Liverpool light-welterweight Thomas Stalker was once the world’s top ranked amateur lightweight but knows, at 30, there’s little margin for error if he’s to repeat the trick as a professional.
The 2012 Team GB Olympic skipper – who struck gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi and also medalled at both the European and World Senior meets – jettisoned a British title eliminator in favour of an audacious attempt to crash the world rankings. Continue reading
Liverpool light-welter Thomas Stalker is one of the most decorated amateur boxing that England has ever produced and is now aiming to replicate his success in the pros under new promoter Frank Warren.
The Scouse southpaw who skippered the 2012 British Olympic squad was already 28 by the time he sacrificed his singlet and head guard last February. However, in 2013 he romped to five pro wins (including two first round stoppages) before signing with Warren earlier this month. Continue reading
Liverpool ace Thomas Stalker is looking forward to a busy few weeks of action and beyond now that he has signed with new promoter Frank Warren.
The former amateur star, who captained Great Britain’s record-breaking medal winning boxing squad at London 2012, makes his debut for Warren on the multi-title Copper Box Arena card on Saturday 15th February followed quickly by a homecoming on Saturday 1st March at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool. Continue reading
London 2012 Team GB captain Thomas Stalker has played down his remarkable reputation as a box office sensation despite selling over 1,000 tickets for just his second professional fight.
Although he is buried on the undercard of fellow Scouser Tony Bellew’s big fight in Liverpool tomorrow, a huge portion of the 12,000 crowd will be there to watch Stalker compete in a low-key four-round fight against a journeyman.
Matchroom boss Eddie Hearn, who promotes the show, spoke this week of his astonishment at Stalker’s popularity as he starts off on the road to professional glory. Continue reading