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BOXXER Fighter Profiles: Viddal Riley

Already a bonafide social media star, Viddal Riley has bolstered his credibility in the professional boxing ranks after claiming the English cruiserweight title against Nathan Quarless.

Introducing Viddal 'The Rilist' Riley...

Tale of the Tape

Name

Viddal Riley

Nickname

'The Rilist'

Nation

United Kingdom

Place of Birth

Hackney, London

Age

26

Weight Division

Cruiserweight

Stance

Orthodox

Height

6ft 1in

Professional Fights

10

Professional Wins

10

Knockouts

6

Professional Losses

0

Professional Boxing Record

Viddal Riley has a professional boxing record of 11-0:

  • Mikael Lawal (W - UD) - 31st March 2024, O2 Arena, Greenwich, London, United Kingdom.
  • Nathan Quarless (W - UD) 30th September 2023, York Hall.
  • Anees Taj (W - TKO, R4) - 16th June 2023, York Hall.
  • Anees Taj (W - TKO, R4) - 11th February 2023, Wembley Arena.
  • Ross McGuigan (W - TKO, R3) - 12th November 2022, AO Arena, Manchester.
  • Jone Volau (W - TKO, R1) - 11th June 2022, OVO Arena Wembley, London.
  • Willbeforce Shihepo (W - PTS) - 19th February 2022, AO Arena, Manchester Arena.
  • Muhammad Abdullah (W - UD) - 28th February 2020, Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Sunrise Manor, Nevada, United States.
  • Austine Nnamdi (W - UD) - 3rd May 2019, FIVE Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Mitchell Spangler (W - KO, R1) - 19th January 2019, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Paradise, Nevada, United States.
  • Julio Manuel Gonzalez (W - KO, R1) - 30th November 2018, Big Punch Arena, Tijuana, Mexico.

Getting to know... Viddal Riley

We sat down Viddal Riley to talk all things boxing...

Who are your favourite fighters of all time?

Roy Jones Jr, Mike McCallum, James Toney, Evander Holyfield.

What has been your favourite fight in your career so far?

Ross McGuigan November 2022 - I felt like that's when I truly became 'The Rilist'. 

What would you say is your best attribute in boxing?

Boxing IQ - I have all the physical abilities but they would be no use without the knowledge on how to use them.

Do you have any interesting pre-fight superstitions or rituals?

Pre-fight rituals can't be shared at this stage but will be revealed in time.

What is your ultimate goal in boxing?

To become a world champion and hopefully create an avenue of generational wealth for my loved ones.
 

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Viddal also talked us through his interests and passions outside of the ring...

Who are your favourite music artists?

Gunna, Skepta, Kendrick Lamar (No.1), K-Trap, Notorious B.I.G, SIR and Myself

What is your favourite food?

Chicken wings (any kind)

What is your favourite film?

The Hangover Part I

What is your favourite holiday destination?

Toronto or Miami

What is your favourite TV series?

Two and a Half Men & Everybody Hates Chris

Who is your favourite sportsperson outside of the ring?

Leia Edwards, Women's GB Basketball player

Next fight

Viddal Riley has no fight plans following his win over Mikael Lawal. However, a post-fight fracas with British and Commonwealth Cruiserweight title holder Isaac Chamberlain, and former Team GB Olympian Cheavon Clarke suggests that he has his eye on the winner of that bout, should Chamberlain opt to defend against his mandatory challenger.

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