Ekow Essuman is a 27 year old professional boxer, former Team GB Olympic boxer and Blackwolf Athlete who is known on the pro circuit as “The Engine”. He earned this name thanks to his never ending energy, stamina and relentless pressure based boxing style.
Based in Legends Gymnasium, Nottingham UK, Ekow works with trainer Barrington Brown and manager Jimmy Gill and has recently signed with Frank Warren Promotions. With his team assembled, Ekow has firm plans to rise through the ranks until he becomes a World Champion.
Ekow started boxing at the relatively late age of 16, and began boxing competitively at 17 when he quickly made a name for himself as an Amateur Boxing Association prospect. Despite being less experienced than others his age, his hard work, dedication and commitment quickly paid dividends.
Soon, Team GB talent scouts came calling and after 6 months of trials and beating off competition from 40 other boxers, Ekow was invited to join Team GB as a Welterweight boxer. As part of Team GB Ekow trained 5 days a week and flew all over the world to compete against European Medalists, Olympians and World Champions, it was then that Ekow new he was ready to make his mark as a professional fighter.