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Dagenham’s Dennis out to make his Marc

PUBLISHED: 13:00 11 February 2015

Dagenham's Marc Dennis makes his Queensberry League debut next month (pic: Sam Wordie)

Dagenham's Marc Dennis makes his Queensberry League debut next month (pic: Sam Wordie)

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Boxer preparing for debut

Dagenham’s Marc Dennis has promised to bring plenty of excitement and entertainment to the ring when he makes his debut in the Queensbury Boxing League next month.

Dennis, 29, will lace up the gloves at London’s iconic Alexandra Palace on Saturday March 14 to face Polish rival Emil Kulesza for his first competitive outing.

And he is hoping he can produce the same explosive finishes he became renowned for outside of the league when he features on the aptly named ‘Thunder In London’ promotion.

Televised on British Eurosport, the league has become one of boxing’s most talked about events over the last four seasons with a series of high profile shows giving up-and-coming boxers the chance to compete in a format similar to that of the Premier League.

And Dennis has his sights on climbing the rankings as he embarks on his biggest challenge in the ring.

Speaking at the show’s official launch at Lillywhites in Piccadilly Circus, Dennis said: “I’m really excited about competing on this great platform and after my experiences outside of the show I feel I’m ready to step up now and take on this challenge.

“I think people are going to like my style because I love to bring entertainment, excitement and knockouts every time I step into that ring.

“I’m not the type of fighter who wants it to go to points, so I will be looking to get Kulesza out of there before the final bell sounds.”

Northampton’s Kulesza makes his league debut also and both will be hoping they can open their account with a victory at the start of the season.

Dennis added: “Although I’ve never been beaten, coming into this fight I won’t get carried away on the night as I know this will be a tough fight.

“I’m taking this very seriously and hopefully I get the win and make a name for myself.”

Dennis appears on a bill headlined by the National light-heavyweight title showdown between Londoners Duane Sinclair and Dwayne Jones-Grant.

For more information on the line-up see queensburyboxing.co.uk.


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