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Nathan Brough

Nathan Brough Interview

Thus far, problematic hands have proved easily the stiffest opponent to Nathan Brough’s ambitions of becoming a champion prizefighter.

In an amateur career that spanned almost 12 years, the 6ft Scouse stylist won a brace of national junior titles, represented England at the 2001 European Junior meet in Yugoslavia, then bagged a fabulous bronze medal at the World Juniors in Cuba a year later. Continue reading

Nathan Brough Interview

Thus far, problematic hands have proved easily the stiffest opponent to Nathan Brough’s ambitions of becoming a champion prizefighter.

In an amateur career that spanned almost 12 years, the 6ft Scouse stylist won a brace of national junior titles, represented England at the 2001 European Junior meet in Yugoslavia, then bagged a fabulous bronze medal at the World Juniors in Cuba a year later.

The former scaffolder vaulted to the professional sphere shortly after copping a red card in the 2007 ABA light-welter final but, in five and a half years, he has been restricted to just ten gigs (all wins) because of his maligned hands. Continue reading

Nathan Brough Gets Comebacking Graham Earl At The Olympia

Fight PosterUndefeated Scouser, Nathan Brough, will take on former British and WBU ‘world’ lightweight champion, Graham Earl, at Liverpool’s Olympia on May 24.

Earl is probably best remembered for his 2007 war with Australian great, Michael Katsidis. In one of the best fights seen in a British ring, the pair threw bombs at each other, and both took counts, before Graham was retired by his corner after five pulsating rounds.

Now, after being out of the ring for four years, Earl is on the comeback trail. With a record of 26 wins from 30 bouts, the Luton man has an impressive ledger and Nathan – undefeated in nine – is sure that, despite the lengthy layoff, Earl still poses a genuine threat.

“I’ve got nothing but respect for Graham as an opponent. He was in that great fight with Katsidis; he’s been in with [current world champ] Ricky Burns, and some of the best around. He’s a strong fighter and I’m expecting him to come forward and take the fight to me. I’m expecting, the usual Graham Earl. Continue reading