Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Sam Thomas To Enter The Ring in London on Sept. 27

Cheltenham Gold Cup-winning jockey Sam Thomas will be the headline act at a charity boxing event sponsored by equine insurers Markel at The Brewery, City of London, on September 27.

Thomas, 28, won the blue riband of National Hunt racing on Denman in 2008 and will sport the great horse's nickname of 'The Tank' for the night.

The evening will be hosted by Sky Sports News presenter Millie Clode, and Thomas will be raising money for the Injured Jockeys Fund, as well as official charity of the night Barnardo's.

Eleven insurance professionals, including two women are taking part in the show.

Thomas, who has had to endure his fair share of injury during his career, said: "Markel has been sponsoring me for a few years and has supported me through all the knocks I've had on the racecourse.

"So I felt it was time to give a few knocks back by putting on the gloves for two very worthy charities.

"And as I owe a lot to Denman, no surprise that I'm borrowing his nickname for my fight."

Tags: British Boxing image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Carl Frampton: This is My City, I'm The Boss, I Won't Let Him Win! Zou Shiming and the Flyweight Remains McGregor in 2 USADA Testing Pools as Mayweather Bout Nears Adrien Broner: After Saturday, Let's See Who's on The P4P List! Jarrell Miller: I'll KO Washington, I Want Deontay Wilder Next! Jimi Manuwa Believes Cross-Sport Bout With David Haye Happens Oscar Valdez, Top Rank Working Out Details of Sept. 22 Return Video: Jarrell Miller, Gerald Washington Confrontation at Presser Golovkin's Coach Laughs at Talk of Canelo Being a Big Puncher Video: Adrien Broner vs. Mikey Garcia Final Press Conference Joshua-Klitschko Rematch Could Be on PPV in United States Video: Mikey Garcia Talks "Donkey Kong" Photo, More Video: Jermall Charlo on Golovkin-Canelo, Broner, Wilder-Joshua Broner: Garcia Quit Against Salido; I Can Make Him Quit, Too Video: Adrien Broner Sounds Off on Mikey Garcia Fight! Ray Beltran; The Plan is To Knock Bryan Vasquez Out! Photos: Jermall Charlo, Jorge Sebastian Heiland - Go Face To Face Photos: Jarrell Miller, Gerald Washington - Very Tense Face To Face Photos: Adrien Broner, Mikey Garcia - Face To Face at Final Presser Nathan Cleverly vs. Dmitry Bivol is Ordered By The WBA Photos: Ray Beltran is Grinding Hard For Bryan Vasquez Clash Nathan Gorman Inks Deal With Frank Warren, BoxNation Jorge Linares vs. Luke Campbell Finalized - September 23, HBO Frank Warren Still Expects Tyson Fury To Return, Regain Titles Carlos Adames Drops, Decisions Carlos Molina in WBA Clash Daniel Dubois vs. AJ Carter For The Vacant Southern Area Title LIVE Stream: Adrien Broner-Mikey Garcia - Final Press Conference Efe Ajagba, Efetobor Apochi Ink Pacts With Ringstar Sports Photos: Carl Frampton, Andres Gutierrez - Final Press Conference Domonique Dolton Now Trained By Banks, Back on Shields-Adler Photos: Zou Shiming, Sho Kimura Make Weight For Battle Warren Says "Six Figure Sum" Offered To Buglioni To Fight Yarde Mikey Garcia: Adrien Broner Will Be Surprised at How Good I Am Paulie Malignaggi Breaks Down Adrien Broner vs. Mikey Garcia Garcia: Don't Know if Top Rank Would Make Crawford Fight With Me Gutierrez Vows: I'm Going To Ruin Carl Frampton's Big Night! Raymundo Beltran Still Fighting Hard To Secure His Green Card David Haye Makes Moves To Face Hughie Fury - If He Wins Title Video: Juan Francisco Estrada Motivated To Make Statement Roy Jones Jr. Wants a Showdown With Tony Bellew
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement