Brandon Marshall Moves From NFL To Boxing
One of the most well-known football stars is looking to try and dominate the boxing ring. Former Pro Bowler Brandon Marshall announced on Instagram earlier today that he is training to become a professional boxer.
Marshall plans to have his first major fight in May 2020. An opponent has not been announced yet. It is also unknown what major boxing platform would sign him, if any.
“I’m about to do the unthinkable,” Marshall stated. “Thirteen years, NFL. Thirty-five, phenomenal shape. I just went 24 rounds. I’m about to do the unthinkable. Heavyweight champion of the world. A lot of people that try and fail.”
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The former UCF Knight was drafted by the Denver Broncos 119th overall in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. At 232 pounds, the First-Team All-Pro played for the Broncos, Dolphins, Bears, Jets, Giants, Seahawks. An attempt to play for the Saints was washed away when he didn’t appear in any games. Let go by the team on December 2018, he retired from football soon after.
With over 12,351 receiving yards and 83 touchdowns under his name, Marshall is looking to bring his athleticism to new heights.
“I promise you. [Anthony] Joshua, [Deontay] Wilder, [Luis] Ortiz, [Tyson] Fury,. All you boys, I can get it, I’m telling you. You’re not that tough, you’re not that strong. Where I come from and what I’ve been through in my life, I’m built for this. I promise you that. I’ll see you next May.”