David Adeleye Wiki – David Adeleye Biography
David Adeleye born David Bankole Adeleye is a British professional boxer. As an amateur, he competed at the 2013 English National Junior Championships in the heavyweight event. When he was growing up, he admired Lennox Lewis, Muhammad Ali and Roy Jones Jr. Adeleye began boxing at the Dale Youth Club, at the age of fourteen, under the tutelage of Gary McGuiness. He became Junior ABA champion in 2013 and winning the Senior ABA Novices in 2017 before winning the Senior ABA title in 2018. He later represented England in an international against Denmark in 2018 and secured gold at the British Universities and Colleges Sport Boxing Championships.
On 12 July 2019, it was confirmed that he had turned professional under Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions banner. He made his professional debut on 21 December 2019, on the undercard of Daniel Dubois against Kyotaro Fujimoto for the vacant WBC Silver heavyweight title at the Copper Box Arena in London. The referee, Mark Bates, called a halt to proceedings as Adeleye defeated Lithuanian fighter Dmitrij Kalinovskij via technical knockout (TKO) in the first round. On 10 July 2020, Adeleye returned with a second-round knockout over Matt Gordon at the BT Sport studio in London. His third fight was a return to the BT Sport Studio on 29 August against Phil Williams, whom Adeleye stopped in the third round, achieving his third knockout victory in a row. Adeleye, who had combined amateur boxing with his studies, graduated in 2018 from the University of Wolverhampton with a degree in Business Management, in which his dissertation was on the business aspect of boxing.
David Adeleye Age
He was born on November 16, 1996 in London, United Kingdom.
David Adeleye Family
He is the son of Nigerian parents who hailed from Ikole in Ekiti State, Nigeria. His parents never wished for him to go into professional boxing until he had at least finished higher education.
David Adeleye Nationality
He is of British nationality.
David Adeleye Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet 4 1⁄2 inches (194 cm) tall.
David Adeleye Instagram
David Adeleye’s Instagram account is @davidadeleye1.