HomeBoxingFreddie Roach educated former underage standout turns professional – Irish Boxing
Freddie Roach educated former underage standout turns professional – Irish Boxing
April 7, 2021
Callum Walsh is popping professional in spite of everything.
The European Junior gold medal winner and 2020 Nationwide Elite Championship welterweight finalist has revealed he has determined to ditch the vest and be a part of the professional ranks.
There have been rumours the professional path was the one the Cork teen was going to observe when he was revealed he went Stateside to coach with fellow Insurgent expertise Tommy Hyde earlier this 12 months.
Nonetheless, Walsh advised Irish-boxing.com he had crossed the Atlantic as a result of lockdown made it arduous to coach for the Nationwide Elite Championships at residence.
The 19-year-old’s father lives Stateside so the transfer wasn’t as dramatic because it first appeared. Walsh ultimately discovered himself down within the Wild Card fitness center and having impressed is now being coached by none apart from Corridor of Fame coach Freddie Roach.
Now the Riverstown BC graduate has confirmed he’ll flip over and develop into a paid fighter.
The younger prospect has but to substantiate with who however hopes to share that data in addition to a debut date earlier than the month of April is finished.
Walsh joins the likes of Paddy Donovan, Edward Donovan, Paul Ryan, and Jason Harty as standout underage amateurs to maneuver into the professional ranks in current occasions.
With no World qualification path to the Olympics this 12 months there could also be extra amateurs seeking to observe go well with and a few very promising younger amateurs misplaced to the professional ranks earlier than having the possibility to make a significant affect on the senior worldwide stage.
The younger prospect will affirm a managerial and promtional staff within the close to future.