Six months out of the ring and a training camp which he described as ‘hell’ didn’t stop Simon Barclay from putting in a satisfying performance on September 23rd where the Cruiserweight beat Latvia’s Florians Strupits 60-54 on the scorecard, and back to winning ways, in the headline fight on Longshots Sports ‘Redemption’ show.… Read Article
Simon Barclay is set to enter the ring for the first time since he lost his English Title challenge by headlining Longshots Sports’ ‘Redemption’ show in Corby, Northamptonshire on Friday night.
Barclay was last out in March when he agreed to be a late step-in opponent for English Cruiserweight Champion Matty Askin. The fight finished in unfortunate style for Barclay when a massive first round effort by Askin caught Simon off-guard and resulted with the … Read Article
Red-hot Corby cruiserweight talent Simon Barclay made a successful return to his home town on Friday night and extended his unbeaten record.… Read Article
Red hot cruiserweight prospect Simon Barclay made his professional debut on Saturday night and 48 hours later he was sharing a ring with WBO/IBF/WBA Super World Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko!
The Corby talent, a two-time and two-weight ABA Champion, is at Klitschko’s Austrian training camp to help the Ukrainian great with preparations for his title defences against Alex Leapai on April 26 in Germany.
Barclay got his professional career off to a great start with … Read Article
England but it’s yet to produce a single British boxing champion.
But that might all be about to change now that two-time and two-weight English ABA King Simon ‘Sparkly’ Barclay has crashed the pro scene, penning a promotional deal with Queensberry Promotions.… Read Article
Simon Barclay will go in the ring with unified world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko before he has thrown a professional punch.
The double ABA Champion from Corby, signed by promoter Frank Warren last month, will find out the date of his pro-debut shortly, but will get some valuable ring experience sparring with the heavyweight great.… Read Article
Promoter Frank Warren is delighted to announce his first signing of 2014 – double ABA Champion Simon Barclay.
The hard-hitting 24-year-old from Corby in Northamptonshire will fight in the cruiserweight division and his professional debut – which will be televised on The Channel Of Champions BoxNation – will be announced shortly.… Read Article