Born July 19th 1988 John Ryder (aged 34) has built up a good career record of 25-4-0. With plenty of experience and now 29 fights as a pro, Ryder hopes to move on to better things in future as he moves into the later stages of his career. The longest win streak that Ryder has ever recorded was between September 2010 and July 2013 when it totaled 15 wins. Ryder's longest KO streak is 4 fights long.
In a great debut, Ryder took on Ben Deghani in a 4 round fight, becoming the 4th person to stop Deghani in his 6 fight career to date. Following his debut, Ryder had an impressive start to his career as he went on to win his next 15 fights including 2 times in 2010, 6 times in 2011 and 7 times through 2012 and 2013 against the likes of Alistair Warren, Eamonn O'kane and Sandor Micsko.
On September 8th, 2012, Ryder was in action again beating Sandor Micsko taking his win streak to 12 wins. Micsko was stopped in the 2nd round via KO meaning Ryder was the first person to stop this opponent.
Next was Eamonn O'kane on December 8th, 2012 where Ryder took the win continuing his unbeaten streak. O'kane was a worthy challenger but Ryder was too much and became the first person to stop O'kane via TKO during round 8. 2 wins followed taking Ryder's winning streak to 15 wins.
On September 21st, 2013, Ryder took on and was defeated by Billy joe Saunders in his first career defeat meaning his career tally went to 15-1-0. Ryder's technical boxing ability was put to the test as he got outpointed in the 12 round fight against the better man. Saunders gave Ryder his first professional loss of his 16 fight career to date. 5 wins followed where Ryder went on to be the 2nd person to stop Theophilus Tetteh, 3rd person to stop Billi facundo Godoy and 2nd person to stop Jez Wilson (Round 9 TKO).
Ryder went into his next fight against Nick Blackwell on May 30th, 2015 with a career record of 20-2-0. Ryder's fight against Nick Blackwell was Ryder's first stoppage defeat. This came via TKO in the 7th round of a 12 round fight. Ryder's win streak of 20 rose to 24 following 4 wins against boxers such as Robert Talarek, Adam Etches, Siarhei Khamitski and 1 other.
Ryder went into his next fight against Rocky Fielding on April 22nd, 2017 with a career record of 24-4-0. Ryder boxing ability was put under heavy scrutiny in the Fielding fight, a test too far for Ryder as he lost via SD in a judges decision over the 12 round distance.
The wins continued with the defeat of Jamie Cox on May 5th, 2018 in Ryder's most recent fight taking his winning record to 25 wins. Ryder's win against Cox was only the 2nd time Cox had been stopped. The fight finished in the 2nd round of a 12 round fight via KO.