Dave Boy Green
- Former British Welterweight Boxing Champion
- A Highly Sought After Personality
Dave Boy Green MBE is a former British welterweight boxing champion. Boxing under the nickname of the ‘Fen Tiger’, Dave enjoyed an illustrious career fighting some of the most iconic pugilist figures of the time. A terrific boxing speaker on the after dinner speaker circuit, Dave can call upon a number of anecdotal tales to engage with audiences and give them an insight into the life of a British champion boxer.
A promising amateur, Green won 75 of his 105 bouts before turning professional under the guidance of his manager, Andy Smith. Dave won the British Light Welterweight Championship belt just two years later, with retirement from opponent Joey Singleton in the sixth round. As a boxing speaker, Dave discusses the drive and determination needed to achieve peak performance and maximise success.
Dave was also the first British boxer since 1920 to be a dual European Champion, after beating Henry Rhiney with a 5 RSC. Dave went on to challenge for the WBC title on multiple occasions, including a bout with the legendary Sugar Ray Leonard in 1980. Discussing topics such as success maximisation as a sports speaker, Dave is an ideal personality to increase a team spirit within business.
With a final fight in 1981 against Reg Ford at the Royal Albert Hall, Green retired and is remembered as one of thee most hard working and exciting British boxers of the modern era.
After boxing, Dave has become a success in business and has carried out huge amounts of work for charity. Combining his knowledge of both sport and business during talks as an after dinner speaker, Dave is sure to relate to a diverse selection of audiences, making him a highly sought after personality.