Suffolk boxer Anthony Ogogo has won his first ever professional fight
Lowestoft boxer Anthony Ogogo, who won a bronze medal at London 2012, has announced he is turning professional.
The Royal Mail is to repaint a postbox red despite a Facebook campaign to keep it bronze in honour of one of our Olympians.
The middleweight wrote on his facebook page of his excitement at the fight in Atlantic City in ten days time.
"Flights confirmed, the scene is set. Im making my second foray into pro boxing on the famous Atlantic City Boardwalk Halll next Sat May 18th. US Debut on a stacked card with world title fights & boxing of the highest calibre, under the bright lights of Atlantic City. #ImALuckyBoy"
Olympic bronze medallist Anthony Ogogo has won his first professional fight in style, knocking out his opponent in the second round.
The victory in Sheffield last night was the perfect start to the Lowestoft boxer's professional career.
Suffolk's Anthony Ogogo is about to make his first foray as a professional boxer in Sheffield.
The Olympic medalist from Lowestoft has been telling us how he's been preparing for the bout with Kieron Gray.
Ipswich Town are hoping to tempt Olympic boxer Anthony Ogogo to fight at Portman Road.
The Lowestoft fighter won bronze at the London Olympics before turning pro earlier this year.
Town say they're looking at ways to boost income at Portman Road by staging events like concerts, so manager Mick McCarthy can spend more in the transfer market.
After medal-winning performances at the Olympics, two of our region's young sports stars are conquering stage and screen. Strictly Come Dancing winner Louis Smith has begun the live tour, while Anthony Ogogo stars in ITV diving show Splash. We caught up with the multi-talented pair.
It's been quite a time over the last few months for Anthony Ogogo.
First, the boxer from Lowestoft managed to win a bronze medal at the London Olympics over the summer.
That performance gave him the chance to turn professional.
And let's not forget this weekend when Anthony will make his debut in the ITV show Splash, which is also proving to be a bit of a hit!
In this interview with Anthony Ogogo we started by asking him why he'd made the decision to turn professional.
Olympic boxing bronze medallist Anthony Ogogo from Lowestoft has signed his first professional contract. Middleweight Ogogo was announced as the newest recruit by Golden Boy Promotions, and the Briton is poised for his first paid fights in the new year.
Ogogo insisted now is an ideal time to leave the amateur ranks, having experienced podium success at London 2012.
He said: "I can't wait to get started. 2012 has been without doubt one of the greatest years of my life.
"Following the Olympics I've been looking to the future and considering a number of options, and feel that the time is now right to turn professional with Golden Boy."
A date and venue for Ogogo's first fight has yet to be announced.