JOHNSON Callum < Back  
Sport Boxing
CGA Scotland   
Gender Men
Born 20 Aug 1985 in Lincoln, ENG
Height1.88 m
Weight 81 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family He has a son, Cordon-Rize, with girlfriend Gemma Sims.
Residence Boston, ENG
Occupation Athlete, Breeder
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Newarthill: England
Name of coach Steve Newns
Training Regime He trains three times a day. He went to Germany and Spain for extra training for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India.
International Debut
Year 2006
Competing for Scotland
Opponent Gevorg Gevorgian
Tournament International Tournament
Location Scotland
General Interest
Hobbies He likes watching and playing football and supports Manchester United. He also enjoys listening to music and watching action movies.
(upload.bebo.com, 13 Sep 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Beating Russian boxer Nikita Ivanov. (upload.bebo.com, 13 Sep 2010)
Injuries He has a recurring shoulder problem. (thisislincolnshire.co.uk, 20 Oct 2009)

He broke his foot and missed his assessment for the Great Britain scheme early in 2010. (thisislincolnshire.co.uk, 04 Mar 2010)

An injury kept him from competing in November 2009 in Norfolk, Virginia. (thisislincolnshire.co.uk, 08 Oct 2009)

He didn't compete from March to October 2009 because his hand was fractured. (thisislincolnshire.co.uk, 20 Oct 2009)

He broke his leg and missed out on being in the Great Britain team for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. (thisislincolnshire.co.uk, 04 Mar 2010)

He suffered an ankle injury that affected his performance at the 2008 Scottish Amateur Boxing Championships. (thisislincolnshire.co.uk, 19 Mar 2009)

He was declared medically unfit to compete at the fifth Commonwealth Boxing Championships with a right wrist injury. (unp.co.in, 17 Mar 2010)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs Never look down on somebody unless you're helping them up. (stormkennelsuk.piczo.com, 13 Sep 2010)
Famous relatives His father used to be a boxer. (Team Scotland Media Guide, 2010)
Ambitions To represent Great Britain and win a medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England. (news.bbc.co.uk, 12 Aug 2010)
Other information QUALIFYING FOR SCOTLAND
He is from Lincolnshire, England, but he qualifies for Scotland through his grandparents. He almost didn't make it onto the Scottish team because Commonwealth protocol requires fighters to have fought their first fight five years prior to being picked, and his was only four years and nine months beforehand. He appealed and scored a spot on the team. (news.bbc.co.uk, 01 Sep 2010, livefight.com, 13 Sep 2010)

TURNING PRO
He will not target a professional career until after the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England. (thisislincolnshire.co.uk, 04 Mar 2010)

BUSINESSMAN
He breeds, sells and imports Perro De Presa Canario dogs under the name of Storm Kennels U.K. (stormkennelsuk.piczo.com/?cr=1, 13 Sep 2010).