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Kirkland Laing

W L D
43 12 1
24 KOs 8 KOs
last 6


bouts 56
rounds 399
KOs 43%
 
global ID 2495
aliasThe Gifted One
born 1954-06-20
debut1975-04-14 / age 20
divisionwelterweight
stanceorthodox
residence
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
birth place
Jamaica

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1994-11-22
156Glenn Catley1579 1 0
Whitchurch Sports Centre, Bristol, Avon, United Kingdom
LTKO5/8
 L 
TKO
5/8
  
1994-09-30
151Chris Peters15213 14 5
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
1993-09-15
150Dave Maj148½5 5 3
Stour Centre, Ashford, Kent, United Kingdom
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
time: 1:59   referee: Roy Francis
1993-07-28
149½Dean Cooper153½11 0 0
Brixton, London, United Kingdom
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
time: 1:30   referee: Larry O'Connell
1993-06-23
148Kevin Lueshing14710 0 0
Edmonton, London, United Kingdom
LTKO5/10
 L 
TKO
5/10
  
vacant BBBofC Southern Area super welterweight title
1993-03-31
153Newton Barnett11 36 4
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1993-02-17
150Bozon Haule15111 7 2
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
time: 2:45   referee: Larry O'Connell
1991-04-17
147Donovan Boucher14724 3 0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LKO9/12
 L 
KO
9/12
  
Commonwealth (British Empire) welterweight title
1991-01-16
147Del Bryan14421 8 1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LPTS12/12
 L 
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Mickey Vann 117-118
BBBofC British welterweight title
1990-11-14
147Patrizio Oliva146½51 1 0
Campione d'Italia, Lombardia, Italy
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
EBU (European) welterweight title
"No round lasted the required three minutes and it was amazing when the final stanza lasted well over four minutes." (Boxing Monthly)
1990-10-10
149Rocky Berg14847 23 1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
time: 0:55   referee: Larry O'Connell
1990-05-09
147Antoine Fernandez14737 1 1
Grand Hall, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W TKO2/12
 W  
TKO
2/12
  
referee: Walter Schall   judge: Lazaro Carrasco
EBU (European) welterweight title
1990-03-27
146Trevor Smith146¼14 0 0
NSC, Grosvenor House, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
W TKO6/12
 W  
TKO
6/12
  
time: 2:04   referee: Roy Francis
BBBofC British welterweight title
1990-01-10
149Buck Smith14833 2 2
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LKO7/10
 L 
KO
7/10
  
1989-11-15
146George Collins35 1 0
Rivermead Leisure Centre, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom
W TKO5/12
 W  
TKO
5/12
  
BBBofC British welterweight title
1989-04-15
146Nino La Rocca72 4 0
Vasto, Abruzzo, Italy
LUD12/12
 L 
UD
12/12
  
vacant EBU (European) welterweight title
1988-03-29
155½Sammy Floyd25 30 2
The Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1987-11-26
147Rocky Kelly25 4 0
Ramada Inn, Fulham, London, United Kingdom
W TKO5/12
 W  
TKO
5/12
  
BBBofC British welterweight title
1987-05-26
Marvin McDowell6 7 0
The Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
1987-03-14
146Sylvester Mittee27 4 0
Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark, London, United Kingdom
W TKO5/12
 W  
TKO
5/12
  
time: 1:56   referee: Adrian Morgan
vacant BBBofC British welterweight title
Title vacated by Lloyd Honeyghan.
1986-09-17
147Harry Theodossiadis1468 6 2
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
1986-05-16
148Mike Picciotti31 3 3
Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1985-06-16
149Franky Moro1518 5 0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Bob Galloway 80-77
1985-04-05
147Brian Janssen148¾20 2 1
Chandler Sports Complex, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
LKO5/10
 L 
KO
5/10
  
1985-03-14
Wa Lomani Wa1527 10 3
Granby Halls, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
W TKO6/8
 W  
TKO
6/8
  
time: 0:50   referee: John Coyle
1985-02-12
148Mosimo Maeleke1526 21 5
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
referee: Roland Dakin 100-95
1984-11-27
148½Darwin Brewster151½13 6 1
The Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
time: 2:25   referee: John Coyle
1983-09-10
147¾Fred Hutchings15522 1 0
Harrah's Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
LKO10/10
 L 
KO
10/10
  
time: 0:51
1982-09-04
149¼Roberto Duran15574 3 0
Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
referee: Bobby Watson   judges: Bernard Humphrey 94-96, Nate McAlpine 96-94, Stuart Kirshenbaum 96-94
1982 Upset of the Year - Ring Magazine
1982-05-05
148Joey Mack146½15 16 0
Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W KO7/8
 W  
KO
7/8
  
time: 3:09   referee: John Coyle
1982-02-09
147Reggie Ford1479 7 1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Sid Nathan 98-98
1981-11-18
146Cliff Gilpin14413 0 0
Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Harry Gibbs 119-117
Final Eliminator for BBBofC British Welterweight Title
1981-04-28
145Colin Jones14619 0 0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
LTKO9/12
 L 
TKO
9/12
  
time: 1:33   referee: John Coyle
BBBofC British welterweight title
Commonwealth (British Empire) welterweight title
1980-11-26
146¾Joey Singleton146½22 8 1
Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
referee: Sid Nathan 119-117
Final Eliminator for BBBofC British Welterweight Title
1980-06-03
147½Curtis Taylor15312 4 0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO7/8
 W  
TKO
7/8
  
time: 2:30   referee: Larry O'Connell
1980-05-08
149¾George Walker156¾7 5 1
Midlands Sporting Club, Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: John Coyle 79-77
1980-04-01
146Colin Jones145¼13 0 0
Conference Centre, Wembley, London, United Kingdom
LTKO9/12
 L 
TKO
9/12
  
referee: Roland Dakin
BBBofC British welterweight title
1980-02-19
156Colin Ward1569 10 1
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
time: 2:43   referee: Mike Jacobs
1980-01-22
149Salvo Nucifero14912 7 0
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W TKO6/8
 W  
TKO
6/8
  
referee: Larry O'Connell
1979-11-06
Des Morrison33 8 2
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
1979-04-04
147Henry Rhiney32 14 6
Arden Sporting Club, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W TKO10/15
 W  
TKO
10/15
  
BBBofC British welterweight title
1978-09-27
Achille Mitchell11 6 3
Midland Sporting Club, Civic Hall, Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS12/12
 W  
PTS
12/12
  
Eliminator for BBBofC British Welterweight Title
1977-11-16
147Peter Morris9 5 2
Midland Sporting Club, Civic Hall, Solihull, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
1977-03-08
148½Peter Morris148½8 3 1
Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Frank Parkes 98-98
Boxing News 11 March 1977
1977-01-11
149½John Smith15322 28 3
Civic Hall (South Staffs Sporting Club), Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Frank Parkes 100-95
Boxing News 14 January 1977
1976-11-22
145Jim Montague14510 15 2
Arden Sporting Club, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
W DQ7/8
 W  
DQ
7/8
  
time: 0:28   referee: John Coyle
Laing disqualified for careless use of the head
Boxing News 26 November 1976
1976-10-11
146¾Jim Moore14911 18 0
Great Int SC, Commodore Hotel, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
time: 3:00   referee: Frank Parkes
Moore down twice
Boxing News 15 October 1976
1976-09-22
149¼Harry Watson149¼2 0 0
Hilton Hotel, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom
W TKO5/8
 W  
TKO
5/8
  
time: 0:50   referee: Mike Jacobs
Boxing News 1 October 1976
1976-05-17
150½John Laine1549 1 3
Great Int SC, Commodore Hotel, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
time: 1:35   referee: John Coyle
Laine down in the 3rd round
Boxing News 21 May 1976
1976-04-13
157Mike Manley160½12 16 2
20th Century SC,Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, Essex, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Harry Gibbs 79-78
Boxing News 23 April 1976
1976-03-02
154Charlie Cooper15313 5 1
20th Century SC,Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, Essex, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Mike Jacobs 80-77
Boxing News 12 March 1976
1976-01-19
154Terry Schofield1526 6 2
Great Int SC, Commodore Hotel, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Frank Parkes 80-77
1975-11-25
154Oscar Angus158¼9 6 3
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington, London, United Kingdom
W PTS6/6
 W  
PTS
6/6
  
referee: Danny Wells 60-58
Boxing News 28 November 1975
1975-09-29
156Derek Simpson156½23 24 4
Great Int SC, Commodore Hotel, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Frank Parkes 80-77
Boxing News 3 October 1975
1975-05-12
154½Liam White15513 16 0
Great Int SC, Commodore Hotel, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
W PTS8/8
 W  
PTS
8/8
  
referee: Frank Parkes 80-76
Boxing News 16 May 1975
1975-04-14
156½Joe Hannaford1603 3 0
Albany Hotel, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
time: 1:09   referee: John Coyle
Pro debut for Laing.br>Boxing News 18 Apr 1975
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