British boxing may be the best it’s been for a long time, here is 6 of England’s finest fighters.
Tyson Fury (25-0):
A controversial character, but a very, very good boxer. He showed his boxing intelligence against Vladamir Klitschko, and the Manchester fighter will want to show it again come his next fight.
David Hate (27-2):
After taking a couple years out of boxing to recover from an injury that kept him out of two fights with Tyson Fury, the Hayemaker is back and clawing his way up the pecking order – currently sitting ninth in the Heavyweight top 10 rankings.
Anthony Joshua (16-0):
AJ has had his doubters, and so far he has proved them all wrong. 16 fights, 16 knockouts. He’s yet to be properly challenged, but it seems that’s because he is too good, rather than the quality of his opponents.
Billy Joe Saunders (26-0):
The current WBO middleweight champion boasts and impressive record at 26-0, and at 26-years-old, in his prime he will be looking to improve that record.
James DeGale (23-1):
The 30-year-old is former Olympic gold medalist and currently the IBF super-middleweight world champion, making him the first british boxer to have won an Olympic medal and world title.
Kell Brook (36-0):
Arguably England’s best booker right now. Brook has shown his skill and power, smashing through opponents and claiming 25 knockout wins. At 30 he shows no signs of slowing down.