Boxers | Issue | Premium | Nov 25 2019

Brad Strand: ‘The hardest people I’ve been in the ring with are from my own gym’

Advice from his father kept Brad Strand in the sport. Meet the amateur champion turned professional prospect
Brad Strand
Simon David Photography

When and why you started boxing:
I was nine years old when I started boxing. I was a bit little at school, so my dad decided to take me to Kirkby ABC.

Favourite all-time fighter:
My favourite fighter ever is Thomas Hearns because of his big right hand.

Best fight you’ve seen:
Any of Canelo Alvarez’s fights that I’ve seen on TV.

 

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