British light-heavyweight title challenger Liam Conroy has heaped praise on trainer Johnney Roye in front of facing Joshua Buatsi on Saturday night.

The hardhitting Barrovian is on a run of five straight stoppage wins and will be determined to upset the odds in London’s nautical Box Arena — go on Sky Sports.

Together with his power still developing, Conroy is fast to float the task with Roye from the MTK Manchester fitness center.

He explained: “Johnney was a massive impact during my career. He’s got such positive energy and thinks in me.

“The information he gives me — not only inside the ring but outside the ring was brilliant. I’m lucky to have him in my own corner on fight night.

“Achieving this will be a fantasy for mepersonally. Johnney and I began in a little fitness center in Preston and we’t simply been transplant ever because.

“Out of being on small hallway shows, we’t now come this way and reached this time and I still want more. It’so incredible and that I ’m glad to be on this journey .

“I’m here, I h to stay on those gigantic shows and winning may provide a springboard to that and moving forward to even bigger and better things. ”

Conroy celebrities onto a glitzy Matchroom bill that also has world winner and MTK Global teammate Charlie Edwards and rising Welsh star Sean McGoldrick.


The former English Champion takes on Rio 2016 Olympian Joshua Buatsi for the empty British Light-Heavyweight crown in East London and is determined to silence his doubters, live on Sky Sports in Britain and in the US.

Despite going to this weekend’s nationally show down in the shape of his career with five successive stoppage wins, then the bookies have the 26-year-old down as a enormous underdog against rising star Buatsi, a tag that he insists he’ll thrive off.

I had been insulted at first but then I look back on times I’t done this earlier — I’t had brilliant wins being the underdog. With it on this significant scale and onto this significant stage, it’s definitely going to be even sweeter when I really do it.

“Having therefore many people from Barrow there can provide me an massive push. I’t sold loads of tickets despite the fact that it’s no where close London. I think they’re so enthused as I am!

Everybody else is definitely buzzing therefore that it ’ll become a brilliant atmosphere in there and I’ll feed it on the nighttime. ”

Buatsi vs. Conroy shirts a huge Nights actions in the Burger Box Arena.

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