Born August 9th 1981, orthodox fighter Ionut dan Ion started his career in April 2004 at the age of 22 and has now been pro for 12 years, fighting a total of 38 times. Ion's longest KO streak is 5 fights long out of his 38 career fights.
Staritng his career off in tremendous fashion in April 2004, Ion became the 2nd quickest fighter to have ever stopped Jeff Hill. The fight ended in round 2 via TKO stoppage. Ion rise in boxing continued with 19 wins against fighters such as Jorge daniel Miranda, Paul Delgado and Walter orlando Acosta.
Ion then went on to fight and beat Jorge daniel Miranda on September 15th, 2006 maintaining his unbeaten record. Miranda was stopped in the 3rd round via TKO crowning Ion as the first person to stop this opponent. Ion's win streak of 15 rose to 25 following 10 great wins, becoming the 4th person to stop Raul horacio Balbi (Round 3 KO), 4th person to stop Miguel Casillas and 4th person to stop Paul Delgado.
Next was Andre marcos Nascimento on April 10th, 2010 where Ion took the win continuing his unbeaten streak. Ion's fight against Andre marcos Nascimento came in the 10th round of a 12 round fight via KO. Ion became the first person to stop Nascimento.
Unfortunately, the first defeat of Ion's career came against Selcuk Aydin on June 5th, 2010 in Ion's 27th professional fight. Taking the first setback of his career, the June 5th, 2010 Aydin defeat went the full distance and ended via SD. Ion continued his success in the next 9 fights taking his record to 34 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws.
Ion's career took a knock with a loss against Kell Brook on March 28th, 2015 taking his record to 34-3-0. Brook proved to be the biggest challenge to date for Ion, Ion never really got going in the fight and Brook handed Ion his first stoppage defeat in the 4th round of a 12 rounder.
Ion went into his next fight against Jarrett Hurd on November 12th, 2016 with a career record of 34 wins. A great performance by opponent Hurd added a 2nd stoppage defeat to Ion's career. Ion was outmatched and the fight was brought to a halt in round 6 via TKO.