Lawrence Okolie on his rise to boxing success

Fresh from his latest fight which saw him retain his title Lawrence Okolie now has his sights set on his next opponent, Chris Billam-Smith, with a fight announced for 27 May.

The Londoner has risen to success in recent years after being inspired to get in the ring by Anthony Joshua while watching him compete at the 2012 Olympics, at the time Okolie was working in McDonalds in Victoria station.

Now the WBO cruiserweight champion, Alicia has been chatting to him about what it’s taken to get to where he is now.


Tanya Francis 4th April 2023

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