Savannah Marshall Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Savannah Marshall Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11.5 in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth May 19, 1991
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color Blue

Savannah Marshall is a British professional boxer known for winning the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship in 2012 and a gold medal in the women’s middleweight division at the Commonwealth Games in 2014. She has a mild fan base on social media with more than 10k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Savannah Marshall

Nick Name

Silent Assassin

Savannah Marshall in an Instagram selfie as seen in March 2017
Savannah Marshall in an Instagram selfie as seen in March 2017 (Savannah Marshall / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Hartlepool, County Durham, England, United Kingdom

Residence

Hartlepool, County Durham, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

British

Education

Savannah Marshall went to the English Martyrs School and Sixth Form College in her hometown of Hartlepool. She completed her school education from the same institute with 12 GCSEs.

She later got enrolled at the Hartlepool College to graduate with a BTEC National Diploma in Sports.

Occupation

Professional Boxer

Family

  • Father – Donny Marshall (Retired Professional Basketball Player)
  • Mother – Kelly Marshall

Manager

Savannah Marshall is represented by –

  • Mayweather Promotions
  • Affiliation Management

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 11.5 in or 181.5 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165 lbs

Savannah Marshall while signing a management contract with Affiliation Management in May 2017
Savannah Marshall while signing a management contract with Affiliation Management in May 2017 (Savannah Marshall / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Athletic body
  • High cheekbones
  • Blue eyes
Savannah Marshall and Peter Mcdonagh as seen in March 2018
Savannah Marshall and Peter Mcdonagh as seen in March 2018 (Savannah Marshall / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Having won the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship in 2012.
  • Having won the gold medal in the women’s middleweight division at the Commonwealth Games in 2014.

First Professional Boxing Match

In August 2017, Savannah made her professional boxing debut in a bout against Sydney LeBlanc, which she won by a unanimous decision. The boxing match was held at the event which was headlined by Floyd Mayweather Jr’s match against Conor McGregor.

First TV Show

In 2014, Savannah Marshall made her first TV show appearance in an interview in the sports TV series, Saturday Sportsday.

Personal Trainer

Savannah Marshall relies on her disciplined and grueling boxing regime to keep herself in the top shape. Apart from the regular boxing workouts, her training regime is filled with sparring sessions and shadow boxing sessions.

To improve her explosive strength and endurance, she has also added functional training to her workout regime. The functional training involves some unconventional exercises such as flipping tires and dragging heavy sleds. She has also given altitude training a try to improve her endurance and stamina before her major tournaments.

Savannah Marshall in a selfie as seen in March 2017
Savannah Marshall in a selfie as seen in March 2017 (Savannah Marshall / Instagram)

Savannah Marshall Facts

  1. She started her boxing training at the age of 12 after having decided to join the local Hartlepool Headland club with her friends in a bid to work on her fitness.
  2. In May 2017, Floyd Mayweather announced in a press conference that he had signed Savannah on her first professional contract with his Las Vegas-based promotion.
  3. She has been called “Silent Assassin” because of her shy and introverted nature, and her aggressive boxing style.
  4. Before she got into boxing, she was pretty fond of playing soccer. However, she played it just for fun and didn’t have any sporty ambitions.
  5. In 2006, at the age of 15, she made her international debut and within 2 years, she had become Junior ABA Champion.
  6. After the 2012 World Championships, she was diagnosed with a torn tendon in her hand due to which she had constant swelling in one of her hands during the tournament. She had to take injections to go through her bouts.
  7. Before the 2016 Rio Olympics, she was awarded the Sky Academy Sports Scholarship, which was awarded to 12 exciting young British athletes to help them achieve their goals at the Olympics.
  8. When she won 2012 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship in China, she became the first female champion from Great Britain.
  9. She holds the distinction of being the only boxer to have overcome American boxer Claressa Shields at the 2012 London Olympics.
  10. She has got a tattoo on the left side of her torso to celebrate her success at the 2016 Rio games.
  11. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Featured Image by Savannah Marshall / Instagram

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