Up and Coming Boxers To Watch Out For
The world of boxing is one full of famous names. Legends such as Muhammed Ali, Mike Tyson, Sugar Ray Robinson and George Foreman are all names that spring to mind as well as current ring stars such as Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. But as always, there are a few names currently making their way to the top and this year is set to be their biggest yet, with plenty of up and coming boxers to make a note of.
Here is our pick of the boxers to watch out for in 2015.
Division: Super Middleweight
Coming from a family of boxers, Callum is the youngest of his brothers to enter the ring but has been noted to have the most potential. At the 2006 Commonwealth Games he won a gold medal and in 2012 Callum began his professional boxing career and was trained by Joe Gallagher. Since then he has won over 16 matches against opponents from across the world.
Anthony is currently the WBC International Heavyweight Champion originating from Watford. He only started boxing when he was 18 but quickly became highly skilled at the sport. In 2010 he won the ABA Championships and notably turned down £50,000 to go professional and in 2011 he was named amateur boxer of the year.
Errol Spence is an undefeated professional boxer who has won all of the 16 matches he has taken part in. He was been rated as the top amateur boxer in the welterweight division and also took part in the 2012 Olympics. He originates from Texas and for three years running he has won the US National Champion Welterweight.
Division: Light Heavyweight
Artur has won an abundance of medals since beginning his career. He has won the 2007 and 2009 World Amateur Boxing Championships as well as the 2006 and 2010 European Amateur Boxing Championships. In 2008 he took part in the Beijing Olympics and won against Kennedy Katende but lost against Zhang Xiaoping.
Division: Super Welterweight
Also known as Twin Iron Man, Jermell moved to elite after just two years as an amateur boxer and at the age of 15 he won a bronze medal at the junior Olympics. He originates from Texas and with 26 wins under his belt, Jermell has fought opponents from across the globe. He also went up against Philly legend Gabriel Rosado in 2014 and won the match.
Hailing from Leeds, Warrington – who is currently EBU Featherweight champion – is now undefeated in 21 professional fights, 4 of which have been won by knockout. Nicknamed ‘The Warrior’, Warrington has also championed the BBBofC British and the Commonwealth title.