Bernard Roe is ready to come out of the traps at Aintree on the under card of fight legend Roy Jones bout with Tony Moran on September 12.
The Dubliner has teamed up with trainer George Vaughan in Derry Matthews Gym and has elected to turn over and join the growing list of Irish prospects.
Roe hasn’t a list of Senior Championships to boast about, but does go into the pro game with an impressive amateur career behind him.
The Liverpool based soon to be pro has won various underage National crowns, was an National Intermediate title winner and represented Ireland European and World Championships at non Senior level.
Speaking to Irish-boxing.com about beginning a paid career Aintree Equestrian Centre, Liverpool, Merseyside the light middleweight said:
“I’ve been thinking about turning over awhile and always thought I’d suit the pro game so when you opportunity came along to make my debut on the undercard of Roy jones jr I jumped at it.”
Like most debutants Roe is aware a feet finding few fights but he is confident he can make impression.
“I’m just taking it one fight at a time. I’m still adapting to the pro game but when I do I want be involved in exciting fights back in Ireland and the UK. Once I find my feet I’m confident I can beat anyone on my day.”