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Q&A Corner With Troy Williamson

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Troy Williamson, 30. Is currently one of the hottest talents on the British scene right now holding the British super welterweight title and with very good domestic wins against Harry Scarff, Keiron Smith, Ted Cheeseman and most recently Mason Cartwright he is now equipped to move on from the British championship level.

Have a read below to find out more about Troy Williamson both as a person and a fighter.

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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’m from Darlington, I started boxing aged 17 because a boxing gym opened up around the corner from me. Darlington ABC.

Q: You are currently 18-0-1 as a professional and you’ve already had some excellent domestic scalps against the likes of Ted Cheeseman, what’s the next step for the trojan?

A: Hopefully another British title defence, if not move onto the European/world level.

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

A: No,  I don’t have any pre or post-fight rituals other than eating lots after my fights.

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

Throwing himself into his local ABC gym that just opened may have been just for something to do at 17 years of age, but now 13 years on he’s on the verge of pushing for European and world honours.

A: I want to be remembered as a great fighter inside and outside of the ring.

Q: Who is your boxing idol?

A: Mike Tyson is my idol.

The scalps he has collected at the domestic level so far speak volumes for the Trojan’s career and that will only make his ambition stronger to succeed at a higher level.

In his next fight, Troy will surely have plenty of eyes on him from all over the United Kingdom. He will again be looking to make a huge statement and cement his status as one of the best British champions in recent years.

Watch out for Troy the Trojan!

By Dan Kelly

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