Sexton takes the lead in training in a bid to beat Williams

Commonwealth heavyweight champion Sam Sexton has added some bite to his training camp by teaming up with two wolf dogs. The Norwich fighter, who tackles British champion Danny Williams on February 13 at Wembley Arena, has been out running with Tia and Oslo - owned by his conditioning trainer Neil Featherby - who are both happier in the snow than he is.

Commonwealth heavyweight champion Sam Sexton has added some bite to his training camp by teaming up with two wolf dogs.

The Norwich fighter, who tackles British champion Danny Williams on February 13 at Wembley Arena, has been out running with Tia and Oslo - owned by his conditioning trainer Neil Featherby - who are both happier in the snow than he is.

'Doing roadwork while trying to keep control of two dogs isn't easy,' said the 25-year-old, who headlines Warren's big Night of the Champions show, to be shown live on Sky Sports.

'But they are helping to build up my strength ahead of the Williams fight and that's exactly what I need at the moment.


You may also want to watch:


'Danny's a great fighter but as far as his career is concerned, the wolves are beginning to circle.

'He'll need a silver bullet to beat me at Wembley and I plan on knocking him out and taking the British heavyweight title in style.'

Most Read

Sexton captured the Commonwealth title with an impressive win against Martin Rogan in Belfast last year before making a successful defence against the Irishman in a swift rematch.

And now he has the chance to add the coveted Lonsdale belt to his trophy cabinet on an action-packed card in North London. Night of the Champions also features Kevin Mitchell's WBO Intercontinental Lightweight title defence, Kell Brook's WBO Intercontinental Welterweight title challenge, Derek Chisora versus Matt Skelton for the vacant English Heavyweight Championship, The Olympians James DeGale, Frankie Gavin and Billy Joe Saunders plus hot prospects Vinny Mitchell and Cromer's highly rated boxing brothers Liam, Michael and Ryan Walsh.

Tickets priced at �40, �50, �75, �100 and �150, are available from See Tickets (0871 220 0260, www.seetickets.com) and Wembley Arena (0844 815 0815, www.wembleyarena.co.uk).

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus