Scott Fitzgerald factfile: Commonwealth Games champion's rise towards top of professional boxing

Scott Fitzgerald has enjoyed a decorated amateur and professional career.

Friday, 5th November 2021, 1:49 pm

Height: 1.78m

School: Our Lady's High School, Preston

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Scott Fitzgerald

2013: Won the National ABA title at the age of 21

2014: Won the Commonwealth Games gold medal in Glasgow

2015: Turns professional, signing a deal with Eddie Hearn' s Matchroom Boxing promotions company

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2018: Defeats Craig Morris with a late knockout to protect his unbeaten record in the pro ranks

2019: Beats former GB team-mate and fellow Commonwealth Games champion Anthony Fowler on points in Liverpool

2019: Overcomes Ted Cheeseman on points to win the British super-welterweight title in Newcastle.

2020: Relinquishes his British title and has his boxing licence suspended due to personal issues and problems.

2020: Pleads guilty to a breach of the peace and was bound over for 12 months

2021: Makes a return to the ring in May, beating Frenchman Gregory Trenel via stoppage

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