Ring Name : 2 Slick
Gym : Suggy’s Gym, Nottinghamshire, UK
Coach / Manager : Dean Sugden
Weight : Super Middleweight
Birthplace : Nottingham
Date of Birth : 27 April 1994
Website : www.chadsugden.com
PROFESSIONAL RECORD – BOXING
6F 5W (1 by KO) 1L at 25 June 2017
After rising to the very top of his chosen career as a professional kickboxer, Chad made the switch to professional boxing in March 2016, making his debut at Walsall Town Hall where he defeated Lithuanian Deividas Sajauka in a four three-minute round Super Middleweight contest.
Since then, he has gone on to
- Defeat Vaidas Balciauskas on the card of MAY-HEM (14 May)
- Defeat Christian Hoskin Gomez on the card of DANGER ZONE (24 July)
- Defeat Kieron Gray by third round KO on the card of HIGH STAKES (24 September)
|Height : 6ft||Reach : 75”|
|Chest Normal : 42”||Chest Expanded : 43”|
|Waist : 34”||Biceps : 14.5”|
|Thigh : 24”||Calf : 14.5”|
|Ankle : 10”||Wrist : 6.5”|
|Forearm : 12”||Neck : 16.5”|
K-1 / KICKBOXING CAREER
PROFESSIONAL RECORD – K-1 / KICKBOXING
18F 14W 4L (at 8 August 2015)
- ISKA Oriental Rules World Champion defeated Paolo Fiorio Italy (current) 72.3kg
- ISKA K-1 Intercontinental Champion defeated Costel Panicius Romania (current) 72.3kg
- UK K-1 Grand Prix 2012 8 Man Tournament Champion 70kg max
In a very short period Chad rose to the very top of his chosen career as a professional kickboxer. He made his pro debut at 17 years old on the first Main Event and has since fought on Enfusion, Glory and more recently in Super Fights at the K-1 World Max Final 16 in Majorca, the K-1 World Max Final 8 in Gran Canaria and the K-1 World Max Final 4 in Azerbaijan.
In March 2013, he was declared Male Fighter of the Year at the ISKA UK Annual Awards, receiving the award from The Dutch Lumberjack, Peter Aerts.
In December 2013 he beat previously undefeated and very strong Dutch fighter Ahmed Asitou in an explosive contest. In January 2014 he beat Jorge Falcon of Spain by a first round KO and defeated Nathan Epps in June 2014 on The Main Event in Bolton.
Chad was the first UK fighter signed by K-1 Global on a long term contract. He is the youngest ever holder of the ISKA Professional World Title.
Notable Victories under K-1 Rules
- Murthel Groenhart
- Atakan Arslan
- Paolo Fiorio
- Kerrith Bhella
- Nathan Epps
- Salah Abdelsalem
- Solomon Wickstead
- Jake Barton
- Jorge Falcon
- Costel Paniscius
- Ryan Edmundson
- Amarjeet Singh
- Ahmed Astitou
- Sam Wilson
- Joe Roberts
- Peter Tiarks
AMATEUR RECORD – K-1 / KICKBOXING
As an amateur, Chad’s Junior career was unrivalled with 100 wins and only 5 losses which led him to multiple Junior World Titles in Full Contact Kickboxing. He beat some of the very best, including David Lenson from Brooklyn for the IKF World Title, Oscar Nave from Portugal for the Golden Belt World Title. He defeated Charlie Ward from Ireland, Scot Allen from Scotland, plus the very best from France for the EFK version of the World Title.