Anthony Farnell

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Anthony Farnell (born 1978), known as the Woodhouse Warrior, was born in Manchester and grew up in Failsworth, Greater Manchester. He is a former WBU middleweight champion. He retired from the ring in 2004 to concentrate on training.

He now owns a gym in Failsworth and currently is training Joe Selkirk, Anthony Crolla, Steven Bell and Anthony Bellew.

It was announced on 31 October 2008 that Farnell would train World Amateur Lightweight Champion, Frankie Gavin for his entry into the professional ranks.[1]


Titles in pretence
Preceded by
Ruben Groenewald
World Middleweight Champion
WBU recognition

28 September 2002 – 5 April 2003
Succeeded by
Wayne Elcock
Preceded by
Lawrence Murphy
World Middleweight Champion
WBU recognition

6 March 2004 – 12 June 2004
Succeeded by
Eugenio Monteiro

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gavin to join professional ranks". BBC News. 31 October 2008. Archived from the original on 6 March 2009. Retrieved 2008-10-31. 

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