Mancunian Light Heavyweight
Light Heavyweight Manchester fighter Lyndon Arthur is set for the biggest year to date. Making his debut at the Manchester Arena in 2016, it was Lyndon destiny to follow his Uncle and current trainer Pat Barrett and Cousin Zelfa Barrett into the boxing ring.
Lyndon Arthur Career
Having had an amazing amateur career at 81kg he won the 2013-14 ABA Senior Development Championships and reached the finals in 2014 and 2016 ABA Elite Championships, losing out to Olympian and Matchroom Professional Joshua Buatsi and Tom Whittaker-Hart. In 2016 he fought in the World Series of Boxing for the British Lionhearts.
Lyndon Arthur Interview
Below we catch up with Lyndon about what inspired him to be a fighter and where he sees himself in 5 years;
Where you are from?
Moston, Manchester, UK
What age did you started boxing?
17 I had my first fight at 19
Amateur Boxing Club?
Collyhurst and Moston ABC
Where you train now?
Collyhurst and Moston
Frank Warren Promotions
Where you see yourself in 5 years?
I want to be a World Champion in the next 5 years.
I would love to fight at the main event at Madison Square Garden in New York or MGM in Las Vegas
Favourite Suzi Wong kit?
The Frank Lucas themed kit Suzi Wong did for Sunny Edwards.
Achievements to date?
National Novice Champion under 10’s and 20’s
North West Champion Twice
National Elite Finalist
Boxed for Great Britain
50+ Amateur Fights lost only 13
Now 16 Pro fights in with a KO record of 12 and current Commonwealth Champion
Vasyl Lomachenko currently, all time would me Ali
Tyson or AJ?
Good fight but my money is on Tyson Fury