Workforce GB boxing hero Lauren Value reveals she is in talks with Eddie Hearn about turning professional after successful Olympic gold
TEAM GB’S Olympic boxing hero Lauren Value has revealed she is ready for talks with Eddie Hearn over turning skilled.
The 27-year-old Welsh marvel received middleweight gold in Tokyo final week and has now been contacted by Anthony Joshua’s Matchroom promoter.
Eddie Hearn desires talks with one among Workforce GB’s gold medal heroes from the Tokyo GamesCredit: Getty
Olympic middleweight champion Lauren Value revealed she plans to have talks with him over turning proCredit: PA
Value claims she desires to ‘preserve her choices open’ however reiterated her intention to defend her title on the 2024 Paris Video games and admitted her coronary heart continues to be within the beginner ranks.
She instructed BBC Radio Wales Breakfast: “I am positive as an athlete three years is nothing.
“I am nonetheless younger and for me Paris is simply three years away so I could possibly be a double Olympian.
“There’s plenty of alternatives there, however for now I am simply having fun with the second. I am going to take just a few weeks off and sit back after which go from there.
“However for me, I really like what I do – I’ve bought an excellent life coaching in Sheffield, coaching with world class coaches in a world class programme.
“I can not thank GB Boxing sufficient so for me there’s every little thing that is developing as properly.”
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Talking about Hearn, she continued: “He is requested to have a chat with me and stuff like that.
“He is clearly the principle man and I do not know; it is opened my choices up, however for now I am simply going to take some relaxation and benefit from the second.
“Once you win an Olympic medal and that it modifications your life would not it, and beginning off as a professional, should you’ve bought that sort of background, you’ve got reached the highest within the beginner sport… then the worth, as you say, will likely be fairly attention-grabbing.”
Value additionally added: “For now my coronary heart is clearly staying on with Workforce GB and doing one other Olympics.
“You take a look at the likes of Nicola Adams and Katie Taylor. They each did two cycles and Katie Taylor on the minute she is smashing it up within the professionals as properly.
“Being a person, it is completely different. Within the ladies’s sport it is massive, it is getting greater and greater on a regular basis so one other three years will probably be greater once more and (I can) simply go from there then.”
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