Josh Taylor

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Name: Josh Taylor
Alias: 'The Tartan Tornado'
Hometown: Haddington, Scotland, United Kingdom
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 178cm
Reach: 177cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Trainer: Shane McGuigan (2015-2020), Ben Davison (2020-)
Promoter: Blain McGuigan (2015-2020), Bob Arum (2020-)
Management: Barry McGuigan (2015-2019), MTK Global (2020-)

Amateur Highlights

Josh says he had over 150 amateur fights.

  • 2011 AIBA World Championships participant in Baku, Azerbaijan (60kg):
  • 2011 Olympic Test Event Gold medalist in London, England (64kg):
  • 2013 European Championships participant in Minsk, Belarus (64kg):
  • 2013 AIBA World Championships participant in Almaty, Kazakhstan (64kg):

Regional & Minor Titles

Professional Record

Championship Record

Variant Record


Preceded by:
Ivan Baranchyk
IBF Light Welterweight Champion
2019 May 18 – Aug 2022
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
Regis Prograis
Super Champion
WBA Light Welterweight Champion
2019 Oct 26 – 2022 Apr
Super Champion
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Alberto Puello
Preceded by:
Vacant
Ring Magazine Light Welterweight Champion
2019 Oct 26 – present
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
Jose Carlos Ramirez
WBC Light Welterweight Champion
2021 May 22 –2022 Jul
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
Jose Carlos Ramirez
WBO Light Welterweight Champion
2021 May 22 – present
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
Vacant
Lineal / TBRB / Undisputed Light Welterweight Champion
2021 May 22 – present
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