Although beaten, Richard Horton has gained plenty of experience over 11 fights and a 10 year long career so far. He now moves on to see just how far he can go as he approaches the later stage of his career. The longest KO streak that Horton has ever had is 1 throughout his 11 fights and his longest winning streak is 3 wins. This started on February 2006 and came to an end on May 2006.
Staritng his career off in tremendous fashion in February 2006, Horton became the 3rd quickest fighter to have ever stopped Nick Okoth. The fight ended in round 3 via KO stoppage. Following on from his debut, Horton continued his career by fighting in a further 6 fights. In this time he fought Mark Phillips, Mark Phillips and Ojay Abrahams to name just a few, fighting 5 times in 2006 and once in 2007 in this period.
Taking the first knock of his career, Horton fought Shon Davies on July 23rd, 2006 and was defeated by Davies. Davies was a push too far for Horton and after a tough fight Davies became the first person to beat and stop Horton in round 1. 3 wins followed where Horton went on to be the 6th person to defeat Ruben Groenewald, 36th person to beat Mark Phillips and 10th person to beat Michael Banbula.
Taking another knock in his career, Tony Salam was next in line for Horton with Salam coming out victorious. Horton career was at 6-2-0 following the fight. Horton fought Tony Salam and was defeated via TKO in the 10 round bout. This was Horton's 2nd stoppage defeat in his career which came in the 4th round. Taking his record to 7-2-0. Horton then went on to win his next fight against Ryan Clark.
Horton went into his next career fight with a record of 7-2-0 and took this to 8 wins with a win against Mitch Mitchell on October 10th, 2014. Horton secured the win over Mitchell after the final bell via PTS, resulting in Horton being the 24th person to defeat Mitchell.
Horton's next defeat of his career came against Callum Johnson on May 7th, 2016. Horton struggled from the off with Johnson, suffering his 3rd stoppage defeat out of 11 career fights. The latest loss on Horton's journey came via TKO in round 1.