During this morning’s appearance on ITV’s Good Morning Britain, double-Olympic gold medallist Nicola Adams faced questions from host Piers Morgan about women’s boxing.
After signing with Frank Warren, Adams makes her much-anticipated professional debut in Manchester on April 8th on the undercard of Terry Flanagan v Petr Petrov and Liam Smith v Liam Williams.
Speaking to Team GB’s golden girl, Morgan revealed: “I’ve been called a little bit sexist today for daring to suggest I don’t like watching women whacking each other.
“You are supremely talented, let me make no bones about it,” he continued. “I’ve watched you, it’s amazing. You’re gifted beyond any reproach. But still, as a bloke, I don’t like watching women punching each other. Why am I wrong?”
Adams, who won every accolade possible as an amateur, put Morgan’s comments down to a matter of opinions, comparing his view to the fact that there are some sports which she also doesn’t enjoy.
“For me, I’m not really the biggest fan of curling! I don’t really like watching that sport. It’s not very fun to watch - but that’s just my opinion. I guess in your opinion you don’t really like watching the women punching each other. It’s the same kind of thing,” explained Adams.
Buy your tickets to the Manchester Arena on April 8th and witness the start of Adams’ journey to becoming a professional World Champion, as well as Flanagan defending his World Title and Smith v Williams’ Super-Welterweight showdown.
Watch the full interview with Nicola Adams and Frank Warren below: