Undefeated Lerrone was already the Commonwealth and WBO European Champion in just his twelfth fight. Richards has gone on to become a world super middleweight champion by dethroning the avoided big punching Carlos Gongora.
A highly decorated amateur he is renowned throughout the sport as one of the most talented professionals in the glamorous super middleweight division.
Lerrone's list of titles:
IBO WORLD TITLE
EUROPEAN SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE
BRITISH SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE
WBO INTERNATIONAL TITLE
WBO EUROPEAN TITLE
Lerrone Richards is promoted by Eddie Hearn at Matchroom Boxing.