 November, Langford won the then-vacant British middleweight title with a split decision against Sam Sheedy. [5]

Professional boxing record

Professional record summary
25 fights21 wins4 losses
By knockout61
By decision153
No.ResultRecordOpponentTypeRound, timeDateLocationNotes
25Loss21–4 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Lerrone Richards UD1227 Apr 2019 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Wembley Arena, London, EnglandFor vacant Commonwealth and WBO International super-middleweight titles
24Win21–3 Flag of France.svg Baptiste CastegnaroPTS69 Mar 2019 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Town Hall, Walsall, England
23Loss20–3 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jason WelbornSD128 Sep 2018 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, EnglandFor British middleweight title
22Loss20–2 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jason Welborn SD124 May 2018 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Town Hall, Walsall, EnglandLost British middleweight title
21Win20–1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jack Arnfield UD1217 Feb 2018 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Manchester Arena, Manchester, EnglandRetained British middleweight title
20Win19–1 Flag of Nicaragua.svg Miguel AguilarPTS621 Oct 2017 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg First Direct Arena, Leeds, England
19Loss18–1 Flag of Georgia.svg Avtandil Khurtsidze TKO5 (12), 0:2722 Apr 2017 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Leicester Arena, Leicester, EnglandFor WBO interim middleweight title
18Win18–0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Sam SheedySD1226 Nov 2016 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, WalesWon vacant British middleweight title
17Win17–0 Flag of Finland.svg Timo LaineTKO7 (10), 1:2816 Jul 2016 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Ice Arena Wales, Cardiff, WalesRetained WBO Inter-Continental middleweight title
16Win16–0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Lewis TaylorUD1212 Mar 2016 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Echo Arena, Liverpool, EnglandRetained WBO Inter-Continental middleweight title;
Won vacant Commonwealth middleweight title
15Win15–0 Flag of Poland.svg Robert SwierzbinskiTKO5 (10), 0:3919 Dec 2015 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Manchester Arena, Manchester, EnglandRetained WBO Inter-Continental middleweight title
14Win14–0 Flag of Argentina.svg Christian Fabian RiosUD103 Oct 2015 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, EnglandRetained WBO Inter-Continental middleweight title
13Win13–0 Flag of Mexico.svg Julio Cesar AvalosTKO4 (10), 2:414 Jul 2015 Flag of Ireland.svg National Stadium, Dublin, IrelandWon vacant WBO Inter-Continental middleweight title
12Win12–0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Wayne ReedTKO5 (10), 2:3114 Feb 2015 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, England
11Win11–0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Gary BouldenPTS624 Oct 2014 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, England
10Win10–0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Nicky JenmanTKO2 (6), 2:511 Aug 2014 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, England
9Win9–0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Alistair WarrenTD5 (6), 2:2610 May 2014 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Olympia, Liverpool, EnglandFight stopped after Warren was cut from accidental head clash
8Win8–0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Dan BlackwellPTS614 Mar 2014 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Villa Park, Birmingham, England
7Win7–0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Harry MatthewsPTS613 Dec 2013 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg IceSheffield, Sheffield, England
6Win6–0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Kieron GrayPTS66 Oct 2013 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tower Ballroom, Birmingham, England
5Win5–0 Flag of Poland.svg Robert StudzinskiPTS621 Jun 2013 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Paragon Hotel, Birmingham, England
4Win4–0 Flag of Latvia.svg Raimonds SniedzeTKO2 (6), 1:5210 May 2013 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Paragon Hotel, Birmingham, England
3Win3–0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jay MorrisPTS624 Feb 2013 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Digbeth Institute, Birmingham, England
2Win2–0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Simone LucasPTS419 Oct 2012 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Holiday Inn, Birmingham, England
1Win1–0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Steve SpencePTS48 Sep 2012 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Digbeth Institute, Birmingham, England

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References

Sporting positions
Regional boxing titles
Vacant
Title last held by
John Ryder
WBO Inter-Continental
middleweight champion

4 July 2015 – September 2016
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Willie Monroe Jr.
Vacant
Title last held by
Billy Joe Saunders
Commonwealth
middleweight champion

12 March 2016 – 28 November 2016
Vacated
Vacant
Title next held by
Sam Sheedy
Vacant
Title last held by
Chris Eubank Jr.
British middleweight champion
26 November 2016 – 4 May 2018
Succeeded by
Jason Welborn