London Colney's Ollie Pattison set to move to super-middleweight following first title bout

PUBLISHED: 10:50 08 March 2018 | UPDATED: 10:54 08 March 2018

London Colney's Ollie Pattison will move down in weight to super-middle. Picture: PAUL SANWELL/OP PHOTOGRAPHIC

London Colney's Ollie Pattison will move down in weight to super-middle. Picture: PAUL SANWELL/OP PHOTOGRAPHIC

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Ollie Pattison is a man with a plan and will be moving down a division to super-middleweight regardless of what happens in his first title fight.

The six foot three inch boxer from London Colney fights at light-heavyweight at the moment but says the move to the smaller weight was always on the cards.

He said: “I want to win titles at different weights so I want to get the super-middle won while I’m relatively young because the older you get it’s harder to come down in weight.

“I’ll be big for that weight because at the minute I’m a light light-heavy.

“There’s certainly not many super-middleweights who are my height; the only one I can think of is Callum Smith and most of the time he bosses his opponents because of the size difference.

“So I’ll be really strong and as long as I can hold the strength and still feel good, we’ll stay there. Obviously if not I’ll step back up.”

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