Who Is James Metcalf? Facts To Know About The Professional Boxer

James “JJ” Metcalf is a professional boxer from England. He was challenged for the Commonwealth super-welterweight championship and later for the British super-welterweight title. 

On the undercard of Josh Warrington vs. Carl Frampton, he was set to defend his championship against former British and Commonwealth super-welterweight champion Liam Williams at the Manchester Arena on December 22, 2018.

Metcalf suffered an ankle injury, putting the fight in peril. He promised promoter Frank Warren that he would let him know six weeks before the fight whether he was fit to compete. Williams, though, agreed to face Mark Heffron for the vacant British middleweight championship after Warren had lined up a potential substitute for him in the event that Metcalf pulled out. Metcalf has stated that he intended to continue the fight.

James Metcalf is happily married and is settled done with his family.

He is married to Leigh Aimee Morgan. Also, the couple has two beautiful daughters.

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James seems to be a family man as he loves spending time with his family whenever he is free.

It can also be seen in his Instagram posts as the boxer never miss a chance to post about his beautiful daughters and wife.

His wife has always been very supportive of his career. 

James Metcalf was born on July 27, 1988, and was brought up in Liverpool, England along with his parents and loved ones.

He is married to Leigh Aimee Morgan. Also, the couple has two beautiful daughters.

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James seems to be a family man as he loves spending time with his family whenever he is free.

It can also be seen in his Instagram posts as the boxer never miss a chance to post about his beautiful daughters and wife.

His wife has always been very supportive of his career. 

James Metcalf’s net worth might be somewhere more than a million dollars or more than that.

Although the player has not given any official statement about his income, he is very settled in life as he has been in this field for a long time now.

Metcalf made his professional debut on December 3, 2011, defeating Kevin McCauley in a four-round points decision (PTS) at the Robin Park Centre in Wigan, England.

He was set to fight Jorge Fortea for the vacant WBC International super-welterweight championship on June 9, 2018, at the Manchester Arena, as part of the undercard of Tyson Fury’s comeback fight against Sefer Seferi.

The player has a record of 17–0 (9 KOs). Fortea withdrew from the fight a week before the bout, and Aitor Nieto stepped in as a late substitute. In the twelfth round, Metcalf won the WBC International championship by technical knockout (TKO) over Nieto.