Born July 26th 1983, orthodox fighter John Simpson started his career in September 2002 at the age of 19 and has now been pro for 12 years, fighting a total of 37 times. The longest win streak that Simpson has ever recorded was between September 2002 and September 2004 when it totaled 11 wins. Simpson's longest KO streak is 3 fights long.
Staritng his career off in tremendous fashion in September 2002, Simpson became the 4th quickest fighter to have ever stopped Simon Chambers. The fight ended in round 1 via TKO stoppage. Continuing on from his debut, Simpson had an impressive start to his career as he went on to fight 19 fights including 3 times in 2002, 5 times in 2003 and 11 times between 2004 and 2007 against fighters such as Marc Callaghan, Gennadiy Delisandru and Andy Morris.
The first defeat of Simpson's career came against Lee Holmes on October 6th, 2002. This took his career record to 1-1-0. Coming into the fight with high confidence Simpson fought his next fight against Lee Holmes on October 6th, 2002. Unfortunately, Simpson was outclassed and lost the decision on the judges scorecards taking his record to 1-1-0. Simpson's win streak of 1 rose to 20 following 19 wins against boxers such as Paul Truscott, Andy Morris, Andy Morris and 16 others.
Pushing his career further, Simpson fought Stevie Bell on December 5th, 2009 adding to his winning record. Bell was stopped in the 7th round via TKO crowning Simpson as the first person to stop this opponent. A career that could be described as less than successful saw Simpson's record go to 22-8-0 following 3 fights against boxers such as First to beat Martin Lindsay, 5th person to go the distance with Stephen Smith and 6th person to go the distance with Stephen Smith.
On December 14th, 2011, Simpson took on and was defeated by Lee Selby meaning his career tally went to 22-9-0. Simpson was beaten by Lee Selby in the 5th round. The win came via TKO in the 5th round. This was Simpson's first stoppage defeat. Simpson's win streak of 22 rose to 25 following 3 great wins, becoming the 3rd person to stop Paul Appleby, 7th person to beat Choi Tseveenpurev and 10th person to stop Dai Davies (Round 2 TKO).
Simpson went into his next fight against Tommy Coyle on November 2nd, 2013 with a career record of 25-10-0. Simpson's fight against Tommy Coyle was Simpson's 2nd stoppage defeat which came via TKO in the 7th round of the fight.
Simpson went into his next fight against John Murray on March 1st, 2014 with a career record of 25-11-0. Simpson was stopped by John Murray in the 2nd round of a 10 round fight via TKO. It was Simpson's 3rd stoppage defeat in his career.
John Simpson went into his fight with Simas Volosinas on May 15th, 2015 with 25 wins and he added another win to his record taking it to 26 wins by beating Volosinas. Simas Volosinas was little match for Simpson, as Simpson became only the 29th person to defeat Volosinas in his most recent fight. The fight went the distance via PTS decision.