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Get to know... Louis Fielding

Published On Friday, June 19, 2020By Tim Rickson
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Get to know two-time Midlands Area title contender Louis Fielding

Teammate of British bantamweight champion Brad Foster, 30-year-old Louis Fielding answered 40 quickfire questions from BBN.

The 'Flash' from Tamworth has challenged twice for the Midlands Area super featherweight title unsuccessfully, but has staunch ambitions to claim that title before moving on to bigger honours.

Here's what the likeable Brummie had to say:

Name: Louis Fielding

Record: (9-6, 1KO)

Weight: Super featherweight

Born: Sutton Coldfield

Residence: Tamworth

DOB: 15/05/1990

Nickname "Flash."

Favourite all-time boxer? "Floyd Mayweather."

Favourite current boxer? "Vasily Lomachenko."

Favourite fight? "Lennox Lewis vs Mike Tyson."

Boxing clubs? "Tamworth ABC."

Amateur honours? "5x Midland champion and 2x National ABA finalist."

Biggest achievement in boxing? "I won a gold medal in Copenhagen in an English tournament."

Toughest ever opponent? "Josh Warrington."

Goals in boxing? "Area title first, then work my way up the ladder from there."

Retirement age? "Whenever the time comes."

Team? "My coach is Martin Foster; Shae Hateley is my padman; Paul Collins is padman/coach."

Boxing style? "I'm a long range, stylish boxer."

Ring walk song? "Seven Nation Army by White Stripes."

Pre-fight rituals? "Just to relax like it's a normal day."

Favourite brand of gloves? "Venom Boxing."

Best venue? "Villa Park."

Best belt? "The WBC."

Favourite football team? "Aston Villa FC."

Other sports? "Not into playing any other sports really."

Favourite holiday destination? "Greek islands."

Favourite TV programme? "Just watch sports."

Favourite film? "Shaun of the Dead."

What actor would play you in a film of your life? "George Clooney."

Favourite music? "House music."

Favourite food? "Love Indian food."

Favourite restaurant? "My local curry house, Jalalis."

Favourite brands? "Nike, Lacoste, Hugo Boss, Givenchy."

Favourite superhero? "Tough choice, I like the villains, such as Venom."

Phobias? "Polystyrene!"

Motto? "'The harder you sweat in training, the less you bleed in battle', I've got that tattoed on my side to always remind me when the going gets tough."

Next fight? "To be arranged."

What fight do you want to see happen this year? "Canelo vs Billy Joe Saunders."

If you could fight anyone, past or present, who would it be? "Floyd Mayweather, just  to share a ring with the greatest."

What is the best division to watch in boxing and why? "Over the years I've boxed, I'd say middle and super middleweight has always been great to watch."

What is most important to you in your career between money and glory? "Glory, all day long!"

Where do you want to be in your career in exactly one year’s time from now? "An Area title around my waist. Then I would take further opportunities when they arise."

Tell us something that not many people know about you? "I have two french bulldogs. My first is named Lennox after my faveourite heavyweight, Lennox Lewis."

Insta? @team_fielding

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