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Is James Kirkland retired?

Is James Kirkland retired?

James Kirkland isn’t eyeing retirement but he could bring Ann Wolfe back to his corner. Kirkland competed just before the close of 2020. He shared the ring with Juan Macias Montiel in a bout that didn’t last long. Kirkland was knocked out in the first round.

Who did James Kirkland lose to?

Returning after a two-year hiatus, Kirkland was soon blasted to defeat in a round by Nobuhiro Ishida. The shocker took place as Kirkland fought without a key element to his game: trainer Ann Wolfe.

Did James Kirkland win his last fight?

James Kirkland’s last fight The last fight of James Kirkland took place on December 26, 2020 against Juan Macias Montiel. Kirkland lost by knockout (KO).

How old is James Kirkland?

37 years (March 19, 1984)
James Kirkland/Age

What happened to Boxer Kirkland Laing?

Kirkland Laing, who has died aged 66, is often regarded as the best British boxer never to have won a world title, largely because of an extraordinary win he posted in 1982 when he outpointed the great Panamanian Roberto Durán by a split decision in a ten round non-title bout in Detroit.

How old is Canelo?

31 years (July 18, 1990)
Canelo Álvarez/Age

Who trained Kirkland Laing?

In May 1972, he beat Vernon Sallas, claiming the Amateur Boxing Association title. His dream was to box in the Olympics like his hero Muhammad Ali, though was not selected to compete in the Munich Games that year. Within the next four years he had turned professional and trained at the renowned Lawless’s gym.

Is Kirkland Laing dead?

Deceased (1954–2021)
Kirkland Laing/Living or Deceased

Who has beaten Canelo Alvarez?

Floyd Mayweather
The lone loss of his career came at super welterweight against pound-for-pound champ Floyd Mayweather on September 14, 2013. Two judges in that fight scored it in Mayweather’s favor (116-112 and 117-111) and one judge scored it a 114-114 draw.

Who is Kirkland fighting in his next fight?

Kirkland, who faces Juan Macias Montiel in the next fight of his comeback Saturday in Los Angeles, is known primarily for his wildly entertaining aggression and brutal knockout losses to Nobuhiro Ishida and Canelo Alvarez.

Why did James Kirkland step away from boxing?

Kirkland (34-2, 30 KOs) stepped away from boxing for more than four years after the fight, not because he had to but because he wanted to get his life in order so he could better care for his family. Canelo Alvarez (left) stopped James Kirkland in three unforgettable rounds on May 9, 2015 in Houston.

When did James Kirkland fight Canelo Alvarez?

Kirkland vs. Álvarez. Kirkland fought former Super Welterweight Champion Canelo Álvarez after his decision victory over Erislandy Lara on July 12. The fight took place on May 9 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas with Kirkland losing by KO in 3rd round.

When did James Kirkland return to the ring?

On March 7, 2009, Kirkland defeated Joel Julio on HBO ‘s Boxing After Dark at the HP Pavilion in San Jose by TKO after Round 6. On March 5, 2011, Kirkland returned to the ring after an almost 2-year layoff to defeat Ahsandi Gibbs via first-round KO.