Tommy Stubbs

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Tommy Stubbs
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Real nameTommy Stubbs
Weight(s) flyweight
Nationality English Flag of England.svg
Born (1990-02-26) 26 February 1990 (age 28)
Oldham, United Kingdom
Stance orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights3
Wins3
Wins by KO0
Losses0
Draws0
No contests0

Tommy Stubbs (born 26 February 1990 in Oldham) is an English flyweight boxer.

Oldham town in Greater Manchester, England

Oldham is a town in Greater Manchester, England, amid the Pennines and between the rivers Irk and Medlock, 5.3 miles (8.5 km) southeast of Rochdale and 6.9 miles (11.1 km) northeast of Manchester. It is the administrative centre of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, which had a population of 230,800 in 2015.

Flyweight is a weight class in combat sports.

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Amateur career

Stubbs was a top level amateur who won the senior ABA title at light-flyweight for three years in a row between 2008 and 2011. [1]

His success in the ring earned him a spot on the England squad for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. [2] However, when he was defeated by Wales' Andrew Selby in the last 16. [3]

Commonwealth Games multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth Games are an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930, and has taken place every four years since then. The Commonwealth Games were known as the British Empire Games from 1930 to 1950, the British Empire and Commonwealth Games from 1954 to 1966, and British Commonwealth Games from 1970 to 1974. It is the world's first multi-sport event which inducted equal number of women’s and men’s medal events and was implemented recently in the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Then he earned the North West teenager a place on Great Britain team's podium squad and looked set to go to next year's London Olympics. But he was surprisingly dropped from the squad earlier in the year and decided to turn professional with Ricky Hatton's Hatton Promotions.

Ricky Hatton English former professional boxer

Richard John Hatton, is a British former professional boxer who competed from 1997 to 2009, and had one comeback fight in 2012. He has since worked as a boxing promoter and trainer. During his boxing career he held multiple world championships at light-welterweight and one at welterweight. Hatton is ranked by BoxRec as the best British light-welterweight of all time, the third best in Europe, and eleventh best worldwide. In 2005 he was named Fighter of the Year by The Ring magazine, the Boxing Writers Association of America, and ESPN.

Hatton Promotions is a promotional company headed by former two-weight world champion Ricky Hatton with Richard Poxon as Director of Boxing.

Professional career

Stubbs made his professional debut on 24 September 2011 and defeated Anwar Alfadli over four rounds. [4]

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References

  1. "ABA Champions list".
  2. "Stubbs earns a late Commonwealth call". News article. Retrieved 15 October 2011.
  3. "Commonwealth Games - day three". News article.
  4. Hatton Boxing. "Tommy Stubbs Profile". Hatton Promotions. Retrieved 15 October 2011.