Grant was a decorated amateur winning the ABA title before turning professional losing only four of nineteen contests. He is the only man ever to drop Terry Flanagan and last fought in January 2014 when he brought to an end the undefeated record of Billy Morgan.
33 year old Grant was stabbed in an horrific attack in a park in Hackney in 2016 and it looked like his career could be over. He has made an amazing recovery and is now ready to get back in the mix but this time commit 100%.
“The injury made me reflect on my life and boxing. I could never forgive myself if I did not give it one go 100% and working with Steve Goodwin will ensure that I have the best backing behind me.”
Grant who freely admits not taking the professional game fully seriously and taking fights at short notice is determined to give boxing one last go but this time do it properly.
He will be trained by Barry Smith at West Ham and managed by Steve Goodwin who will be looking to add Grant to the roster of champions in his stable.