James Toney is one of the few bets on Gennady Golovkin (42-1-1, 37 KOs) in his third fight with Saul Alvarez (57-2-2, 39 KOs). The trilogy between the two great contenders will take place on September 17. This time the opponents will meet in the super middleweight division, where all four championship belts belong to the Mexican. The first two fights were in the middleweight division.
48-year-old James Toney stopped journeyman Mike Sheppard on Saturday night at the Eastern Michigan Convocation Center in Ypsilanti, Michigan. With the win, Toney claimed the vacant WBF heavyweight title. He is now the oldest man to win a heavyweight world title, breaking George Foreman’s record, although the WBF is considered a fringe title.
James Toney 248.8 vs. Michael Sheppard 237.4
(WBF heavyweight world title)
Win, lose, or draw it is supposed to be “lights out” for the career of James Toney come this Saturday night as he takes on Mike Sheppard in the main event of a scheduled ten bout card in Ypsilanti, Michigan in what is being billed as Toney’s retirement fight.
James Toney's record currently stands at 77 wins, 10 loses and 3 draws.
James Toney's last fight took place against Mike Sheppard on May 13, 2017, in Ypsilanti, USA. He won by KO in the 6 round. That fight was 6 months and 15 days ago.
Toney's last 3 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.
Toney was born in USA.
The James Toney is currently 54 years old. He was born on Aug. 24, 1968, so he will turn 55 in 8 months and 27 days.
Toney is 5' 10" (5 Foot and 10 inch) which is 178 cm (1 meter and 78 centimeters).
His reach is 72 inches (72") which is 183 cm (1 meter and 83 centimeters).
Toney fights from a orthodox, which means he favours his right hand as his power hand when fighting.
James Toney doesn't currently have a fight scheduled
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