Feature | Feb 25 2018

Qais Ashfaq makes pro debut tonight

Rio Olympian Qais Ashfaq speaks to John Dennen ahead of his professional debut tonight in Manchester
Qais Ashfaq
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Who’s your trainer as a professional?

Kelvyn [Travis] is my main coach, but Kelvyn’s away in Australia at the moment. He’s actually back the day after the fight. The past week and a half I’ve been with Nigel [Travis] and Jamie [Moore]. I was in the gym while Carl [Frampton] was having his media workout. It’s a nice gym in there. It’s a nice place to be. That’s where we train most of the time.

What’s the atmosphere like in the gym?