John Dennen speaks to Brad Pauls a person who can’t assist watching cooking programmes whereas he’s making weight
When and why you began boxing:
I began when I was 10. My grandad confirmed me boxing on the TV however I was already into combating at that time. I was form of looking for it without knowing I was looking for it, if that is smart.
Favorite all-time fighter:
When I was rising up, so about 2003, it was the Ricky Hatton period and I completely love watching Ricky Hatton. I preferred his aggressive type and his humble persona.
Greatest battle you’ve seen:
Ricky Hatton-Kostya Tszyu.
Private profession spotlight:
My battle in opposition to Robbie Chapman needs to be up there. Stopping somebody who’d by no means been stopped earlier than. I don’t assume he’d ever been knocked down and doing it in entrance of my dwelling followers was fairly a particular second for me.
Good query, I’d say Robbie.
Greatest and worst attributes as a boxer:
My finest can be my energy and my worst… I don’t know what to say. No weaknesses I’m ready to disclose!
Right here’s a tip, when you’re going to coach after work, no matter you do don’t sit on the sofa earlier than you rise up to coach. As a result of you’ll not rise up once more. It’s like a black gap.
I love Mexican meals, so fajitas, nachos, burritos.
Greatest pals in boxing:
Linus Udofia, I see that lad each single day. Terry Steward and Ellis Steward. That’s my group.
Different sportsperson you want to be:
It will be the best factor on the planet to be Ronnie O’Sullivan.
Final movie/TV present you noticed:
It’s so bizarre, I watch cooking reveals whereas I’m making weight. I don’t know why I do it. There’s one referred to as The Closing Desk on Netflix, it’s about high-quality meals. I caught myself watching it, I don’t know why.
Who would play you in a movie of your life:
I assume Channing Tatum might do a great job.
Have you ever ever been starstruck:
When I was developing, I sparred George Groves in 2018 and I hadn’t seen too many professionals at that time so I was a tiny bit starstruck although I was sparring him.
Final time you cried:
September, my grandad died, the one who confirmed me the boxing.
Greatest recommendation acquired:
Simply actually easy: be form and work exhausting. I discover when you do these issues, the whole lot else figures itself out.
Worst hearsay about your self:
I don’t know, I haven’t heard any.
One thing not many individuals learn about you:
I went to school, Southampton Solent, and studied health and private coaching and had a scholarship for boxing. I gained them a gold medal on the college championships. I noticed Lawrence Okolie knock somebody out at these championships. It was psychological, he didn’t rise up for about 10 minutes.