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Tyson Luke Fury was born August 1988 is now British professional boxer and the gypsy king. In November 2015, he defeated long reigning champion WladimirKlitschko to become the unified WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, heavyweight champion. This guy is larger than life and can light up any room if you are looking to motivate your guests or just have a great night this it the guy you are looking for, the boy that came from nothing and is top of the world at his chosen sport.
Former World Boxing Super Middleweight Champion Robin Reid didn’t take up boxing to become a boxer, was Picked for the England squad at 15 and soon claimed amateur success culminating in the Olympic Bronze in 1992 where he was joined by some ‘great’ British sporting stars of the generation – Sally Gunnell, Linford Christie, Steve Redgrave, Roger Black, Chris Boardman and many more.
Nigel Benn had a record of 41 wins and 1 loss as an amateur boxer. He turned professional in 1987 with a win over Graeme Ahmed in Croydon. This win began a streak of 22 consecutive knockout wins for Benn. The streak extended until 1989. During this time Benn’s accomplishments included beating FerminChirino and Anthony Logan, winning the British commonwealth middleweight title with a win over Abdul Umaru, and retaining it against David Noel, brother of former world lightweight champion Claude Noel.
Johnny " Ivanson " Nelson (born 4 January 1967) is a former professional boxer from Sheffield, England. He was the WBO cruiserweight World Champion for over six years, having defeated Carl Thompson in 1999 and then successfully defended the title 13 times. He has also previously fought for the WBU & WBF Cruiserweight title which he won but then later relinquished. His fight record was 45 wins (29 by knockout), 12 losses and 2 draws.
Haye, known for his quick power punches and combinations is a British professional boxer. He began his boxing career at Fitzroy Lodge Boxing Club in Lambeth, South London, where he won his first amateur bouts. He became a professional boxer in 2002 and at the same time had his first win against Tony Booth at the age of 22.
At the London 2012 Olympic Games a sporting star was born, as Anthony Joshua MBE emerged as one of the best young boxers in Great Britain. After dominating his event and walking away with Gold in the Super Heavyweight category, Anthony has been catapulted into the limelight. A wonderful Olympic speaker, Anthony talks of his times in the ring as well as the demands of being an elite sportsman. Anthony is available for sporting dinners and question and answer sessions.
Richie Woodhall is a former WBC Super-Middleweight Champion of the World. His Amateur boxing career includes an Olympic Games Bronze Medallist Seoul South Korea 1989 – a Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist Auckland New Zealand 1990 and has been involved in 43 England International Contests.
Welshman Nicky was the British ABA Light Heavyweight Champion in 1989, the former Commonwealth Light Heavyweight Champion & boxed 3 times for the World Championship. Nicky’s speech has humorous stories on boxing, past and present. Benn has been known to commentate for Sky Sports Boxing & presented Wales on Saturday (all sports) and Scrum V (rugby) for BBC Wales; he has tales of working in television and the celebrities he’s worked with.
At 20 years and four months Brooklyn-born Mike became the youngest ever heavyweight champion and he was such a destructive puncher that 40 of his 50 victories in 58 fights came inside the He made bigger headlines outside than inside the ring with his often wild and controversial life style. distance.
John Conteh first donned the gloves as a 10-year-old in Kirkby, Liverpool. Arguably the most talented British boxer in years, Conteh began his professional career as a heavyweight. His obvious flair helped him claim a record three Commonwealth gold medals and the World Light Heavyweight Championship by the time he was 22.
Born in Tunisia but brought up in the East End, he won four ABA championships before turning professional in 1977. A viciously hard and accurate combination puncher, he had his greatest night in March 1983 when he took the WBC world eight-stone crown from Eleoncio Mercedes of the Dominican Republic with a seventh round win at Wembley Arena. Charlie won 30 of his 35 professional fights, twenty-three inside the distance.
Barry first came to national prominence when he won the bantamweight gold medal in the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, and reached the peak of his career in 1985 when taking the world featherweight crown from great Panamanian Eusebio Pedroza with a pulsating fifteen rounds point’s victory at Loftus Road. He won the hearts of a divided Ireland and the whole of the UK with his magnificent feats in the ring.
Crawley-born Alan was world middleweight champion back in the days when there were not a host of ‘ABC’ titles. Alan won 39 of his 49 professional fights after a distinguished amateur career during which he was ABA middleweight champion and a bronze medallist in the 1972 Munich Olympics.