In a regular ‘Outside the Ropes’ feature, NEFS’s Phil Lindsay will be visiting gyms in the Northeast to find out about their future champions.
On a recent visit to Gateshead, Phil caught up with Ringstar Promotions’ Mark Clauzel, as well as current pros Basi Razaq and Lewis Scott (pictured).
Date of birth? 7/05/1988
Age you first started boxing? “I started boxing when I was aged seven.”
Which amateur club(s) did you box for? “I boxed for the Wellington ABC and Phil Thomas School of Boxing before I turned professional.”
What was your amateur record? “I had 35 fights with 28 wins.”
What were your amateur achievements (if any)? “I got to the Boys Club final and am classed as the Junior ABA champion. I never boxed in the final of the Junior ABAs though because my opponent got injured so I don’t class myself as the champion.”