Although Firat Arslan has been beaten in his career, with a fight count of 45 fights and a 21 year long career he approaches the end of his career with a record of 35-7-2. He made his debut in January 1997 at the age of 26. Arslan's longest KO streak is 4 fights long out of his 45 career fights.
Arslan's pro career began against Zsolt Janko (0-3-1) in a 4 round contest. Arslan got the PTS win via a judges decision. Continuing on from his debut, Arslan had an impressive start to his career as he went on to fight 23 fights including 3 times in 1997, 3 times in 1998 and 16 times between 1999 and 2004 against fighters such as Mark Hobson, Zoltan Beres and Tony Booth.
Taking a knock to his career, Arslan fought and was defeated by Ruediger May on May 19th, 2001 taking his record to 13-1-0. Coming into the fight with high confidence Arslan fought his next fight against Ruediger May on May 19th, 2001. Unfortunately, Arslan was outclassed and lost the decision on the judges scorecards taking his record to 13-1-0. Fights against boxers including Lee manuel Ossie, Carlos Cruzat and Alexander Petkovic followed where he won 14 fights taking his winning streak to 25 wins.
Arslan went into his next career fight with a record of 25-2-1 and took this to 26 wins with a win against Grigory Drozd on October 28th, 2006. Drozd was a worthy challenger but Arslan was too much and became the first person to stop Drozd via TKO during round 5. Fights against Virgil Hill, Valery Brudov and Darnell Wilson followed where he won all 3 fights taking his winning streak to 29 wins.
On September 27th, 2008, Arslan took on and was defeated by Guillermo Jones meaning his career tally went to 29-3-1. Guillermo Jones became the first person to stop Arslan. The win came via TKO in the 10th round of a 12 round bout.
Steve Herelius was next in line for Arslan where unfortunately, he was defeated on July 3rd, 2010 taking his record to 29-4-1. Arslan was beaten by Steve Herelius in the 11th round. Arslan had only ever been stopped 2 times previously in his career.
Arslan went into his next fight against Yoan pablo Hernandez on August 16th, 2014 with a career record of 34-7-2. Arslan boxing ability was put under heavy scrutiny in the Hernandez fight, a test too far for Arslan as he lost via SD in a judges decision over the 12 round distance.
Firat Arslan went into his fight with Pablo matias Magrini on June 16th, 2018 with 34 wins and he added another win to his record taking it to 35 wins by beating Magrini. Arslan was the 4th fighter to stop Magrini in round 1 of a 12 round fight, Arslan won via KO.