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Andy Holligan boxer

Andy Holligan image
Status inactive
Division super lightweight
Height 5′ 6″/168cm
Debut 1987-10-19
Born 1967-06-06
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom
bouts
30
won
27
lost
3
draw
0
bouts
30
won
27
lost
3
draw
0
Status inactive
Division super lightweight
Height 5′ 6″/168cm
Debut 1987-10-19
Born 1967-06-06
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom

Andy Holligan (born 6 June 1967 in Liverpool) is an English amateur light welterweight and professional light welter/welter/light middleweight boxer of the 1980s and 1990s, who as an amateur won the 1987 Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE) light welterweight title, against Richard Bryan (Fitzroy Lodge ABC (London)), boxing out of Rotunda ABC (Liverpool), and as a professional won the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) British light welterweight title (twice), and Commonwealth light welterweight title (twice), and was a challenger for the World Boxing Council (WBC) light welterweight title against Julio César Chávez, and World Boxing Union (WBU) light welterweight title against Shea Neary, his professional fighting weight varied from 139 lb (63 kg; 9 st 13 lb), i.e. light welterweight to 153 lb (69 kg; 10 st 13 lb), i.e. light middleweight.

Andy Holligan (born 6 June 1967 in Liverpool) is an English amateur light welterweight and professional light welter/welter/light middleweight boxer of the 1980s and 1990s, who as an amateur won the 1987 Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE) light welterweight title, against Richard Bryan (Fitzroy Lodge ABC (London)), boxing out of Rotunda ABC (Liverpool), and as a professional won the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) British light welterweight title (twice), and Commonwealth light welterweight title (twice), and was a challenger for the World Boxing Council (WBC) light welterweight title against Julio César Chávez, and World Boxing Union (WBU) light welterweight title against Shea Neary, his professional fighting weight varied from 139 lb (63 kg; 9 st 13 lb), i.e. light welterweight to 153 lb (69 kg; 10 st 13 lb), i.e. light middleweight.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
March 12, 1998 Shea Neary WWWWWW Marquee, Stanley Park, Liverpool World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Super Lightweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
April 28, 1997 Rimvydas Bilius LWLLLL Ice Arena, Hull WIN
Points
July 13, 1996 Paul Ryan WWWWWL York Hall, Bethnal Green BBBofC British Super Lightweight

Commonwealth (British Empire) Super Lightweight

WIN
KO
March 5, 1996 Karl Taylor WLLLLD Forum 28 Club, Barrow In Furness WIN
Points
Nov. 4, 1995 Allan Hall WWLWWW Everton Park Sports Centre, Liverpool WIN
Technical knockout
June 30, 1995 Tony Foster LWWLLL Everton Park Sports Centre, Liverpool WIN
KO
May 25, 1994 Ross Hale WWWWWW Colston Hall, Bristol BBBofC British Super Lightweight

Commonwealth (British Empire) Super Lightweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 26, 1994 Massimo Bertozzi WWWLDL Earls Court Exhibition Hall, Kensington WIN
KO
Dec. 18, 1993 Julio Cesar Chavez WWWWDW Estadio Cuauhtemoc, Puebla World Boxing Council World Super Lightweight

LOSS
Corner retirement
May 26, 1993 Lorenzo Garcia LLLWWW Mansfield Leisure Centre, Mansfield WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 12, 1992 Mark Smith LLLLWL Everton Park Sports Centre, Liverpool WIN
Points
Oct. 7, 1992 Dwayne Swift WLWLWW Crowtree Leisure Centre, Sunderland WIN
Points
Sept. 15, 1992 Tony Ekubia WWWLWW Everton Park Sports Centre, Liverpool BBBofC British Super Lightweight

Commonwealth (British Empire) Super Lightweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 27, 1992 Tony McKenzie WWWWWW Everton Park Sports Centre, Liverpool WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 28, 1991 Steve Larrimore WLWLLW Grand Central Hall, Liverpool Commonwealth (British Empire) Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 20, 1991 Tony Ekubia WWLWWW Everton Park Sports Centre, Liverpool BBBofC British Super Lightweight

Commonwealth (British Empire) Super Lightweight

WIN
Points
May 16, 1991 Simon Eubank WLLLWL Everton Park Sports Centre, Liverpool WIN
KO
April 17, 1991 Pat Ireland LWLWWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 31, 1990 Eric Corroyez LLWWWW Grand Hall, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 26, 1990 Mike Durvan WLLDWL Grosvenor House Hotel, Mayfair WIN
KO
Oct. 25, 1989 Tony Adams WLLLWW Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 19, 1989 Billy Buchanan LWLLWW Ulster Hall, Belfast WIN
Technical knockout
March 16, 1989 Jeff Connors LWWLLL Elephant & Castle Centre, Southwark WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 14, 1988 Sugar Gibiliru DLDLDL Sports Centre, Kirkby WIN
Points
Oct. 19, 1988 Lenny Gloster WLDLLL Ulster Hall, Belfast WIN
Points
June 8, 1988 David Maw WWWDLW City Hall, Sheffield WIN
Technical knockout
March 26, 1988 Tony Richards LLWLWL Kings Hall, Belfast WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 27, 1988 Andy Morgan WWW Ulster Hall, Belfast WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 7, 1987 Jimmy Thornton LLWLLL Ulster Hall, Belfast WIN
Corner retirement
Oct. 19, 1987 Glyn Rhodes LWLLWL Ulster Hall, Belfast WIN
Points