Feature | Issue | Premium | Sep 16 2019

Cherrelle Brown on the hardest path

Cherrelle Brown tells John Dennen about her remarkable progress through the sport
Cherrelle Brown

WE know how hard it is for boxers on the small hall circuit. It’s a long road to reach title fights and further still to draw in good paydays. But it is even harder for a female boxer.

“People may still not know who I am,” Cherrelle Brown, who speaks quietly and smiles broadly, tells Boxing News. “But the person who doesn’t have what you have, they want it the most. The person who’s gone through the harder route, they want it the most. So if you’re going to place a bet, put your money on me. Because I’m not just fighting for me, I’m fighting for a whole lot more. And that’s why I’m going to win.”

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