Former WBA ‘common’ super-middleweight champion Rocky Fielding has introduced his retirement from boxing.
The Liverpudlian captured a secondary model of a world title by stopping Tyron Zeuge in July 2018 however was dethroned by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez 5 months later in a one-sided bout at Madison Sq. Backyard.
Fielding was knocked down 4 instances and stopped within the third spherical by the Mexican however after a close to year-long absence from the ring, he determined to proceed his profession within the subsequent division up.
He claimed three wins in opposition to comparatively unknown opponents however, in his last skilled outing, he missed weight and was then stopped within the eighth spherical by British light-heavyweight prospect Dan Azeez.
Fielding, who additionally held the British and Commonwealth super-middleweight titles, retires with a report of 30 wins, 18 inside the gap, and three defeats.
He wrote on Twitter: “What a journey. Thanks to Boxing for all of the recollections. Thanks to everybody for the help and everybody that’s been aside of it.”
The 35-year-old added in an announcement on his social media channels: “At this time am saying my retirement from the game. 26 years in boxing, from strolling within the Stocky ABC health club age 9 simply to maintain match for soccer to profitable Nationwide titles.
“Dreamed of being a World Champion & preventing in Madison Sq Backyard with Michael Buffer calling my title (and) that got here true. Now for Life after Boxing.”