1. Name? Chris Monaghan
  2. Nickname? Fatboy
  3. Record? 1-0
  4. Weight? Light Middleweight – 11 stone
  5. Born? Manchester
  6. DOB? 28/11/1990
  7. Where are you From/live? Salford
  8. Favourite current boxer? Floyd Mayweather
  9. Favourite all time boxer? Roy Jones Jr
  10. Favourite all time fight? Not really got a favourite but do like the heart that Gatti vs Ward shown never give up
  11. Why do you box? I love to box because of the discipline of the sport and the health benefits from this sport are unbelievable
  12. How did you start boxing? Just walked into my local gym needed to lose weight wasn’t starting boxing to box just needed to shed a few stone lol as I stood at over 17 stone around 110kg
  13. Who influenced you at the start? Myself really like I say was a weight problem I had and needed to sort it out was a switch in the brain I instantly started to diet and train
  14. What amateur clubs did you box for? Barton Athletic, Irlam Boxing Club and Collyhurst and Moston Lads Club
  15. What do you recall of your amateur career? I love boxing full stop but the amateur scoring system is beyond a joke but other then that I boxed in two Northwest under 20s Finals winning one out the two and also boxed in National Quarter final getting robbed on points
  16. Why did you decide to turn pro? I just believed it was time to make the switch
  17. How would you say your professional career has gone to date? I have just had the one fight and everything is going great learning everyday and improving all the time
  18. What are you capable of achieving in boxing? I believe I can win a British title and then I would love to achieve what all of us as boxers are setting out to achieve and become a world champion
  19. Who are the people who will help you achieve your goals? My coaches Pat, Paulie and Tommy also my fiancé, family and friends behind me
  20. What’s your training schedule? Which parts do you most and least enjoy? I train Monday to Friday at 10am in the boxing gym then I Run at night. I do sprints on Saturdays and do a small run on Sunday’s as it’s more of a rest day. I also try to go swimming during the week. I love all the training it’s hard but got to be done.
  21. Describe your style? What are your best qualities? That depends who I’m fighting and as for best qualities in been told I can bang
  22. What is your routine on fight night? Chill out all day, hair cut, shower and off to the weighing then chill out again ready for the fight
  23. What ring walk music do you use? Here Comes The Hotstepper – Ini Kamoze
  24. Do you like to take part or watch other sports? I used to play football semi professional but had to quit due to turning professional at boxing I generally love to play snooker and going Fishing
  25. Who is the toughest opponent you have faced amateur or pro? Not really got a toughest opponent but have boxes some good lads
  26. Who is the best you have sparred with? Mainly the lads in the gym but I have also sparred with Robin Reid and Matthew Hall
  27. What is the best venue you have boxed at, when? Have to be Middleton Arena
  28. What three All British boxing matches would you most like to see made? Scott Quigg vs Carl Frampton, James Degale vs Chris Eubank jr and Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua
  29. If you could be at just one of the above fights which one would it be? Quigg vs Frampton
  30. Which current British boxer do you feel can become a global star in the next few years? Callum Smith, Chris Eubank Jr and Mitchell Smith
  31. If you wasn’t a boxer what would you like to be? A billionaire lol, wouldn’t we all. On a serious note a Personal trainer to help people achieve their fitness goals and weigh loss goals
  32. Family life and background? I live with my fiancé and are Dog Lola. Love my family and friends.
  33. Best friends in boxing? The lads in the gym we help each other day in day out. Also friends from my old gym who I still see they know who they are
  34. When you are not boxing what do you do to relax? Love fishing, snooker/pool and love to run its relaxing and makes you feel good and spending time with my fiancé and are dog.
  35. Favourite Holiday destination? I don’t no why maybe it’s the guaranteed heat but I live Marmaris, Turkey
  36. Favourite TV programs? 8 out of 10 cats and Russell Howard good news don’t really mind the soaps too much not that I get a choice lol
  37. Film? Green mile, Shawshank Redemption and Step Brothers
  38. Music? Anything really
  39. Food? Love mostly all food but would have to be a Chinese or Dominos after a fight
  40. Gadget? iPhone
  41. Website/App? Netflix
  42. Book? Not got one don’t really read books
  43. Football team? Manchester United Obviously lol
  44. Something no one knows about you? Once when I was a over weight I sat on a deck chair at home and it smashed to bits hahahaha no joke
  45. Motto? Not got one really
  46. When is your Next fight, where and who is it against? My next fight is on May 30th at the Middleton arena, Manchester
  47. Is there anyone who you really, really would like to fight this year? Anybody put in with them
  48. How can fans get intouch with you for tickets? They can get in touch with me via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram@cmonny1
  49. Current Topic – Mayweather-Pacquaio? Your view? Masterclass by Floyd Mayweather what people outside of the actual boxing world want to see is a scrap an out and out war two men stood toe to toe leathering one and other but that’s not boxing, boxing is abut being smart and using ur brain to out class your opponent and that’s what Mayweather does every time he steps in the ring.

Chris Monaghan’s Next Fight?

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