Get To Know…Thomas Kindon

Published On Friday, May 29, 2015By
Name: Thomas Kindon Record: W4 L0 D0 Weight: Super-bantamweight Born: Leeds Residence: Guildford, Surrey DOB: 25/01/1995 Nickname? “The Pocket Rocket.” Favourite current boxer? “Floyd Mayweather.” Favourite all-time boxer? “Lennox Lewis.” Favourite fight? “Lennox Lewis v Mike Tyson.” Amateur clubs? “Golden Boys in Dorking, Guildford City ABC.” Amateur honours? W36 L10 Junior ABA Finalist 2012 CYP Finalist 2012 Junior ABA Champion 2011 CYP Champion 2011 NABC Champion 2010 Gold Medallist at All Ireland 2010 Gold Medallists at Three Nations 2010 Minors Championships Champion 2006 Goals in boxing? “British title for now.” Retirement age? “Before 30 hopefully, if I can, it depends on how it all goes.” Team? “My dad, Kazy Kindon, coaches me, Johnny Edwards is my main trainer, Mikey Balingall is my manager and my brother is a part of it all. Alfie Clegg, he’s also a part of my team, he’s only amateur but he helps me train. I should also mention Jessie Easton, he does a bit of coaching with me and his son Jessie James, he’s only two-years-old but he has a shirt made up for all of my pro fights, he’s my lucky mascot! My sponsors are Dag Scaffolding Manya Building Supplies Lynchford Tyres Thunderbolt and PR Manager Tim Rickson.” Boxing style? “Do a bit of everything, adaptable, I can change, go forward and comfortable on the back foot.” Ring walk song? “Different every time, it depends on what good song is out at the time, last one was meant to be Uptown Funk by Bruno Mars but they messed it up and put the wrong CD in but it was still a good song anyway.” Favourite colour gloves? “Red or blue.” Toughest ever opponent? “In the amateurs it was Kyran O Neill, in the pros it was my second fight against Anwar Alfadli, he was so awkward, he was just everywhere.” Best venue? “Best venue was the ATC Pirbright army barracks in Surrey.” Favourite football team? “Chelsea FC.” Other sports? “I play football every Tuesday when I’m not boxing. Play a bit of snooker.” Best friends in boxing? “My family basically because I’m always with them and my trainers.” Favourite holiday destination? “Dubai.” Favourite TV programme? “The Movie channel, I just watch movies unless Chelsea’s on.” Favourite film? “Ride Along with Kevin Hart and Ice Cube.” Favourite actor? “Will Smith.” Favourite book? “The bible.” Favourite song? “Not got a favourite.” Favourite food? “Fish and chips, ribs, minted lamb chops, can't beat a bit of chips and gravy.” Favourite gadget? “My iPhone, goes everywhere with me.” Favourite brands? “I wear a bit of everything really, not got favourites.” Favourite superhero? “Wolverine.” Phobias? “Rats.” Motto? “Train hard, fight easy.” Next fight? “July 20th in Portsmouth.” What fight do you want to see happen this year? “Kell Brook v Amir Khan. I want to see Kell knock Khan right out. I’d also like to see Golovkin fight Mayweather but I don’t think it will happen.” If you could fight anyone, past or present, who would it be? “Someone my weight so I could give them a hiding, Prince Naseem, I’d have a go with him.” Facebook? Thomas Kindon Twitter? @kindon122 For tickets to the show contact Kazy Kindon on 07867 569439 or email at [email protected] Thomas would like to thank his sponsors, Dag Scaffolding Manya Building Supplies Lynchford Tyres Thunderbolt and PR Manager,

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