Fred Evans (boxer)

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Fred Evans
Statistics
Weight(s) 69 kg (152 lb)[1]
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Nationality British
Born (1991-02-04) 4 February 1991 (age 27)[1]
St. Mellons, Cardiff, Wales
Stance Southpaw
Boxing record
Total fights 5
Wins 5
Wins by KO 0
Losses 0

Fred Evans (born 4 February 1991) is a Welsh professional boxer who represented Great Britain, fighting in the 69 kg welterweight category.[2] He won gold for Wales at the 2011 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Ankara and had previously won gold at the 2007 World Cadet Championships in Hungary.[2] He was ranked sixth in the world at 69 kg and became the first Welsh boxer to qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games at 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.[citation needed]

Evans won silver for Great Britain in the welterweight division, losing in the final to Kazakh boxer Serik Sapiyev

In October 2014, Evans was given a suspended jail term after punching a friend - despite a judge saying he "deserved" prison. Evans admitted unlawfully wounding Michael Wilson at a Gloucestershire pub, breaking his jaw. The boxer's coach, Nigel Davis, made an impassioned plea for him to be spared a jail term.[3]

In December 2015, Evans announced he would be turning professional and signed with manager Chris Sanigar. He made his professional debut in May 2017.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fred Evans". teamgb.com. British Olympic Association. Retrieved 29 May 2015.
  2. ^ a b GB Boxing | Fred Evans profile Archived 2011-11-07 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-34665057
  4. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/wales/35121402

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