Joe Hughes started off his pro career aged 20 and currently has a record of 15-2-1. Hughes now looks to build on the experience gained in his first 18 fights. Hughes's longest KO streak is 2 fights long out of his 18 pro career fights.
Hughes fought and defeated Jason Carr in a successful 6 round debut. The decision was left to the judges after the final bell in a PTS result favouring Hughes. Following on from his debut, Hughes continued his career by fighting in a further 9 fights. In this time he fought William Warburton, Martin Shaw and Dougie Curran to name just a few, fighting once in 2010, 3 times in 2011 and 5 times through 2012 and 2013 in this period.
Hughes then went on to fight and beat Martin Shaw on April 9th, 2011 maintaining his unbeaten record. Hughes was the first person to stop Martin Shaw and he did it in the 6th round via TKO. Taking his record to 4-0-0. Hughes then went on to win his next fight against Tony Pace.
On March 3rd, 2012, Hughes took on and was defeated by Joe Elfidh in his first career defeat meaning his career tally went to 4-1-0. Hughes's technical boxing ability was put to the test as he got outpointed in the 6 round fight against the better man. Elfidh gave Hughes his first professional loss of his 5 fight career to date. Hughes then went on to win a further 5 fights taking his record to 9 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws.
Pushing his career further, Hughes fought Philip Bowes on October 11th, 2014 adding to his winning record. Hughes's fight against Philip Bowes came in the 10th round of a 10 round fight via TKO. Hughes became the first person to stop Bowes. Hughes's win streak of 10 rose to 13 following 3 great wins, becoming the First to beat Anthony Hardy, 5th person to stop Jaba Shalutashvili and first to stop Tomas Bartunek.
Hughes kept his losses at 1 by beating Anthony Upton on December 5th, 2015. A great showing of his boxing ability, Hughes became the first person to beat Anthony Upton, beating him over the 10 round distance resulting in a UD victory. A fight Hughes would prefer to forget was next, a defeat on his's record at the hands of Jack Catterall. Hughes's record moves to 14-2-0.
Andy Keates was the next fight for Hughes on December 17th, 2016 and also his next career win. Hughes was the 3rd person to beat Andy Keates where he showed his talent as a technical boxer, beating him over 10 rounds in his 17th professional fight.
Tyrone Nurse was beaten by Joe Hughes on April 22nd, 2017 to ensure his win record increased further again to 15 wins. This was a step up in class but with an inconclusive ending, Tyrone Nurse went the distance with Hughes over 12 rounds to a PTS draw.