Starting his career in August 2005 at the age of 24, orthodox boxer Joey Abell has now been pro for 9 years and has built up a career of 31-8-0. Abell now moves into the final stages of his career. Between August 2005 and April 2008, Abell had his longest winning streak of 11 fights. In his 40 fights, his longest KO streak is 10 fights long.
In a great debut, Abell took on Ritchie Goosehead in a 4 round fight, becoming the 8th person to stop Goosehead in his 26 fight career to date. Abell continued his mostly successful career with numerous fights following his debut against boxers including James Gerstein, Mark Brown and Teke Oruh. Fights included fighting 4 times in 2005 and 9 times in 2007.
On December 1st, 2006, Abell took on and was defeated by Arron Lyons in his first career defeat meaning his career tally went to 10-1-0. Lyons was a push too far for Abell and after a tough fight Lyons became the first person to beat and stop Abell in round 1. Fights against James Gerstein, Ratko Draskovic, Teke Oruh and 8 others followed where he won all 11 fights taking his winning streak to 21 wins.
Abell lost to Andrew Greeley in his next fight. Taking place on April 26th, 2008, Abell's career record after this fight stood at 21-2-0. Abell fought Andrew Greeley and was defeated via TKO in the 6 round bout. This was Abell's 2nd stoppage defeat in his career which came in the 4th round. Abell then went on to win a further 9 fights taking his record to 27 wins, 4 losses and 0 draw.
Keeping his losses at 4, Abell fought on July 17th, 2010 beating Arron Lyons via TKO. This took his record to 28-4-0 showing quite the successful career to date. Abell's fight against Arron Lyons came in the 4th round of a 10 round fight via TKO. Abell became the first person to stop Lyons.
Abell's career took a knock with a loss against Chris Arreola on January 28th, 2011 taking his record to 28-5-0. Abell was beaten by Chris Arreola in the 1st round. Abell had only ever been stopped 3 times previously in his career.
Abell's next defeat of his career came against Tyson Fury on February 15th, 2014 taking his career record to 30-8-0. Abell was stopped by Tyson Fury in the 4th round of a 10 round fight via TKO. It was Abell's 6th stoppage defeat in his career.
Joey Abell added another win to his record by beating Travis Fulton on April 17th, 2015, upping his record to 31 wins. Ending via TKO, Abell became the 29th fighter to stop Fulton. The defeat came in the 3rd round of a 6 round fight.