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Unbeaten 122lbs Prospect Thomas Kindon Next Opponent Confirmed
‘Pocket Rocket’ Thomas Kindon next out on November 7th
Looking to go 6-0
Guildford’s unbeaten super-bantamweight prospect, Thomas Kindon (5-0) next fights on November 7th at London’s historic York Hall, aiming to make it six in six.
The 20-year-old Surrey star goes up against 30-year-old Croatian, Mirsed Ahmeti (2-4) in his first six-rounder on a Goodwin Main Events show titled, ‘Out and About’.
The talent-packed event, headed by Olivia Goodwin, features exciting heavyweight action on a card boasting a total of 13 scheduled bouts including 11 unbeaten prospects and two debutants.
Of his next fight, the 5ft 4” prospect commented, “I’ve never boxed at the York Hall before, even as an amateur; it’s a famous venue and I’m looking forward to it.”
The ‘Pocket Rocket’ was due to fight on October 2nd in Brighton which saw headliner, Lloyd Ellett suffer his first career loss in 18 fights.
His chance was wrecked when he fell ill with a virus in the weeks leading up to fight night. He explained, “I feel alright now but I dropped loads of weight and had such a terrible cough that I had to go to the doctors to ask for an asthma pump.”
Recovered and revitalised, Kindon is hoping for big support in his third outing of 2015, the same amount of appearances as 2014, with all fights having taken place outside of London in Portsmouth and Bournemouth:
“Hopefully I’ll have a lot of fans coming as it’s closer than normal so should have a lot of support on the night.”
The Guildford City Gym student, trained by his father Kazy Kindon and Johnny Edwards, stopped his last two opponents in March and July this year, placing him at 11th in the British super-bantamweight rankings, edging the young talent closer to silverware in the near future.
The 8st 10lbs division is red hot right now, currently topped by IBF World champion Carl Frampton and bitter rival Scott Quigg, the present holder of the WBA World title. Hot prospects Gamal Yafai, Lewis Pettitt, and Martin Ward also adorn the talent-laden division.
Hovering intently just outside of the top 10, the six-time national amateur champion raced to five fights unbeaten since making his pro bow in June 2014, scalping Francis Croes (1-28) on his debut, Anwar Alfadli (2-44-4), Dmitrijs Gutmans (2-1), Sergejs Logins (7-2-1), and Darren Pryce (0-8-2), respectively.
The Leeds-born boxer will be seeking title opportunities if he comes away with another win on November 7th.
Full card info
The Goodwin’s event, ‘Out and About’ is a night for the big boys as the show features two exciting heavyweight clashes as well as a duo of tantalising cruiserweight bouts.
Heavyweight AJ ‘Big Dog’ Carter (7-2) has a tough test when taking on former Anthony Joshua opponent Hrove Kisicek (11-19) from Croatia.
Whilst undefeated David Abraham (2-0), 29-years-old, takes on Angel Angelov (2-1) from Bulgaria over four rounds at heavyweight level.
One of the most exciting cruiserweight prospects in the country is ‘SD’ Spiros Demetriou (1-0) who takes on the experienced Paul Morris (5-30-2).
Keen to keep active, the Londoner already has dates booked in the diary for his next two fights on December 5th and March 5th, both at York Hall.
‘Ryno’ Ryan Crawford (1-0) is an all-action cruiserweight and he returns to the ring for his second paid contest.
In the battle of the undefeated Rakeem ‘The Noble’ Ashaye (9-0), 25-years-old from Upper Norwood, is looking at closing in on titles but first is the tough task of ruining unbeaten rival Ivan Njegac’s (4-0) perfect record.
Super-middleweight Sam ‘No Joke’ Stokes (3-0), 25-years-old from Basildon, takes on Gordan Glisic (6-26-2) from Croatia.
Bethnal Green’s Jamie Arlain (2-0) has his third paid contest taking on Belfast’s Alec Bassa.
Jimmy McClean (1-0) has his first paid contest at light-middleweight since signing with the Goodwin’s. He goes in against Liam Griffiths (3-59-1) over four rounds.
The card is completed by two debutants in Adrian Martin and Liam Goodjohn.
(Image courtesy of Tim Rickson)