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McFadden, Turner and Hughes sign up with MTK Global

MTK Global is proud to confirm the signing of two-time Commonwealth Games medallist Reece McFadden.

The Scottish flyweight won 150 of 165 bouts – including a victory over Andrew Selby – during a glittering amateur career and will look to establish himself quickly in the paid ranks.

The 23-year-old old McFadden said: “I’m delighted. I’ve been boxing since I was nine and I absolutely loved it straight away.


“I believe MTK Global is the best place for boxers to be. They’ll put me on great shows and on great events as I progress.

“I switch between orthodox and southpaw very well. It comes to me quite naturally and my favourite punch would be the uppercut.

“In terms of my influences, Vasyl Lomachenko is my current idol although historically, I loved Mike Tyson.”

In addition to his exploits at the Commonwealth Games, McFadden is a four-time British amateur champion, three-time gold medallist at Finland’s famous Tammer Tournament and is the reigning Scottish champion.

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MTK Global is proud to announce the signings of promising Liverpool boxers Sean Turner and Shawn Hughes.

Heavyweight Turner (1-0-) has already sparred the likes of David Price while England international Hughes is looking to campaign as a light-heavyweight.

Turner said: “MTK Global is the perfect fit for me. They’ll get me out fighting and active again.

“I didn’t know when I made my debut but I was misled down the wrong route with the wrong board. I then sparred David Price in Derry Mathews’ gym and that led to Derry taking me under his wing and getting me signed up with the correct one.

“I see myself at a good level already but I need experience and then I will start thinking about titles in due course.

“There’s a good heavyweight scene in Liverpool spearheaded by David Price. I also sparred Alex Dickinson a few weeks ago. He’s a good lad. There’s good sparring and we’re all helping each other out.

“Fans can expect explosive performances from me and I’m looking forward to getting started.”

Hughes said: “MTK Global is well known globally. They’ve got a good background with the fighters that they’ve been signing so they’re the best management company at this moment in time.

“Within two years I want to be challenging for titles. The team want that too. The cruiserweight division is a bit open but we’re going to try and light-heavyweight.

“I started at the age of 12 and boxed for England. I had 35 amateur fights and job commitments prevented me from turning over earlier.

“I just come to fight. I’m exciting to watch. If I can put my opponents away early then that’s what I’ll do.”

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