Market Harborough prospect Reuben Arrowsmith is a man in need of a rival.

The Ricky Hatton-trained stylist, 6-0 (1 KO), hasn’t put a foot wrong since turning professional in October last year.

But he believes his best performances will come when he faces off with another young and up-and-coming super-welterweight, especially if they also hail from the Midlands.

“Rivals are good, they make things interesting,” he said. “I haven’t got one yet, but there’s some good fighters around the Midlands and if any of them wants a rival then I’m here.

“There’s been a few names mentioned already and I’m ready for any of them.

[sam id=”1″ codes=”true”]

“I want to be in fights that get the fans excited and nothing does that more than a good old fashioned grudge match.

“I’m not going to start calling people out, but I believe after a couple more wins they’ll be a few people calling me out and that’s fine. Anyone who wants it can have it.”

Arrowsmith returns to action against Poland’s Marcin Cybulski this Friday night on Hatton Promotions and Black Country Boxing’s ‘On The Rise’ event in Walsall this Friday night (September 2).

And he says another victory will be a step further in his plan to win his first professional title at some point in 2017.

“I want titles next year. I want either the Midlands Area title or I can wait for the English,” he said.

“This is my seventh fight and hopefully I can get close to ten before the end of the year. That’s my plan. If I can get to 10-0, I’ll be knocking on everyone’s door.

Craig Morris is boxing Nathan McIntosh for the Area title in October and I don’t see any reason why I can’t get the winner early next year.”

[sam id=”1″ codes=”true”]

@britishboxers

RICHIE WENTON INTERVIEW ON HIS CAREER

MARK BATESON ON THE IMPACT TO SMALL HALL BOXING

HOW TYSON FURY WENT FROM BULLIED WEAKLING TO SAVAGE PITBULL!

PETER FURY OPEN, HONEST AND IN-DEPTH ON BOXING AND LIFE

TOMMY DIX – MY P4P TOP 10 OF ALL TIME

ZELFA BARRETT – THE ROAD TO THE TITLE

JOSH WARRINGTON DROPS TICKETS OFF FOR FANS AND PULLS A PINT IN THE PUB

EXCLUSIVE: JOE CALZAGHE – BBTV SPECIAL

MIND YOUR MANNERZ! NICK MANNERS

PHIL MARTIN TRIBUTE, 25 YEARS SINCE THE PASSING OF THE LEGENDARY CHAMPS CAMP COACH

JANE COUCH MBE ON HER NEW BOOK AND FIGHTING TO BECOME THE UK’S FIRST FEMALE PRO-BOXER

THE SHAMROCK EXPRESS: FORMER WORLD CHAMP SHEA NEARY LOOKS BACK OVER HIS CAREER

PAT BARRETT SENDS A STERN MESSAGE DOWN SOUTH

No more articles
error

Thanks for visiting us? Please spread the word :)