If you are a fan of British boxing, you may have heard of Sam Sexton. This heavyweight boxer has fought Hughie Fury, Martin Rogan, and Dereck Chisora. However, you may not be aware of the history of his career. Read on to discover more about Sexton’s career and fights. Also read: Sam Sexton’s biography. By the time you’re finished reading this article, you should have a good understanding of who Sam Sexton is and how he has done so well.
Sam Sexton is a British heavyweight boxer
Sam Sexton is a British heavyweight fighter who was born on July 18, 1984. He is 37 years old and is a member of the British boxing association. His birthday falls under the Cancer zodiac sign and his animal sign is the Rat. Sexton is from Norwich and won his professional debut in September 2005 when he defeated Paul Bonson in the sixth round. Sexton holds the Commonwealth title and is ranked as the second best boxer in the world.
Sexton was scheduled to stand trial in June at the Great Yarmouth Magistrates’ Court. However, he has denied the charges and was given a non conviction restraining order until the trial is complete. Sexton is expected to retire from the ring in December 2019. His last fight was in May against Hughie Fury. Sexton has won 24 of his 32 professional bouts.
Fury took control of the fight in the second round, but landed only a few punches. The pace and movement of Sexton made it difficult for Fury to counter him. However, Fury showed a better range in the third round. A big right hand from Fury in the fifth round floored Sexton and he didn’t fight back. However, Fury showed great heart and a willingness to battle on the front end of the fight.
After Hughie Fury defended his British heavyweight title in May, Hughie Fury came to face Sexton for the title of British heavyweight. After losing to Joseph Parker on controversial points, Fury hoped that a British title win would catapult him back to the world stage. Sam Sexton, who is ten years older than Fury, fought on the front foot, but never trounced his opponent.
He has fought Hughie Fury
A British middleweight has made his debut after defeating a world title challenger. The bout between Tyson Fury and Sam Sexton was a close, exciting battle. Fury was the better fighter and seemed to dictate the pace. After being knocked down in the fourth round, Sexton got up and walked back to his corner, but Fury struck him again in the fifth and waved the fight off.
The bout started off with a tasty left to the head of Hughie, which hurt the latter’s head. In the second round, Sexton connected with a right hand on the button. After that, Hughie teed off on Sexton, hitting him with right hands one after another. Hughie had Sexton on the canvas in the third round, but he got up and recovered.
Hughie’s defense was weak and he rarely landed with his left hand. Despite this, his right hand is a bread-and-butter punch. The referee should have stopped Hughie from doing this. Sexton is not a big puncher, but he landed a few nice combinations in this fight. It’s hard to predict a winner in a fight that is so close.
Sam Sexton is the current British heavyweight champion. He has fought twice before, but lost on points last May to Joseph Parker. After that, he has been a world champion, but has lost a fight since. Fury has a busy schedule for the rest of the year. Hughie Fury is a decent fighter, but Sexton is a good fighter.
Sam Sexton is looking to extend his nine-bout winning streak as the champion in the division. He is also looking to defend his title against the former WBO title challenger. Sexton’s orthodox stance has helped him win three of his last four fights. Although he’s taller than Hughie, he lacks a good deal of power in the punching department.
Hughie Fury is the new British heavyweight champion after defeating Sam Sexton in the fifth round. Fury’s victory boosted his career after a controversial points decision against Joseph Parker in April. He put himself back in the hunt for a world title. Hughie Fury is ten years older than Sexton, but he fought with great slickness and skill.
He has fought Martin Rogan
In the first boxing match that Sexton has contested, he came out with good punches in round four and was threatening to stop Rogan in the fifth round. Rogan fought aggressively and Sexton caught him on the head with a right hand. The Commonwealth champion gave it everything in the closing round and ended up winning by decision. Rogan said he felt like his left arm is dead after the fight, but he kept fighting despite the injury.
In this fight, Sexton won the Commonwealth heavyweight title and retained his title. Martin Rogan, a former heavyweight champion, lost the Commonwealth title to the Belfast-based boxer. In round eight, Rogan had Sexton on his feet but hesitated to go in for the kill, allowing the Norwich based challenger time to recover. A ringside doctor decided that Rogan was not fit to continue the fight, so the referee stopped the match.
In the May fight, Rogan was the overwhelming favorite and was considered a soft target. But he was surprised by the tough opponent Sexton faced. Sexton was nearly five-to-one underdog heading into the fight. The ringside physician stopped the fight after seeing that Rogan’s left eye was swollen shut. The Commonwealth Boxing Council ordered a rematch between the two.
In this fight, Rogan is 32-year-old. He won the Prizefighter tournament last year, beating two Olympic gold medalists and a former heavyweight champion. Rogan has sparred with Kevin Johnson, a U.S. heavyweight contender. The trainer for both men is John Breen. The former part-time actor is well-known for training many world-class boxers.
He has fought Dereck Chisora
The fight between British heavyweight champion Derek Chisora and Commonwealth heavyweight champion Sam Sexton took place in the LG Arena in Birmingham, England on September 18, 2010. Both fighters are highly skilled athletes. Their fight is sanctioned by the Luxembourg Boxing Federation. Chisora is the current British heavyweight champion while Sexton is the former British heavyweight titleholder. Chisora won the fight with a knockout in the sixth round. The fight was the first time Chisora fought in the UK and he said the match-up was a “miracle.”
Before facing Sexton, Chisora had already faced Robert Helenius. The two had fought for the EBU heavyweight title and both lost. While most pundits thought Chisora did enough to win, Helenius considered his loss a gift and demanded a rematch on neutral territory. This resulted in the rematch. The fight was also televised and it was watched by millions of boxing fans worldwide.
Chisora is a British heavyweight champion who was born in Zimbabwe and moved to the UK in 1999. He started out as an amateur boxer and won the ABA super heavyweight title in 2006 after beating Tyson Fury. He later turned pro and has been earning the nickname of “Del Boy”.
Despite his tough opponent, Chisora has given the former heavyweight champion a very tough night. This fight is a must win for any fighter looking to move on in the sport. Chisora has been a great competitor and will be remembered in boxing history as one of the best. So far, Sam Sexton is a strong contender to challenge him in the near future.
Derek Chisora has won the British title twice. He once lost a fight to Dereck Chisora by TKO in the ninth round. He has since won the British title. In 2012, he faced David Price. He lost this fight in the fourth round, but revealed later on that he was close to retiring. He has not fought since then. If you are interested in seeing the latest news on Sam Sexton, follow him on Twitter.