Extra Windows are always looking to help or support our local community. We are proud to be a local family business offering a range of double glazing proucts here in Kent. We jumped at the chance when we saw we could help an amazing local boxing talent make the big step up to the world of professional boxing from right here in Rochester, Kent.
In June 2019, local boxer Leon “The Iron Man” Hann came down to our Medway City Estate showroom to put pen to paper on a sponsorship deal to help support him as he continues his boxing career.
Leon was born and lives in Chatham, Kent (just a stone’s throw from away from our Kent showroom). At the age of 26 ‘The Iron Man’ has dominating the Super-Welterweight division as both an amateur and a semi-professional boxer. Leon Hann started boxing at 7 years old and, as an amateur, has won numerous junior and adult titles and represented England against opposition from Ireland and Australia (winning both of these fights by stoppage).
Moving into semi-professional boxing at the age of 17, Leon has an impeccable record with 17 fights, winning 15 of these by KO (many in the first round). Training at the Paul Wiffen Academy here in Rochester, Leon has taken semi-professional boxing world by storm, winning numerous belts with some unbelievable first round knock outs. Here’s a quick look at his amazing achievements so far…
- Started boxing at the age of 7 – 28 Amateur contests
- Won Junior ABA Southern Area title
- 2 x Junior ABA Finalist
- Won Senior ABA Southern Area title
- 2 x Senior ABA Finalist
- Represented Engalnd v Ireland – Won by stoppage
- Represented England v Australia – Won by stoppage
- Started Semi-pro boxing at the age of 17 – 17 contests with 15 KOs
- Won Kent Boxing Organisation Super-Middleweight championship by 1st round KO twice
- Won WCBC British Super-middleweight championship by 1st round KO
- Won World White Collar Boxing Council Championship by 2nd round KO
- Joined World Boxing Union (WBU) Semi-Pro (Formerly a professional boxing governing body)
- Won WBU European Super-middleweight Championship in 2nd fight under WBU by 1st round KO against an opponent with a 100% KO record in 14 contests
- Won WBU World Super-middleweight Championship in 3rd fight under WBU by 2nd round KO
As you can see, Leon is an amazing talent with an incredible record so far in his boxing career. Everybody here at Extra Windows are extra proud and excited to be part of Leon’s journey to help him take on the world of professional boxing.
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