Josh Taylor

Josh Taylor (born 2 January 1991) is a Scottish professional boxer. He is a unified light-welterweight champion, having held the WBA (Super)IBF, and Ring magazine titles since 2019.


At regional level, he held the Commonwealth light-welterweight title from 2016 to 2017. As an amateur, he won a silver medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and gold at the 2014 edition.


As of May 2020, he is ranked as the world's best active light-welterweight by BoxRec and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. With 12 of his 16 wins coming by way of stoppage, he currently has a 75% knockout-to-win percentage.*

* This information is from Wikipedia