After a debut fight on October 2010, Luke Blackledge (age 29) has now built a record of 18 wins, 3 losses, 2 draws over a 23 fight career so far. Blackledge's longest KO streak is 1 fights long out of his 23 pro career fights.
Blackledge proved he was made for the pro ranks in his debut against Stewart Tordoff, becoming the first person in Tordoff's 1 fights to stop him. The fight ended in round 5 of 6. Blackledge continued his mostly successful career with numerous fights following his debut against boxers including Mads Larsen, Phill Fury and Matthew Barney. Fights included fighting once in 2010 and 5 times in 2012.
Keeping his losses at zero, Blackledge fought on June 2nd, 2012 beating Mads Larsen. Larsen was stopped in the 4th round via KO meaning Blackledge was the 3rd person to stop this opponent in his career. 4 wins followed where Blackledge went on to fight Scott Edgar, Carl Wild and Nathan King amongst others, prolonging his win streak.
On April 13th, 2013, Blackledge took on and was defeated by Erik Skoglund meaning his career tally went to 13-1-1. Coming into the fight with high confidence Blackledge fought his next fight against Erik Skoglund on April 13th, 2013. Unfortunately, Blackledge was outclassed and lost the decision on the judges scorecards taking his record to 13-1-1. Blackledge continued his success in the next 2 fights taking his record to 14-1-2
Blackledge lost to Rocky Fielding in his next fight. Taking place on November 23rd, 2013, Blackledge's career record after this fight stood at 14-2-2. Blackledge failed to reach the later rounds of this tough 12 round fight, Fielding was too much and stopped Blackledge early to become the only person to stop Blackledge. The fight ended in round 1 via TKO. Blackledge's win streak of 14 rose to 17 following 3 great wins, becoming the 3rd person to stop Darren Mckenna, 8th person to defeat Philip Kotey and 50th person to beat Jody Meikle.
Ishmael Tetteh was the next fight for Blackledge on May 13th, 2016 and also his next career win. The 12 round fight ended in the 5th round via KO crowning Blackledge as only the 6th to stop Tetteh.
Blackledge went into his next fight against Callum Smith on December 10th, 2016 with a career record of 18 wins. Out for his 23rd career fight, Blackledge was once again outmatched where he suffered a 10th round TKO loss in only his 2nd stoppage defeat to date. Another blow for the talented Blackledge.