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Tee Jay boxer

Tee Jay image
Status inactive
Age 44
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 1″/185cm
Debut 1985-03-28
Born 1962-01-21
Death 2006-05-19
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Clapham, London, United Kingdom
bouts
19
won
14
lost
4
draw
1
bouts
19
won
14
lost
4
draw
1
Status inactive
Age 44
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 1″/185cm
Debut 1985-03-28
Born 1962-01-21
Death 2006-05-19
Nationality United Kingdom
Residence Clapham, London, United Kingdom

Born in Accra, Ghana in 1962, Akay settled with his family in Paddington London in the 1970s where he boxed out of the All Stars Boxing and Youth Club, which his father—former professional Isola Akay had started. He represented Ghana at the 1984 Summer Olympics at light-heavyweight, losing to Evander Holyfield in the first stage of the competition.He turned pro in 1985, and was unbeaten in his first five fights. In October 1986 he faced Andy Straughn for the British cruiserweight title vacated by Sammy Reeson, losing on points. He got another shot at the title in May 1987, this time stopping defending champion Roy Smith in the first round to take the title.

Born in Accra, Ghana in 1962, Akay settled with his family in Paddington London in the 1970s where he boxed out of the All Stars Boxing and Youth Club, which his father—former professional Isola Akay had started. He represented Ghana at the 1984 Summer Olympics at light-heavyweight, losing to Evander Holyfield in the first stage of the competition.He turned pro in 1985, and was unbeaten in his first five fights. In October 1986 he faced Andy Straughn for the British cruiserweight title vacated by Sammy Reeson, losing on points. He got another shot at the title in May 1987, this time stopping defending champion Roy Smith in the first round to take the title.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
May 8, 1991 Derek Angol WWWWWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington BBBofC British Cruiserweight

Commonwealth (British Empire) Cruiserweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 12, 1990 Dave Garside WLWLWL Norwich Lads Boxing Club, Norwich WIN
Points
Oct. 23, 1990 Chris Jacobs WLLLWW Granby Halls, Leicester WIN
KO
April 25, 1990 Cordwell Hylton WLLWWL London Arena, Millwall WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 20, 1990 Blaine Logsdon WLWWLL London Arena, Millwall WIN
KO
Oct. 17, 1989 Paul Lister WWLWLW Star Leisure Centre, Cardiff WIN
Points
Sept. 6, 1989 Abner Blackstock LWLDLL Afan Lido, Port Talbot WIN
Points
Nov. 1, 1988 Andy Straughn WWWLLW Rivermead Leisure Centre, Reading LOSS
Points
Jan. 21, 1988 Glenn McCrory WWWWWW Latchmere Leisure Centre, Wandsworth BBBofC British Cruiserweight

Commonwealth (British Empire) Cruiserweight

LOSS
Points
Nov. 11, 1987 Abner Blackstock LWWLLL Savva's Nighclub, Usk WIN
Points
Sept. 16, 1987 Alex Penarski LWLWLL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
KO
June 17, 1987 Antonio Adame WWLLWW Royal Albert Hall, Kensington WIN
Technical knockout
May 9, 1987 Roy Smith WLWWWW Latchmere Leisure Centre, Wandsworth BBBofC British Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 25, 1986 Andy Straughn WDWWWW Leisure Centre, Stevenage vacant BBBofC British Cruiserweight

LOSS
Points
Sept. 13, 1986 George Carmen LDLLWW The Lads Club, Norwich vacant BBBofC Southern Area Cruiserweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 23, 1986 Chris Devine LWLWWL Kings Hall, Stoke-on-Trent WIN
Points
Oct. 31, 1985 George Carmen WLLLDL Latchmere Leisure Centre, Wandsworth WIN
Points
April 30, 1985 Lou Gent WWWL Merton Civic Hall, Croydon DRAW
Points
March 28, 1985 Tony Bowers Festival Hall, Basildon WIN
KO