Starting his career in September 2001 at the age of 20, orthodox boxer Stephen Foster has now been pro for 13 years and has built up a career of 33-6-1. Foster now moves into the final stages of his career. Between September 2001 and July 2005, Foster had his longest winning streak of 19 fights. In his 40 fights, his longest KO streak is 5 fights long.
In an impressive debut, Foster kept his calm and defeated Andrew Greenway over 4 rounds via a judges decision. This was only the 4th time Greenway had been taken the full distance. Continuing on from his debut, Foster had an impressive start to his career as he went on to fight 20 fights including 2 times in 2001, 6 times in 2002 and 12 times through 2003, 2004 and 2005 against fighters such as Gary Thornhill, Sean Hughes and Jim Betts.
On March 22nd, 2003 Foster fought and beat David Mcintyre (1-1-0) to continue his unbeaten streak. In 2003 Foster fought his next opponent David Mcintyre and defeated him via PTS. Foster was the 3rd person to go the distance with Mcintyre. Foster continued his success in the next 13 fights taking his record to 21 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws.
Foster went into his next fight against Derry Mathews on October 14th, 2006 with a career record of 21-1-1. Foster's first defeat came over the full distance against Derry Mathews on October 14th, 2006. The fight went to the judges in a UD loss for Foster. Foster's win streak of 21 rose to 30 following 9 wins against boxers such as Levan Kirakosyan, Miguel Aguilar, Aleksander Vakhtangashvili and 6 others.
Foster lost to Gary Buckland in his next fight. Taking place on November 24th, 2012, Foster's career record after this fight stood at 30-4-1. Foster was beaten by Gary Buckland in the 8th round. The win came via RTD in the 8th round. This was Foster's first stoppage defeat. Foster's wins continued and went from 30 wins to 31 after he then defeated Scott Moises.
Foster lost to Anthony Crolla in his next fight. Taking place on November 23rd, 2013, Foster's career record after this fight stood at 31-5-1. Foster was beaten by Anthony Crolla in the 6th round. Foster had only ever been stopped 2 times previously in his career. Another win followed for Foster taking his win tally to 32 wins.
On September 20th, 2014, Foster went into action again and beat Yordan Vasilev taking the winning record to 33 wins. The win against Vasilev came in the 3rd round of a 6 round fight via TKO. Foster was the 13th person to stop Vasilev.
Foster's next defeat of his career came against Jono Carroll on December 6th, 2014. Foster career took a slight knock when fighting Jono Carroll in 2014 over 3 rounds. Foster was the 5th person to go the distance with Jono Carroll where Foster added a loss to his career record.