Deion will be competing for the Cruiserweight British and Commonwealth titles on 21 November 2020 against Chris Billam-Smith. The bout will be broadcast in the UK on Sky TV.
Deion was born in 1989 in Hammersmith, West London and began kickboxing classes at the age of 11. At 18, he was widely recognized as the best Full Contact kickboxer in Britain, winning both British and European titles.
He joined the London Dale Youth Boxing Club at 19 and was trained by renowned coach Micky Delaney. He lifted the trophy as British ABA champion twice, in 2011 and 2012.
After 8 unbeaten fights as a professional boxer, Deion was struck with a heart problem and was out of boxing for 2 years. He returned to the sport in 2017, and became England Southern Area Champion and English Champion in 2019. In January 2020, Deion fought Sam Hyde in a British Title eliminator, winning by unanimous decision. Akira has proudly sponsored Deion since 2017.
BRITISH WAKO TITLE 2007
EUROPEAN BIKMA TITLE 2009
WORLD WAKO TITLE 2009
NATIONAL ABA CHAMPION 2011
NATIONAL ABA CHAMPION 2012
SOUTHERN AREA CHAMPION 2018