Former British and WBA International Super-Welterweight Champion
Date of Birth: 31/12/91
Record: 15-0 (10 KOs)
Height: 5ft 10in
SCOTT FITZGERALD is looking forward to the rest of 2021 where his talent can land him big fights and major titles. There is no doubt he can be a serious world title hope if he finds the form that made him one of Britain’s leading hopes two years ago.
Personal issues haven’t help Scott’s cause in recent times, and he returned in April 2021 for his first contest since taking the British Super-Welterweight title from Ted Cheeseman in October 2019.
His return against Gregory Trenel suggested that Fitzgerald still has plenty to offer as he stopped the Frenchman inside three rounds.
His WBA International title showdown against former GB amateur team-mate turned rival, Anthony Fowler was one of the biggest recent domestic grudge clashes.
Fans couldn’t split them before the March 2019 clash, but despite narrow scorecards there was little doubt that Fitzgerald deserved to have his hand raised after ten pulsating rounds.
Six months later, Fitzgerald was pitched against British title holder Cheeseman. Again, he didn’t disappoint winning a tough 12 rounder on points to claim his second professional title. ‘Fitzy’ was expected to cash in and fulfil his huge potential.
Outside issues prevented his progress and he relinquished the British crown.
However, the Preston man is back and destined for a big summer fight with the entire VIP team backing him.
When Fitzgerald signed with VIP Promotions in 2016, Steve Wood agreed a promotional deal with Eddie Hearn, and Matchroom have done a solid job with him.
In 2014 he won the gold medal in the 69kg division when the Commonwealth Games were hosted in Glasgow.