Posts Tagged ‘Boxing’

Dennis ‘The Menace’ Wahome Is Boxing His Way To The Top, Despite Heartbreak & Extreme Responsibilities Thrust On Him As A Young Man

Dennis Wahome talks to Your London Legacy

Dennis ‘The Menace’ Wahome came over to London from Kenya as a young boy. At school he loved maths and science and had no real interest in sport, before taking up Olympic Tae Kwando which he needed to as he used to ‘bump into the wrong sort of people’’ in the wrong London post codes.…

Robbie Chapman AKA ‘The Camden Caretaker’ Is Taking Care of Business. From Local Park & Rise To The Top His Boxing Career Is Flourishing

Robbie Chapman The Camden Caretake

Robbie Chapman is not your regular professional boxer. Mousy blonde curly locks frame his modern-day film star surfer face. At 24 years old, Robbie has accumulated 40 amateur fights before turning pro in May 2018. Robbie hails from Hampstead and is trained by our good friend Xavier Miller at IQ Boxing in Neasden. He made…

How Xavier Miller Transformed From Special Needs Teacher To Successful Professional Boxing Coach

London Podcast

This was the first time I’d ever been inside a boxing club, so I was a little bit apprehensive. As I got closer to the ring, I saw two combatants sparring hard. But the first thing I was aware of was the noise. The grunt of the boxer as he lets rip and the thudding…

How Sophia Bhaumick Used A Brutal Assault As A Springboard To Choose An Unlikely Career In Men’s Boxing

London Podcast

Every so often I meet a young inspirational person who completely takes my breath away. Sophia Bhaumick is one such individual. From an outcast at school, to captaining the Men’s rowing team— Sophia has travelled extensively, and whilst volunteering in the Philippines after a major typhoon, her life was to take a sudden and unexpected…