Gary Rae signs deal with St Andrew’s Sporting Club

Chris Glover 08/11/2016

Barrhead’s former two time Scottish Champion Gary Rae has followed in the footsteps of his brother and signed with St Andrew’s Sporting Club. Gary’s brother Steven has notched up two victories in his opening two bouts as a professional.

Super Bantamweight Rae will be trained by former undefeated professional Mark Breslin are being looked upon as the future of the St Andrew’s Sporting Club by figurehead Iain Wilson.

The younger of the Rae brothers is delighted with his link up with St Andrew’s Sporting Club and aims to better his amateur success in the professional ranks starting on November 24 at Glasgow’s Radisson Hotel. The Barrhead based upstart also laid out his plans for his career ahead

“I’m very excited to be signing with the St Andrew’s Sporting Club. I’m looking forward to the journey starting on November 24.”

“I am delighted to be boxing live on STV. It’s a great platform for me to show my skills off and those watching or in attendance on the night will not be disappointed.”

“I am confident I can deliver as a pro. I’ve had a good amateur career with Mark Breslin at Barrhead ABC and I’m now excited to move forward.”

“I’m planning on winning titles in 18 months and I’m 100% confident I can deliver them.”

The younger of the Rae brothers enters the professional ranks after a successful stint at Barrhead ABC and follows elder brother Steven into the professional limelight. Gary Rae will now be trained by former undefeated pro Mark Breslin also a native of the Paisley/Barrhead area.

Breslin who is in the process of obtaining his professional trainers license has all the qualities of making a top class professional trainer; having guided many amateur talents to success already. Breslin who is a teacher by day naturally requires the obvious skillset to be a good trainer and the former undefeated Light Welterweight has high hopes for his prodigy Gary Rae.

“Gary is a really good fighter and we’re hoping to continue his amateur success in the professional ranks.”

“He has the right attitude and I’m fully confident that Gary can win notable titles as a professional.”

Gary Rae joins an ever growing stable of fighters within the St Andrew’s Sporting Club and manager Iain Wilson is delighted with his latest signing who is set to make his debut in the later months of this year.

“Gary is a fighter we’ve been watching for a while now with eagerness. He’s accomplished a lot as an amateur and we are delighted to be the ones to guide him in the professional ranks.”

“His brother Steven is currently 2-0 under the St Andrew’s banner and both brothers will be moved quickly into title action as we believe they both have the ability to win notable titles in the not so distant future.”

Tickets for the St Andrew’s Sporting Club are available from all fighters on the bill that includes Scottish Champion Scott Allan and the hugely talented Kieran Smith or by calling St Andrew’s office on 01418105700 or emailing info@standrewssportingclub.com

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