Josh started boxing at the age of 13 and straight away excelled in the sport, winning his first fight in front of his home crowed in Folkestone November 2005. Since then his number of achievements has grown rapidly.
2006 Golden Belt Gold Medallist
2008, 2009 Danish International Box Cup Gold Medalist
2009 Junior English Gold Medalist
2009 4 Nations Bronze Medalist
2010, 2012 Haringey international Box Cup Gold Medalist
2014 English Elite Championship Finalist
10 Times Southern Counties Champion
Ambassador for the Shepway Sports Trust
Josh finished his amateur career in July of 2014 with 60 victories out of his 79 contest, an English ranking of 5th in the Bantamweight division and 9th in Great Britain. From here he met with Promoter Steve Goodwin to discuss his professional career, In August 2014 Josh signed a 3 year contract with Goodwin Promotions and had his professional debut set for December 13th. On his debut Josh disposed of his opponent Sergejs Logins who boasted a record of 6 wins from 7 contests with 5 KOs inside the distance. Josh secured his victory in an impressive 33 seconds KO of the first round to begin his professional career in style.
To keep up to date with Josh's continued success then visit his website www.joshkennedyboxing.co.uk