UB3: Meet The Fighters

Grant Dennis (12-1, 2KO)

From: Chatham, Kent
Age: 35
Alias: Go-Getter
KO Ratio: 15%

The “Go-Getter”, a former Souther Area Middleweight Champion needed just 48 second to score a stunning KO victory in his last fight. Although Grant is the oldest in the competition, he believes he’s in the best shape of his life. Not only is he sure that he’ll come away the winner, but then plans to go on to win a British title.


Tey Lynn-Jones (11-1, 2KO)

From: Grays, Essex
Age: 24
Alias: Teysty
KO Ratio: 17%

Defended his Southern Area title in his last fight and has sparred with likes of world champions Billy Joe Saunders, James DeGale and George Groves. Tey has a good amateur pedigree having won the Queensbury title. Tey also played for Chelsea youth as a goalkeeper but loves the individuality of boxing and that he only has to rely on himself.


Joe Hurn (10-0-1, 6KO)

From: Clacton, Essex
Age: 33
Alias: N/A
KO Ratio: 55%

Relentless and big-punching, the hard Essex man aims to blast his way to the honours. Joe started out as a kick boxer before moving into boxing, as he was always more of a puncher. Joe is a big family man who wants to go out and make his daughter proud.



Kieron Conway (10-0, 3KO)

From: Northampton, Northamptonshire
Age: 22
Alias: KC
KO Ratio: 30%

The undefeated hot-shot has tasted the high-life after featuring on the Amir Khan vs Samuel Vargas Undercard and is now hungry to reach the top. Kieron’s dad was a boxer himself, but never wanted him to follow in his footsteps. So Kieron actually started out in Karate attaining a black belt at the age of 11, before he started boxing.


Josh Groombridge (7-1, 4KO)

From: Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Age: 26
Alias: N/A
KO Ratio: 50%

Hard-hitting talent aims to showcase his talent and breakthrough as a serious contender on the British scene. Josh has found peace and happiness in boxing. Although Josh believes he is an underdog, he’s confident he can upset the odds. Josh works a day job as a laser operative, he’s hoping this could be his break to go into boxing full time.



Derrick Osaze (6-0, 1KO)

From: Peckham, London
Age: 25
Alias: The Punching Preacher
KO Ratio: 17%

The unbeaten “Punching Preacher” from Peckham who’s got that perfect 6-0 record. Derrick is an ordained pastor and is expecting support on the night from his church’s congregation and fellow pastors. Derrick believes that his faith and boxing go hand in hand, as he’s had many setbacks but his faith has always got him through.


Kaan Hawes (5-0-1)

From: Witham, Essex
Age: 32
Alias: N/A
KO Ratio: 0%

Sky-high on ambition, all-action Hawes could be a suprise revelation. Kaan was late to start boxing at this level but has taken to it very quickly, he’s a natural talent and is looking to make up for lost time. Kaan actually played at a very good level in both cricket and football. Kaan is also a lifelong friend of Olly Murs, who’s a big boxing fan and attends all his fights.


Sean Phillips (5-1)

From: Gravesend, Kent
Age: 22
Alias: N/A
KO Ratio: 17%

Training out of the famous Peacock gym. The young, unbeaten, 22 year old has been tipped for a bright future under the watchful eye of top trainer Martin Bowers. Sean got into boxing around 13 when his dad took him to the local boxing gym as he had too much energy to expend. Sean has a liking for getting involved in a tear-up and believes that he has a great shot at winning the three-fights-in-one-night format.