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Latest Guest Announcement - ANTHONY OGOGO

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We are Pleased to announce our latest guest for Boxing Mania

 

ANTHONY OGOGO

 

Anthony is an English professional boxer from England, fighting in the 75kg Middleweight category. Ogogo represented Triple A ABC and GB Boxing before turning professional in December 2012.

 

Having taken-up boxing aged 12, Ogogo won a gold medal in the 2004 Junior Olympics final held in Texas and he went on to secure his place on the GB Boxing team for the 2012 London Olympics. Ogogo was the first of the British boxers to make their Olympic debut, on 28 July, opening with a round of 32 bout against Junior Castillo of Dominican Republic, who he beat by a score of 13–6. He went on to box Brazilian Esquiva Falcão Florentino in the semi-final but his opponent proved to be too strong for the him. Ogogo lost the bout 16:9, claiming a bronze medal. A post box in his home town of Lowestoft (on Rectory Road) was painted bronze in honour of this result.

 

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weird story, he was so convincing sell subs on tv he was asked to compete at the Olympics in boxing for Great Britain and won a bronze... All from selling sandwiches! Imagine if he was on a Maccy D's advert?!

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Really looking forward to meeting Anthony. We were lucky enough to see him pick up his bronze medal at the olympics so really excited to meet him.

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