Born July 22nd 1987 Paul Appleby (aged 32) has built up a good career record of 19-6-0. With plenty of experience and now 25 fights as a pro, Appleby hopes to move on to better things in future as he moves into the later stages of his career. Appleby's longest KO streak is 4 fights long out of his 25 career fights.
Appleby didn't take long to get comfortable in the pro game, becoming the first person to stop Graeme Higginson (a 3 fight pro) via RTD in the 3rd round. Appleby then went on to win his next 13 fights - fighting 6 times in 2006 and 3 times in 2008 racking up wins against Istvan Nagy, John Simpson and Esham Pickering amongst others.
Taking the first knock of his career, Appleby fought Martin Lindsay on April 25th, 2009 and was defeated by Lindsay. Lindsay was a push too far for Appleby and after a tough fight Lindsay became the first person to beat and stop Appleby in round 6. Appleby continued his success in the next 4 fights taking his record to 17 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws.
Appleby lost to Liam Walsh in his next fight. Taking place on September 30th, 2011, Appleby's career record after this fight stood at 17-3-0. Appleby's fight against Liam Walsh was Appleby's 2nd stoppage defeat which came via RTD in the 10th round of the fight. Another win followed for Appleby taking his win tally to 18 wins.
Appleby went into his next fight against John Simpson on June 29th, 2012 with a career record of 18-4-0. Appleby fought John Simpson and was defeated via TKO in the 10 round bout. This was Appleby's 3rd stoppage defeat in his career which came in the 6th round. Appleby's wins continued and went from 18 wins to 19 after he then defeated Lee Connelly.
Appleby lost to Philip Bowes in his next fight. Taking place on December 7th, 2013, Appleby's career record after this fight stood at 19-5-0. Appleby fought and lost to Philip Bowes. Appleby was the 6th person to go the distance with this opponent.
The next defeat of Appleby's career came against Scott Cardle on March 1st, 2014. This took his career record to 19-6-0. Once again Appleby was in a tough fight, one that proved to be a step too far in Appleby's latest fight. Opponent Cardle fought well and was rewarded with a win, and crowned only the 4th man to stop Appleby in the process. The fight ended in round 8 via TKO.