Anthony Ogogo is an English professional boxer from Lowestoft, England, who competes in the middleweight division. He is one of the most talented and talked about athletes in Britain and is a former junior Olympic Champion, Junior World Champion, 2010 Commonwealth Games silver medallist and 2012 Olympic bronze medallist. On his way to eventually winning his bronze medal, Ogogo beat the unbeaten World Number 1 and World Amateur Champion Ievgen Khytrov in a thrilling victory, a win that has gone down in history as one of the best performances in British Boxing Olympic history.
Following the London 2012 Olympics, Ogogo turned professional with American powerhouse promoters Golden Boy Promotions, owned by one of the greatest fighters ever; Oscar De La Hoya. Ogogo then started off his professional career fantastically, winning 11 bouts in a row in impressive fashion. During his early professional career Anthony has been consistently unfortunate with injuries, with many of them career threatening. Despite this, he has continually shown the will, desire, ability and mental strength to bounce back on every occasion.
Anthony is also a well-known and hugely popular figure outside of the boxing ring, having participated in a number of mainstream TV shows including BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing, The Apprentice, Celebrity Mastermind, A Question of Sport and Sky One’s A League of their Own. Aside from TV and boxing, Anthony has secured commercial partnerships with the likes of Nike, Maximuscle, Subway and Coca-Cola, making him one of the most sought after athletes in the sport.