A film crew from the new British sports channel BT Sport made a visit to the famous East London fight factory, TRAD TKO Boxing Gym, earlier this week to gauge the opinions of the top coaches and many of the young boxing prospects that train there.
Amongst those interviewed were TRAD TKO supremo Johnny Eames, legendary coach Jimmy Tibbs, rising Super Middleweight star Frankie Buglioni, soon to be debuting amateur stars Anthony Upton and Amro Azzat, rising female star Marianne ‘Golden Girl’ Marston as well as two former World title challengers, Bruce ‘Lionheart’ Scott and ‘The Prince’ Mark Prince.
Following the interviews the aforementioned Mr. Eames said.
“It was really nice that BT Sport chose to come and visit us for interviews here at the TRAD TKO, it’s an exciting new sports channel which we’re all looking forward to seeing develop.
All the boys were excited to see this new channel taking an interest in the gym and our fighters, hopefully they’ll take an interest in our promotions also.
BT Sport has been creating a buzz, lots of conversation in the sports world at the moment, I know that a few of the boys here would love to box on a BT Sport broadcast show, who knows in the future maybe we can do something together.”
To watch the interviews with coaches Johnny Eames and Jimmy Tibbs as well as the boxers Frankie Buglioni, who is next in action on the Frank Warren promoted event at the Copper Box at the Olympic Park, Stratford on the 21st September, Anthony Upton, who fights on the TRAD TKO Events ‘Brothers In Arms’ event at York Hall on the 18th October, Marianne Marston and Mark Prince, who are both in action at the Acourtier Events ‘Night of Champions’ mega event at York Hall on the 4th October, as well as the interviews with former British and WBU Inter-Continental Cruiserweight Champion Bruce Scott and amateur star Amro Azzat tune in to BTSport 2 on Freeview or the Sky Channel 427, on-line at www.btsport.com or via free BT Sport app on your smart phone or tablet at 8.30pm on Wednesday 4th September as the interviews follow the All Access series that documents the training regime and personal lives of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez ahead of their upcoming super-fight.
Tickets for the above mentioned September and October events, featuring Frankie Buglioni, Anthony Upton, Marianne Marston and Mark Prince go to www.tkoboxoffice.com or call 07960 850645