Get to Know...Jamie Arlain

Published On Wednesday, October 19, 2016By British Boxing News

Get to Know...Jamie Arlain

Name: Jamie Arlain

Record: (4-0)

Weight: Lightweight

Born: Bethnal Green, London

Residence: Bethnal Green, London

DOB: 26/01/1988

Nickname? “No Pain No Gain.”

Favourite all-time boxer? “Joe Calzaghe.” 

Favourite current boxer? “Gennady Golovkin.”

Favourite fight? “Benn v Eubank.” 

Boxing clubs? “Newham ABC and Lion ABC as an amateur. Pro gym is Marsh's Gym trained by former British champion Matt Marsh.”


Amateur honours? “Didn't win anything as an amateur, I boxed in the ABA's championship and represented London on a couple of occasions.”

Biggest achievement in boxing? “So far it as to be winning the British Challenge belt.”

Toughest ever opponent? “Has to be Ryan Pickard, we boxed in the ABA's London semi-finals, he was a great amateur from Repton and he won a gold in the world championships.”

Goals in boxing? “To be British Champion.”

Retirement age? “33.”

Team Arlain? “Matt Marsh is my coach, Steve Goodwin is my manager, sparring partners are Billy Morgan and Billy Allington, my sponsors are Prodec & Design and Nu-maintenance.”

Boxing style? “Southpaw.”

Ring walk song? “I like to change it each time.”

Pre-fight rituals? “I like to chill out with family and go for long walk just after breakfast.”

Favourite brand of gloves? “Grants.”

Best venue? “Has to be York Hall - the home of boxing.”


Favourite football team? “West Ham FC.”

Other sports? “I enjoy swimming.”

Favourite holiday destination? “Tenerife.”

Favourite TV programme? “EastEnders! Haha!”

Favourite film? “Ride Along 1 & 2.”

What actor would play you in a film of your life? “Jason Statham.”

Favourite music? “Kings of Leon, Oasis, Bastille.”

Favourite food? “Jacket potato with cheese and beans. When not in training - pizza!”

Favourite brands? “Ralph Lauren.”

Favourite superhero? “Superman.”

Phobias? “Rats.”

Motto? “Muhammad Ali's, 'suffer now and live the rest of your life a champion'.”

Next fight? “December 3rd at York Hall in a Southern Area title eliminator.”

What fight do you want to see happen this year? “Anthony Joshua v Klitschko.” 

If you could fight anyone, past or present, who would it be? “Would have to be Mayweather Jr. to say I've be in with the best - haha!” 

Tell us something that not many people know about you? “That I have a lovely fiancée and two beautiful daughters - Amelia-Rose & Harper-Rae.” 

Twitter? @arlain_jamie88