Pro Box North East would like to invite all media to a press conference ahead of their forthcoming show which takes place at the Rainton Meadows Arena (Houghton-le-Spring) on March 8.
The press conference will be staged at The Cavalier pub (Silksworth Lane, Sunderland, SR3 1AQ) at 11am on Tuesday February 24.
Date of birth: 28.02.77
Age you first started boxing? “I was about ten when I first walked into a gym.”
Which amateur club(s) did you box for? “First boxing club was Benfield ABC – tough gym, those were the days!”
What was your amateur record? “I had 50 fights amateur and won 40. I boxed fighters like James Dolan, Chris Burton, Carl Baker, Derek Chisora, Shane Cameron and Stephen Simmons.”
What were your amateur achievements (if any)? “I was Northeast super heavyweight champion twice, and was ranked number eight in Great Britain.”
When did you turn pro? “I turned pro in Feb 2007 with a points win over Dave Ingleby – tough man him!”