Pro Box North East regret to announce that the scheduled promotion, due to take place at the Rainton Meadows Arena on Friday March 7, has been cancelled.
The show, which was to be headlined by Kirk Goodings defending his English lightweight title against Gary Fox, has been hit by boxer pull-outs making the event untenable.
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!”