Nick Kisner

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Nick Kisner
Statistics
Real name Nicholas Ryan Kisner
Nickname(s) Slick
Weight(s) Cruiserweight (200 lb)
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Reach 69 in (175 cm)
Nationality American
Born (1991-01-17) January 17, 1991 (age 27)
Baltimore, Maryland
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 25
Wins 20
Wins by KO 6
Losses 4
Draws 1
No contests 0

Nick Kisner ("Slick" Nick) is an American Boxer of German (Bavarian)-Scottish descent on his father's side and Irish-Russian (Chechen) descent on his mother's side, who was born in Baltimore, Maryland January 17, 1991.

He grew up in South Baltimore (Brooklyn) and Northern Anne Arundel County (Ferndale), he began boxing at the young age of 6 years old, under the training method of his father, Danny Kisner, a former boxer. He attended Ferndale Elementary, Old Mill Middle North, and graduated from Old Mill Senior High School, he is currently attending Anne Arundel Community College.[citation needed]

Amateur career[edit]

As an amateur boxer he accomplished 3x National Silver Gloves Championships, 2x Junior National Golden Gloves Championships, Junior Olympic Gold Medal, Ringside World Championship, Ohio State Fair Championship, Under-19 National Championship, and a National Pal Championship, where he defeated 2012-2016 Olympian Cam Awesome (Formally Lenroy Thompson) in the finals. He is the youngest boxer in American history to ever win a Men's National Title in the Heavyweight Division which he accomplished at the age of 17 years.[citation needed]

In 2009 he captured a Silver Medal at the US Men's National Championships, giving him a position on the USA Men's International team; in 2008, even though he was not a medalist. He was a quarterfinalist (5th place) at both, the National Golden Gloves, and the Aiba Youth World Championships in Guadalajara, Mexico, at the AIBA Youth Worlds, he was defeated by 2012 and 2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist Ivan Dychko of Kazakhstan 5-1.

Professional career[edit]

Shortly after winning the Silver Medal at the US Men's National Championships, Kisner decided to turn professional. Kisner now holds a professional record of 20–4–1 with 6 KO's.[1] Kisner made his debut January 31, 2010 against World Ranked kickboxer, Francois Ambang who is currently #16 in the world by Glory. Early in Kisner's career he was a huge hopeful in many opinions as one of boxing's best young talents. Heavyweight World title challenger and 2004 USA Olympian Calvin Brock, said Kisner was the future of the Cruiserweight division, he was also praised by the likes of, USA Olympic coach Joe Zanders, and John Brown the owner Ringside company and manager of Heavyweight Contender Tommy Morrison.

He then went, 12–0–1 in his first 13 before losing a split decision, that many thought he won against fellow undefeated Junior Wright, the fight was in Wright’s hometown, and was awarded to Kisner by a split decision before being reversed to Wright by a split decision. Wright went on to fight Beibut Shumenov for the WBA World Championship. Kisner then after to win a dominate decision over former contender Marlon Hayes. And then after Hayes went on to lose a competitive, 10-round decision on CBS sports network to former World title challenger, and boxing super star Lateef Kayode. Kisner started off, winning the fight early in the first half, but Kayode out worked him, in the last half to win a decision. Though Kayode has won the fight, it seemed closer then the scorecards declared it. Kayode after the fight, said that Kisner was one of the best he had fought, and had the potential to became one of the best in the sport. Kisner a few fights later, went on to clearly beat ranked contender Brian Holstein in Columbus, Ohio to capture the NABA-USA (WBA USA National Championship) title.

A year later Kisner traveled to Belgium to fight #2 world ranked contender Ryad Merhy, the fight was for, the WBA intercontinental Chmapionship that was also an eliminator for the World Championship. The fight was a chess match, that seemed to be even all the way till the end of the 4th round, with about 30 seconds left in the round, Merhy landed a left hook to the body, and then a left hook to head, that for the first time in his career (Professioanl or Amateur) Kisner went down. But as a result of the body shot, Kisner struggled to get up, with beating the count at nine, it was then the referee decided Kisner was unfit to continue, and the fight was stopped. A few months later, Kisner once again won another clear decision over Brian Holstein in Columbus, Ohio for NABA-USA Championship. Now after his 2nd win, over Holstein, Kisner is now USA Champion and top 20 in the World by the WBA at Crusierweight.

Kisner now has plans to drop down and start competing in the Light Heavyweight division.

Professional boxing record[edit]

Professional record summary
25 fights 20 wins 4 losses
By knockout 6 1
By decision 14 3
Draws 1
No. Result Record Opponent Type Rounds Date Location Notes
26 N/A N/A United States Scott Sigmon N/A 10 2018-07-28 United States Hollywood Casino, Columbus, Ohio Defending WBA-NABA USA Cruiserweight Title.
25 Win 20–4–1 United States Brian Holstein UD 10 2018-03-03 United States Hollywood Casino, Columbus, Ohio Defended WBA-NABA USA Cruiserweight Title.
24 Loss 19–4–1 Belgium Ryad Merhy KO 4 (12) 2017-12-16 Belgium Spiroudome Arena, Charleroi, Belgium For WBA Intercontinental Cruiserweight Title.
23 Win 19–3–1 United States Lamont Singletary SD 8 2017-03-30 United States Michael's Eighth Avenue, Glen Burnie, Maryland Scorecards: 78–74, 77–75, 75–77.
22 Win 18–3–1 United States Brian Holstein MD 10 2016-11-23 United States Hollywood Casino, Columbus, Ohio Won vacant WBA-NABA USA Cruiserweight Title.
21 Win 17–3–1 United States Steven Tyner UD 4 2016-07-16 United States Roar on the Shore, Erie, Pennsylvania Scorecards: 40–36, 40–36, 40–36.
20 Loss 16–3–1 United States Lamont Capers SD 8 2016-05-27 United States Claridge Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey Scorecards: 76–75, 74–77, 74–77.
19 Win 16–2–1 United States Daniel Shull UD 6 2016-04-09 United States ABC Sports Complex, Springfield, Virginia Scorecards: 60–54, 60–54, 60–54.
18 Win 15–2–1 United States James Jones TKO 4 (4) 2016-03-11 United States Serbian American Cultural Center, Weirton, West Virginia Time of knockout: 0:40.
17 Loss 14–2–1 Nigeria Lateef Kayode UD 10 2015-05-29 United States W.C. Handy Park Pavillion, Memphis, Tennessee Scorecards: 91–99, 90–100, 90–100.
16 Win 14–1–1 United States Marlon Hayes UD 6 2015-03-28 United States ABC Sports Complex, Springfield, Virginia Scorecards: 60–54, 60–54, 60–54.
15 Win 13–1–1 Venezuela Pedro Martinez UD 4 2014-07-18 United States Hanover Armory, Hanover, Pennsylvania Scorecards: 40–36, 40–36, 40–36.
14 Loss 12–1–1 United States Junior Anthony Wright SD 6 2013-08-16 United States Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago, Illinois Scorecards: 58–56, 55–59, 55–59.
13 Win 12–0–1 United States Willie Chisolm UD 4 2013-05-11 United States Club One Fitness, Millersville, Maryland Scorecards: 40–36, 40–36, 40–36.
12 Win 11–0–1 United States Jermaine Walker UD 6 2012-12-08 United States Williamson Field House, Williamson, West Virginia Scorecards: 60–53, 60–53, 60–53.
11 Win 10–0–1 United States Rayshawn Myers UD 4 2011-08-19 United States Du Burns Arena, Baltimore, Maryland Scorecards: 40–36, 39–37, 39–37.
10 Win 9–0–1 United States DeLeon Tinsley UD 6 2011-05-21 United States Maryland Sportsplex, Millersville, Maryland Scorecards: 60–54, 60–54, 60–54.
9 Draw 8–0–1 United States Andre Ward SD 4 2011-04-23 United States D.C. Star Nightclub, Washington, D.C. Scorecards: 39-37, 38-38, 37-39.
8 Win 8–0 United States Leo Bercier UD 4 2011-04-15 United States Maryland Sportsplex, Millersville, Maryland Scorecards: 40–36, 40–36, 40–36.
7 Win 7–0 United States James Pratt KO 1 (4) 2011-02-05 United States Sports Center, Charlotte, North Carolina Time of knockout: ?
6 Win 6–0 United States Kenneth Farr TKO 2 (4) 2010-10-16 United States Wilson Parks and Recreation, Wilson, North Carolina Time of knockout: 1:05.
5 Win 5–0 United States Robert Hunt TKO 2 (4) 2010-09-18 United States Boo Williams Sportsplex, Hampton, Virginia Time of knockout: ?
4 Win 4–0 United States Tauheed Wheeler UD 4 2010-06-17 United States Du Burns Arena, Baltimore, Maryland Scorecards: 40–36, 40–36, 40–36.
3 Win 3–0 United States Octavius Davis KO 2 (4) 2010-04-02 United States Michael's Eighth Avenue, Glen Burnie, Maryland Time of knockout: 1:05.
2 Win 2–0 United States Kevin Johnson TKO 3 (4) 2010-03-20 United States Du Burns Arena, Baltimore, Maryland Time of knockout: 2:45.
1 Win 1–0 Cameroon Francois Ambag MD 4 2010-01-31 United States Rosecroft Raceway, Fort Washington, Maryland Scorecards: 40–36, 40–36, 38–38.

Titles in boxing[edit]

WBA-NABA USA Cruiserweight Championship.

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