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Bushey boxer Shinkwin eager to press on with career
2:31pm Thursday 11th October 2012 in Sport
Miles Shinkwin wants to be put on the fast track to boxing’s big time.
The Bushey boxer made a winning start to his professional career with a four-round points win over James Tucker and he is back in the ring just four weeks later.
Manager Mickey Helliet has confirmed Shinkwin will box at York Hall in Bethnal Green on Thursday, November 1 and the Bushey light-heavyweight wants to be tested in front of the Box Nation cameras.
"I don’t want to hang around," said Shinkwin. "I’m 24 years old and have been boxing for a long time, so I don’t need a lot of learning fights against journeymen.
"I’ve asked to box a six rounder next month and hope to face someone above me in the ratings.
"Tony Conquest, my sparring partner, won the Southern Area title in his seventh fight and I reckon I can beat that.
"I told Mickey I would like to fight for a title in my sixth fight and he said: ‘Why not ?’ "I love to fight and would fight every month if I could."
Shinkwin made an impressive start to his professional career at the Camden Centre, with more than 250 supporters cheering him on.
Tucker went into the fight boosted by a win but Shinkwin dominated from first bell to last and won every round on the referee’s scorecard.
"I thought I did a professional job," said the former amateur star. "He had won his previous fight, so I went out there to dishearten him and he soon went into his shell. It was good to get the rounds under my belt. I really enjoyed it."
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