Jack Catterall, an English professional boxer, has an inspiring journey in the world of boxing. Born on July 1, 1993, in Chorley, Lancashire, he grew up in a large family of nine siblings. Before discovering his passion for boxing at the age of 10, Catterall engaged in judo and wrestling. To support his dream, he worked various jobs, including laying tarmac, and attended a college course in public services.
In his amateur career at Chorley ABC, Catterall amassed a record of 48-18, winning a CYP National title and finishing as a runner-up in the ABAE Junior Championships.
He made his professional debut in September 2012, scoring a points decision victory over Carl Allen. In the following years, Catterall proved his talent with an impressive series of victories, earning multiple light-welterweight championships, including the British title from 2017 to 2018.
Catterall signed a significant two-year contract with Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions in 2014, solidifying his professional career. He showcased his skills with a spectacular second-round knockout against Nathan Brough, claiming the Central Area light-welterweight title.
Continuing his victorious streak, Catterall secured the WBO European light-welterweight title with an eighth-round TKO win over Tom Stalker in October 2014. He further added to his accomplishments with a fifth-round TKO victory against Cesar David Inalef, claiming the vacant WBO Inter-Continental light-welterweight title in March 2015.
Throughout 2015, Catterall successfully defended his WBO regional title three times, demonstrating his prowess in the ring with a series of knockout and unanimous decision wins.
With a remarkable professional record and a remarkable journey, Jack Catterall continues to be a force to be reckoned with in the world of boxing. His dedication, hard work, and determination have earned him a well-deserved place among the top fighters in the light-welterweight division.