Person of the Week: Great Britt

Name: Britton “The Great” Norwood, 29
Occupation: Boxer
Location: Brandon/Evergreen, Mississippi


Q: What was the first fight you were in?

A: An amateur boxing match eight years ago against a nobody. LOL… 

Q: How many belts have you won?

A: One for 178 lb. Mississippi Amateur State Title in 2015 and another one for Golden Glove Champion in 2016.

Q:  What makes you a good fighter? 

A: My timing, smartness, natural defense and jab makes me a great fighter.

Q: Are you in it for the money or fame? 

A: I’m in it for the love and money. As far as fame, I don’t really care about it. I just wanna make my family and loved ones proud.

Q: Have you ever knocked out an opponent? If so, how did it make you feel? 

A: LOL… Yes. I’ve knocked out quite a few opponents. It makes me feel wild and free.


Q: Which is more important… Respect or Fame? 

A: Respect is most definitely everything.

Q: Do you have a mentor or advisor? 

A: I have a few mentors and advisors. Freeman Watkins, Jerome Elder and Ronald Johnson…


Q:  What has been your greatest achievement? 

A: I don’t know what my greatest achievement was. To me, it was changing my life and being someone kids could have a positive influence to look up to.

Q:  What was the hardest thing you ever had to do? 

A: Picking myself back up when I fell down!


Q: What do you want to be known for? 

A: I wanna be known for never giving up and being one of the best to ever touch a pair of boxing gloves.

Follow Britton Norwood, Sr. on Instagram @GreatBritt87 to keep up with his upcoming events.  

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