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Get to Know… Dan-Dan Keenan

Published On Thursday, January 2, 2020By Tim Rickson

Get to Know… West London welterweight Dan-Dan Keenan

Residing in Ladbroke Grove, a trendy road in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, is MTK Global's newest signing Daniel 'Dan-Dan' Keenan.

BBN visited the 147-pounder in his gym to find out a lot more about the man making his long-awaited comeback in 2020.


Name: Dan-Dan Keenan

Record: (7-1)

Weight: Welterweight

Born: Paddington, London

Residence: Ladbroke Grove, London

DOB: 25/03/1997

Nickname? “DDK.”

Favourite all-time boxer? “Joe Calzaghe.”

Favourite current boxer? “Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez.”

Favourite fight? “George Groves vs James DeGale because I was ringside and they both went to Dale Youth and that fight made me realise I wanted to do this as a career.”  

Boxing clubs? “Dale Youth and State of Mind.”

Amateur honours? “21 amateur fights - 17 wins.”

Biggest achievement in boxing? “Boxing live on ITV at Wembley Arena twice.”

Toughest ever opponent? “Myself.”

Goals in boxing? “Fulfil my potential, I want titles.”

Retirement age? “30.”

Team? “Gary McGuinness is my head coach, Matt Hake is my cuts man, and my dad.”

Boxing style? “Aggressive counter-puncher.”

Ring walk song? “Oh Danny Boy.”  

Pre-fight rituals? “Always put my left sock on first.”

Favourite brand of gloves? “Winning.”

Best venue? “O2 Arena.”

Best belt? “WBC.”

Favourite football team? “Arsenal FC.”

Other sports? “Football and MMA .”

Favourite holiday destination? “Marbella.”  

Favourite TV programme? “Law & Order Special Victims Unit.”

Favourite film? “Stepbrothers.”  

What actor would play you in a film of your life? “Leonardo DiCaprio.”  

Favourite music? “Rap.”

Favourite food? “Indian.”

Favourite restaurant? “Benihanas.”  

Favourite brands? “Givenchy Valentino.”

Favourite superhero? “Spiderman.”

Phobias? “Rats.”

Motto? “Trust in God; persevere.”

Next fight? “Announcement will be coming very soon.” 

What fight do you want to see happen this year? “Anthony Joshua vs the winner of Tyson Fury / Deontay Wilder .”

If you could fight anyone, past or present, who would it be? “Floyd Mayweather Jr.”

What is the best division to watch in boxing and why? “Heavyweights because the top boys can all beat each other.”

What is most important to you in your career between money and glory? “Money.” 

Where do you want to be in your career in exactly one year’s time from now? “Southern Area champ / Irish champ.”

Tell us something that not many people know about you? “I also own a beauty salon in Notting Hill.”

Social Media? “Insta is @official_ddk and I'm on Facebook as Dan Dan Keenan.”