In an effort to lift the profiles of its younger expertise, Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions has announced an additional six shows for 2021, which is able to air on each BT Sport and the community’s YouTube channel.
“It’s significantly necessary within the occasions we’re at the moment dwelling to supply each alternative we are able to for these beginning out within the sport and the restrictions imposed during the last 12 months has denied many kids the common expertise within the ring they require.
Now we have prioritised and accomplished our utmost to maintain as a lot of our younger execs as lively as attainable, however with limits placed on the variety of fights at every present and no ticket income coming in, it has not been a straightforward job.
What we’ve got discovered by means of showcasing the younger abilities in TV slots is that followers and viewers have been given the possibility to see who’s coming by means of the ranks from an early stage and have the chance to get behind their journeys.
Now, these fighters can have their very own platform on which to shine and present themselves to the nation. The stress will likely be on, the cameras will likely be rolling and the highlight utilized. It’s going to serve them so properly by way of their profession development and, when the time comes for them to headline on the massive stage, they are going to be properly ready and conversant in the expertise.
I imagine we’ve got received the perfect, bumper crop of younger fighters within the enterprise on our books and I’m so wanting ahead to this sequence of battle nights offering a car to propel them ahead and shine an enormous mild on their undoubted talents. I’d encourage battle followers to get behind the sequence and assist us with the continued growth of potential future world champions.”
Warren and co. additionally took the chance to disclose their three latest signees: Callum Thompson, Macauley Owen, and Junaid Bostan
Newbie standout Thompson was on monitor to affix Group GB in Tokyo earlier than the IOC rejiggered the burden courses and eliminated the light-weight division from the lineup. He now trains beneath Joe Gallagher, whom Anthony Crolla referred him to.
“I haven’t boxed for 2 years, however it’s what it’s. Folks have been and are in worst conditions. I’ve received to be pleased about what I’ve now.
“With Joe and Frank I’m in an excellent place. I’m able to battle as soon as they provide me a date.”
23-year-old Owen supposed to make “one final good run” in England’s Nationwide Newbie Championship, however turned professional when COVID floor the nation’s beginner program to a halt. The 130-pounder had a 75-fight stint within the unpaid ranks and describes himself as “an aggressive counter-puncher” whose coach advised the ring identify “No Mas.”
Junaid, a 19-year-old tremendous welterweight who trains alongside Sunny Edwards, “will make his skilled debut in late July or August.” He’s a former acolyte of the nice Brendan Ingle, and the press launch calls him “a tough change hitter who can count on to bamboozle opponents;” he additionally, based on mentioned launch, helped put together David Avanesyan for his spectacular upset of Josh Kelly earlier this 12 months.