Floyd “Kid Austin” Schofield is poised to bring the first world championship boxing title back to Austin, Texas in 13 years.
Floyd “Kid Austin” Schofield is poised to bring the first world championship boxing title back to Austin, Texas in 13 years. Fighting out of Richard Lord’s Boxing gym, a gym synonymous with legendary fighters like Jesus Chavez and James Kirkland, Floyd “Kid Austin” Schofield has recently been garnering national attention with his sparring of world champions and his first round knockout on Telemundo Television.
Kid Austin is no stranger to the sport of boxing. He started his amateur career at the age of 8 years old. Throughout his amateur career he has obtain multiple national and regional titles. He has been ranked by USA Boxing in the top 5 fighters for 5 years straight and is currently ranked in 2 divisions.
Trained by his father, Floyd Schofield Sr, Floyd Jr. appears well on his way to becoming the next great generational fighter at 130 pounds and above.
Floyd Schofield desire to help disadvantage individuals started at a very young age.
Floyd and his dad was homeless and lived in a homeless shelter for 6 months when Floyd was 5 years old.
Floyd learned first hand how challenging it is for homeless individuals.
Floyd volunteers every year to do community works. He loves assisting elderly individuals and homeless individuals.