Boxers | Issue | Premium | Oct 04 2019

60 second interview: Ollie Pattison

Boxing brought Ollie Pattison out of his shell. He speaks to John Dennen
Ollie Pattison

When and why you started boxing:
I started properly when I was eight. My dad showed me how to box in the backgarden. I was a bit of a shy kid so maybe I thought boxing might bring me out my shell a little bit.

Favourite all-time fighter:
It’s a hard one. I’ve got two, Andre Ward and Tommy Hearns. Two very different fighters. Tommy Hearns was first [for me] but over the years I’ve loved the way Andre Ward is in and outside the ring.

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