Starting his career in November 2002 at the age of 27, orthodox boxer Brian Minto has now been pro for 12 years and has built up a career of 39-9-0. Minto now moves into the final stages of his career. The longest KO streak that Minto has ever had is 5 throughout his 48 fights and his longest winning streak is 18 wins. This started on November 2002 and came to an end on July 2004.
In a memorable debut Minto gained a KO win against Leroy Loscar in a 4 round contest, becoming the 7th person to stop Loscar. Minto continued his mostly successful career with numerous fights following his debut against boxers including Vinny Maddalone, Troy Weida and Vinny Maddalone. Fights included fighting once in 2002, 9 times in 2003 and 14 times through 2004 and 2005.
Vinny Maddalone was up next for Minto on July 23rd, 2004. Minto continued with his winning streak by beating Maddalone. Maddalone was stopped in the 10th round via KO crowning Minto as the first person to stop this opponent.
The first defeat of Minto's career came against Tony Tubbs on December 30th, 2004. This took his career record to 18-1-0. On December 30th, 2004, Minto took on and was defeated over the distance by Tony Tubbs in his first career defeat. Minto lost via SD in a valiant effort. Fights against boxers including Danny Batchelder, Vinny Maddalone and Donnell Holmes followed where he won 17 fights taking his winning streak to 34 wins.
Minto lost to Chris Arreola in his next fight. Taking place on December 5th, 2009, Minto's career record after this fight stood at 34-3-0. Taking a huge blow to Minto's confidence, Arreola proved to be too much and stopped Minto early, becoming the first person to defeat Minto via stoppage.
Marco Huck was next in line for Minto where unfortunately, he was defeated on May 1st, 2010 taking his record to 34-4-0. Minto was beaten by Marco Huck in the 9th round. Minto had only ever been stopped 2 times previously in his career.
Minto lost to Joseph Parker in his next fight. Taking place on July 5th, 2014, Minto's career record after this fight stood at 39-8-0. Parker upset Minto in a 10 round fight, stopping him in the 7th round and becoming only the 4th person to stop Minto.
The next defeat of Minto's career came against Dillian Whyte on September 12th, 2015. This took his career record to 39-9-0. Minto struggled from the off with Whyte, suffering his 5th stoppage defeat out of 48 career fights. The latest loss on Minto's journey came via TKO in round 3.