Cerresso Fort started off his pro career aged 22 and currently has a record of 18-3-1. Fort now looks to build on the experience gained in his first 22 fights. Fort's longest KO streak is 7 fights long out of his 22 pro career fights.
An explosive pro debut saw Fort face Ray Walker in a 4 round debut fight. Cerresso became only the 3rd person to stop Walker shy of the full distance, stopping him in the 3rd. Fort rise in boxing continued with 11 wins against fighters such as Tim Taggart, Lamar Harris and Robert Kliewer.
Fort kept his losses at 0 by beating Dave Peterson on June 23rd, 2012. Fort really made a statement in this fight, defeating Peterson via MD over the distance and crowning himself as the first person to defeat Peterson in his 13 fight career to date. Fort's wins continued and went from 13 wins to 14 after he then defeated Brandon Baue.
Pushing his career further, Fort fought Andy Kolle on January 25th, 2013 adding to his winning record. Kolle was stopped in the 5th round via TKO meaning Fort was the 3rd person to stop this opponent. Taking his record to 16-0-1. Fort then went on to win his next fight against Dennis Sharpe.
John Jackson was next in line for Fort where unfortunately, he was defeated on April 19th, 2013 taking his record to 16-1-1. Fort's technical boxing ability was put to the test as he got outpointed in the 8 round fight against the better man. Jackson gave Fort his first professional loss of his 18 fight career to date. Fort then went on to face Marcus Upshaw where he added another win to his tally.
Fort's next defeat of his career came against Caleb Truax on September 21st, 2013 taking his career record to 17-2-1. Stepping up against a talented Truax, it wasn't long before Fort found himself in trouble against Truax early. After 4 rounds Fort lost via TKO. Truax became the first of 20 opponents to stop Fort.
Vitaliy Kopylenko was next in line for Fort where unfortunately, he was defeated on February 28th, 2014 taking his record to 17-3-1. Kopylenko upset Fort in a 6 round fight, stopping him in the 2nd round and becoming only the 2nd person to stop Fort.
The wins continued with the defeat of Jeremy Marts on October 25th, 2014 in Fort's most recent fight taking his winning record to 18 wins. Fort's win against Marts was only the 12th time Marts had been stopped. The fight finished in the 3rd round of a 6 round fight via TKO.