Ahmet Patterson: I’ve always enjoyed showing offPosted: January 29, 2015 at 2:15 pm Go Back
IF HE’D TRAVELLED A DIFFERENT PATH, unbeaten welterweight prospect Ahmet Patterson could have been dazzling audiences on the boards of West End theatres rather than on the ring canvas of the capital’s fight clubs.
The 27-year-old from East Dulwich, who goes by the street handle of ‘Pattycake’, has earned rave reviews while throwing shapes on YouTube. But it’s the fight game that remains dearest to his heart.
Formerly a national junior champion and England amateur rep, the twinkle-toed terror has racked up 14 straight wins since entering the profession in October 2010.
Ahead of his British eliminator with Glenn Foot at London’s O2 Arena on February 28, boxing writer Glynn Evans caught up with the reigning English champion to find out more about those blistering feet.