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Paul Butlin (born 16 March 1976) is a former British heavyweight boxer. He was born in Oakham, England and resides in Stamford (Lincolnshire)

Paul Butlin
Statistics
Real namePaul Butlin
Weight(s)Heavyweight
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
NationalityUnited Kingdom British
Born (1976-03-16) 16 March 1976 (age 43)
Oakham, England
Boxing record
Total fights41
Wins16
Wins by KO3
Losses24
Draws1
No contests0

On 11 April 2008 Butlin appeared in the Prizefighter competition on Sky Sports, beating Colin Kenna in the quarter final before losing to David Dolan in the semi-final on points.

He fought archrival Dereck Chisora on 22 May 2009 in a rematch but lost the fight on points. He then fought Johnathon Banks on 20 June, but lost the fight by KO in the seventh round.

Butlin lost to Polish heavyweight boxer Albert Sosnowski by TKO in first round on 25 September 2010.

He opened up a boxing gym called Hardknocks based in Melton Mowbray.

On 26 October 2013, Paul Butlin fought Olympic Gold Medalist Anthony Joshua at the Motorpoint Arena Sheffield, however the fight was stopped in the second round by the referee who declared Joshua the winner by TKO.

He also won the midland area title after he fought British champion Shane McPhilbin in 2015: Butlin won after McPhilbin was disqualified after punching repeatedly to the back of the head. He retired from boxing in June 2016.[1]

Professional boxing recordEdit

Professional record summary
41 fights 16 wins 24 losses
By knockout 3 11
By decision 12 13
By disqualification 1 0
Draws 1
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
41 Loss 16–24–1 Kash Ali TKO 4 (4), 2:57 4 Jun 2016 York Hall, London, England
40 Loss 16–23–1 Christian Lewandowski KO 3 (8), 2:02 6 Mar 2016 Stadthalle, Greifswald, Germany
39 Loss 16–22–1 Franz Rill UD 8 17 Jul 2015 MHP Arena, Ludwigsburg, Germany
38 Loss 16–21–1 DL Jones PTS 4 14 Mar 2015 Medway Park Leisure Centre, Gillingham, England
37 Draw 16–20–1 James Oliphant PTS 4 7 Nov 2014 North Kesteven Centre, Lincoln, England
36 Win 16–20 Shane McPhilbin DQ 4 (10), 2:10 17 May 2014 North Kesteven Centre, Lincoln, England Won vacant BBBofC Midlands Area Heavyweight Title
35 Win 15–20 James Oliphant PTS 4 1 Mar 2014 North Kesteven Centre, Lincoln, England
34 Loss 14–20 Anthony Joshua TKO 2 (6), 0:50 26 Oct 2013 Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield, England
33 Loss 14–19 Gary Cornish KO 5 (10), 3:08 5 July 2013 The Ironworks, Inverness, Scotland
32 Loss 14–18 Dorian Darch PTS 4 4 May 2013 Rhondda Fach Sports Centre, Tylorstown, Wales
31 Win 14–17 Moses Matovu PTS 4 2 Mar 2013 North Kesteven Centre, Lincoln, England
30 Win 13–17 Paul Morris PTS 4 2 Nov 2012 Magnus School Sports Centre, Newark, England
29 Loss 12–17 Lucas Browne TKO 4 (6), 1:15 21 Apr 2012 Sports Centre, Oldham, England
28 Loss 12–16 Jarno Rosberg UD 6 23 Sep 2011 Helsinki Ice Hall, Helsinki, Finland
27 Loss 12–15 Edmund Gerber UD 8 12 Feb 2011 Herning Kongrescenter, Herning, Denmark
26 Loss 12–14 Larry Olubamiwo TKO 8 (10), 0:38 11 Dec 2010 Echo Arena, Liverpool, England
25 Loss 12–13 Johann Duhaupas UD 8 6 Nov 2010 Salle bout du Monde, Geneva, Switzerland
24 Loss 12–12 Albert Sosnowski TKO 1 (8), 2:12 25 Sep 2010 Robin Park Centre, Wigan, England
23 Loss 12–11 Andrzej Wawrzyk UD 8 15 May 2010 Atlas Arena, Łódź, Poland
22 Loss 12–10 Johnathon Banks KO 7 (8), 0:56 20 Jun 2009 Veltins-Arena, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
21 Loss 12–9 Dereck Chisora PTS 8 22 May 2009 York Hall, London, England
20 Loss 12–8 Lee Swaby PTS 10 9 May 2009 Lincolnshire Showground, Lincoln, England
19 Loss 12–7 Paolo Vidoz KO 2 (6) 16 May 2008 PalaRuffini, Turin, Italy
18 Loss 12–6 David Dolan UD 3 11 Apr 2008 York Hall, London, England
17 Win 12–5 Colin Kenna TKO 2 (3), 2:45 11 Apr 2008 York Hall, London, England
16 Loss 11–5 Sebastian Köber UD 6 29 Feb 2008 Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany
15 Loss 11–4 Dereck Chisora PTS 4 12 Jan 2008 York Hall, London, England
14 Win 11–3 Luke Simpkin PTS 4 3 Mar 2007 Meadowside Leisure Centre, Burton, England
13 Loss 10–3 Chris Burton TKO 4 (4), 0:49 5 Dec 2006 Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, England
12 Win 10–2 David Ingleby PTS 6 18 Mar 2006 Leofric Hotel, Coventry, England
11 Win 9–2 Jason Callum PTS 4 22 Oct 2005 Mercia Park Leisure Centre, Coventry, England
10 Win 8–2 Mal Rice PTS 4 25 June 2005 Cattle Market, Melton Mowbray, England
9 Loss 7–2 David Ingleby PTS 6 30 Apr 2005 Leofric Hotel, Coventry, England
8 Win 7–1 David Ingleny KO 5 (6), 0:50 6 Dec 2004 Ramada Jarvis Hotel, Leicester, England
7 Win 6–1 Lee Mountford PTS 6 26 Sep 2004 King's Hall, Stoke, England
6 Win 5–1 Ebrima Secka PTS 6 27 Apr 2004 Elland Road, Leeds, England
5 Loss 4–1 Paul Buttery TKO 3 (4), 0:55 19 Apr 2003 Everton Park Sports Centre, Liverpool, England
4 Win 4–0 Dave Clarke PTS 6 8 Mar 2003 AT7 Centre, Coventry, England
3 Win 3–0 Alvin Miller PTS 6 9 Dec 2002 Holiday Inn, Nottingham, England
2 Win 2–0 Gary Williams TKO 1 (6), 2:49 16 Nov 2002 Leofric Hotel, Coventry, England
1 Win 1–0 Dave Clarke PTS 4 5 Oct 2002 AT7 Centre, Coventry, England

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Melton heavyweight Paul Butlin hangs up his gloves". Leicester Mercury. Leicester Mercury. Retrieved 1 July 2017.