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Matty Askin
British boxer

Matty Askin

Matty Askin
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Intro British boxer
Is Athlete Boxer
From United Kingdom
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 24 December 1988
Age 34 years
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Matty Askin (born 24 December 1988 in Barnsley) is an English cruiserweight boxer.

Amateur career

Askin boxed for the Pool of Life Amateur Boxing Club and was crowned the 2008 Senior ABA champion at cruiserweight.

Professional career

Matty turned professional in November 2008 after signing with promoter Steve Wood and defeated Paul Bonson at The Tower Ballroom in Blackpool.

In January 2009 he signed with promoter Ricky Hatton and has since taken his record to 11 wins without defeat.

During 2011 Sky Sports short listed Matty as a prospect to watch in 2011.

In March 2011 he won his first title as a professional by knocking out Neil Dawson in six rounds in Wigan. Matty is the former undefeated Central Area Cruiserweight Championry .

In November 2012 Matty has lost by KO to current WBO Cruiserweight champion Krzysztof Glowacki

Askin is due to defend his English Cruiserweight title against Londoner Menay Edwards before February 2014.

Professional boxing record

20 Wins (13 knockouts, 7 decisions), 3 Losses, 1 Draws
Result Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Win 20-3-1 United Kingdom Simon Barclay TKO 2 (10), 1:18 2016-03-12 United Kingdom Echo Arena, Liverpool, Merseyside Retained BBBofC English Cruiserweight title.
Win 19-3-1 Czech Republic Jiri Svacina RTD 5 (8), 3:00 2015-12-12 United Kingdom Winter Gardens, Blackpool, Lancashire
Draw 18-3-1 United Kingdom Lawrence Bennett TD 1 (10) 2015-10-17 United Kingdom York Hall, Bethnal Green, London Retained BBBofC English Cruiserweight title.
Win 18-3-0 Hungary Tamas Bajzath TKO 2 (6), 2:45 2015-07-25 United Kingdom Ellesmere Sports Village, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Loss 17-3-0 United Kingdom Ovill McKenzie MD 12 2015-03-27 United Kingdom York Hall, Bethnal Green, London For BBBofC British Cruiserweight title.

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