Dennis to make step up

PUBLISHED: 10:00 05 February 2016

Romford local Simeon Dennis has signed up to the Queensberry League

Romford local Simeon Dennis has signed up to the Queensberry League


Local boxer joins national league

Romford boxer Simeon Dennis say’s he is fully prepared to take his boxing career up a notch when he makes his competitive debut in the Queensbury League.

The 27-year-old is following in the footsteps of older brother Marc, who has established himself as one of the competition’s most exciting fighters after winning two titles in the 2015 season.

The younger of the boxing brothers is confident he’ll also be able to make a big impact in the televised competition that is attracting boxers from all over the UK.

Dennis will face off against Harlow fighter Brett Menzies on the undercard of the Who Dares Wins event at the Copthorne Effingham Park Hotel in West Sussex.

After watching older brother Marc stop the veteran Menzies in two rounds back in September, the sibling rivalry will be fierce as Dennis attempts to win even earlier.

Talking ahead of the February showdown, Dennis said: “ After seeing Menzies get knocked out by my brother I know he’s not going to be able to handle what I’ve got, but whether I knock him out is another thing.

“Entering the league is a different level to anything I’ve ever done in the past boxing wise, that’s why I’ve been preparing incredibly hard for the fight to make sure I win.

“I know Brett will be coming into this fight confident as he got a good win last time out in the league, but even if he’s 100% confident of beating me its never going to happen as I want to make a good start to my league career”

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