Josh Warrington, “The Leeds Warrior”, is a professional boxer from Leeds in the United Kingdom. He has held the BBBofC English Featherweight, Commonwealth Boxing Council Featherweight, EBU European Featherweight, WBC International Featherweight, and IBF World Featherweight titles.

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Josh Warrington was born on November 14, 1990, in Leeds, England. He stands 170 cm tall and his reach is also 170 cm long. He fights in the featherweight division and he has an orthodox stance. He is currently fighting out of his hometown.

Height / weight 1.7 m / 57 kg
Born 14 Nov 1990
Nationality United Kingdom United Kingdom
Playing Style Orthodox
Nickname The Leeds Warrior


Warrington turned pro in October 2009. His very first opponent was Delroy Spencer. As of February 2023, he has been in 34 fights, winning 31.

Before he won his first title, the BBBofC English Featherweight title in November 2012, he had established an undefeated record of 12 fights. Some of the fighters he’s gone up against during that streak include Ian Bailey, Dougie Curran, and Chris Riley.

After winning the BBBofC title against Chris Male in 2012, he managed to defend it against Bailey and Jamie Speight. In November 2013, he won the Commonwealth Boxing Council Featherweight championship. He defended it against Rendall Munroe and Martin Lindsay.

In October 2014, he beat Davide Dieli to win the EBU European Featherweight title. In April 2015, he won the WBC International Featherweight title after defeating Dennis Tubieron.

In September 2015, he defended his Commonwealth and WBC titles against Joel Brunker. In May 2018, he picked up the IBF World Featherweight title after beating Lee Selby. He defended this title against Carl Frampton, Kid Galahad, and Sofiane Takoucht.

He had his first professional loss in February 2021. It was against Mauricio Lara. No titles were at stake in that fight. He and Lara had a rematch in September of the same year. The match ended in a draw. In December 2022, he lost his IBF Title to Luis Alberto Lopez.

Career Record

Total Fights - 34

  • Wins - 31
  • Wins by KO - 8

  • Losses - 2
  • Draws - 1

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