Tommy Welch has “star attraction” but the British heavyweight contender is “also thrilling” in his reckless pursuit of a knockout, says promoter Mick Hennessy.
Welch has now showcased his uncooked electrical power in the skilled ranks, with four swift stoppages in his unbeaten career, and he could provide an additional damaging acquire in Coventry on Saturday evening.
But promoter Mick Hennessy, who was labored with the likes of Tyson and Hughie Fury, has urged Welch to utilise his razor-sharp capabilities.
“He’s too exciting at the moment, simply because he needs to box much more,” Hennessy explained to Sky Sports about the 26-yr-aged, who is the son of former world title challenger Scott Welch.
“Tommy has obtained excellent probable. He’s interesting, he is a character, but he has got boxing means.
“From time to time, mainly because of how aggressive he is, and how he needs to get the knockout, that can stall factors. When you start loading up, as we all know, the knockout would not occur.
“But Tommy has got excellent boxing capability as effectively as punch energy. With Scott and with us, you will find not a lot Scott isn’t going to know about the activity, undoubtedly heavyweights.
“He’s got extraordinary possible to go all the way, but it is really a massive studying curve for him, especially in the heavyweight division. We all know you’ve got obtained to get it proper, due to the fact they can only be a person punch away.”
Welch is part of a fiercely contested division, which capabilities enormous names this kind of as Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua, but Hennessy believes the Brighton boxer has all the uncooked traits wanted to become a massively common winner.
Questioned about Welch’s rival contenders, Hennessy reported: “I assume he’s capable of beating any of them.
“Tommy has been on the England squad and he’s sparred all the large names that you would assess him with about now.
“He is undoubtedly bought star attractiveness, no dilemma. He’s a wonderful character, he’s pretty, really established and he’ll go via brick partitions to try out and get what he wants.
“He’s applying himself schooling-smart now, which has been a difficulty in the past. But if he does everything, listens to his father and to us, and he applies himself one million for every cent, then he is acquired the talent, the aggression and the punch electricity.
“He is got it all.”