Although beaten, Josh Gormley has gained plenty of experience over 29 fights and a 24 year long career so far. He now moves on to see just how far he can go as he approaches the later stage of his career. He started his best winning streak on June 1992 however, this came to an end on September 1998. In this period he won a total of 9 fights.
In a memorable debut Gormley gained a KO win against Don Askew in a 0 round contest, becoming the 12th person to stop Askew. Gormley continued his pro journey, which was mostly successful at this point, by fighting 15 fights following his debut. Fights against boxers such as Don Askew, Troy Emerson and Steve Harvey followed including 6 times in 1992, 2 times in 1993 and 7 times through 1994, 1995 and 1996.
Unfortunately, the first defeat of Gormley's career came against Deandre Whitten on December 7th, 1992 in Gormley's 6th professional fight. Gormley's technical boxing ability was put to the test as he got outpointed in the 4 round fight against the better man. Whitten gave Gormley his first professional loss of his 6 fight career to date. 5 wins followed for Gormley including being the 6th person to stop Carl Mcgrew, 8th person to stop Steve Harvey and 4th person to stop Troy Emerson (Round 1 TKO).
Taking a knock to his career, Gormley fought and was defeated by Matthew Brooks on May 18th, 1994 taking his record to 10-2-0. Gormley was beaten by Matthew Brooks in the 3rd round. The win came via KO in the 3rd round. This was Gormley's first stoppage defeat. 5 wins followed for Gormley including being the 2nd person to stop Lamont Burgin (Round 2 TKO), 2nd person to stop Archie Perry (Round 3 KO) and 2nd person to stop Roberto Ramirez (Round 2 KO).
On April 24th, 1998, Gormley went into action again and beat John Bray taking the winning record to 16 wins. Gormley's fight against John Bray came in the 1st round of a 6 round fight via TKO. Gormley became the first person to stop Bray. Gormley's win streak of 16 rose to 19 following 3 great wins, becoming the first to stop Anthony Green, 11th person to stop Will Hinton (Round 2 KO) and 6th person to stop Clement Hassan.
Jorge luis Gonzalez was next in line for Gormley where unfortunately, he was defeated on November 7th, 1998 taking his record to 19-3-0. Gormley was beaten by Jorge luis Gonzalez in the 10th round. Gormley had only ever been stopped 2 times previously in his career. Gormley then went on to win a further 5 fights taking his record to 23 wins, 4 losses and 0 draw.
Gormley went into his next fight against Andy Ruiz jr on July 16th, 2016 with a career record of 23-5-0. Gormley fought Andy Ruiz jr and was defeated via TKO in the 10 round bout. This was Gormley's 4th stoppage defeat in his career which came in the 3rd round.
Gormley's next defeat of his career came against Travis Kauffman on September 9th, 2016. A great performance by opponent Kauffman added a 5th stoppage defeat to Gormley's career. Gormley was outmatched and the fight was brought to a halt in round 2 via TKO.