Wakefield, 23 completed against Robert Thomas to gain the Heavyweight Champion Title in the 2017 Arnold Sports Exposition Amateur Boxing Tournament. "The fight seemed an epic battle between two giants as Wakefield and Thomas exchanged heavy punches from both sides " shared Brandi Jevsjukova co-owner of Warriors’ Call Boxing Club in Baden.
"I set this journey to prove that anything you set your mind to do is possible and never let anyone turn you away from your goals. I believe that every dream is achievable with the right work ethic and confidence. I'd like others to see that too" shared Wakefield who is currently studying to be an Accountant at the University of Phoenix.
The fight went three rounds with a knockout with 7 seconds left in the third.
"I feel I have the size, skill, work ethic and support system to do so and be successful" added Wakefield.