Anthony Ogogo at today's press conference

Anthony Ogogo turns professional

Lowestoft boxer Anthony Ogogo, who won a bronze medal at London 2012, has announced he is turning professional.

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Route of Queen's Baton Relay for Suffolk announced

Anthony Ogogo back in Lowestoft after his Olympic success Credit: ITV News Anglia

Organisers have revealed the route of the Queen's Baton Relay next month ahead of the Commonwealth Games. Highlights include a run along Lowestoft seafront, led by Olympic bronze medal boxer Anthony Ogogo, and a grand finale in Ipswich's Christchurch Park involving pyrotechnics and live music.

Lowestoft boxing star Anthony Ogogo added to Glasgow bill

Anthony Ogogo in action against Dan Blackwell in December.
Anthony Ogogo in action against Dan Blackwell in December. Credit: PA

Lowestoft boxer Anthony Ogogo will fight for the first time this year on March 1, when he takes on Greg O'Neill in Glasgow.

The Olympic bronze medallist will take to the ring for his fifth bout as a professional after being added to the undercard of Ricky Burns' WBO World Lightweight title defence against Terence Crawford at the SECC.

25-year-old Ogogo currently has an unbeaten record as a professional, including two knockouts.


Ogogo ready to make US boxing bow

Ogogo after his debut victory in Sheffield Credit: PA

Lowestoft fighter Anthony Ogogo is preparing to jet to the USA for his second professional bout in a month.

The middleweight wrote on his facebook page of his excitement at the fight in Atlantic City in ten days time.

He wrote:

"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"

Ogogo wins first professional fight

Anthony Ogogo
Anthony Ogogo (right) in action during his victory over Kieron Gray during the Middleweight bout at the Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

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.


Ogogo turns pro

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!

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