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Roarke Knapp

Super Welter Weight

W17

HOMETOWN

  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

KO 12

STANCE

Orthodox

L 1

AGE

25

D 1

HEIGHT

154
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About


Roarke Knapp, the 25-year-old South African boxing sensation, has been making waves in the world of professional boxing. Hailing from Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, he embarked on his professional boxing journey at the tender age of 18, debuting on May 28, 2016, with an impressive 2nd round TKO victory against Akhona Dibi.

With a remarkable career spanning seven years and three months, Knapp has exhibited his exceptional talent in the ring, amassing a record of 17 wins, 1 loss, and 1 draw. This includes an impressive 12 knockout victories, reflecting an impressive 63.2% knockout rate. Among his notable wins are victories over skilled opponents like Benoit Makangila, Cristiano Ndombassy, Przemysław Zyśk, Simon Dladla, Tristan Truter, Wynand Mulder, and Thembani Mhlanga.

In his most recent contest, which took place on September 2, 2023, Knapp secured a convincing 5th round TKO victory over Przemysław Zyśk, showcasing his continued dominance in the ring. It’s been just over two months since that exciting bout, leaving fans eager for his next display of skill and power.

Standing at a height of 175 cm (5′ 8.90″) with a reach of 177 cm (5′ 9.69″), Knapp fights from the orthodox stance, utilizing his 2 cm (0.79″) ape-index to his advantage.

Knapp’s journey began with an explosive start, winning six consecutive fights, including four by stoppage, after his debut victory. His only loss in the professional arena occurred on November 30, 2019, when he faced Brandon Thysse, who secured a knockout victory in the 7th round.

As Roarke Knapp continues to hone his skills and build his legacy, fans can anticipate thrilling performances from this young South African boxer. With the determination and power he brings to the ring, Knapp is undoubtedly a rising star in the wor

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