Q&A Corner With Charles Frankham

Q&A Corner With 22 Years Old Charles Frankham

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Charles Frankham, at just 22 years of age aims to go 6 and 0 on Saturday at York Hall. You can Watch his fight live on the Foster vs Baluta undercard on BT sport in a contest scheduled for six rounds against Indian Sandeep Singh Batti 6-3 who previously got a 59-56 point decision on his first trip to the UK in February against Andy Tham who was then unbeaten at 2-0.

We caught up with Charles Frankham ahead of his fight to learn a bit more about what makes him tick and so his fans can learn more too. Have a read below at what we asked him.

Charles Frankham Q&A Corner

Q: Tell us a bit about your background, where are you from? How old were you when you started boxing and why did you start? Was anybody of inspiration to you?

A: I started boxing at 10 for pinewood ABC where I lived in Crowthorne, having 16 or 17 unbeaten and winning 5 national titles for them, I’m from a boxing family and my grandad is my main inspiration!

Q: Your record sits at 5-0 since turning pro in 2019, you’ve already boxed three times since July last year and you’re scheduled for another six-rounder this Saturday, so how often will we see ‘Boom-Boom’ out over the next 12-18 months?

A: Hopefully in the next 12 months I can get to 10-0 and start picking up titles as a professional.

Q: Do you have any pre or post-fight rituals? Anything you’re superstitious about?

A: I don’t have any. Only eating sweets before I box!

Q: Who is your boxing idol and why?

A: My boxing idol is my grandad gypsy Johnny Frankham, but apart from him I like the showboating boxers like Pernell Whitaker and Sugar Ray Leonard!

Q: Where do you see your career in five years’ time and what do you want to achieve from boxing?

A: Hopefully I can do what I did in the amateurs winning lots of titles and going all the way to the very top!

Charles Frankham Q&A Corner

As well as cousins Levi Frankham and Josh Frankham he is carrying the Frankham surname making it a generational one in boxing with Grandad Johnny sharing the ring with Muhammad Ali famously flooring him in 1971.

The decorated amateur has won 13 National and international titles including European and commonwealth golds and world bronze medals and is looking to achieve greater heights in the professional ranks.

Racking up a good record in the process is what Boom Boom hopes for and if Frank Warren and his matchmaking team can get him in with the correct levels of opposition at the correct times then we could have a serious contender over the next few years!

Keep your eyes out to see how far Charles Frankham can go!

By Dan Kelly

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