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Rocky Fielding retires from boxing aged 35


British boxer Rocky Fielding, announced his decision to retire at the age of 35. Since turning professional in 2009, Fielding has had a great and decorated boxing career, taking home numerous regional and national titles and in 2018, he was the WBA (Regular) super-middleweight champion. He held the British super-middleweight title in 2017 as well as the Commonwealth super-middleweight title twice between 2013 and 2017.

Introduction to Rocky Fielding


Rocky Fielding was born on August 24, 1984, in Liverpool, England. He started boxing at the age of 13 and quickly developed a reputation as a talented and hard-working boxer. He trained at his local gym, the Liverpool Boxing Club, and eventually moved to the famous Repton Boxing Club in London.


Fielding had and enjoyed a successful amateur career and won the ABA Senior Elite middleweight title in 2008. He then turned professional in 2009 and signed with the Matchroom Boxing promotion.


Rocky Fielding's boxing career highlights


In his professional career, Fielding won the English super middleweight title in 2013 and the British super middleweight title in 2015. He also fought for the Commonwealth super middleweight title in 2017 and was the WBA Interim super middleweight champion in 2018. Fielding also fought in several prestigious international tournaments, such as the World Boxing Super Series, and competed against some of the world's top boxers, including Gennady Golovkin, Callum Smith, and Saul Alvarez.

Fielding was also known for his exciting and entertaining fights. He had a tendency to come forward and press the action, which made for some thrilling fights. He was also known for never backing down from a challenge and always giving his all in the ring.


Rocky Fielding's most notable boxing matches


Fielding's most notable fights were against Saul Alvarez in 2018 and Callum Smith in 2019. In the fight against Alvarez, Fielding put up a brave performance and went the distance in a losing effort. The fight against Smith was for the WBA super middleweight title and Fielding was able to put on a great performance. He lost the fight by unanimous decision but showed that he had the ability to compete at the highest level of boxing.

Fielding also had some memorable fights against British boxers such as Jamie Cox and John Ryder. These fights were classic back-and-forth battles and Fielding showed his determination and heart in both of these fights.

Reflection on Rocky Fielding's career


Fielding's career was filled with ups and downs, but he always gave it his all and showed his determination in the ring. He was a true warrior and an inspiration to many young boxers. His fights were always exciting and he was never afraid to take on the toughest opponents.

Fielding may not have become a world champion, but he achieved a lot in his career and will be remembered as one of Britain's most exciting boxers. He will be sorely missed in the sport and we wish him all the best in his future endeavours.


Conclusion


Rocky Fielding's retirement from boxing is a sad day for boxing fans. He was one of Britain's most exciting boxers and had a successful career in the sport. Fielding was always willing to take on the toughest opponents and was a true warrior in the ring. We wish him all the best in his future endeavours and will always remember him as one of Britain's most entertaining boxers.

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