Paul Wheeler talks to Tom Ansell, a person who switched from the rugby pitch to the boxing ring
When and why you began boxing:
I started boxing in my first yr of college, in an effort to get match for the rugby pre-season. I began at Elite Health Academy in Hitchin.
Favorite all-time fighter:
Manny Pacquiao is my favorite. He’s a multi-weight world champion and he’s all the time thrilling to look at.
Greatest struggle you’ve seen:
I watched Sugar Ray Leonard vs Roberto Duran II the opposite day. That was undoubtedly a good struggle.
Private profession spotlight:
I’d say that getting my first stoppage is my spotlight thus far. I ended Aleksandar Chukaleyski within the second spherical [in October 2017].
Lee Hallett [w pts 6 – October 2018] was the primary southpaw I’d ever been up towards, so I’d most likely decide him.
Greatest and worst attributes as a boxer:
My finest attribute is my health, and my worst is my punch choice.
All the time be aggressive, both with your self, your coach or your teammates. By being aggressive you’ll obtain higher outcomes.
I’m not too positive about my favorite meal. As for my favorite restaurant, that’s a tricky one too. I’d go together with both The Knife & Cleaver in Houghton Conquest or The Anchor in Aspley Guise.
Greatest mates in boxing:
I’ve made plenty of good mates within the sport, particularly [trainer] Tony Capsule and Capsule’s Military.
Different sportsperson you wish to be:
I’d select Owen Farrell or Lewis Hamilton. Farrell is the England rugby captain and he’s achieved nearly all the things within the recreation, whereas Hamilton is already an all-time nice in Method One.
Final movie/TV present you noticed:
The final programme I watched on TV was MasterChef.
Who would play you in a movie of your life:
Whoever performs Mr. Chow [Ken Jeong] in The Hangover, apparently!
Have you ever ever been starstruck:
I haven’t but. I’m not likely the form of particular person to be starstruck.
Final time you cried:
When my son was born.
Greatest recommendation obtained:
Consider in your self and show you should be right here.
One thing not many individuals learn about you:
I used to struggle at light-heavyweight.