Richard Riakporhe Bio, Net Worth, Age, Height, Facts, Career, Titles

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Richard Riakporhe

Facts About Richard Riakporhe

Celebrated Name Richard Riakporhe
Age 32 Years
Nick Name Richard
Birth Name Richard Riakporhe
Birth Date 1990-01-05
Gender Male
Profession Boxer
Place Of Birth London, United Kingdom
Birth Nation United Kingdom
Nationality British
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Christian
Race Black
Horoscope Capricorn
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Boxing career
Net Worth $1 million to $5 million
Height 6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark brown
Body Type Athletic
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Richard Riakporhe is a talented British professional boxer who held the British cruiserweight title from 2019 to September 2020. He had a late start to boxing; first stepping into a gym, the Lynn ABC, at the age of 19. He made his professional debut on 6th August 2018, scoring a four-round points decision (PTS) victory over Jason Jones at the York Hall in London. On 2nd March 2019, the first defense of his WBA title came against Tommy McCarthy at the East of England Arena in Peterborough. He has also gained a lovely fan base on social media as he has earned more than 41.3k followers on his Instagram account and over  13.9K followers on his Twitter account. Riakporhe is booked to face Fabio Turchi on 26th March 2022, in the main event of a BOXXER Fight Night card which will take place at the Wembley Arena in London, England. 

What is Richard Riakporhe Famous For?

  • Being a British professional boxer.
  • For holding the British cruiserweight title from 2019 to September 2020.

Where is Richard Riakporhe from?

Richard Riakporhe opened his eyes for the very first time on 5th January 1990 in London, United Kingdom. He is British by nationality and mixed by ethnicity. Likewise, his religion is Christian and his race is black. Richard recently celebrated his 32nd birthday in the January of 2022 and as per his birthdate, his star sign is Capricorn. His parents' details have not been revealed yet.

Talking about Richard's education, he graduated from Kingston University in London, earning a degree in marketing communications and advertising in 2015.

What does Richard Riakporhe do for a living?

  • Richard Riakporhe began his career making his professional debut on 6th August 2018, scoring a four-round points decision (PTS) victory over Jason Jones at the York Hall in London after which he scored three consecutive TKO victories in 2017; against Istvan Orsos in February; Milan Cechvala in May; and Jiri Svacina in October.

British professional boxer, Richard Riakporhe

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  • He then kicks off 2018 with a TKO victory over Adam Williams in March, followed by a win via corner retirement (RTD) against Elvis Dube in July whereas his final fight of 2018 was against Sam Hyde on 10th November at the Manchester Arena, with the vacant WBA Inter-Continental cruiserweight title on the line.
  • On 2nd March 2019, the first defense of his WBA title came against Tommy McCarthy at the East of England Arena in Peterborough as he dropped his opponent twice en route to a fourth-round TKO. 
  • He defended the title for a second time against Chris Billam-Smith on 20th July at The O2 Arena, London, and won by split decision (SD).
  • He was scheduled to face Jack Massey on 19th December 2019, for the vacant British cruiserweight title. He won the fight by unanimous decision, with scores of 115-113, 115-113, and 117-111.
  • On 2nd October 2021, he returned from a nearly two-year layoff to face Krzysztof Twardowski and won the fight by unanimous decision, with all three judges scoring the fight 79-72.
  • Later he beat Olanrewaju Durodola by a fifth-round technical knockout to capture the vacant WBC Silver cruiserweight title.
  • Moreover, Riakporhe is booked to face Fabio Turchi on 26th March 2022, in the main event of a BOXXER Fight Night card which will take place at the Wembley Arena in London, England. He won the fight by knockout, flooring Jumah with a right straight to the body early in the eight-round. 

Is Richard Riakporhe Dating Anyone?

Richard Riakporhe is an unmarried boxer. Let's get into the details of Riakporhe's private life. He tries to keep his life as private as possible and he doesn't share much about it, except for his Instagram account and the photos that he shares with his fans. At the beginning of his career, Riakporhe may have attachments with a few girls, but there is no information about his ex-girlfriends. Reflecting on his sexual orientation, he is straight.

What is the Net Worth of Richard Riakporhe?

Richard Riakporhe has established himself an identity already. He has a net worth of between $1 million to $5 million as of 2022. He also earns a handsome amount of salary which is around thousands of dollars per year. Richard's also superbly ambitious and continues to work even harder to reach his set objectives. He has not done endorsement work for any brands yet. In addition, his major source of income is his boxing career.

Richard Riakporhe Fighting Against The Opponent

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How tall is Richard Riakporhe?

Richard Riakporhe is 6 ft 5 in (196 cm) tall and his body build type is athletic. He has short black hair and dark brown eyes color. Enriched with the toned bicep and perfect built, the boxer doesn't hesitate to go shirtless. The image of this shirtless guy who looks super hot flaunting his body is available everywhere on the internet. 

Did You Know?

  • He held the British cruiserweight title from 2019 to September 2020.
  • At the age of 15, he was stabbed in the chest outside a house party, requiring emergency surgery to drain his lungs of blood
  • Riakporhe had a late start to boxing; first stepping into a gym, the Lynn ABC, at the age of 19.
  • Riakporhe made his professional debut on 6th August 2018.
  • Riakporhe got his nickname "the Midnight Train" from the Sports Bar on TalkSPORT.