Zelfa ‘Brown Flash’ Barrett the highly rated unbeaten super-featherweight prospect from Manchester, will be the headline act when he tops the bill next Saturday night on the Halloween Fright Night show, at the Castle Leisure Centre in Bury, Live and Exclusive on BBTV and FREE to view.
Barrett, 22, the nephew of former British and European champion Pat Barrett, who is also his promoter and trainer, burst on the scene last October when he made his debut against Kristian Laight. He had two battles against local rival Jamie Quinn, winning both on points. He has also faced the experienced Ibrar Riyaz and knocked-out Joe Beedon in one round.
In his last fight in September, Barrett was gifted the chance to appear on a Sky Sports boxing show, when he fought in Liverpool on the televised Stephen Smith fight, scoring another decisive points with in a return with Laight. It is a year Barrett has been a professional and next Saturday will be his 7th outing as a pro to date, that’s some going for a young pro in a short space of time.
Barrett has been courting rave reviews by the experts boxing writers and fans and many have described him as the future of British boxing. Gifted with plenty of skill, style, punching power and commitment, he has boxing running through his viens and it wont be long before the wider audiences get to see what others have.
“I am so happy the way my career has gone so far, I couldn’t be happier.” Barrett said.
“For a young professional in my first year, to have my 7th fight coming up is just the kind of start I dreamed of but it’s not even the beginning really, I have got so much more to give and to show the fans, at the moment I’m learning the professional game, really enjoying it and I cannot wait to push on from here and to start stepping up in class and chasing bigger fights and eventually titles.
“Being with Black Flash Promotions has been amazing for me, they have got me regular fights and exposure like they said they would and I am grateful for everything and next Saturday in Bury on Halloween night you are going to see another slick performance from me, so tune in, I really appreciate the support everyone has been showing me.
“I am happy when I hear people say nice things about me and praise my boxing skills, it makes me want to produce more and get better and better, I want to be a long reigning world champion, a legend in the sport. I couldn’t imaging myself doing anything else now, so I dedicate everything to boxing and making it to the top, I know I have a long way to go and a step at a time but I will get there.” added the confident Barrett.
Black Flash Promotions present a 7 fight card with Zelfa Barrett the main event; also on the show will be Michael Gomez Jr, exciting prospect and son of the former British legend. Local man ‘The Bury Boy’ Fahim Mohammed features in his home town for the first time, just around the corner from his house. Salford’s tough stylist Chris ‘FatBoy’ Monaghan makes a welcome appearance also.
Plus, former Olympian and Commonwealth medallist, the unbeaten Blaze ‘The Lion’ Mendouo continues his rise up the rankings with a stiff test. Another cruiserweight in action is Sale prospect Sam ‘Nowhere2’ Hyde who makes his first appearance on a Black Flash show, also a special feature is female debutant Laura ‘Cyclone’ Kelly who makes up a very intriguing night of professional boxing action in Bury.
Tickets are priced at £30 and £60 and avail;able from the boxers, @BlackFlashPromo or on the door on the night.
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The press conference will be held on Monday 26th October at 7pm at the Village Hotel Bury.
Black Flash Boxers feature on BBTV – ‘Fright Night’ Halloween Boxing Special
BBTV are back on Saturday October 31st, with a live free boxing stream featuring Black Flash Promotions latest professional boxing show. The action comes live from the Castle Leisure Centre in Bury from 7.30pm.
The show will feature all unbeaten boxers. Topping the bill in his first six round fight is highly rated super-featherweight Zelfa ‘Brown Flash’ Barrett. Zelfa has been gathering rave reviews and was recently shown to a wider audience on Sky Sports when he fought on a Matchroon Boxing show. This will be his 7th pro fight within the first year of his career and he hopes to continue his fast paced regular fights and build his pugilistic education. But it wont be long before the talents of the ‘Brown Flash’ are there for everyone to see. Zelfa has the potential to be a world class boxer, don’t miss the future of British boxing on BBTV.
Young Michael Gomez jr will look to continue his unbeaten run in his 5th outing. The son of the former British boxing legend, Gomez Jr is a chip off the old block with talent in abundance and has all the capabilities to emulate his fathers success, a star in the making.
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‘Fat Boy’ is back! After getting married recently, Salford’s tough stylist Chris ‘Fat Boy’ Monaghan will have his 3rd fight under Black Flash Promotions. Monaghan is tipped for big things as a pro and is one to watch, always exciting and comes to fight.
Former Cameroon and Commonwealth games heavyweight champion Blaze ‘The Lion’ Mendouo will continue his pro career at Cruiserweight after shedding 4 stone in weight to get to the weight. From a podgy short walk forward heavyweight, ‘The Lion’ is now a trim, chiselled cruiserweight, light on his feet and fitter than he has ever been. At 30, he knows time is not on his side and wants to take the division by storm. Having fought against some of the best heavyweights in the world as an amateur and being able to absorb the punches, at cruiserweight he feels much stronger and feels he has kept his heavyweight punching power.
Local Bury favourite Fahim Mohammed, will make his home town debut after recently joining coach and promoter Pat Barrett at his gym, the Collyhurst and Moston in Manchester. Barrett is not one to just take on any fighter, but he has seen something in Fahim that he likes and believes he can become a very good boxer. After getting injured in a serious car accident and getting involved in the wrong circles, the Bury youngster, still only 19, has come to Barrett to help turn his life around and continue his career under his new coach after having two fights already he is ready to fulfil his Hugh potential.
Making a debutant appearance on a Black Flash show will the exciting Sam ‘Hitman’ Hyde, this cruiserweight power house is trained by former champions, Ensley Bingham and Maurice Core at the Champs Camp, and will be a very welcome addition to an already nice small hall running order.
The bill is topped off with the much anticipated professional debut of female boxing sensation Laura ‘Cyclone’ Kelly, granddaughter of the great Manchester fighter and world title challenger, Edward ‘Cyclone’ Kelly. The ‘Cyclone a multi National champion and top European amateur has always dreamed of being a professional boxer and under Black Flash Promotions has been given that chance. She is determined and confident she can blast herself up the world rankings and be fighting the top female boxers in the world within the next couple of years, her journey starts on October 31st Halloween night in Bury with us.
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Don’t miss this great night of boxing action on Halloween!
Tickets for the show are still available from @BlackFlashPromo at £30 and £60 Ringside.