Local boxer Jamie McDonnell is WBA Bantamweight Champion

12th June 2014

After becoming world champion once again, local boy, Jamie McDonnell is looking to make 2014 the perfect year by taking the first steps towards unifying the bantamweight division.

On 31 May 2014, McDonnellbeat Tamadang Da Rachawat at Wembley Stadium.

He will marry actress fiancee Hollie Coombs in Mexico in a fortnight with the couple痴 first baby due a few months later. And McDonnell hopes to have the opportunity to win another world title before the end of an unbelievable year.

He said: 的知 a two weight world champion, things are looking up. I知 getting married and having a baby. I値l be back in the gym in a few weeks getting ready to defend it or hopefully unify it. I want to be out a couple of times before the end of the year and hopefully one of those will be a unification fight."

" I知 absolutely over the moon that I致e done it. To be a part of that night at Wembley, with that many people, was amazing. It値l probably not sink in until I retire, looking back and thinking I won a world title on that night.

Source: Doncaster Free Press website,Sports News, 4th & 5th June2014,(edited)

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