Although beaten, James Bacon has gained plenty of experience over 23 fights and a 4 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. The longest win streak that Bacon has ever recorded was between July 2007 and July 2010 when it totaled 14 wins. Bacon's longest KO streak is 4 fights long.
Staritng his career off in tremendous fashion in July 2007, Bacon became the 10th quickest fighter to have ever stopped Danilo Logramonte. The fight ended in round 1 via KO stoppage. Bacon continued his pro journey, which was mostly successful at this point, by fighting 12 fights following his debut. Fights against boxers such as Jesar Ancajas, Darryl Pucdol and William George followed including 4 times in 2007 and 3 times in 2009.
Unfortunately, the first defeat of Bacon's career came against William George on October 13th, 2007 in Bacon's 3rd professional fight. Bacon's technical boxing ability was put to the test as he got outpointed in the 4 round fight against the better man. George gave Bacon his first professional loss of his 3 fight career to date. Another win followed for Bacon taking his win tally to 3 wins.
Bacon went into his next career fight with a record of 3-1-0 and took this to 4 wins with a win against Diosdado Perez on February 2nd, 2008. Bacon was the 4th person to go the distance with Perez. Bacon fought Diosdado Perez in 2008, the result was via UD. Bacon's win streak of 4 rose to 14 following 10 great wins, becoming the 3rd person to stop Thitichon Singwancha, 13th person to stop Jojo Arnado (Round 4 KO) and 13th person to stop Melvin Ayudtud.
Keeping his losses at 1, Bacon fought on May 23rd, 2010 beating Cirilo Espino via TKO. This took his record to 15-1-0 showing quite the successful career to date. Espino was stopped in the 3rd round via TKO meaning Bacon was the first person to stop this opponent. Bacon's win streak of 15 rose to 18 following 3 wins against boxers such as Eric Macas, Eric Macas and Jake Verano.
Elmer Legaria was Bacon's next fight on July 29th, 2011 and also the next win in his career via KO. This took his record to 19-2-0 showing a mainly successful career to date. The win happened in the 1st round of a 12 round fight via KO.
Bacon's next defeat of his career came against Richard Olisa on November 26th, 2011 taking his career record to 19-3-0. Being outclassed early, Bacon struggled to get going in this 10 round fight and received the first stoppage defeat of his career at the hands of Olisa. The fight went 2 rounds before ending via a KO defeat.
In Bacon's most recent fight, Gadwin Tubigon was handed a beating by Bacon on February 18th, 2012 to ensure his win record increased further again to 20 wins. Bacon became only the 5th person to defeat Gadwin Tubigon in his 13 long fight career, taking his win tally to 20 via the judges decision (UD, round 10).