Rocky Fielding, age 35, has retired as a boxer.

The Liverpool fighter is now retired with a record 30 wins, 18 knockouts and 3 losses.

Fielding was professionalized in 2010 and holds both the British and Commonwealth super-middleweight titles. He won the WBA Regular Belt against Tyron Zeuge in Germany.

His reign as champion was short lived, meeting defeat at the hands of pound-for-pound superstar, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, at Madison Square Garden in his first defence.

He had three wins in three years after the loss and will now face Dan Azeez in December 2022. His trainers gave up in the eighth round, and he lost the fight via stoppage.

Fielding posted a statement to social media in which Fielding reflected fondly on his career and credited all those who helped him along his way.

Today, I announce my retirement from boxing. 26 years in boxing. From 9 years old, I walked into Stocky ABC’s gym to train for football. To this day, I have won National titles.

‘Rocky from Stocky’ went on to thank his trainers, firstly Oliver Harrison followed by Jamie Moore and Nigel Travis.

Wouldn’t be where I am with out the man Oliver Harrison this man believed in me more than I did myself. I am so grateful to Oliver Harrison for all his support in the ring. Dreamed of being a World Champion & fighting in Madison Square Garden with Michael Buffer calling my name [and] That was the reality.

Finished my career off with two great men Jamie Moore & Nigel Travis two selfless men, more than coaches thank you for everything you have done for me I appreciate it a lot.

The popular fighter also thanked all his trainers, family, friends, and sponsors. Fans will remember him for his story – from local gyms to Liverpool’s Echo Arena, all the way to New York and one of the world’s most famous venues in MSG.

Below is his complete statement.

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