Newark boxing prospect Danny Steele will fight for England Boxing on August 4
A boxing prospect from Newark has been selected to fight for England.
Danny Steele, of Epic Golden Gloves, will represent his country on August 4.
The 17-year-old has been training twice a month with the England coaches and he believes he’s ready for the step up.
Steele said: “I just felt a rush of excitement go through my body and I feel more than ready for this step up.
“I feel very confident about this.
“I’m hoping to step up the levels as soon as I can because I’m always up for a challenge.”
Esham Pickering, his trainer, said: “They (the England coaches) are impressed with him.
“He is going to go along way — he’s the real deal.”
A venue is yet to be confirmed.