Aggression Sessions: Meet the boxers

It’s hard to be humble when you’re as great as they are


Aggression Sessions is a Durham student charity sparring event, taking place on the 23rd Febuary at Rainton Meadows Arena.

The night sold out in less than a minute and is as anticipated as Muhammad Ali in the ring with Frank Bruno.

The event aims to raise money for Fight for Peace and Sport in Action Zambia.

Fans get ready, here are a few interviews with some of these upcoming stars.

Sam 'The Oxo Cube' Stocks

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College? Hild Bede

Year? 3rd Year

Fighting talk one liner? "if he dreams he can beat me, I will wake him up and apologise" – Ali.

What do you bring to the ring? A pasty torso

Gigi 'All Bite No' Barker

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College? Castle

Year? 3rd Year

Fighting talk one liner? "I'm going to punch you in the ovary".

What are you looking forward to the most? Coming out of the ring with my teeth in tact.

Hugo 'The Hospital' Ward

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College? Hatfield

Year? 2nd Year

Fighting talk one liner? "I only punch above my weight when I'm actually boxing".

What do you bring to the ring? A healthy keg.

Eddy 'Herminator' Herman

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College? St Mary's

Year? 4th Year

Fighting talk one liner? "I do my fighting in the ring"

If you had to fight one boxer, who would it be and why? Olly Hart, because I would really enjoy hitting him.

Rebecca 'The Wrecker' Stone

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College? Castle.

Year? 2nd Year.

Fighting talk one liner? "I'll make you my bitch's bitch".

What do you bring to the ring? A tissue for my opponent.

Adam 'Pack – a – Punch' Pearson

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College? St Cuthbert's.

Year? 3rd year.

Fighting talk one liner? "Have you ever picked your teeth up with broken fingers"?

If you had to fight one other boxer, who would it be and why? Benedict Maciejewski just to hear the sound of his enormous ego hitting the canvas.

Olly 'Hart Attack' Hart

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College? Hatfield.

Year? 4th year.

What are you looking forward to the most? The first bell ring.

What do you bring to the ring? A fight for the purists.

Remember: "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee" – Muhammad Ali.

To donate visit the Aggression Sessions Just Giving page.