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Lee McAllister (born 5 October 1982) is a Scottish professional boxer.
Nicknamed the “Aberdeen Assassin”, McAllister held the Commonwealth lightweight and light-welterweight titles, the IBO International light-welterweight title, and challenged once each for the European and British titles.
After being out for more than a year due to an elbow injury, McAllister announced his comeback – an IBO International light welterweight title bout, against Itsvan Nagy (15–8). On 26 February, Nagy was TKOed by McAllister in the 6th round.
His next bout gave him an opportunity to make Scottish boxing history and be the first man to hold two Commonwealth titles simultaneously when he took on journeyman Isaac Quartey (7–6) of Ghana for the vacant light-welterweight strap. He won by UD.
His next bout was against journeyman Karoly Lakatos, who was stopped in the third round. His sights were then set on Denis Shafikov, the EBU title holder.
In front of a sold-out crowd at the Aberdeen Exhibition Centre, live on Sky Sports, he lost his European title challenge. He retired on his stool after the seventh round citing an elbow injury.
McAllister vacated the Commonwealth light-welterweight title to let Eddie Doyle fight Willie Limond whilst he tried to recover from the injury that forced him to retire in the European Title fight.
McAllister returned after 14 months out and had his last fight against Ivan Godor. He won an easy points decision against Ivan Godor.
Upon his retirement from boxing McAllister started a property maintenance and construction company called A-Team Property and Maintenance.
In 2016 he came out of retirement and in 2017 won World Boxing Foundation World Welterweight Title by stopping Frank Dodzi in 3 rounds.
In 2017 McAllister added more titles to his collection with both the PBC International and Commonwealth Titles at Super-Welterweight with a stoppage victory over Ishmael Tetteh.
On July 22, 2018 he fought his most high profile fight whenever he moved up 5 weight classes and challenged British WBU #1 contender Danny Williams, who beat Mike Tyson, in eerily similar fashion; McAllister dominated Williams and KO’d him in round 10 to become the WBU Heavyweight champion of the world.
He captured the junior-middleweight WBU title in October 5, 2019 against Richmond Djarbeng by 2nd round TKO.
Lee is also a very successful promoter; Assasins Promotions boxing, which holds events in his hometown of Aberdeen , where he also runs and operates a very prestigious boxing gym called Assassin’s Health & Fitness.