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Derrick
Osaze

UB3 CHAMPION

WEIGHT: Middleweight

HOMETOWN: Nottingham

BORN: 10th October 1993

STANCE: Orthodox

HEIGHT: 180cm

Biography

  • The unbeaten “Punching Preacher” from Peckham has a perfect 10-0 record with two wins coming via stoppage. 
  • Osaze got into boxing to keep out of trouble, started at 15. Played football, basketball but his disciplinary record was not the greatest. Boxing has, for him, going from a hobby to a passion, to a lifestyle.
  • Played football as a goalkeeper, at a semi-pro level and was a youth scout for Millwall as well as Coaching kids at Spurs.
  • Faith in God drives his boxing. Boxing is a tough sport and he’s had to overcome many setbacks, but his faith has got him through.
  • Osaze is an ordained pastor and member of his Church’s congregation, other pastors have been to support him at fights in the past.
  • Dreams of being a world champ, starting with Midlands area title, then the British, European and then World honours, wants to use his platform to inspire younger people.
  • Favourite boxer is Roy Jones Jr. as he had such a unique style. Also admires Marvin Haggler for his work rate and will to win. Studies their styles by watching videos on YouTube.