Alan Bosworth (born 31 December 1967 in Northampton, England), is a professional boxer, using the nickname "Bozzy". He is a light welterweight, and a former British and European title challenger at the weight.
Bosworth has fought several notable fighters throughout his career including former world champion Junior Witter, and former world title challengers Allan Vester, George Scott and Jan Piet Bergman.
Bosworth's professional boxing career began in October 1995, with a 2nd round knockout of Simon Hamblett. Bosworth was undefeated in his first nine fights, before suffering a 5th round knockout at the hands of Wayne Rigby in March 1997. Bosworth was also knocked out in the 8th round of his next fight against Colin Dunne.
On 24 April 1999, Bosworth was knocked out in the 6th round of a fight against Jan Piet Bergman in Germany. Bergman had previously challenged Kostya Tszyu for the IBF light welterweight title.
On 3 March 2000, Bosworth traveled to Denmark where he was defeated by Allan Vester via a unanimous decision. A month later, Bosworth returned to Denmark to lose a decision in a fight with former world title challenger George Scott. On 13 March 2001, Bosworth was knocked out in the 5th round of a fight against Eamonn Magee.
On 23 November 2001, Bosworth defeated Daniel James via a 7th round stoppage in an eliminator for the vacant British light welterweight title. The title had been vacated by Ricky Hatton. On 16 March 2002, Bosworth was defeated by Junior Witter via a 3rd round knockout in a fight for the vacant title. Following this fight, Bosworth was defeated by Eamonn Magee in a 5th round knockout for a second time.
On 25 July 2003, Bosworth defeated Gavin Down via a 5th round knockout in an eliminator for the British light welterweight title. Bosworth did not receive a British title fight, but was given a shot at the vacant English light welterweight title. On 11 December 2003, Bosworth defeated Stephen Smith on a close points decision to win the vacant title.
On 12 November 2004, Bosworth was defeated by Francie Barrett via a close point's decision in a challenge for the European light welterweight title. In May, 2005, Bosworth was defeated by Nigel Wright on points in the first defence of his English light welterweight title.
On 20 October 2006, Bosworth defeated Matthew Hatton via disqualification in an eliminator for the British welterweight title. Bosworth's last fight was a 7th round knockout defeat against Ashley Theophane on 20 January 2007.
Bosworth beat former world title challenger Stephen smith for the national title.English Light Welterweight title