Press Release: By Probellum - Los Angeles, CA – December 11, 2021 - Probellum is delighted to announce the signings of highly-rated twin brothers Pat and Luke McCormack as they turn professional.
Pat's achievements include a silver medal at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, a gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast and a gold medal at the 2019 European Games in Minsk, while Luke won a gold medal at the 2018 EU Championships in Valladolid, a silver medal at the 2017 European Championships in Kharkiv and a bronze medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.
The North East stars will now call time on their tremendous amateur careers and enter the paid ranks, teaming up with world-title winning trainer Ben Davison and joining an elite stable that includes the likes of Josh Taylor, Lee McGregor, Leigh Wood, Mark Dickinson and more.
At just 26-years-old, the McCormack brothers look destined for huge success in the sport, as they become the latest big names to sign with Probellum.
Probellum has also acquired an elite roster, including fighters such as Regis Prograis, Nonito Donaire, Donnie Nietes, Lee McGregor, Eimantas Stanionis, Arthur Biyarslanov, Taras Shelestyuk, Ricky Burns, Paul Butler, Lewis Ritson, Muhammad Waseem, O'Shaquie Foster, Hovhannes Bachkov, Darius Fulghum, Eduardo Hernandez, Mark Dickinson, Brandon Moore, Jack Bowen, Jason Mallia and and Francisco Rodriguez.
"We're ecstatic to announce our plans to turn professional by signing with Probellum," said Pat and Luke McCormack. "We are proud of what we achieved as amateurs, but now is the time to kick on and take our careers to the next level in the paid ranks.
"After our conversations with Probellum it was clear that they were the very best option for us, and we have full confidence that they will take us to the very top as we look to achieve our dreams of winning world titles."
"It is a true honor to announce the signings of Pat and Luke McCormack," said Richard Schaefer, President of Probellum. "They were some of the most sought-after fighters coming out of the Olympics, so to have them join Probellum is a massive statement of intent.
"We have an event in the North East of England on December 18 with some of the best talent from that area, and we're certain that Pat and Luke can become the next big stars from that region."
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