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Introducing: Becky Hindle – ‘Give me anyone but Katie Taylor!”

Rebecca Hindle is ready to fight anyone bar Katie Taylor, of course!

Hindle is the most recent Boxing Ireland signing and the latest addition to the Irish female professional roster.

The kickboxing convert is excited about the journey ahead, but doesn’t necessarily want it to be a easy ride.

The English born Irish based puncher wants to be tested and wants to be in entertaining fights.

Speaking within minutes of signing her first pro contract, Hindle set her stall out.

“I am willing to fight anyone,” she said. “Well everyone bar Katie Taylor!”

“I’ll take whatever fights come along and see how far I can go. I want to have loads of fights, maybe five or six fights next year once Covid is gone.

“I want to get out there and see how I can perform at the higher level. I have done amateurs for two years now and I have only lost one fight be it boxing or kick boxing, so it seems the right time to move up levels and test myself a little bit.”

It’s the kind of attitude boxing fans can take to and Boxing Ireland’s newest recruit is confident her style and personality may appeal too.

“I’m friendly, I’m here to have a good time and hopefully entertain people. I’m not going to walk into fights or look for walk overs. I want to take big fights and I’ll fight anyone, Katie Taylor aside! I’m hoping to be as entertaining and as humble as possible moving forward.”

Commenting on why the Reg Byrne trained fighter elected to turn over now she added: “I don’t like getting kicked in the face! My reach benefited boxing better and I did a bit of boxing sparing and decided to move over.

Hindle is one of those boxers with a ‘normal day job’, although it’s one a bit different from most double jobbing pros.

“I am a Digital Strategist at Facebook, so I have a sensible day job and I have very sensible conversations. Whenever I say I’m going to be a professional boxer people are shocked. I’m going to continue to shock people and hopefully do well.”

Jonny Stapleton

Irish-boxing.com contributor for 15 years and editor for the past decade. Have been covering boxing for over 16 years and writing about sports for a living for over 20 years. Former Assistant Sports editor for the Gazette News Paper Group and former Tallaght Voice Sports Editor. Have had work published in publications around the world when working as a freelance journalist. Also co-founder of Junior Sports Media and Leinster Rugby PRO of the Year winner. email: editoririshboxing@gmail.com