Pretty soon, thousands of fight fans could be talking about Jordan ‘The Thrill’ Gill.
His next fight is in front of the Sky Sports cameras in Sheffield on Saturday, March 27 - and there’s talk the 20 year-old from Chatteris could then fight for a featherweight title on another big TV show.
Gill confirmed manager John Ingle is looking to match him for ‘an international belt’ on the undercard of stable mate Kid Galahad’s next fight, set to be screened on Channel Five, possibly in April.
Gill says he’s ready for the big fights - and plans to put on a show at the Motorpoint Arena next month when IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook tops the bill in a world-title defence against mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan.
Gill said: “There should be a sell-out crowd in Sheffield next month and you’re going to see the best of me.
“I’m not the sort of fighter who gets flustered by the big occasion. The bigger the stage, the better I will box and I’m just hoping I get a good slot on the bill so I can show everyone what I can do. I turned pro young, but I’ve got experience of boxing in the big arenas - and I really enjoy it.”
Gill’s next fight takes him back to the venue where he had his professional debut six days after his 18th birthday in July, 2013.
He’s gone on to win his first 12 fights - two inside-the-distance - and says he’s hoping to be ‘let off the leash’ in 2015.
Gill said: “I do feel as if I’m being held back a bit, but my manager knows what he’s doing and I’m hoping to be let off the leash this year.
“There are some big shows coming up and boxing on them will raise my profile, get me up the rankings and hopefully lead to some bigger fights.”
Gill, who will train in Fuerteventura for two weeks before next month’s six-round clash, says the big fight he really wants is for the world title.
He said: “The ultimate goal has always been the world title and it doesn’t matter who’s standing in my way, I’m going to beat them.”
Gill has tickets for the Sheffield show and can be contacted on 07415-618602, 01354-695211 and www.jordangill.com