About Kieran Farrell


Kieran Farrell BEM

Kieran is a former UK Central Area Lightweight Champion boxer from Heywood, Greater Manchester.

PunchAs an amateur Kieran was a National Junior ABA champion, 3x National finalist, represented his country winning a Multi-Nations Gold Medal in Bydgoszcz, Poland before winning the GB 3 Nations at Flyweight.

Kieran also held wins over 3 times ABA champion Tommy Stubbs and Olympic bronze medalist Michael Conlan.

Kieran adopted “Vicious” as his boxing nickname and was trained by Bobby Rimmer in Manchester for his first eleven paid contests, winning eight on points and two by knockout.

He then teamed up with Irish trainer John Breen where he engaged in another four paid contests including a UK Lightweight Central Area title bout where he defeated previously unbeaten Joe Elfidh (7-0) by way of knockout in the fifth round.

Kieren was forced to retire from boxing in January 2013 after suffering damage to his brain in his fight with Anthony Crolla.

BOXING RECORD

Kieran Farrell (born 27 June 1990) is a British former professional boxer who fought at lightweight.

Kieran Farrell
Statistics
Nickname(s) Vicious
Weight(s) Lightweight
Super featherweight
Nationality British
Born 27 June 1990 (age 27)
Heywood, Greater Manchester, UK
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 15
Wins 14
Wins by KO 3
Losses 1

He was trained by Bobby Rimmer in Manchester for his first eleven professional fights, winning eight on points and two by knockout. He then teamed up with Irish trainer John Breen where he engaged in another four paid contests including a lightweight Central Area title bout where he defeated previously unbeaten joe Elfidh (7-0) by way of knockout in the fifth round.

Farrell was managed by Steve Wood for the first two years of his career by switched to Ricky Hatton‘s Hatton Promotions in the summer of 2011. After a short spell with Hatton Promotions, Kieran joined up with promoter Dave Coldwell at Coldwell Promotions.

Farrell was forced to retire from boxing in January 2013 after suffering brain damage during his fight with Anthony Crolla.

Farrell was awarded a BEM British empire medal by her majesty in the Queen’s 90th birthday honours 2016.[1

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