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Michael Watson boxer

Michael Watson image
Status inactive
Division middleweight
Height 5′ 11″/180cm
Debut 1984-10-16
Born 1965-03-15
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Islington, London, United Kingdom
bouts
30
won
25
lost
4
draw
1
bouts
30
won
25
lost
4
draw
1
Status inactive
Division middleweight
Height 5′ 11″/180cm
Debut 1984-10-16
Born 1965-03-15
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Islington, London, United Kingdom

Michael Watson, MBE (born 15 March 1965) is a British former professional boxer who competed from 1984 to 1991. He held the Commonwealth middleweight title from 1989 to 1991, and challenged three times for a world title between 1990 and 1991. Watson's career was cut short as a result of near-fatal injury sustained during a loss to Chris Eubank for the WBO super-middleweight title in 1991.

Michael Watson, MBE (born 15 March 1965) is a British former professional boxer who competed from 1984 to 1991. He held the Commonwealth middleweight title from 1989 to 1991, and challenged three times for a world title between 1990 and 1991. Watson's career was cut short as a result of near-fatal injury sustained during a loss to Chris Eubank for the WBO super-middleweight title in 1991.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 21, 1991 Chris Eubank WWWWWW White Hart Lane (Tottenham FC), Tottenham vacant World Boxing Organisation World Super Middleweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
June 22, 1991 Chris Eubank WWWWWW Earls Court Exhibition Hall, Kensington World Boxing Organisation World Middleweight

LOSS
Majority decision
May 1, 1991 Anthony Brown WWWWWL York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 23, 1991 Craig Trotter WWWLWW Brentwood Centre, Brentwood Commonwealth (British Empire) Middleweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Nov. 18, 1990 Errol Christie LWWLWD National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham WIN
Technical knockout
April 14, 1990 Mike McCallum LWWWWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington World Boxing Association World Middleweight

LOSS
KO
May 21, 1989 Nigel Benn WWWWWW Supertent, Finsbury Park Commonwealth (British Empire) Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 8, 1989 Franklin Owens LLWWLL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Corner retirement
Jan. 18, 1989 Jimmy Shavers WWLLLL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 24, 1988 Reggie Miller WWLLWW Blazers Night Club, Windsor WIN
Technical knockout
July 28, 1988 Israel Cole WWLLWW Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas DRAW
TD
May 4, 1988 Ricky Stackhouse LWWWLL Grand Hall, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
April 13, 1988 Joe McKnight WWLLWW York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Technical knockout
March 9, 1988 Kenneth Styles WWWWWL Grand Hall, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 3, 1988 Don Lee WWWLWW Grand Hall, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 28, 1987 Sam Houston LLWWLW Grand Hall, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 5, 1987 Franky Moro LLLLLL National Sporting Club,Cafe Royal, Piccadilly WIN
Technical knockout
March 19, 1987 Cliff Gilpin WLLDLW York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Points
Feb. 22, 1987 Ralph Smiley WLWWLL Grand Hall, Wembley WIN
Points
Jan. 19, 1987 Ian Chantler LLLWLL NSC, Grosvenor House, Mayfair WIN
Corner retirement
Nov. 4, 1986 Alan Baptiste WWWWWW Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Points
July 19, 1986 Simon Collins WWWDL Wembley Stadium, Wembley WIN
KO
May 20, 1986 James Cook WLWLLL Wembley Arena, Wembley LOSS
Points
May 7, 1986 Carlton Warren WWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Points
Feb. 19, 1986 Karl Barwise WDWLLW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 5, 1985 Martin McEwan WWLLLL Wembley Arena, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
June 5, 1985 Gary Tomlinson WWDLDW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
April 14, 1985 Dennis Sheehan LLLLLL York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 26, 1985 Johnny Elliott LWWWLL York Hall, Bethnal Green WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 16, 1984 Winston Wray LLWWWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout