Although beaten, Emmanuel Taylor has gained plenty of experience over 22 fights and a 8 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. Taylor's longest KO streak is 5 fights long out of his 22 career fights.
A calm Taylor made the statement he was hoping for in a 4 round fight against Damien Butler. Claiming the only stoppage defeat of Butler's career in round 1 of the fight via KO. Following his debut, Taylor had an impressive start to his career as he went on to win his next 11 fights including 4 times in 2009 and once in 2011 against the likes of Laureano Laracuente, Ayi Bruce and Doel Carrasquillo.
Joey Ortega was up next for Taylor on July 31st, 2010. Taylor continued with his winning streak by beating Ortega. The win against Ortega came in the 3rd round of a 6 round fight via TKO. Taylor was the 2nd person to stop Ortega. Taylor then went on to win a further 5 fights taking his record to 14 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.
The first defeat of Taylor's career came against Prenice Brewer on November 10th, 2011. This took his career record to 14-1-0. On November 10th, 2011, Taylor took on and was defeated over the distance by Prenice Brewer in his first career defeat. Taylor lost via SD in a valiant effort.
Taylor went into his next career fight with a record of 14-1-0 and took this to 15 wins with a win against George Sosa on October 12th, 2012. Taylor was the first person to go the distance with Sosa. Taylor fought George Sosa in 2012, the result was a solid win to Taylor. Taylor's win streak of 15 rose to 18 following 3 wins against boxers such as Victor manuel Cayo, Karim Mayfield and Raymond Serrano.
Taylor went into his next fight against Adrien Broner on September 6th, 2014 with a career record of 18-3-0. A valiant but fruitless effort for Taylor. Taylor fell just short and was defeated by Broner over the full 12 round distance.
Taylor's next defeat of his career came against Lucas martin Matthysse on May 6th, 2017. This was a challenging fight for Taylor's latest outing where the pressure of Matthysse was too great. Matthysse ended up victorious stopping Taylor in round 5 via TKO. This was Matthysse's first stoppage defeat.