Tony Harrison (boxer)

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Tony Harrison
Statistics
Nickname(s)Super Bad
Weight(s)
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Reach76 12 in (194 cm)
NationalityAmerican
Born (1990-09-06) September 6, 1990 (age 30)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights31
Wins28
Wins by KO21
Losses3

Tony Harrison (born September 6, 1990) is an American professional boxer. He held the WBC light middleweight title from 2018 to 2019 and challenged once for the IBF light middleweight title in 2017. As of December 2019, Harrison is ranked as the world’s third best active light middleweight by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and sixth by The Ring .

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Professional career

Harrison made his professional debut on July 2, 2011, scoring a first-round technical knockout (TKO) over Uwe Tritschler at the Imtech-Arena in Hamburg, Germany.

After compiling a record of 24–1 with 20 knockouts (KO) – his only defeat coming against Willie Nelson via ninth-round TKO in June 2015 – Harrison faced Jarrett Hurd (19-0, 13 KOs) on February 25, 2017 at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama, with the bout being televised on Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on FOX. The fight was supposed to be an IBF title eliminator for the right to fight Jermall Charlo, but when Charlo vacated the title the fight was elevated to be for the vacant title. In the ninth round, Harrison was knocked down by a right hook from Hurd, which resulted in the referee waving off the fight.

On October 23, 2018 it was announced that Tony Harrison would face Jermell Charlo for the WBC light middleweight title on December 22 on PBC on Fox and Fox Deportes at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Harrison won by controversial unanimous decision with two judges scoring the bout 115–113, while the third scored it 116–112. [1] [2]

Professional boxing record

Professional record summary
31 fights28 wins3 losses
By knockout213
By decision70
No.ResultRecordOpponentTypeRound, timeDateLocationNotes
32N/AN/A Flag of the United States.svg Bryant PerrellaN/A– (12)Apr 17, 2021 Flag of the United States.svg Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
31Loss28–3 Flag of the United States.svg Jermell Charlo TKO11 (12) 2:28Dec 21, 2019 Flag of the United States.svg Toyota Arena, Ontario, California, U.S.Lost WBC light middleweight title
30Win28–2 Flag of the United States.svg Jermell Charlo UD12Dec 22, 2018 Flag of the United States.svg Barclays Center, New York City, New York, U.S.Won WBC light middleweight title
29Win27–2 Flag of the United States.svg Ishe Smith SD10May 11, 2018 Flag of the United States.svg Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Sunrise Manor, Nevada, U.S.
28Win26–2 Flag of the United States.svg George SosaTKO5 (6), 2:21Feb 17, 2018 Flag of the United States.svg Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas, U.S.
27Win25–2 Flag of Mexico.svg Paul Valenzuela JrUD8Oct 14, 2017 Flag of the United States.svg Barclays Center, New York City, New York, U.S.
26Loss24–2 Flag of the United States.svg Jarrett Hurd TKO9 (12), 2:24Feb 25, 2017 Flag of the United States.svg Legacy Arena, Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.For vacant IBF light middleweight title
25Win24–1 Flag of Belarus.svg Sergey Rabchenko TKO9 (12), 1:18Jul 30, 2016 Flag of the United States.svg Barclays Center, New York City, New York, U.S.
24Win23–1 Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg Fernando Guerrero TKO6 (10), 1:54Mar 5, 2016 Flag of the United States.svg Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S.
23Win22–1 Flag of Mexico.svg Cecil McCallaUD10Oct 31, 2015 Flag of the United States.svg NRG Arena, Houston, Texas, U.S.
22Loss21–1 Flag of the United States.svg Willie Nelson TKO9 (10), 2:57Jul 11, 2015 Flag of the United States.svg USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida, U.S.
21Win21–0 Flag of Mexico.svg Pablo MunguiaTKO3 (10), 0:11Apr 17, 2015 Flag of the United States.svg Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, U.S.
20Win20–0 Flag of the United States.svg Antwone SmithTKO2 (10), 0:19Mar 6, 2015 Flag of the United States.svg MGM Grand, Marquee Ballroom, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
19Win19–0 Flag of the United States.svg Tyrone Brunson TKO1 (8), 1:02Dec 20, 2014 Flag of the United States.svg Little Creek Casino Resort, Shelton, Washington, U.S.
18Win18–0 Flag of the United States.svg Bronco McKart TKO1 (10), 1:32May 30, 2014 Flag of the United States.svg Cobo Center Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
17Win17–0 Flag of the United States.svg Grady Brewer TKO2 (8), 2:55Feb 7, 2014 Flag of the United States.svg Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
16Win16–0 Flag of the United States.svg Donald WardTKO2 (8), 1:01Nov 27, 2013 Flag of the United States.svg Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
15Win15–0 Flag of Venezuela.svg Marcos PrimeraRTD3 (6), 3:00Sep 13, 2013 Flag of the United States.svg Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
14Win14–0 Flag of the United States.svg Gilbert Alex SanchezTKO2 (6), 2:10Aug 3, 2013 Flag of the United States.svg Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, U.S.
13Win13–0 Flag of the United States.svg Ruben GalvanKO1 (6), 2:03May 10, 2013 Flag of the United States.svg Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
12Win12–0 Flag of the United States.svg Thomas AmaroKO1 (6), 1:35Mar 7, 2013 Flag of the United States.svg Motor City Casino, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
11Win11–0 Flag of Poland.svg Daniel UrbanskiUD6Nov 10, 2012 Flag of Germany.svg

O2 World Arena, Hamburg, Germany

10Win10–0 Flag of the United States.svg Marqus JacksonUD6Oct 12, 2012 Flag of the United States.svg Taylor Sportsplex, Taylor, Michigan, U.S.
9Win9–0 Flag of the United States.svg Calvin OdomUD8Jul 27, 2012 Flag of the United States.svg Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, California, U.S.
8Win8–0 Flag of Switzerland.svg Flavio TurelliTKO1 (6), 1:23Jul 7, 2012 Flag of Switzerland.svg Stade de Suisse, Berne, Switzerland
7Win7–0 Flag of Mexico.svg Ishwar AmadorTKO2 (6), 1:56May 11, 2012 Flag of the United States.svg Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, California, U.S.
6Win6–0 Flag of the United States.svg Alfred HallTKO2 (6), 2:55Mar 10, 2012 Flag of the United States.svg Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, Michigan, U.S.
5Win5–0 Flag of Germany.svg Harun AkcabelenKO3 (6), 2:50Mar 3, 2012 Flag of Germany.svg ESPRIT Arena, Düsseldorf, Germany
4Win4–0 Flag of the United States.svg Dorian HatcherTKO1 (4), 2:16Oct 6, 2011 Flag of the United States.svg Motor City Casino, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
3Win3–0 Flag of the United States.svg Aloric CarsonRTD1 (4), 3:00Jul 30, 2011 Flag of the United States.svg U.S. Steel Yard, Gary, Indiana, U.S.
2Win2–0 Flag of the United States.svg Tony HerveyTKO1 (4), 1:45Jul 15, 2011 Flag of the United States.svg Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, Michigan, U.S.
1Win1–0 Flag of Germany.svg Uwe TritschlerTKO1 (4), 1:48 Jul 2, 2011 Flag of Germany.svg Imtech-Arena, Hamburg, Germany

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References

  1. "Harrison upsets Charlo, wins world title". ESPN.com. 2018-12-23. Retrieved 2019-12-20.
  2. "Tony Harrison scores shocking decision win over Jermell Charlo to claim junior middleweight title". www.cbssports.com. Retrieved 2019-12-20.
Sporting positions
World boxing titles
Preceded by
Jermell Charlo
WBC light middleweight champion
December 22, 2018 – December 21, 2019
Succeeded by
Jermell Charlo