“I WANT TO WIN A GOLD MEDAL, TURN PRO AND WIN THE WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE...”
“...SO I CAN MOVE MY MOTHER OUT OF THE ‘HOOD.”
Anderson represented Team USA at this past August’s 2017 Bradenburg Cup in Frankfurt, Germany, at which Anderson won the heavyweight title, as well as the Most Outstanding Boxer Award, which should have been a warning for other leading U.S. heavyweights. As a young boxer, Anderson admired three legends who were all products of USA Boxing, U.S. Olympians and Olympic medal winners: 1. Sugar Ray Leonard – “Fast hands, speed, a phenomenal boxer.” 2. Evander Holyfield – “A warrior who could bang or box. Moved up successfully
Right now, Anderson stands (6’ 2”) and weighs 200 lbs., but he’s only 18
and should continue growing even larger. Ultimately, he wants to be heavyweight champion of the world, but Jared does have a plan.
“I want to stay as active as possible next year, competing in tournaments, and turn pro but not until after the (2020) Olympics,” Anderson concluded. “I’m not turning pro until after the (2020) Olympics. I want to win a gold medal, turn pro and win the world heavyweight title, so I can move my mother out of the ‘hood.”
from cruiserweight to heavyweight.” 3. Muhammad Ali — “Not just because he was a great boxer, but more so because of his life.”
REMEMBER THE NAME, BOXING FANS; JARED ANDERSON HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BE AMERICA’S NEXT GREAT HEAVYWEIGHT.
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