In the beginning of 2008 Russian boxing trainer, who trains his students in legendary Gleason’s Boxing Gym in Brooklyn, New York, started working with English boxer Luke Campbell. In the end of 2008 Luke Campbell won Gold medal in European Championships and in 2012 he won Olympic Gold !
Now Luke Campbell is a professional boxer with 5(4ko) – 0.
Based in USA Coach Mike for the first time during their teamwork has arrived to London to help Luke Campbell to prepare for the following fight in his professional career.
Luke has shown to his an American trainer his home town Hull.
A first class postage stamp, depicting Campbell, was issued by Royal Mail and a post box in Hessle Road, Hull and was painted gold to commemorate his gold medal win.
Local telephone network provider, KC, have also commemorated the win by painting one of their telephone boxes, near to St Paul’s Boxing Club, in gold !
The Russian-American trainer and English boxer have spend some trainings in the Olympic Boxing Center of Great Britain in Sheffield.
Here, for the first time, face to face, were two trainers who took direct part in preparation, already, the Olympic Champion, Luke Campbell: the Head Coach of the Great Britain Boxing Team, Dave Alloway and the Russian-American trainer, Michael ‘Coach Mike’ Kozlowski.
After last training in GB Boxing Olympic Center, Dave Alloway told to Coach Mike, that Russian trainer has made great work with Luke Campbell, as he well remembers with how was the English boxer before Michael Kozlowski has started to train him…
Coach Mike and his student trained every day and twice per day. More time they worked on Luke’s boxing technique and physical condition.
With over 5,000 people signed up for the event, the Asda Foundation Hull 10K boasted the biggest field since its launch by Jane Tomlinson’s Run For All in 2010.
Starting the race – and running it – was one of Hull’s favorite sons, Olympic gold medal boxer Luke Campbell, who notched up an impressive time of 39 minutes.