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Paul Butler
Paul Butler




UD 12
SD 10
UD 12
UD 12

Belts held

WBO World Bantamweight champion
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Next Scheduled Defence
Last defence
Not Defended Yet
Time inactive
155 days - (5 months & 2 days)
Won against
(Promoted From Secondary Belt)
Time held
155 days - (5 months & 2 days)
Total defences
Activity average
Mandatory challenger
Last mandatory
None Called Yet
Since a mandatory
155 days - (5 months & 2 days)


5' 6" / 168 cm
Orthodox (R)

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Ranking @ Bantamweight


Paul Butler profile

What is Paul Butler's Record?

Paul Butler's record currently stands at 34 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws. Of those 34 wins he has stopped 15 of his opponents, so his current knock-out ratio is 44%. Of his 2 loses, he's been stopped 1 time. He's boxed a total of 254 rounds, meaning his professional fights last 7.1 rounds on average.

What was Butler's last fight?

Paul Butler's last fight took place against Jonas Sultan's on 22nd Apr 2022, in Merseyside, United Kingdom. He won by unanimous decision after 12 rounds. That fight was 5 months and 13 days ago.

How active is Paul Butler?

Butler's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.

What belts does Paul Butler hold?

He currently holds the WBO World Bantamweight belt, having been promoted from a secondary belt on 3rd May 2022. He has held this belt for a total of 155 days (5 months and 2 days) and is yet to make a defence of the belt. He is yet to make a mandatory defence of this belt.

Where is Paul Butler From?

Butler was born in the United Kingdom.

How Old Is Paul Butler?

The bantamweight is currently 33 years old. He was born on 11th November 1988, so he will turn 34 in 1 month and 6 days.

How long has Butler been fighting?

Paul Butler made his professional debut in December 2010, so he has been a pro for 11 years and 9 months.

How good is Paul Butler?

Butler is currently ranked 7th by the The Ring at Bantamweight.

How tall is Paul Butler?

Butler is 5' 6" (5 Foot and 6 inches) which is 168cm (1 meter and 68 centimeters).

What stance does Paul Butler use?

Butler fights from a traditional orthodox stance, which means he favours his right hand as his power hand when fighting.

What are some potential opponents for Paul Butler?

Some potential future fights for Butler include John Riel Casimero, Sunny Edwards, Lee McGregor, Kal Yafai and Jason Moloney.

What will be Paul Butler's Next Fight?

Paul Butler is to face Naoya Inoue next on Tuesday 13th December 2022. The fight will take place in Japan. The fight will be broadcast on ESPN+ in the United States.

How can I stream Paul Butler's Fights?

In the US you can stream Paul Butler fight via ESPN+.

What are some recent Paul Butler results?

Butler has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against Jonas Sultan on 22nd April 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Bantamweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Willibaldo Garcia Perez on 25th June 2021 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Emmanuel Rodriguez on 5th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had beat Stuart Hall on 30th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

He had defeated Sebastian Sanchez on 12th March 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Paul Butler Stats
AgeDate Of BirthNationalityHeightReachStanceWeight Division
33November 11, 1988United Kingdom168 cm cmorthodoxBantamweight (118 lb)
Paul Butler Record
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Paul Butler Recent Contests
2022-04-22Jonas SultanWon (UD 12)Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom
2021-06-25Willibaldo Garcia PerezWon (SD 10)Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire, United Kingdom
2018-05-05Emmanuel RodriguezLost (UD 12)The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
2017-09-30Stuart HallWon (UD 12)Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom
2016-03-12Sebastian SanchezWon (TKO 9)Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom
2015-12-19Silvio OlteanuWon (TKO 6)Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom
2015-10-03Hector Rolando GusmanWon (KO 1)Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2015-07-11Gustavo MolinaWon (TKO 5)Velodrome, Manchester, United Kingdom
2015-03-06Zolani TeteLost (TKO 8)Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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Tuesday, Dec 13 2022

When is Paul Butler's Next Fight?

Paul Butler is to face Naoya Inoue next on Tuesday 13th December 2022. The fight will take place in Japan. The fight will be broadcast on ESPN+ in the United States.

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