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Ben Tackie boxer

Ben Tackie image
Status inactive
Division super lightweight
Height 5′ 9″/175cm
Reach 71″/180cm
Debut 1994-05-12
Born 1973-07-23
Nationality Ghana
Residence Bronx, New York, USA
bouts
44
won
31
lost
13
draw
0
bouts
44
won
31
lost
13
draw
0
Status inactive
Division super lightweight
Height 5′ 9″/175cm
Reach 71″/180cm
Debut 1994-05-12
Born 1973-07-23
Nationality Ghana
Residence Bronx, New York, USA

Benjamin "Ben" Tackie (born 23 July 1973) is a Ghanaian professional boxer and world title challenger. He is known for his excellent chin and ability to throw a high volume of punches. All but one of his losses have come via decision.Known as "Wonder", Tackie turned pro in 1994 and won his first 18 fights before losing a decision to Gregorio Vargas in 1999. In 2002 he took on Kostya Tszyu for the unified WBC, WBA, and IBF light welterweight titles but lost a decision. He lost his next two fights to Sharmba Mitchell and Ricky Hatton. He lost his most recent bout to Matthew Hatton on 22 September 2008 on the undercard to Ricky Hatton's Light Welterweight title defence in Las Vegas.

Benjamin "Ben" Tackie (born 23 July 1973) is a Ghanaian professional boxer and world title challenger. He is known for his excellent chin and ability to throw a high volume of punches. All but one of his losses have come via decision.Known as "Wonder", Tackie turned pro in 1994 and won his first 18 fights before losing a decision to Gregorio Vargas in 1999. In 2002 he took on Kostya Tszyu for the unified WBC, WBA, and IBF light welterweight titles but lost a decision. He lost his next two fights to Sharmba Mitchell and Ricky Hatton. He lost his most recent bout to Matthew Hatton on 22 September 2008 on the undercard to Ricky Hatton's Light Welterweight title defence in Las Vegas.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Oct. 10, 2015 Ramon Alvarez WWWWW Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City LOSS
Technical knockout
March 8, 2014 Gabriel Adoku WWLWWL City Engineers Yard, Accra WIN
KO
March 12, 2010 Dennis Laurente WWWWWW Gaylord Hotel, Grapevine LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 22, 2008 Matthew Hatton WWWWLW MGM Grand, Las Vegas LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 11, 2008 Henry Bruseles LWWWWW Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City LOSS
Split-decision
Feb. 7, 2008 Kendall Holt WWWWWL Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas LOSS
Majority decision
Oct. 16, 2007 Alfonso Gomez WWDWWW Home Depot Center, Carson LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 1, 2007 Freddy Hernandez WLWWWW Cicero Stadium 1909 S. Laramie, Cicero LOSS
Unanimous decision
Oct. 21, 2006 Esau Herrera WWWWWW Don Haskins Center, El Paso WIN
Unanimous decision
July 15, 2006 Wilfredo Negron WLWWWL MGM Grand, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 24, 2006 Juan Lazcano WWWLWW Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 16, 2005 Roberto Valenzuela WLLLWL Convention Center, Austin WIN
TD
Sept. 23, 2005 Norberto Bravo DWWLL USC Lyon Center, Los Angeles WIN
Majority decision
May 27, 2005 Edwin Algarin WWLWWD Club Cinema, Pompano Beach WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 4, 2004 Jonathan Nelson LWWWW Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 13, 2003 Ricky Hatton WWWWWW M.E.N. Arena, Manchester World Boxing Union (1995-2004) Super Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 17, 2003 Sharmba Mitchell WLWWWW City Center Pavilion, Reno LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 18, 2002 Kostya Tszyu WWWWWW Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas International Boxing Federation World Super Lightweight

World Boxing Association Super World Super Lightweight

(supervisor: Gonzalo Lopez Silvero)World Boxing Council World Super Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Jan. 25, 2002 Teddy Reid WWLWWW Ramada Plaza, Rosemont NABF Super Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 10, 2001 Ray Oliveira WWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket NABF Super Lightweight

WIN
Majority decision
April 8, 2001 Terrell Finger WWLWLW Grand Victoria Casino, Elgin WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 11, 2000 John John Molina WWWWWW Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas LOSS
Split-decision
Aug. 18, 2000 Freddie Pendleton LLWLWW Lucky Star Casino, Concho WIN
KO
June 3, 2000 Roberto Garcia WWWWWL MGM Grand, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
March 19, 2000 Golden Johnson WLLWWW Horseshoe Casino, Tunica WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 16, 1999 Gregorio Vargas WLWWWW MGM Grand, Las Vegas IBA Americas Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 13, 1998 Hicklet Lau DWWLWL Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami WIN
Unanimous decision
July 7, 1998 Louie Leija WLLWLW Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio International Boxing Federation Inter-Continental Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 17, 1998 Edwin Santana WWWLLW Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville WIN
KO
Nov. 10, 1997 Luis Alejandro Ugalde WWWLWW Great Western Forum, Inglewood WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 29, 1997 Jose Luis Montes LLLLLL Great Western Forum, Inglewood WIN
Points
March 8, 1997 Isaac Tetteh WLW Complex, Accra African Boxing Union Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 27, 1996 Sammy Adjei LLL Accra African Boxing Union Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 7, 1996 Peter De Souza Cotonou African Boxing Union Lightweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 22, 1995 Isaac Nyaku LL Kaneshie Sports Complex, Accra vacant African Boxing Union Lightweight

African Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 10, 1995 Iron Cutter Cudjoe Accra vacant African Boxing Union Lightweight

African Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 30, 1995 Sam Arthur Complex, Accra vacant African Boxing Union Lightweight

African Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 3, 1995 Dick Dosseh WL Lome vacant African Boxing Union Lightweight

African Lightweight

WIN
Points
March 31, 1995 Adenko Deka LLL Accra vacant African Boxing Union Lightweight

African Lightweight

WIN
Points
March 3, 1995 Joe Siki Cotonou vacant African Boxing Union Lightweight

African Lightweight

WIN
Points
Jan. 27, 1995 Jimmy Abboso Cotonou vacant African Boxing Union Lightweight

African Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 5, 1994 Antom Bessi Accra vacant African Boxing Union Lightweight

African Lightweight

WIN
KO
July 27, 1994 Jimmy Gerald L Accra vacant African Boxing Union Lightweight

African Lightweight

WIN
Points
May 12, 1994 Joe Alabi Lome vacant African Boxing Union Lightweight

African Lightweight

WIN
Technical knockout