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Michael Sprott

W L D
42 24 0
17 KOs 14 KOs
last 6


rating
ranking
bouts 66
rounds 363
KOs 26%
 
global ID 14800
US ID046266
born 1975-01-16 / age 40
debut1996-11-20 / age 21
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 1½″   /   187cm
residence
Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
birth place
Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
2015-06-13
Carlos Takam31 2 1
Cirque d'Hiver, Paris, Paris, France
LKO5/8
 L 
KO
5/8
  
referee: Christian Henouil   judges: Smail AlitoucheAndre PasquierSylvain Markazi Sorouch
2014-11-22
243Anthony Joshua2409 0 0
Echo Arena, Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
LTKO1/10
 L 
TKO
1/10
  
time: 1:26   referee: Terry O'Connor   judges: Ian John-LewisJohn KeaneVictor Loughlin
British heavyweight title eliminator.
2014-06-04
247½Martin Rogan234¼16 5 0
The Trusts Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand
W MD3/3
 W  
MD
3/3
  
referee: Reg Williams   judges: Paul McSharry 29-29, Laurie Glozier 29-28, Steve Miles 29-28
Super 8 Heavyweight Tournament - Quarter Final 4
2014-06-04
247½Anthony Nansen237½3 2 0
The Trusts Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand
W UD3/3
 W  
UD
3/3
  
referee: Reg Williams   judges: Steve Miles 30-27, Laurie Glozier 30-27, Jeff Nelson 30-27
Super 8 Heavyweight Tournament - Semi Final 1
2014-06-04
247½Kali Meehan243½38 5 0
The Trusts Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand
LKO1/3
 L 
KO
1/3
  
time: 2:55   referee: Brad Vocale   judges: Steve MilesLaurie GlozierJeff Nelson
Super 8 Heavyweight Tournament - Final
Sprott down prior to KO, corner threw-in the towel simultaneously
2013-11-14
246Jason Gavern239½23 15 4
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W UD3/3
 W  
UD
3/3
  
referee: Steve Gray   judges: Richard James Davies 29-28, Victor Loughlin 30-27, Marcus McDonnell 30-27
Prizefighter Tournament, heavyweight final.
2013-11-14
246Brian Minto219½37 6 0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W UD3/3
 W  
UD
3/3
  
referee: Victor Loughlin   judges: Richard James Davies 29-28, Steve Gray 29-28, Marcus McDonnell 29-28
Prizefighter Tournament, heavyweight semi-final.
2013-11-14
246Damian Wills26531 3 1
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W UD3/3
 W  
UD
3/3
  
referee: Steve Gray 30-29 29-28 29-28
Prizefighter Tournament, heavyweight quarter-final.
2013-08-31
Erkan Teper10 0 0
Münsterplatz, Basel, Switzerland
LTKO1/10
 L 
TKO
1/10
  
time: 2:41   referee: Joerg Mangott   judges: Roger HaugArmin BracherMarcel Werder
2013-03-23
243¼Robert Helenius239½18 0 0
GETEC Arena, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Ingo Barrabas   judges: Norbert Duernberger 93-98, Joerg Milke 93-97, Rainer Schwarz 93-98
2012-12-15
246¾Edmund Gerber234¼22 0 0
Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Nuremberg (Nürnberg), Bayern, Germany
W MD10/10
 W  
MD
10/10
  
referee: Ingo Barrabas   judges: Joerg Milke 95-95, Norbert Duernberger 97-94, Gerhard Sigl 97-94
2012-09-15
242½Edmund Gerber234¼20 0 0
Stechert Arena, Bamberg, Bayern, Germany
LTKO4/8
 L 
TKO
4/8
  
time: 2:41   referee: Gerhard Sigl   judges: Ingo BarrabasJosef TemmlJoerg Milke
Sprott, angry at the stoppage decision, appeared to push the referee to the canvas.
2012-01-14
254¾Kubrat Pulev25114 0 0
Baden-Arena, Offenburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
LRTD9/12
 L 
RTD
9/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Earl Morton   judges: John LawsonPhil EdwardsIngo Barrabas
IBF International heavyweight title (supervisor: Roberto Rea)
2011-09-24
243½Alexander Dimitrenko250¼31 1 0
Dima-Sportcenter, Lohbruegge, Hamburg, Germany
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Massimo Barrovecchio   judges: Franco Ciminale 111-116, Andre Pasquier 108-119, Roger Tilleman 111-117
EBU (European) heavyweight title (supervisor: Enza Jacoponi)
Sprott deducted a point in each of rounds eleven and twelve
2011-05-07
238Tye Fields27145 3 0
Alexandra Palace, Muswell Hill, London, United Kingdom
LSD3/3
 L 
SD
3/3
  
referee: Howard John Foster   judges: Phil Edwards 28-29, Terry O'Connor 28-29, Richard James Davies 29-28
Prizefighter Tournament, International heavyweight quarter-final.
2011-03-19
254¾Serdar Uysal222¾13 12 2
Lanxess-Arena, Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W UD4/4
 W  
UD
4/4
  
2010-10-09
242Matt Skelton24923 5 0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W SD3/3
 W  
SD
3/3
  
referee: John Keane   judges: Phil EdwardsHoward John FosterVictor Loughlin
Prizefighter Tournament, heavyweight final.
2010-10-09
242Shane McPhilbin2202 1 0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W UD3/3
 W  
UD
3/3
  
referee: Phil Edwards   judges: Howard John Foster 30-27, Victor Loughlin 30-27, John Keane 30-27
Prizefighter Tournament, heavyweight semi-final.
2010-10-09
242Danny Hughes2747 1 2
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W UD3/3
 W  
UD
3/3
  
referee: Howard John Foster   judges: Phil Edwards 30-27, Victor Loughlin 30-27, John Keane 30-27
Prizefighter Tournament, heavyweight quarter-final.
2010-04-09
233¾Audley Harrison250¼26 4 0
Alexandra Palace, Wood Green, London, United Kingdom
LKO12/12
 L 
KO
12/12
  
time: 1:05   referee: Dave Parris   judges: Richard James DaviesMark GreenIan John-Lewis
vacant EBU (European) heavyweight title (supervisor: Charles Giles)
Sprott knocked out by a left hook to the head.
2010-03-20
247Werner Kreiskott244¾7 13 1
ESPRIT arena, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W TKO1/4
 W  
TKO
1/4
  
time: 0:58
2009-06-20
237Alexander Ustinov307¾15 0 0
Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
2009-03-14
234¼Lamon Brewster234¼34 4 0
Ostseehalle, Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
LUD8/8
 L 
UD
8/8
  
referee: Josef Temml   judges: Ingo Barrabas 73-78, Norbert Duernberger 73-78, Wilhelm Vogl 73-79
2008-11-19
240Zack Page207½16 21 2
Royal Lancaster Hotel, Bayswater, London, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Ken Curtis 60-56
2008-05-31
242½Taras Bidenko218¼25 2 0
Burg-Waechter Castello, Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
referee: Arno Pokrandt 93-97   judges: Uwe Lorch 94-97, Klaus Griesel 93-97
2007-07-14
243¾Matt Skelton248¾20 1 0
O2 Arena (Millenium Dome), Greenwich, London, United Kingdom
LMD12/12
 L 
MD
12/12
  
referee: Mickey Vann   judges: Ian John-Lewis 114-114, Howard John Foster 114-115, Marcus McDonnell 113-117
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
2007-02-17
232½Audley Harrison25421 2 0
The Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W KO3/12
 W  
KO
3/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Ian John-Lewis   judges: Richard James DaviesMark GreenMarcus McDonnell
EBU-EU (European Union) heavyweight title (supervisor: Charles Giles)
vacant BBBofC English heavyweight title
Sprott down once in 1st.
2006-11-04
242Rene Dettweiler218¼18 0 0
RWE Rhein-Ruhr Sporthalle, Muelheim, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W SD12/12
 W  
SD
12/12
  
referee: Franco Ciminale 114-112   judges: Raiko Djajic 116-112, Daniel Talon 111-115
EBU-EU (European Union) heavyweight title (supervisor: Willibald Palatin)
Sprott received point deductions in 10th and 12th rounds for head butts.
2006-07-15
236Ruslan Chagaev230½20 0 1
Color Line Arena, Altona, Hamburg, Germany
LTKO8/12
 L 
TKO
8/12
  
time: 2:54   referee: Raul Caiz Jr   judges: Artur EllensohnLevi MartinezCesar Ramos
vacant WBO Asia Pacific heavyweight title
WBA Inter-Continental heavyweight title
2006-02-18
237¼Antoine Palatis24332 23 3
Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Franco Ciminale 100-90   judges: Ernst Salzgeber 100-91, Roger Tilleman 99-91
vacant EBU-EU (European Union) heavyweight title (supervisor: Robert Smith)
2005-12-13
232¾Volodymyr Vyrchys242½19 0 0
Freizeit Arena, Soelden, Austria
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Daniel Talon   judges: Andre Van Grootenbruel 113-115, Joachim Jacobsen 113-115, Artur Ellensohn 113-116
WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight title
2005-10-01
230¾Paolo Vidoz240¼19 2 0
EWE-Arena, Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
referee: Erkki Meronen   judges: Daniel Talon 112-117, Jose Vilas Muller 112-117, Raiko Djajic 113-117
EBU (European) heavyweight title (supervisor: Bob Logist)
2005-04-23
232¾Cengiz Koc22421 0 0
Arena Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Jean-Louis Legland 96-95   judges: Luigi Muratore 98-92, Francisco Vazquez Marcos 94-96
vacant EBU-EU (European Union) heavyweight title (supervisor: Ruben Martinez)
2004-09-10
242Robert Sulgan21510 4 0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W TKO1/8
 W  
TKO
1/8
  
time: 0:52   referee: Mark Green
Sulgan down from a right uppercut.
2004-04-24
233Matt Skelton25012 0 0
Rivermead Leisure Centre, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
LKO12/12
 L 
KO
12/12
  
time: 0:56   referee: Richard James Davies
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
2004-01-24
239Danny Williams26329 2 0
Conference Centre, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Dave Parris 115-114
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
2003-09-26
228¾Danny Williams255½28 2 0
Rivermead Leisure Centre, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
LTKO5/12
 L 
TKO
5/12
  
time: 0:19   referee: Terry O'Connor
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
2003-08-01
226½Colin Kenna233½8 0 1
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 1:28   referee: Richard James Davies
BBBofC Southern Area heavyweight title
2003-06-10
233Petr Horacek2606 4 2
Ponds Forge Arena, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
time: 2:14   referee: Phil Edwards
2003-03-18
229½Mark Potter231¼21 4 0
Rivermead Leisure Centre, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:25   referee: Dave Parris
vacant BBBofC Southern Area heavyweight title
British heavyweight title eliminator.
2003-01-24
238½Mike Holden228½10 6 0
Ponds Forge Arena, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
W TKO4/8
 W  
TKO
4/8
  
time: 0:50   referee: Howard John Foster
2002-12-12
231¼Tamas Feheri279¾1 4 0
Equinox Nightclub, Leicester Square, London, United Kingdom
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
time: 0:26   referee: Billy Aird
2002-09-17
234Derek McCafferty2382 8 1
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Jeff Hinds 80-72
2002-07-10
242Garing Lane29220 28 2
Conference Centre, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Ian John-Lewis 60-54
2002-05-09
239Pele Reid23315 3 1
Equinox Nightclub, Leicester Square, London, United Kingdom
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
time: 2:53   referee: Marcus McDonnell
Vacant WBF European Heavyweight Title
Sprott down twice
2002-02-12
242¾Danny Williams25725 1 0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
LRTD7/12
 L 
RTD
7/12
  
time: 0:26   referee: Richard James Davies
BBBofC British heavyweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) heavyweight title
2001-12-20
229Jermell Barnes20514 1 0
Topsportcentrum, Rotterdam, Netherlands
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
2001-11-03
225¾Corrie Sanders228½36 2 0
Carnival City, Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa
LKO1/8
 L 
KO
1/8
  
time: 1:25   referee: Thabo Spampool
2001-03-24
227Timo Hoffmann25222 2 0
Bordelandhalle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
LUD8/8
 L 
UD
8/8
  
2001-02-17
227Timo Hoffmann26722 1 0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Richard James Davies 77-76
2000-10-14
224Wayne Llewellyn24920 3 0
Conference Centre, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
LTKO3/6
 L 
TKO
3/6
  
referee: Jeff Hinds
2000-01-18
217Tony Booth20433 48 7
Leisure Centre, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
1999-07-10
222Chris Woollas19913 16 6
Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W RTD4/6
 W  
RTD
4/6
  
time: 0:52   referee: Seamus Dunne
1999-01-16
224Gary Williams2187 27 4
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Marcus McDonnell 60-54
1998-09-12
231Harry Senior2264 4 0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
LTKO6/10
 L 
TKO
6/10
  
time: 1:40   referee: Roy Francis
vacant BBBofC Southern Area heavyweight title
1998-03-14
215¾Michael Murray22615 15 0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Seamus Dunne 59-58
1998-02-14
212Ray Kane204½10 4 0
Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W RTD1/6
 W  
RTD
1/6
  
time: 3:00
Kane retired with a damaged right elbow.
1998-01-10
212Johnny Davison2300 7 0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
time: 1:45   referee: Larry O'Connell
1997-12-06
215½Nick Howard2190 3 0
The Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W TKO1/4
 W  
TKO
1/4
  
time: 1:58   referee: Mark Green
1997-11-08
217½Darren Fearn2403 5 0
Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Mark Green 60-57
1997-09-02
220Gary Williams2016 24 4
Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Jeff Hinds 60-57
1997-05-20
217Wladek Framas228½1 2 0
Picketts Lock Stadium, Edmonton, London, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Mark Green 60-57
1997-04-16
211Tim Redman1964 3 1
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W KO2/4
 W  
KO
2/4
  
time: 2:41   referee: Mark Green
1997-03-17
215Alvin Miller2070 9 1
Marriott Hotel, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
W KO1/4
 W  
KO
1/4
  
time: 2:00   referee: Mark Green
1997-02-19
211Johnny Davison2170 2 0
Town Hall, Acton, London, United Kingdom
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
time: 3:00   referee: Tony Walker
1996-11-20
208Geoff Hunter2270 1 1
Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W TKO1/4
 W  
TKO
1/4
  
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