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LifeSkills to sponsor British Commonwealth Boxer, Anthony Fowler.

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LifeSkills to sponsor British Commonwealth Boxer, Anthony Fowler.

Liverpool born, Anthony first started boxing when he was 10-years-old, when a friend asked him to go to a boxing session at their local club. He won the ABAE Junior Finals in 2008 and 2009 and in 2010 he became Elite ABAE champion in the welterweight category.

He joined the GB Boxing squad in 2010 and was promoted to the Podium squad in 2011. He won his first international tournament when he secured gold in the welterweight category at the Gee Bee Tournament in Helsinki in April 2011.

Anthony was also part of the British Lionhearts team which competed in the 2012-13 season of the World Series of Boxing. He made an explosive start to the competition when he knocked-out his American opponent, Marquis Moore, in round two of his first contest but unfortunately he injured his hand in the process and was unable to compete again that season.

Anthony cites his uncle, a certain Robbie Fowler (ex Liverpool and England) as the biggest influence on his boxing career and was also inspired by the early career of Ricky Hatton.

Managing Director Spencer Fearn stated “ I have known Anthony for a couple of years now and as well as being an exceptional talent, he is one of the nicest lads you could possibly meet, he has a great chance of bringing the Gold medal back to England and we are delighted that along with Coldwell Boxing, and Stafforce we have been able to help in a small way”

“For any company considering investing in an Apprentice I would recommend the services of LifeSkills for efficient placement of candidates who are eager and fit for purpose. Although lacking in experience, (as you would expect) the young people we have welcomed into the business over the last 3+ years have turned out to be hardworking, great learners and keen to impress. Attitude is everything as they say and if you can hire that, then it’s a great start! Thank you Hadleigh and the team for your support in helping our business invest in future talent.”

Maria Elliott, HR Manager
Maher Limited

Maria Elliott