EXCLUSIVE: TV beckons for George Michael Carman

Published: 19 Nov 2012 12:220 comments

NEW IBO Light Welterweight World Youth Champion George Michael Carman will relish the limelight of boxing live on television - according to his father George Carman Snr.

Like father like son: George Carman Snr, right, with son George Michael Carman.

The young boxing sensation became a double world youth champion following a unanimous points win against Adam Mate at The Centre, Slough 12-days ago.

And Carman Snr - who also acts as the champions promoter - announced his son cannot wait to return to televised ringside action.

Speaking exclusively to the Observer Carman Snr said: "George Michael likes the

limelight.

"He cannot wait to box on tv again and show people how good he is. We want to go onwards and upwards.

"We will have a chat with Barry Hearn and hopefully fight on sky next time, that is what we want to do.

"We want live targets, we do not want people who come to lose.

"We want to bring the best out of George."

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