2019 ABA Champion, Mark Bridger, 29 from Swanley, has made his long-awaited turn to professional boxing and is determined to gatecrash himself into title contention.
Middleweight Mark spent a lot of time researching and contacting various managers before making the decision to put pen to paper and sign professional terms with the ultra-successful Goodwin management stable.
Mark, known as 'The Banger for his punching ablity, will be joining the training camp of John Cole in his home town and will make his debut on 30th May 2020 subject to completing the British Boxing Board of Control application process.
Mark said, “I am delighted to be joining the Goodwin team. Steve has shown he is a top-level manager with the number of champions he has produced at all levels and after speaking with many interested parties I felt he was the perfect man to place my boxing future in the hands of.”
Steve Goodwin added, “We are pleased to welcome just a talented boxer into our team of boxers and cannot wait to get started with Mark. I have a lot of conﬁdence in his trainer John Cole and believe we have the perfect set up to guide Mark to the top.”
It's the second signing in a matter of days for the busy boxing promotions, having just inked a deal with femal French fighter Aggie Barbier, who aims to debut in September.
About Goodwin Boxing
Goodwin Boxing is a prestigious sports management company based in Leighton Buzzard that have been revolutionising professional boxing management since 2014. Headed by BBBofC licensed manager Steve Goodwin, the company ensures honesty, integrity & professionalism are the foundations on which all business is conducted. In 6 years the company has guided 36 boxers to professional titles from Southern Area to World Champions. Goodwin Boxing also operates a franchised promotional arm which has allowed them to work with multiple diﬀerent BBBofC licensed promoters, oﬀering experience, guidance and granting them a platform to deliver to a wider audience. So much has been the success that Goodwin Boxing has been voted promoter of year for the past two years (2018 & 2019) as voted for by the BBBofC Southern Area Council.