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Newark boxing prospect Danny Steele will fight for England Boxing on August 4

By Connor Thompson

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.

DANNY STEELE (centre) pictured with his two trainers.
DANNY STEELE (centre) pictured with his two trainers.

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.

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