Strictly Come Dancing contestant Nicola Adams is the first guest lined up for the new podcast from AJ and Curtis Pritchard, AJ Vs Curtis.

AJ, who quit Strictly Come Dancing last year and Curtis, who shot to fame on Love Island have are launching the new podcast series on Global Player.

Nicola became the first female amateur boxer to win an Olympic gold medal at London 2012 and became double Olympic champion following her second gold medal win in Rio 2016 as well as being the first boxer in history to retain an Olympic title. Having also become World Amateur Champion in May 2016 she secured a grand slam of titles, and is the only female boxer in the history of the sport to have won every major title available to her; Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth.

In recognition of her services to boxing and unprecedented achievement, Nicola was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2013 New Year’s Honours list. She was made an OBE in the 2016 New Year’s Honours list.

She recently retired from the sport with an undefeated record and held the WBO female flyweight title in 2019.

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Each week on the Global podcast, the brothers “will chat and bicker about everything under the sun”. They’ll discuss what’s happening on Strictly, their personal relationships, showbiz stories and more, before going head to head in a weekly quiz which sees the loser forced to undertake a forfeit.

Episode One is available to listen to via Global Player soon.

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