Who is Louis Fielding?
Campbell Hatton (10-0, 3 KOs) is back in action after hitting double figures in Liverpool in March, and the son of British boxing legend Ricky will meet Staffordshire’s experienced Louis Fielding (10-7, 1 KOs) in his first eight round battle in the paid ranks on the undercard of Anthony Joshua’s clash with Jermaine Franklin at The O2 in London on Saturday April 1, live worldwide on DAZN.
But who is Campbell's 11th opponent, Louis Fielding? BBN listed some interesting facts below:
Louis Fielding Facts
Louis Fielding was born in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham on May 15, 1990, and is now 32 from Tamworth, Staffordshire.
A young Louis first competed in judo before he started boxing at the age of 12.
As an amateur, he had 50 bouts for Tamworth ABC and was a five-time Midlands Champion and double National ABA finalist. He counts his biggest achievement as winning a gold medal in Copenhagen in an English tournament. He fought Josh Warrington and many other national champions during the amateurs, such as Billy Morgan.
His nickname is the 'Flash'.
Fielding is trained by Martin Foster, Shae Hateley and Paul Collins.
He defeated now-retired Kristian Laight in his pro debut in March 2014, 40-37 on points. Known as 'Mr Reliable', Laight went on to have 300 professional bouts from the away corner.
He has challenged for the Midlands Area title three times. He was knocked out by Paul Holt then James Beech Jr in his first two challenges, then came the closest yet in his last fight in April 2022, losing 96-94 to Ishmael Ellis.
He was due to fight on March 11 in Coventry, but it was cancelled due to a mix up with the British Board.
The green and gold WBC belt is his favourite title, but his dream is win an Area title for himself.
His ringwalk song is the rousing anthem, Seven Nation Army by White Stripes
Louis is proudly sponsored by Jalali Indian Restaurant, which is his favourite place to eat.
He counts Lennox Lewis as his favourite fighter of all-time; also Floyd Mayweather is a recent favourite, who he believes is a boxing genius that all children should watch and study. In regards to active boxers, he is a big fan of Vasiliy Lomachenko right now.
He is a personal trainer with his own business named Louis Fielding Fitness. He also works at REA JET as Field Service Technician.
The professional boxer is big fan of Aston Villa FC and often wears their claret and blue colours in the ring.
He is also a fan of professional darts.
He is happily married to wife Natalie and they have two French bulldogs together, one of which is named after Lennox Lewis!
What have they said?
Campbell Hatton: "It's basically an instant turnaround which is exactly what we want. I think we're showing those improvements every time, we're on the eight rounders and it is going to bring the best out of me. I think I'll be much better over long fights because all my mistakes happen when I rush things. Having the extra few rounds is just going to benefit me. I think we're going to see the best performance yet this weekend. The way that I was boxing early on it was clear that I was just too eager to please and I was just trying to go 100mph with everything. Last time out I showed that I am thinking about going up and down the gears. It's going to be the same again this weekend. I'll look to show a calculated performance."
Louis Fielding: "I just want to thank Eddie and everyone at Matchroom for the opportunity. It's a massive stage to be on so I'm really privileged to be a part of it, and obviously fighting the likes of Campbell Hatton, we know who he is because of his dad, it's a big name. I'm happy to be here. I've been training hard and it is a massive opportunity for me to kickstart my career on and get a good win under my belt. If there's no risk there's no reward. Campbell is a good kid and he's got good people around him, but me beating Campbell Hatton propels me onto bigger things."
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