Rico Mueller started off his pro career aged 19 and currently has a record of 17-2-1. Mueller now looks to build on the experience gained in his first 20 fights. Mueller's longest win streak is 8 fights between June 2007 and October 2009. His longest KO streak in his 20 fights is 3 fights long.
Starting as he means to go on, Mueller got off to an explosive start in his debut, defeating Marcel Salgado in 3 rounds and becoming the only person to have stopped Salgado to date. Mueller continued on his career with fights against boxers including Adnan Oezcoban, Markus Senf and Demir Nanev. Fights included 2nd person to go the distance with Guney Kandemir, 6th person to go the distance with Adnan Oezcoban and first boxer to go the distance with Zdenek Siroky in this time.
On October 20th, 2007, Mueller was in action again against Guney Kandemir with the spoils being split with a draw taking his successful record to 1-0-1. This was Mueller first fight that didn't end in a win. Mueller was the 2nd person to go the distance with Kandemir. Mueller fought Guney Kandemir in 2007, the result was a draw. 8 wins followed where Mueller went on to be the 6th person to go the distance with Adnan Oezcoban, first boxer to go the distance with Zdenek Siroky and 19th person to stop Demir Nanev.
On March 6th, 2010, Mueller took on and was defeated by Lukasz Maciec meaning his career tally went to 9-1-1. Taking the first setback of his career, the March 6th, 2010 Maciec defeat went the full distance and ended via UD. Mueller's win streak of 9 rose to 15 following 6 great wins, becoming the 2nd person to defeat Nestor Faccio, 3rd person to defeat Ramadhani Shauri and 8th person to defeat Nasser Athumani.
Cristoph Woditschka was Mueller's next fight on December 15th, 2013 and also the next win in his career via RTD. This took his record to 16-1-1 showing a mainly successful career to date. Woditschka was stopped in the 4th round via RTD meaning Mueller was the first person to stop this opponent.
Mueller went into his next career fight with a record of 16-1-1 and took this to 17 wins with a win against Mateusz Citkowski on October 3rd, 2014. The win against Citkowski came in the 1st round of a 6 round fight via TKO. Mueller was the 2nd person to stop Citkowski.
On October 21st, 2016, Mueller took on and was defeated by Jeff Horn meaning his career tally went to 17-2-1 Mueller never really got going in his latest fight vs Horn. Horn was the better man and became the first fighter to stop Mueller in a round 9 TKO shutout.