Get to know...Tommy Langford

Published On Monday, May 11, 2015By British Boxing News

Name: Tommy Langford

Record: W19-L1-D0 BOXREC

Weight: Middleweight

Born: Bideford, Devon

Residence: Weoley Castle, Birmingham

DOB: 12/07/1989

Nickname? “Baggies Bomber.”

Favourite current boxer? “Guillermo Rigondeaux.”

Favourite all-time boxer? “Marvin Hagler.”

Favourite fight? “Hagler v Mugabi and Ali v Frazier III.”

Amateur clubs? “Bideford ABC and Hall Green Boxing Club.”

Amateur honours?
W86 L20
Western Counties Champion 2001-2007
NABC British Champ 2005
NABC British Champ 2006
Junior ABA National Final 2007
NABC British Final 2008
National University Champion 2007
Midlands senior ABA champ 2008-2011
Senior ABA Bronze Medal 2009 & 2010
Haringey Elite International Box Cup Champion 2010
England rep every year multiple occasions 2006-2011
2011 England captain
2012 England Olympic Box-Off Bronze Medal

Professional honours?
WBO Inter-Continental middleweight title
Commonwealth middleweight title
British middleweight title

Goals in boxing? “To go all the way.”

Retirement age? “I really don't know. I look after myself outside of training and don't have to drain it to make weight. Thus far I've not been in any tough fights and the longer that goes then the longer you can carry on. I do hope my career has longevity so as long as possible.”

Team? “Tom Chaney is my coach and manager; Frank Warren is my promoter; my sponsors are  TX ODDS, Bartercard UK, UK Display Stands, JS Wright & Co Ltd, Denco Thermal, All Car Leasing, Strategy Plus, Atlas Pain Relief, Ringside UK and Agent Tim Rickson.”

Boxing style? “I am a high-tempo box-fighter.”

Ring walk song? “The Liquidater by Harry J.Allstars.”

Favourite colour gloves? “Red.”

Toughest ever opponent? “Alistair Warren – he had a very awkward style.”

Best venue? “Wolves Civic.”

Favourite football team? “West Brom FC.”

Other sports? “I play a bit of football and golf.”

Best friends in boxing? “Amateur – Richard Grigg; professional – Frankie Gavin.”

Favourite holiday destination? “Greece.”

Favourite TV programme? “Anything on Box Nation.”

Favourite film? “The Hurricane.”

Favourite book? “Four Kings.”

Favourite song? “Sam Cooke - Bring It On Home.”

Favourite food? “Caribbean or Indian.”

Favourite gadget? “My iPhone.”

Favourite brands? “BLK Sport, Nike, Luke, Hugo Boss, Diesel.”

Favourite superhero? “Batman.”

Favourite actor? “Denzel Washington.”

Motto? “Train hard, fight harder.”

Next fight? “July 4th in Dublin.”

What fight do you want to see happen this year? “Billy Joe Saunders v Chris Eubank Jr. II.”

Website? Tommylangford.co.uk

Twitter? @Tommy_Langford1 

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