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Hitman Hancock aiming for titles in 2015

 

Updated 27th November 2014

Callum ‘Hitman’ Hancock is looking to put 2014 behind him and "keep climbing that ladder" towards a title.

 

The 23-year-old middleweight prospect has fought just twice this year, but is willing to make whatever "sacrifices" to fight regularly and progress.

 

Above: Callum talks about overcoming his injuries and moving forward in 2015

 

“I’m more than happy to get over 2014 and bring on 2015,” Callum said.

 

“I’m looking for more fights and just keep climbing that ladder and doing my thing.

 

“Mentally is the biggest thing, they’re the injuries really that you need to overcome, but physically you just have to deal with it.

 

"If you don’t keep your head right you’re going to lose aren’t you? So you’ve got to just unfortunately bite the bullet and get on with it.”

 

Callum has been forced to watch his fellow fighters contend, while he recovered from severe back and neck injuries he sustained in a serious car accident.

 

But his enthusiasm and determination has never waivered and he is ready to push forward and make a real impact.

 

“Brendan’s been telling me each day that I’m looking well, looking sharp,” Callum said.

 

“Dominic’s been texting me and ringing me and obviously putting me through my paces in the gym.

 

“I am fit at the minute, but I’m not fighting fit - I’m still running every other day and there are a few things I need to sharpen up and in this gym is where I’m going to do it.

 

"In 2015 I want some sort of title around my waist and just keep climbing that ladder, it will come and there is no reason why it can’t and no reason why it can’t for anyone else in this gym - we’re only doing the same as every other champion has done and that’s training, hard work and dedication.

 

"There’s got to be sacrifices put in place and I’m willing to put them in place to achieve that.

 

"I just want to thank you all, you know who you are, I don’t have to come round and thank you personally myself, it’s not gone unnoticed and I am going to make you all proud in 2015 and onwards."

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