Student Fight Night 2020: Meet the fighters

Roll up, roll up, fight night is BACK


Fight Night is back and will take place on the 16th January at SWG3. There are 24 student fighters, with no prior boxing experience, who will endure 8 weeks of training at Kynoch Boxing gym and be pushed to their limits for our entertainment.

So without further ado, let's meet the student fighters who you will see on the big night and find out what they're all about.

Ben 'The Balding Eagle' Ziegler

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What are you studying? Medicine

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? The local with my nan

Preparation for the fight? Downloaded Fight Night Champion for PS3 and sweated out the story mode

How will you celebrate if you win? The local with my nan

Kirsty 'The Dodger' Rodger

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Year? 3rd

What are you studying? Music

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? Apprehensive to say, all of my favourite places close… #ripViper #ripOneills

Preparation for the fight? Does watching the Rocky films count?

How will you celebrate if you win? Go for a Snakebite at Bank Street after attending the other girls funeral

Hannah 'Haymaker' Foster-Rain

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Year? 3rd

What are you studying? Medicine

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? Friday nights at the bar (bell) – no time for going out when you want to win!

Preparation for the fight? Just been eating my veggies, sweating hard and working on that fitness

How will you celebrate if you win? If I win I might drop out of uni because I was clearly meant to be a boxer

Calum 'The Soyboy' Morley

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Year? 3rd

What are you studying? Philosophy

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? GUU

Preparation for the fight? Been preparing by eating a block of raw tofu 3 meals a day

How will you celebrate if you win? By thanking Luca for accepting the bribe

Claire 'If You Dare' Frodsham

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Year? 4th

What are you studying? Neuroscience and Psychology

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? Can’t beat a wee boogie in Broadcast

Preparation for the fight? I’ve perfected contouring on abs with bronzer

How will you celebrate if you win? Honestly, not sure I’ll have time to celebrate with all the press conferences

Ishbel 'Lucky' Luke

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Year? 4th

What are you studying? Medicine

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? Buff Club

Preparation for the fight? Watched as many boxing movies as possible

How will you celebrate if you win? Tequila

Gurps ‘The Raging Raani’ Gill

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Year? 3rd

What are you studying? Economic & Social History

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? Ladyballs @ Hillhead Bookclub

Preparation for the fight? 420…hrs of training 😉

How will you celebrate if you win? Turning up to the after party in Drag

Ben Addison-Scott 'The Adonis'

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Year? 4th

What are you studying? Physiology & Sports Science

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? Hell in the Well

Preparation for the fight? Taking my vitamins and doing my squats

How will you celebrate if you win? A crisp high five

Luca 'The Dutch Destroyer' Berits

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Year? 4th

What are you studying? Mathematics

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? Bank Street Cafe –> Max's –> Afters in Lumsden

Preparation for the fight? Always running hills at home, hitting pads with my boy Nathan – Stirling, sauna, steam

How will you celebrate if you win? If i win i'm gonna celebrate by getting drunk.

Matthew Young 'Gatling Gun Young'

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Year? 4th

What you're studying? Aeronautical Engineering

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? Couple tins of beans down the Deoch an Dorus

Preperation for the fight?The use of will-power to overcome physical conditions

How will you celebrate if you win? Get some tatties in me and prepare for a 3 month bender with Ruiz

Anna 'Seems Like a You Problem' Roberts

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Year? 4th

What you're studying? Law

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? HIVE lol

How have you prepared? Carb loading n telling people i could batter them

How will you celebrate if you win? Naked lap

Max Stewart

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Year? 3rd

What are you studying? Mechanical Engineering with aeronautics

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? Prestwick best night out around🤣🤣

Preparation for the fight? Been training at least 3 times a week, trying to eat well and gonna keep it going over Christmas

How will you celebrate if you win? Just keep training I suppose enjoy the night

Nachika 'Cheeky' Ibekwe

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Year? 4th

What are you studying? Medicine

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? Not Sub Club

Preparation for the fight? Flew in Jackie Chan to train me

How will you celebrate if you win? Probs set up a match with AJ

Beth 'Off The Leash' Leishman

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Year? 3rd Year

What are you studying? English Literature

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? Was Shenanigans on Sauchiehall Street but apparently it’s now permanently closed sad times.

Preparation for the fight? I haven’t.

How will you celebrate if you win? Never take my gloves off.

Jordan Shepherd 'The Scorpion'

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Year? 3rd

What are you studying? Journalism

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? Variety pub or a good gaff

Preparation for the fight? Drinking my body weight in lager and watching Andy Ruiz jr videos

How will you celebrate if you win? Three day bender, no surrender

Eve 'The Killer' Miller

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Year? 5th

What are you studying? Primary Teaching

Favourite night out in the city? Has to be singing kareoke in the base bar on a Thursday

Preparation for the fight? Watched the KSI fight highlights and the occasional weekly spar

How will you celebrate if you win? Win or loose we’re on the booze

Ryan 'The Baker' Shaw

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Year? 4th

What are you studying? English literature

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? Hip Hop Thursdays at buff club

Preparation for the fight? stopped chuffing fags

How will you celebrate if you win? bake a cake

Alex 'Weeman' MacKinnon

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Year? 2nd

What are you studying? Aeronautical Engineering

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? Wednesday Sanc

Preparation for the fight? Attended as many training sessions as I can, but over exam period have been to busy studying so will attempt to make up for it over Christmas…

How will you celebrate if you win? With my opponent (flatmate) and all our mates

Rhona 'Right-Hook' MacKintosh

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Year? 3rd

Studying? Medicine

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? Park bar, where all the best Teuchter’s hang out

Preparation for the fight? Watched the Rocky films on repeat and attended all of the training sessions. My opponent better watch out

How will you celebrate? Probably drinks with my flat mate who’s also fighting, she’s a sure bet to win, her shoulders would scare Mike Tyson. Go smash it Hannah!

Harrison 'The Eggman' Amatt

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Year? 2nd

Studying? Mechanical Engineering with Aero

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? Fav night out was to flat o1 but since that shut it would be Buff club now

Preparation for the fight? I have, I’ve prepared but attending the training sessions

How will you celebrate? I’m gonna celebrate if I win but having a wild night at sanc with my mates

Conall ‘The 13th Disciple’ Strickland

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Year? 3rd

Studying? Dentistry

What is your ideal night out in Glasgow? flat 0/1 – 7 lymburn street

Preparation for the fight? Prepared by getting into my opponents head 😋

How will you celebrate? Celebrate with a Greg’s

Jennifer 'Make You Bleed' Reid

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Ashleigh 'SMASHLY' Marsh

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Adam Gardner

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Nathan Stirling

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Fight Night is on Thursday 16th January held in SWG3.