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Truman & Lewis Weigh-In

Chris Truman (9-4-1) is ready to prove himself as a contender now he is fighting at what he believes is his optimum weight.

The Erdington-born boxer has stepped up to welterweright from light welterweight and faces Sean Lewis (4-1) for a Bronze International Masters title over 8 rounds on It’s-A-Bout-Boxing’s ‘Friday 13th’ Show tomorrow evening in Birmingham. Continue reading

The One You’ve All Been Screaming For! – Line-Up Confirmed

The fight card for It’s-A-Bout-Boxing’s first show of the new season has been finalised as has the rest of what promises to be a scarily good evening!

The dynamic boxing promotions company, the brainchild of Promoter Marcus Anderson, return to the Institute, Digbeth this Friday, 13th September.

R&B, grime and hip hop star DJ Ironik, will be performing throughout the evening and in between bouts. The critically acclaimed DJ will be spinning a host of tracks including his UK top 10 hits; ‘Stay With Me’, ‘Tiny Dancer (Hold Me Closer)’ and ‘I Got Soul’. If that wasn’t enough, renowned Glamour and Lingerie mode, Natalie Law, will be trying her hand at Mc’ing as It’s-A-Bout-Boxing build on their growing reputation as innovators not imitators in the world of pro boxing. Continue reading

Chris Truman Steps It Up

Erdington boxer, Chris Truman, has stepped up a weight.

The 28 year-old has operated at light welterweight for the majority of his professional career and was set to take on Stephen Jennings for a British Masters belt at that weight on It’s-A-Bout-Boxing’s ‘Friday 13th’ Show in Birmingham next month. Continue reading

Chris Truman Inspired By Roy Jones Junior

Chris Truman & Roy Jones JrChris Truman believes meeting boxing legend, Roy Jones Junior, has inspired him ahead of his British Masters Title showdown with Stephen Jennings.

The Erdington-born light welterweight met the four-weight world champion at the Hawthorns last Saturday evening. The ‘Fighter of the Decade’ for the 1990s – as voted by the Boxing Writers Association of America – appeared at West Bromwich Albion’s home stadium for a sporting dinner.

Truman, who takes on Jennings at the Institute, Digbeth, Birmingham on Saturday, 29th June, went along as a guest of Promoter, Marcus Anderson.

The 28 year-old has drawn inspiration from speaking to Jones, the only boxer in history to start his career as a light middleweight and go on to win a heavyweight title.

“It was a real honour to meet him,” Truman told www.uko-boxing.com. “He’s a boxing legend and he had so many stories to tell. He’s an inspiration. Continue reading

Chris Truman vs. Stephen Jennings on June 29th

Chris Truman has been given a second chance to be crowned a British Masters Champion. The Erdington-born light welterweight lost a controversial points decision against Amir Unsworth in March for the British Masters Title but now ‘The Trumanator’ looks set to face Liverpool’s Stephen Jennings for a shot at one of the titles. Continue reading

Unsworth defeats Truman

By Daniel Mole: Chris Truman believes he was robbed of the British Masters Light-Welterweight Title after losing a controversial points decision against Amir Unsworth last Saturday.

The Erdington-born scrapper (now 8-4-1) had much the better of a keenly fought contest at the North Kesteven Centre in Lincoln but, much to the amazement of the sell-out crowd, the contest was scored 95-96 in Unsworth’s favour. Continue reading

Truman Ready To Put Nightmare Behind Him

By Daniel Mole: Chris Truman is hoping to put a nightmare 2012 behind him and become British Masters Champion next month.

The Erdington-born light welterweight (8-3-1) fought just twice last year, losing on both occasions to Lenny Daws and Dave Ryan respectively.

He was also due to fight Ashley Theopane on the undercard of Ricky Hatton’s ill-fated comeback in November but, after the Hitman’s surprise defeat, the rest of the show was cancelled leaving Truman and Theophane, who were warming up ready for their fight, with no other choice but to pack up their kit and go home. Continue reading