Deakin Out – Stulginskas In For Alexander At York Hall This Saturday.

MarkAlexander223WEBREADYDeakin Out – Stulginskas In For Alexander At York Hall This Saturday.

For his first bout in the UK, since returning from training and boxing in America, Finsbury Park’s Mark ‘The Flash’ Alexander is set to face late replacement Tadas Stulginskas. on the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT mega event at York Hall in London on Saturday 25th October.

Originally Mark was due to face old foe Rockin’ Robin Deakin, however Robin was forced to pull out, which opened the door for Tadas to make his third trip to the York Hall this year.

Tadas is no easy replacement opponent for ‘The Flash’, back in March he dispatched debuting Suz Member is just one minute and two seconds of the first round, however Mark seemed less than impressed, believing that his experience will see him come through victorious, as he made clear when he spoke earlier.

“I’m really disappointed that the rematch with Robin Deakin isn’t going to happen, but to be honest the result would have been the same as before, I beat him well back then and would have beaten him even better this time around.

So it goes, I’m just happy to get back out and fight, don’t really care who the opponent is.

Don’t know too much about this new guy, other than he’s fought previously on Dave Murphy’s shows.

He had a very good result against Suz Member but that doesn’t mean anything, Suz was debuting, I’ve had sixteen fights and been in some real wars with some very good fighters, the likes of Michael Brodie, John Simpson and Dazzo Williams so this guy doesn’t worry me at all.

Been getting some top sparring at the TRAD TKO, been sparring Tommy ‘Da Gun’ Martin, he’s a good boy and a great sparring partner.

Had storming six round spars with Tommy, probably could have done more but don’t want to push it at this point, so doing six rounds with a good kid like Tommy is just perfect right now.

I know what I have in me, I know what I have in the tank, I’ll be really sharp on the night.

I’m looking forward to getting back in the swing of things, get this fight out of the way, move on to the next fight, I want to start building to a title shot, that may still be a little way off yet but I’m sure I will get the chance next year now I’m signed with Dave Murphy.

It makes such a difference being signed to a promoter, after I’ve beaten Tadas, he’ll start building me up so I can start fighting for belts, which I’m more than good enough for.

Now I’m going to do this the right way, everyone will get to see the best of Mark ‘Flash’ Alexander.

So to all the fans out there, come on down to York Hall on October 25th, it’s going to be a great night, lots of top class fights and what’s more you’ll get the chance to see me back in action in the Capital again.”

Mark ‘The Flash’ Alexander vs Tadas Stulginskas features on the undercard of the Baz Rehman sponsored Marianne Marston versus Marianna Gulyas MBC International title clash, takes place on the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT mega event at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London, on Saturday, 25th October 2014.

Tickets, priced £35 (Standard Seated) and £60 (Ringside) are available from Mark Alexander on 07944 187153 or from any of the boxers taking part, on-line at www.tkoboxoffice.com and www.acourtier.com – or call the ticket line on 07960 850645 or 07809 499896.

Go online to www.Acourtier.com for additional information on the CAPITAL PUNISHMENT event or the Acourtier stable of boxers. Follow Acourtier Events on Twitter @AcourtierEvents  – friend us at www.Facebook.com/AcourtierEvents – and on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/acourtier-events

Decastro: I’ll Be Sajauka’s Worse Nightmare On Saturday Night.

Boxing on CBSDecastro: I’ll Be Sajauka’s Worse Nightmare On Saturday Night.

Bardney, Lincolnshire Middleweight Nathan ‘Nightmare’ Decastro makes his third professional outing this coming Saturday, when he takes on Lithuania’s Deividas Sajauka on the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London.

Back in March, Nathan made a sensational start to his pro career, stopping Paulius Butvidas after just one minute and five seconds of the first round.

On August 2nd Nathan made his second pro outing, scoring a shut out points win over Sergej Drob. However to put this result in context it was just the Monday prior to the fight that the cast on his leg was removed, following a serious ankle injury just a few weeks earlier.

It’s this kind of determination to succeed and overcome all obstacles, as well as Nathan’s exciting all action fight style, that has prompted his promoter, Dave Murphy, to publicly state that Nathan is one of the most exciting prospects in the division, as well as his charge being a future Champion.

Speaking from his home Nathan spoke briefly on his upcoming fight.

“I don’t know anything about my opponent, other than he’s never been stopped, but that’ll change on Saturday night.

I’m fully fit this time, last time I fought I couldn’t train properly or even do my runs and it showed.

I was throwing all the right punches but just couldn’t get the power in them as normally I would.

My ankle was still a little weak and I think that affected me subconsciously, no such handicap this time.

I’m ready to live up to my ring name again, I will be his worse nightmare on Saturday, I will be all over him like a rash.

I want to say a big thanks to all my fans, I wouldn’t be living the dream if it wasn’t for them buying tickets and travelling to London to watch me fight.”

Nathan Decastro, against Deividas Sajauka, features on the undercard of the Baz Rehman sponsored Marianne Marston versus Marianna Gulyas MBC International title clash, takes place on the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT mega event at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London, on Saturday, 25th October 2014.

Tickets, priced £35 (Standard Seated) and £60 (Ringside) are available from Nathan on 07841 968414 or from any of the boxers taking part, on-line at www.tkoboxoffice.com and www.acourtier.com – or call the ticket line on 07960 850645 or 07809 499896.

Go online to www.Acourtier.com for additional information on the CAPITAL PUNISHMENT event or the Acourtier stable of boxers. Follow Acourtier Events on Twitter @AcourtierEvents – friend us at www.Facebook.com/AcourtierEvents – and on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/acourtier-events

Marston: World Title Shot Offer Makes Saturday’s Fight A Must Win Situation

MarianneMarston4530WEBREADYMarston: World Title Shot Offer Makes Saturday’s Fight A Must Win Situation

Just a few days before she steps in the ring to challenge Marianna Gulyas for the MBC International Super Bantamweight title, TRAD TKO’s Marianne ‘Golden Girl’ Marston receives an invitation to challenge Australia’s reigning Women’s International Boxing Association (WIBA) Super Bantamweight World Champion Shannon O’Connell for her coveted crown.

If stepping in the ring with Hungarian #1, European #3 and World #31 ranked Marianna Gulyas in just four days time isn’t enough pressure for the British #1, the guarantee of an opportunity to challenge O’Connell, a two time World Champion, in February 2015 has just upped the anti for the ‘Golden Girl’ ahead of this Saturday’s title clash at the York Hall in Bethnal Green.

When told of the offer Marianne appeared to shrug the whole thing off, however when she spoke a little later it was clear that she is overjoyed, just that her focus is on Saturday’s MBC International title fight with Marianna Gulyas.

“It’s an honour to have been approached to fight Shannon, she’s a two time World Champion, one of, if not the best in the division, so of course I want the fight, I want to fight the best, I want to be World Champion.

The WIBA is the most prestigious of Women’s titles, not just because it is the longest established, but because it attracts the top fighters, I am truly honoured to be deemed a suitable challenger.

Without doubt the offer at a shot at Shannon’s title makes Saturday’s fight a must win situation, but in my eyes beating Marianna Gulyas on Saturday is already a must win situation for me.

Right now I’m focusing on just the one thing, being ready to fight and beat Marianna, I’m not just saying this but I really want to win the MBC International title more than anything in the World.

Once I have that belt in my possession, then and only then can I begin to contemplate any other fight.”

Marianne’s promoter, Dave Murphy, made it clear to WIBA president Ryan Wissow that should Marianne take up the challenge, he wants the fight to take place in the UK, to which Mr Wissow responded.

“I’m very excited about the WIBA possibly sanctioning our first fight in a Great Britain next year.

We pride ourselves as being a leader in this sport.
I know Shannon is up for any challenge, and Marianne wants this shot.
Hopefully this is the first of many fights we sanction in England.”

However as Marianne stated, first she has to beat Marianna Gulyas on Saturday night.

Boxing on CBSMarianne Marston versus Marianna Gulyas, for the MBC International Super Bantamweight Championship, headlines the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT event at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London on Saturday 25th October.

Tickets, priced £35 (Standard Seated) and £60 (Ringside) are available direct from the TRAD TKO Gym, on-line at www.tkoboxoffice.com or call 07960 850645.

Marianne Marston title fight promo video, featuring Trapt http://youtu.be/WrDWRZZB6f8

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Six Of The Best – Half Dozen TRAD TKO Boxers In Action At York Hall This Saturday

Boxing on CBSSix Of The Best – Half Dozen TRAD TKO Boxers In Action At York Hall This Saturday

With over forty pro boxers training at the TRAD TKO Boxing Gym in Canning Town, it should come as no surprise that some weekends there would be a number of their young stars in action, however this weekend it’s not the normal two or three, it’s six, what’s more they’re all fighting on the same event at York Hall on Saturday night.

The first TRAD TKO fighter to be in action on Saturday will be Hainult Cruiserweight Jerome Haywood, who will be making his professional debut against late replacement, Lithuania’s Rolandas Cesna.

Brian O’Shaughnessy trained Haywood will have some extra help in his corner, no less than former British and European Cruiserweight Champion Terry Dunstan, who has been on hand to advise, as well as spar, throughout the Essex Boy’s fight preparations.

Barry Smith trained Manny Muhammad will be looking to make it three wins out of three outings on Saturday.

Back in March, Harrow based Muhammad scored a superb points victory, over previously unbeaten Vaidas Balciauskas, this win shot him up into the top half of the World rankings – after just the one fight!
In August Muhammad increased his ranking positon with another excellent points victory, over Ernestas Dapkus.

Former Commonwealth Champion Mo Hussein has a growing stable of fighters under his control at the TRAD TKO, two of whom, brothers Onder and Siar Ozgul, will be in action at York Hall this Saturday.

Onder, who has been dubbed ‘Little Mike’ by Turkish boxing fans – due to his fighting style being similar to that of Iron Mike Tyson – will be making his third pro outing on Saturday.

On his debut Onder scored a shut out points victory over Dmitrij Kalinovskij, he followed this up a month later with a first round stoppage of Brighton’s Iain Jackson.

On Saturday Onder was due to face Matthew Pepper, but unfortunately Pepper had to pull out – due his father being hospitalized with a serious illness – so unbeaten Karel Horejsek stepped in at late notice.

Younger sibling Siar, who is currently 4-0 after top class points victories over Michal Vosyka, Chris Jenkinson, Tomas Samusas and William Wharburton – has also built up a strong following due to his all action boxing style.

On Saturday night young Siar will face Nottingham’s Matt Scriven.
The highly rated, former Team England Amateur Captain, Antonion Counihan steps up to his first six rounder, against seriously tough Lithuanian Simas Volosinas.

Antonio, who is trained by his father Paul, scored three sensational wins – over Robin Deakin, Marcin Ficner and Tibor Szucs – since turning pro just one year ago, two of these wins came by way of stoppage, Deakin and Szucs, the other by a shut out points decision.

Headlining the CAPITAL PUNISHMENT event is another TRAD TKO star – British #1 Ranked (both Super Bantamweight & Pound-4-Pound) female boxer – Marianne ‘Golden Girl’ Marston.

Marston, who is trained by Brian O’Shaughnessy, will be challenging Hungarian #1, European #3 and World #31 ranked Marianna Gulyas for the MBC International Super Bantamweight Championship.

Marston may have a little extra pressure going into this title showdown, as news has just filtered through that should she win on Saturday that she will get to challenge for the WIBA World Super Bantamweight Championship, against current Champion Australia’s Shannon O’Connell, early in 2015.

TRAD TKO head honcho Johnny Eames was clearly pleased to have so many of his charges in action this Saturday, as he said.

“It’s good to have so many of the boys, and girl, out this weekend.

It just goes to show the depth of talent we have here at the TRAD TKO, on Saturday we’ll have one fighter, Jerome, debuting, Manny and Onder making their third pro outings, Siar in his final four rounder, this kid is more than ready to step up now, of course one of the boys is already stepping up, Antonio does his first six rounder on Saturday and to top it all our Marianne will be headlining the event and fighting for a title.

Should be a great night of boxing, hopefully all our boys will keep their unbeaten records and Marianne will bring the belt home to the gym.”

Tickets, priced £35 (Standard Seated) and £60 (Ringside) for the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT, at York Hall in Bethnal Green on Saturday 25th October, are available direct from any of the boxers, at the TRAD TKO Gym, on-line at www.tkoboxoffice.com or call 07960 850645.

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Haywood Gets Help From Former Champ Dunstan For Oct 25th Pro Debut

Brian O'Shaughnessy, Jerome Haywood and Terry Dunstan at the TRAD TKO Gym in London

Brian O’Shaughnessy, Jerome Haywood and Terry Dunstan at the TRAD TKO Gym in London

Haywood Gets Help From Former Champ Dunstan For Oct 25th Pro Debut

On Saturday 25th October Jerome Haywood, one of the newest young stars from the TRAD TKO Boxing Gym, is set to make his professional debut, against Lithuania’s Rolandas Cesna, on the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT mega event at the York Hall in Bethnal Green, London, which is headlined by TRAD TKO gym mate Marianne Marston’s challenge for the MBC International title.

Jerome, who is trained by Brian O’Shaughnessy at the famous East End fight factory, has a well known training and sparring partner, no less than former British & European Cruiserweight Champion and World title challenger Terry Dunstan, to help prepare him for the big day.

Following one of the aforementioned sessions Jerome spoke briefly about his upcoming professional debut.

“To be honest I’m really looking forward to it.

From what I know of my opponent he’s a good competent fighter, he comes to fight so I need to be on my game, hopefully It’ll be a great fight for the fans.

Training’s gone really well, it’s a learning process for me and it really seems to be all coming together at just the right time.

Same with the sparring, you can’t get better than down here, there’s always great sparring. For my fight I have been sparring Onder Ozgul and Manny Muhammad, who are also both fighting on the 25th

My good friend Terry Dunstan has been training alongside me so has also been giving me some great advice, as well as some sparring.

It’s been really good sparring, I’ve been learning how to deal with different styles and attributes.

Mind you, you can’t get better than that Terry to work alongside, he’s a former champ and he has the fastest recorded knockout, I’m not saying expect a quick knockout from me but if it happens I’ll be really happy.

To all the fans out there, thank you for buying tickets, be good to sell even more so please put up on Facebook about my fight, tickets etc. God Bless and look forward to seeing you on Saturday.”

Boxing on CBSJerome Haywood vs Rolandas Cesna features on the undercard of the Baz Rehman sponsored Marianne Marston versus Marianna Gulyas MBC International title clash, that headlines the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT mega event at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London, on Saturday, 25th October 2014.

Tickets, priced £35 (Standard Seated) and £60 (Ringside) are available from Jerome or any of the boxers taking part, on-line at www.tkoboxoffice.com and www.acourtier.com – or call the ticket line on 07960 850645 or 07809 499896.

Sanctioning of the CAPITAL PUNISHMENT event is courtesy of the Malta Boxing Commission, the national and international professional boxing sanctioning organisation for the Republic of Malta. Malta Boxing Commission is a proud member of the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC)

Go online to www.Acourtier.com for additional information on the CAPITAL PUNISHMENT event or the Acourtier stable of boxers. Follow Acourtier Events on Twitter @AcourtierEvents – friend us at www.Facebook.com/AcourtierEvents – and on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/acourtier-events

Rock With Punch – Trapt ‘Bring It’ For Golden Girl’s Oct 25th Title Fight Promo Video

MarianneMarstonWEBREADYRock With Punch – Trapt ‘Bring It’ For Golden Girl’s Oct 25th Title Fight Promo Video

Multi Platinum selling Californian Rock band TRAPT have collaborated with British Professional boxer Marianne ‘Golden Girl’ Marston, to create a joint promotional video for both their November UK tour and Marianne’s upcoming Championship fight, that takes place at York Hall in London on October 25th.

The video features Trapt powering their way through the sensational ‘Bring It’, from their 2013 Reborn album, interlaced with action from Marianne’s previous title fight.

The unusual collaboration came about when Marianne contacted Trapt’s Chris Taylor Brown with a view to using ‘Bring It’, both for her upcoming fight promo video as well as her ring walk music on the night, Chris was more than happy to oblige, however he also hinted at something far removed from the standard boxing promo.

Sure enough Marianne loved the concept and on learning that Trapt were due to tour the UK, just a few weeks after her fight, suggested that the video could be used to promote the tour also, which peaked Chris’ interest.

Within days the band’s element of the video was sent to London, where footage of Marianne’s previous WBU European title fight against Hana Horacova was edited in to produce the promo video

TraptWEBREADYSpeaking from his home in California Chris said.

“Marianne is exactly the kind of competitor that “Bring It” talks about – Someone who is not afraid to show people that they will not be beaten.

As a huge fan of women’s boxing and boxing in general, it was an honor to have Marianne suggest coming together to make a new “Bring It” video to spread the word about her Oct 25 fight and Trapt’s upcoming UK Tour 16 Nov to 23 Nov!

The video is cut with footage of Marianne doing what she does best!”

 

 

MARIANNE MARSTON VS MARIANNA GULYAS

25th October 2014 at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London

Information or tickets www.mariannemarston.com

Follow Marianne on Twitter @MarianneMarston

 

TRAPT UK TOUR DATES – NOVEMBER 2014

16th – Cavern, Exeter
17th – Static, Swansea
18th – Borderline, London.
19th – The Live Rooms, Chester
20th – Audio, Glasgow
21st – Queens Hall, Nuneaton
22nd- The Rafters, Maidstone
23rd – The Exchange – Bristol

Information on Trapt or tickets www.trapt.com

Follow Trapt on Twitter @TRAPTOFFICIAL

The Midas Touch – Trio Of TRAD TKO Stars In Championship Action

BillyJoeMarianneTommy0504WEBREADYThe Midas Touch – Trio Of TRAD TKO Stars In Championship Action

The TRAD TKO Gym in Canning Town, deep in the heart of London’s East End, is always a hive of activity, no surprise having over forty pro boxers based there, but this month it’s buzzing even more than usual, due to three of the stars that train there being in Championship action in the coming weeks.

The first to step into the hallowed square ring in search of another Championship accolade is St Neots, Cambs exciting twenty year old Light Welterweight Tommy ‘Da Gun’ Martin, who is set to take his first steps towards a major domestic title, when he faces Southampton’s Matty Tew in a BBBofC English title eliminator at the O2 Arena on Saturday 11th October.

Tommy, whose record stands at nine fights, nine wins, already holds a minor title – The British Masters Bronze at Welterweight, was recently signed to Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Sport.

Young Tommy made such an impact in his first fight under the Matchroom banner that the savvy Eddie Hearn has decided to move him into Championship contention immediately.

Just two weeks later, on the 25th October at York Hall in Bethnal Green, TRAD TKO’s very own ‘Golden Girl’, Super Bantamweight Marianne Marston, is back in Championship action once more.

Back in March Marianne was rather unlucky not to secure the WBU European Featherweight crown, losing out to Hungary’s #1 ranked Featherweight Hana Horacova by a close split points decision.

On October 25th Marianne, who is ranked #1 in the UK, #8 in Europe and #58 in the World, is once again set to challenge another tough opponent from Hungary, this time Hungarian #1, European #3 and World #31 ranked Super Bantamweight Marianna Gulyas, for the MBC International crown.

Joining Marianne on the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoter CAPITAL PUNISHMENT event are a number of TRAD TKO rising stars, including the sensational Antonio Counihan, the exciting ‘Fighting Turks’ Siar and Onder Ozgul, big punching Matar Sambou, former American Basketball star Manny Muhammad and last but not least, making his pro debut Jerome Haywood.

Just over a month later comes one of the most anticipated Domestic battles of the year, when Hatfield superstar Billy Joe Saunders puts at least two of his many titles on the line, when he faces Chris Eubank Jr. on the Frank Warren promoted BAD BLOOD event at the Excel Arena on Saturday 29th November.

Ranked #2 in the UK, #5 in Europe and #14 in the World and with the British, Commonwealth, European and WBO International Middleweight Championship belts nestling in his trophy cabinet, most pundits expected Billy Joe to be focusing on a World title shot, rather than defend at least two of his current accolades against a domestic opponent.

With that said, this is a fight that had to happen and as with Chisora-Haye it will happen and the true British King of the division will be crowned.

TRAD TKO head honcho, Johnny Eames said of the three upcoming title fights,

“It’s exciting times for everyone involved with the TRAD TKO Gym, it’s fights like these that we spend the hours in the gym for, every fighter wants to fight at least once for a title.

Starting with young Tommy Martin he’s been with us since he was eighteen, he always wants to be in the gym, he loves being in the gym, If he had his way he’d live and die in the gym.

That dedication has really paid of for him, we had both Eddie Hearn and Frank Warren want to sign him, he chose Eddie and now he has an English title eliminator.

Barry Smith has done a great job since taking over as Tommy’s coach, Tommy’s come on in leaps and bounds, he’s still only a youngster, but is maturing fight by fight, a victory on Saturday will be the icing on the cake.

I’d never been much of a fan of Women’s boxing, but that started to change not long after Marianne joined us a few years ago, now we have a growing Women’s squad.

Like Tommy, Marianne’s another one that is always in the gym, she’s there more than I am.

Brian O’Shaughnessy is doing a fantastic job with her, she’s fitter and stronger than ever, as proved in sparring recently.

She was very unlucky to lose back in March, I think it will be very different this time around, she’s shook off the injury now so we expect it to be a very different outcome on October 25th.

What can I say about Billy Joe, in my opinion he’s already one of the best boxers, if not the best, in the country, a genuine World class fighter.

I’m sure it wont be long before Jimmy and Mark (Tibbs) are preparing Billy Joe for a World title fight, but right now the focus is on Chris Eubank Jr.

It’s going to be a great fight, definitely one for the fans, I’m looking forward to it and Billy Joe bringing the belts back to the TRAD TKO again.

It really is exciting times here, besides these three Championship fights, in the coming weeks we should be announcing further title shots for some of our fighters, at least for Freddie Turner and Joel McIntyre, hopefully also for Ian Bailey and Andy Gatenby.

Finally I’d like to say a big thank you to Baz Rehman, who’s always been a big supporter of TRAD TKO and it’s fighters, for getting behind Marianne and sponsoring her title fight.”

Tickets for Tommy ‘Da Gun’ Martin versus Matty Tew English Light Welterweight Title Eliminator, at the O2 Arena on Saturday 11th October 2014, Marianne ‘Golden Girl’ Marston versus Marianna Gulyas MBC International Super Bantamweight Championship, at York Hall, Bethnal Green on Saturday 25th October 2014 and Billy Joe Saunders versus Chris Eubank Jr. for the Commonwealth and European Middleweight Championships at the Excel Arena on Saturday 29th November are available direct from the TRAD TKO Gym, on-line at www.tkoboxoffice.com or call the Box Office on 07960 850645.

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‘Little Mike’ to Face Matthew Pepper On Oct 25th

OnderOzgul4318WEBREADY‘Little Mike’ to Face Matthew Pepper On Oct 25th

Hackney based Turkish Light Heavyweight prospect, Onder ‘Little Mike’ Ozgul is set to face Scunthorpe’s Matthew Pepper, on the Dave Murphy Acourtier events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT, which takes place at the York Hall in Bethnal green, London on Saturday 25th October 2014.

A former Amateur and IABA World Series Of Boxing star Onder has made quite an impact since turning pro in March this year.

On his pro debut, Onder scored a shut out points victory over Lithuania’s Dmitrij Kalinovskij, he then followed this up just six weeks later with a first round stoppage win over Brighton’s Iain Jackson, who he had sent to the canvas twice before the fight was stopped mid way through the final minute of round by referee Ian John-Lewis.

These wins wouldn’t come as a surprise to his many fans back in his homeland – as it was they who gave him the nickname ‘Little Mike’, due to his style being so similar to that of legendary ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson.

His opponent on the 25th October, Matthew Pepper, may be more experienced, having fought ten times previously, but that doesn’t seem to bother Onder one iota, as he made clear when he spoke following a training session with his coach, former Commonwealth Lightweight Champion Mo Hussein at the TRAD TKO Gym in Canning Town.

“I’m really looking forward to fighting again, it’s been longer between fights than I want, so can’t wait.

I don’t know my opponent, no disrespect intended but I don’t care who I am fighting, just that I am fighting and winning.

I came to this Country with one intention, to be a World Champion, that is my goal, that is why I am here at the TRAD TKO.

Training has been going very well, under the tuition of Mo Hussein, he’s an excellent trainer, he trains my brother (Siar) also.

We have great training and sparring sessions at the TRAD TKO and it’s going well so far.

I’ve been sparring Manny Muhammad, who’s also fighting on the 25th October show, as well as TRAD TKO gym mates Amro Ezzat, Festim Lama and of course Siar.

I want to say thank you to the fans that come and support me and Siar, we really appreciate your support, we wouldn’t be able to achieve our dream without you, Thank you.”

Boxing on CBSOnder Ozgul vs Matthew Pepper features on the undercard of the Baz Rehman sponsored Marianne Marston versus Marianna Gulyas MBC International title clash, takes heads up the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT mega event at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London, on Saturday, 25th October 2014.

Tickets, priced £35 (Standard Seated) and £60 (Ringside) are available from any of the boxers taking part, on-line at www.tkoboxoffice.com and www.acourtier.com – or call the ticket line on 07960 850645 or 07809 499896.

Sanctioning of the CAPITAL PUNISHMENT event is courtesy of the Malta Boxing Commission, the national and international professional boxing sanctioning organisation for the Republic of Malta. Malta Boxing Commission is a proud member of the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC)

Go online to www.Acourtier.com for additional information on the CAPITAL PUNISHMENT event or the Acourtier stable of boxers. Follow Acourtier Events on Twitter @AcourtierEvents – friend us at www.Facebook.com/AcourtierEvents – and on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/acourtier-events

Teen Sensation Siar Ozgul Faces ‘Old Master’ Matt Scriven on Oct 25th

SiarOzgul3031WEBREADYTeen Sensation Siar Ozgul Faces ‘Old Master’ Matt Scriven on Oct 25th

Unbeaten Light Middleweight teen sensation Siar Ozgul is set for a tough test later this month, when he takes on Nottingham’s hugely experienced Matt ‘Scriv’ Scriven on the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT mega event at York Hall on Saturday 25th October 2014.

Whilst still a novice as a pro, Hackney based Siar fought over eighty times as an amateur in Turkey, during which time he not only represented his homeland in various international competitions, but was also crowned Junior Turkish Champion.

Since turning pro almost one year ago to the day, the battling Turk has racked up four top class points victories, over Michal Voska, Chris Jenkinson, Tomas Samusas and most recently William Warburton.

Young Siar’s opponent Matt Scriven is highly experienced, having fought one hundred times during his seven year professional career, many of these against such esteemed opposition as fellow TRAD TKO trained WBO International, European, Commonwealth and British Middleweight Champion Billy Joe Saunders, WBI Inter-Continental and British Light Middleweight Champion Brian Rose, IBO and GBC and British Champion Ashley Theophane amongst others.

Matt Scriven is also an experienced domestic championship boxer, having fought twice for the BBBofC Midland Area title, securing it on his second attempt, as well as winning the vacant British Masters Light Middleweight title, which he successfully defended against Wayne Shepherd before losing the crown, by disqualification, to Lee Murtagh.

Taking on such an experienced boxer on only his fifth professional outing doesn’t seem to worry Siar one iota, as he made clear when he spoke after a training session at the TRAD TKO Gym, under the watchful eyes of his coach, former Commonwealth Lightweight Champion Mo Hussein.

“I will fight anyone, he fought a lot, yes, but no worry for me.

After the fight I want to fight more rounds, I want to be the Champion soon, I need to fight six rounds after this fight.

My ambition is a lot higher, I was Junior Champion as an amateur, I aim to be World Champion as a pro, soon.

I have the best trainer, Mo Hussein, prepare me for the fight, training is very good, sparring is very good, sparring Festim Lama, he’s tough, good hard sparring.

I’m ready to fight now, can’t wait for October 25th and win number five.”

Boxing on CBSSiar Ozgul vs Matt Scriven features on the undercard of the Baz Rehman sponsored Marianne Marston versus Marianna Gulyas MBC International title clash, takes place on the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT mega event at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London, on Saturday, 25th October 2014.

Tickets, priced £35 (Standard Seated) and £60 (Ringside) are available from any of the boxers taking part, on-line at www.tkoboxoffice.com and www.acourtier.com – or call the ticket line on 07960 850645 or 07809 499896.

Sanctioning of the CAPITAL PUNISHMENT event is courtesy of the Malta Boxing Commission, the national and international professional boxing sanctioning organisation for the Republic of Malta. Malta Boxing Commission is a proud member of the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC)

Go online to www.Acourtier.com for additional information on the CAPITAL PUNISHMENT event or the Acourtier stable of boxers. Follow Acourtier Events on Twitter @AcourtierEvents – friend us at www.Facebook.com/AcourtierEvents – and on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/acourtier-events

Antonio Counihan: I’m Going To Put On A Great Performance For the Fans on October 25th.

AntonioCounihan4248Antonio Counihan: I’m Going To Put On A Great Performance For the Fans on October 25th.

Solihull’s Antonio Counihan, who has been described as one of the most talented and exciting young lightweights to hit the British pro scene over the past year, is set to return to the Capital City in October, when he features on the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT mega event at York Hall on Saturday 25th October.

During his stellar amateur career young Antonio fought eighty competitive bouts, fifteen of which were Team GB Internationals, accruing numerous national accolades along the way, including winning the Junior ABAs, The Great Britain Championships and the Haringey Box Cup, as well as the ultimate honour of having the Captaincy of the England National Amateur Boxing Squad bestowed upon him.

With such a superb amateur pedigree it should come as no surprise to anyone, that since turning pro just twelve months ago, Antonio has already racked up three top class victories, two by stoppage, over Robin Deakin and Tibor Szucs and a shut out points victory over Marcin Ficner.

To describe Antonio’s performances as first class is an understatement, the youngster dominated and outclassed his opponents from start to finish.

One of Antonio’s previous opponents, Robin Deakin, even went as far as stating that the Solihull youngster is a truly special talent and the best fighter he’s ever boxed.

Praise indeed, since Robin’s boxed the likes of WBC Champion Stephen Smith, English Champions Liam and Ryan Walsh, WBF Champion Patrick Hyland and WBO Inter-Continental Champion Anthony Crolla amongst many other domestic stars.

Antonio’s management are well aware just how special their charge is and as such on October 25th Antonio steps up to a six rounder, against a yet to be named opponent, in preparation for an early shot at an International title in 2015.

Speaking from his home on yesterday, Antonio said.

“I really can’t wait for it, I’m ready for it and sold lot of tickets already and look forward to putting on a good performance for the fans.

My training’s gone really well, had plenty of sparring and none of it less than six rounds so well ready for this.

I really can’t wait to do my first six rounder, I honestly felt I could have done six my last fight, but so it goes I’m ready for a six rounder.

I just can’t wait, I’m really looking forward to putting on a good performance for the fans, thank you for buying tickets and I promise I’ll show you a good performance.”

Following learning of the praise Robin Deakin had lavished on him Antonio continued.

“Robin’s fought good fighters like Anthony Crolla, Ryan Walsh and Stephen Smith and everyone, so for him to say that about me is a massive compliment.

It was my debut so it’s always good to get out of the way, I hadn’t boxed for a while so was a bit apprehensive before it, you know it’s your debut and that’s always something special.

He really gave me a lot of grief before the fight, I know we’ve become quite good friends now, but for him to say that really is a massive compliment.”

Boxing on CBSAntonio Counihan, against a yet to be named opponent, features on the undercard of the Baz Rehman sponsored Marianne Marston versus Marianna Gulyas MBC International title clash, takes place on the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT mega event at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London, on Saturday, 25th October 2014.

The event is sanctioned by the Malta Boxing Commission

Tickets, priced £35 (Standard Seated) and £60 (Ringside) are available from Antonio on 07535 806545, any of the boxers taking part, on-line at www.tkoboxoffice.com and www.acourtier.com – or call the ticket line on 07960 850645 or 07809 499896.

Go online to www.Acourtier.com for additional information on the CAPITAL PUNISHMENT event or the Acourtier stable of boxers. Follow Acourtier Events on Twitter @AcourtierEvents – friend us at www.Facebook.com/AcourtierEvents – and on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/acourtier-events