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Boxer Robbie Chapman says he’s ready to go the distance

After making a winning start to his professional ­ring career, ‘Camden Caretaker’ reveals three-year plan to win titles

31 May, 2018 — By Steve Barnett

Robbie ‘The Camden Caretaker’ Chapman beat Liam Griffiths on points over four rounds at the York Hall in Bethnal Green earlier this month

MIDDLEWEIGHT Robbie “The Camden Caretaker” Chapman says he is ready to play the long game after making a winning start to his professional ­boxing career.

The 24-year-old, who works as a caretaker at Regent High School in Somers Town, beat Bognor Regis’s Liam Griffiths on points over four rounds at the York Hall in Bethnal Green earlier this month.

After putting in a confident performance, the former St Pancras ABC amateur revealed that he has got a very calculated plan for the paid ranks.

“Leading up to the fight there was a lot of talking, so I’m just glad to have got my debut under my belt and to have got the ball rolling with a confident win,” said Robbie, who lives in Chalk Farm.

“Obviously I want to fight again straight away, but, with the help of my coaches and my management team, we’ve put a more patient plan together.

“I’ve got a three-year plan. Within a year, a year-and-a-half, I want to be challenging for a southern area title, and within three years I want to be fighting for a British title.”

Robbie added: “I’m looking to fight again in September, and then hopefully again just before Christmas. I will use the time between fights to put in the work ­outside the ring, where I will continue to improve my ringcraft and fitness.”

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