Boxer Profile

james kirkland

"mandingo warrior"

32

Wins

2

Losses

0

Draws

82.4%

KO %
  • Stance: Orthodox
  • Age: 34
  • Date Of Birth: 19 Mar 1984
  • Height: 5.74 ft (1.75 m)
  • Reach: 70.08 inches (178 cm)
  • Country: United States
  • Universal ID : 64893
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Career Highlights

James Kirkland's debut fight took place on August 2001 when he was 17 years of age. His career has spanned 13 years to date and whilst he's now in the later stages of his career, he has amassed a record of 32-2-0 over the course of his 34 fight career. Kirkland's longest KO streak is 10 fights long out of his 34 career fights.


August 2001 - December 2006

Early Career

Getting rid of his debut fight nerves early, Kirkland took on Maurice Chalmers in August 2001 and claimed a stoppage victory (round 3, TKO). Kirkland was the first person to have ever stopped Chalmers. Kirkland rise in boxing continued with 17 wins against fighters such as Rodney Tappin, Alexis Divison and Sherwin Davis.


May 17th, 2008

James Kirkland Vs Eromosele Albert

Eromosele Albert was Kirkland's next fight on May 17th, 2008 and also his next win in his career. Kirkland's fight against Eromosele Albert came in the 1st round of a 10 round fight via TKO. Kirkland became the first person to stop Albert. 2 wins followed taking Kirkland's winning streak to 24 wins.


March 7th, 2009

James Kirkland Vs Joel Julio

On March 7th, 2009 Kirkland fought and beat Joel Julio (34-2-0) to continue his unbeaten streak. Julio was a worthy challenger but Kirkland was too much and became the first person to stop Julio via TKO during round 6. Kirkland took on another 2 opponents next, racking up wins against Ahsandi Gibbs and Jhon Berrio.


April 9th, 2011

James Kirkland Vs Nobuhiro Ishida

The first defeat of Kirkland's career came against Nobuhiro Ishida on April 9th, 2011. Ishida proved to be too much for Kirkland, destroying him in round 1 via TKO and bringing the first stoppage defeat of Kirkland's career. 4 wins followed where Kirkland went on to be the first to stop Alfredo Angulo, first to stop Alexis Hloros and 4th person to stop Dennis Sharpe.


December 7th, 2013

James Kirkland Vs Glen Tapia

Glen Tapia was the next fight for Kirkland on December 7th, 2013 and also his next career win. Tapia was stopped in the 6th round via TKO crowning Kirkland as the first person to stop this opponent.


Latest Fight

Taking another knock in his career, Kirkland fought Saul Alvarez on May 9th, 2015 and was defeated by Alvarez. Once again Kirkland was in a tough fight, one that proved to be a step too far in Kirkland's latest fight. Opponent Alvarez fought well and was rewarded with a win, and crowned only the 2nd man to stop Kirkland in the process. The fight ended in round 3 via KO.

james kirkland opponents

KO Saul Alvarez boxer image

Saul Alvarez (45-1-1)

Sat, 9 May - 2015
round 3 of 12
Unknown
same weight ring rust
TKO

Glen Tapia (20-1-0)

Sat, 7 Dec - 2013
round 6 of 10
Unknown
-0.7 lbs ring rust
DQ Carlos Molina boxer image

Carlos Molina (19-5-2)

Sat, 24 Mar - 2012
round 10 of 12
Unknown
same weight
TKO

Alfredo Angulo (20-2-0)

Sat, 5 Nov - 2011
round 6 of 12
Unknown
+0.2 lbs
TKO

Alexis Hloros (15-4-2)

Sat, 23 Jul - 2011
round 2 of 8
Unknown
same weight
KO

Dennis Sharpe (17-8-3)

Fri, 24 Jun - 2011
round 1 of 8
Unknown
+3.0 lbs
TKO

Nobuhiro Ishida (23-6-2)

Sat, 9 Apr - 2011
round 1 of 8
Unknown
same weight
TKO

Jhon Berrio (15-9-0)

Fri, 18 Mar - 2011
round 2 of 8
Unknown
+2.0 lbs
KO

Ahsandi Gibbs (10-3-0)

Sat, 5 Mar - 2011
round 1 of 8
Unknown
-0.5 lbs ring rust
TKO

Joel Julio (34-3-0)

Sat, 7 Mar - 2009
round 6 of 10
Unknown
-0.5 lbs

james kirkland KNOCKOUTS AND POWER

82.4%
KNOCKOUT %
80%
POWER
77%
CHIN/BODY

james kirkland results


TKO (61.8%)
KO (20.6%)
UD (8.8%)
RTD (5.9%)
DQ (2.9%)

james kirkland statistics

24.78%

Round KO Percentage

113

Rounds boxed

2

Been Stopped

28

Opponents Stopped

5.88%

Been KO'd Percentage

1.77%

Been KO'd Round Percentage

3.4

Average Winning Round

2

Average Losing Round

Opponent Statistics

683

Total Fight Count

58.4%

Power Average

58.5%

Punch Resistance

Best Wins

Hardest Hitting Opponents

Toughest Opponents