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John Ryder









John Ryder is a British professional boxer, born on May 21, 1988, in Islington, London, England. With a professional career that has spanned over a decade, Ryder has established himself as a formidable fighter in the super-middleweight division.

Ryder began his professional boxing journey on September 10, 2010, against Ben Deghani when he was just 22 years old. He won the fight via first-round TKO and went on to win 14 more consecutive fights, eight of which were through stoppages.

Although Ryder has not had much success in world title fights, he has had numerous notable victories throughout his career. One such victory happened on February 12, 2022, when he beat the American boxer, Daniel Jacobs via a 12th round split-decision victory.

The fight against Daniel Jacobs was a very close affair with Ryder just managing to edge out a victory. Ryder dominated the early rounds, but Jacobs came back strong in the middle rounds, causing problems for Ryder. However, Ryder regained control towards the later rounds, throwing excellent combinations, and connecting with hard punches. The victory over Jacobs proved his ability to go toe-to-toe with elite fighters in the division.

Another noteworthy victory in Ryder's career was against Bilal Akkawy on May 4, 2019. The fight was for the interim WBA super-middleweight title, and Ryder won via a unanimous decision victory. Ryder displayed his superior boxing skills, outboxing and outpunching Akkawy throughout the fight, which secured his victory.

Although Ryder has had some notable victories throughout his career, he has also had some losses. His first career loss came against Billy Joe Saunders on September 21, 2013. Saunders won the fight via a unanimous decision victory, ending Ryder's 15-fight unbeaten record. Ryder has lost four more times since then, but only one of them was via knockout.

Ryder's most recent fight was on November 26, 2022, against fellow British boxer, Zach Parker. The fight was a non-title bout, and it ended in a fifth-round TKO victory for Ryder. Throughout the fight, Ryder dominated Parker with his strong jab and powerful right-handed punches. The victory against Parker propelled Ryder to a four-fight winning streak and has given him the confidence to take on bigger challenges in his career.

Ryder's next fight will be the biggest fight of his career when he takes on one of the best boxers in the world, Canelo Álvarez, on May 6, 2023. The fight will be a massive challenge for Ryder, but he is confident that he can cause an upset.

Álvarez is a dominant force in boxing, with a professional record of 57 wins, two losses, and two draws. He is a four-division world champion and has won titles in the light-middleweight, middleweight, super-middleweight, and light-heavyweight divisions. Ryder will be up against a fighter who is at the top of his game, but he has been training hard and is determined to pull off a shock victory.

Ryder will need to utilize his superior boxing skills to beat Álvarez. He will need to be quick on his feet, avoid Álvarez's powerful punches, and use his quickness to land his own punches. Ryder has the ability to outbox Álvarez, and if he can stay focused and not get caught up in Álvarez's tactics, he could come out on top.

In conclusion, John Ryder has had an excellent professional boxing career so far, with 32 wins and five losses. Although he has not won a world title yet, he has shown that he has the ability to compete at the highest level with his notable victories over Daniel Jacobs, Bilal Akkawy, and Zach Parker. Ryder's next challenge is his biggest yet, facing one of the best boxers in the world in Canelo Álvarez. However, Ryder is a fighter who thrives on challenges and is confident that he can cause an upset on May 6, 2023.

John Ryder Fight Record

# Date Age Opponent Result Via
38 May 6, 2023 34 Canelo Álvarez NA NA
37 Nov 26, 2022 34 Zach Parker Win TKO5
36 Feb 12, 2022 33 Daniel Jacobs Win SD
35 Sep 10, 2021 33 Jozef Jurko Win TKO5
34 Dec 18, 2020 32 Mike Guy Win UD
33 Nov 23, 2019 31 Callum Smith Loss UD
32 May 4, 2019 30 Bilal Akkawy Win TKO3
31 Oct 27, 2018 30 Andrey Sirotkin Win KO7
30 May 5, 2018 29 Jamie Cox Win KO2
29 Oct 14, 2017 29 Patrick Nielsen Win KO5
28 Apr 22, 2017 28 Rocky Fielding Loss SD
27 Feb 4, 2017 28 Adam Etches Win UD
26 Sep 24, 2016 28 Jack Arnfield Loss UD
25 May 28, 2016 27 Robert Talarek Win PTS
24 Jan 30, 2016 27 Sergey Khomitsky Win UD
23 Oct 10, 2015 27 Adam Jones Win PTS
22 May 30, 2015 26 Nick Blackwell Loss TKO7
21 Jan 31, 2015 26 Billi Facundo Godoy Win TKO10
20 Oct 11, 2014 26 Theophilus Tetteh Win TKO5
19 Jul 19, 2014 26 Ruslans Pojonisevs Win PTS
18 Apr 5, 2014 25 Jez Wilson Win TKO9
17 Mar 15, 2014 25 Giorgi Kandelaki Win PTS
16 Sep 21, 2013 25 Billy Joe Saunders Loss UD
15 Jul 13, 2013 24 Yoann Bloyer Win TKO2
14 Mar 9, 2013 24 Farai Musiyiwa Win PTS
13 Dec 8, 2012 24 Eamonn O'Kane Win TKO8
12 Sep 8, 2012 24 Sandor Micsko Win TKO2
11 May 26, 2012 23 Luke Robinson Win PTS
10 Mar 17, 2012 23 Alistair Warren Win PTS
9 Jan 28, 2012 23 Mariusz Biskupski Win TKO2
8 Dec 3, 2011 23 Zoran Cvek Win TKO3
7 Nov 9, 2011 23 Luke Osman Win TKO2
6 Oct 8, 2011 23 Danny Brown Win TKO1
5 Apr 30, 2011 22 Lee Noble Win PTS
4 Mar 26, 2011 22 Dalton Miller Win RTD2
3 Feb 19, 2011 22 Lewis Byrne Win PTS
2 Dec 4, 2010 22 Sabie Montieth Win DQ
1 Sep 10, 2010 22 Ben Deghani Win TKO1