MTK International is delighted to announce the signing of Jordan Barker-Porter forward of her plans to show skilled.
Barker-Porter had a really profitable newbie profession, successful a gold medal on the Haringey Field Cup in 2019, together with silver medals on the Nationwide Championships and the Winter Field Cup.
The 26-year-old can also be a four-time Tyne Tees & Put on champion, and the North East star is happy to be getting into the paid ranks alongside MTK International.
Barker-Porter stated: “It’s a dream to signal with MTK International. I’m so excited to be a part of the group and present what I can do. To be a part of the identical group as huge icons similar to Tyson Fury, Josh Taylor and Billy Joe Saunders is insanity, I’ve to pinch myself. Coming from a travelling background to see a few of these names beneath the massive lights exhibits that something is feasible with onerous work.
“I come from a household of predominantly males. Each my brothers competed once they had been youthful however determined it wasn’t for them, so me being the feisty feminine of the household and understanding there was rising marketplace for females in boxing, I believed I’d step as much as the plate and provides it a go.
“My dad coached at a membership years in the past so he gave me a style of the medication and boxing has been in my veins ever since. I’ve had 24 fights, received 18 and fought nationally and internationally. I’ve received a number of silver medals at nationwide degree and gold on the Haringey Field Cup. I’ve received the TTW (Tyne Tees & Put on) title 4 instances and have a belt to maintain for good.
“I’ve been coaching at knowledgeable fitness center since November so the transition from newbie to professional has already started. It’s allowed me to essentially deal with method and ability and prepare full time, morning and evening. I really feel my fashion shall be very well suited within the execs and I’m so excited to indicate what I’m about now.
“We’re at time now the place at the very least one feminine battle is on a few of these huge exhibits whereas again within the day that was extraordinary. Females are getting recognised for his or her expertise and I genuinely can’t watch for my title to be within the combine and encourage the youth after how onerous I’ve labored to get to this place.
“Ideally within the subsequent 12 months id like to have three to 4 fights so I can showcase my means and work my manner up the ladder. The light-weight division is actual tasty with alternatives and I’m able to seize with each fingers.”
MTK International Promoter Lee Eaton added:“It’s unbelievable to welcome Jordan Barker-Porter to the group. Ladies’s boxing is continuous to go from energy to energy and we’re assured that she will turn out to be a key a part of it.
“She joins our very good roster of feminine stars, together with world champions Chantelle Cameron, Savannah Marshall, Dina Thorslund and Ibeth Zamora, world title challenger Tasha Jonas, plus the likes of Elhem Mekhaled, Segolene Lefebvre, Ellis Hopkins, Taylah Robertson and Hedda Wolmarans, so we will’t wait to see what Jordan is able to.”
Information on when Barker-Porter will make her skilled debut shall be introduced in the end.
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