John Pearce (boxer)

John Darren Pearce (born 1971) is a male English former middleweight boxer from the Wellington ABC.

John Pearce
Personal information
NationalityEnglish
BornApril 1971
Teesside
Sport
SportBoxing
ClubWellington ABC
Medal record

Boxing careerEdit

Pearce was a double National champion after winning the prestigious ABA middleweight title in 1996 and 1998.[1][2]

He represented England in the middleweight (-75 Kg) division and won a gold medal at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[3][4][5][6] He defeated Jitender Kumar (India) in the final.[7]

Personal lifeEdit

Pearce from Middlesbrough was at the time MD of his own double glazing company.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ABA Middleweight Champions - BoxRec".
  2. ^ "Roll of Honour". England Boxing.
  3. ^ "1998 Athletes". Team England.
  4. ^ "England team in 1998". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  5. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  6. ^ http://www.chiuni.ac.uk/sport/Boxing.cfm
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 23 January 2009. Retrieved 4 February 2009.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Boxing: Silver voice, golden gloves; THE INTERVIEW; AUDLEY HARRISON". Independent.co.uk. 7 August 1999. Archived from the original on 13 June 2022.