Get To Know…Bradley Saunders

Published On Wednesday, May 13, 2015By
Name: Bradley Saunders Record: W12 (KO9) L0 D0 Weight: Light-welterweight Born: Stockton-On-Tees, County Durham Residence: Sedgefield, County Durham / Marbella Spain DOB: 04/02/1986 Bradley Saunders WBO Eddie Hearn web Nickname? “Not got one.” Favourite current boxer? “Golovkin.” Favourite all-time boxer? “Joe Calzaghe.” Favourite fight? “Morales v Barrera or Ward v Gatti.” Amateur clubs? “Spennymore first, then my dad’s club South Durham.” Amateur honours? Won 164 - Lost 19 1 x Senior ABA Title 2 x Junior ABA Titles 4 x Four Nation’s Gold 4 x England Schoolboy Titles 2 x Boy’s Club Titles World Bronze Medallist Commonwealth Senior Silver Medallist Commonwealth Junior Gold Medallist EU Championship Gold Medallist Goals in boxing? “To go all the way, nothing less than world champion otherwise I wouldn't be doing this.” Retirement age? “Maybe 35 would be nice, I’m investing my money well and thinking of future all the time.” Team? “The entire team at MGM Gym Marbella , ESRG Group , , Muscle World HQ , Cam-era , The Sofa & Bed Store , plus manager Daniel Kinahan and PR Manager Tim Rickson.” Boxing style? “Box-fighter” Ring walk song? “All different every time, I’ve had Ready Or Not by The Fugees, My Head Is A Jungle. For the next fight I’ll be using that song for every single fight from thereon.” Favourite colour gloves? “Red or gold to match my fight shorts.” Toughest ever opponent? “Last opponent – Stephane Benito.” Best venue? “Upton Park was big and I love the Metro Newcastle Arena.” Favourite football team? “Not a big football fan really, I just like seeing all the North East teams do well.” Other sports? “I’m not a bad runner, I was always good at all the sports. If I wasn’t a professional boxer then I’d have been a professional in some other sport.” Best friends in boxing? “Everyone in the MGM Gym, we’re a good team, I’m training with Thomas Stalker a lot.” Favourite holiday destination? “We live on holiday every day but probably Dubai.” Favourite TV programme? “X Factor is the only tele I ever watch.” Favourite film? “Gladiator.” Favourite actor? “Russell Crowe.” Favourite book? “Boxing News!” Favourite song? “Deep house music.” Favourite food? “Anything clean, I love my chicken, rice and clean food. I don’t mind a Chinese, I won’t lie!” Favourite gadget? “iPhone 6.” Favourite brands? “Zara, Hugo Boss.” Favourite superhero? “Spiderman Phobias? “Tarantulas.” Motto? “Everything happens for a reason.” Next fight? “Looking at September at the latest, hopefully.” What fight do you want to see happen this year? “Froch v GGG.” If you could fight anyone, past or present, who would it be? “My word, I could say loads! Let’s say Adrien Broner the gobshite!” Website? Twitter? @bradsaunders86 TR Shield Logo  

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