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Fab three in Mansfield for Junior Finals

Sunderland will have three boxers fighting in Mansfield this weekend aiming to become the national junior champion. The pick of the three is Sunderland ABC’s Isaac Macleod who has won this competition for the last four years. Macleod continued his road to a fifth consecutive title by beating Wellington’s Ammir Fiaz by a disqualification in […]

Title fight tops smashing bill in Newcastle

Newcastle’s road warrior Dougie ‘The Bullet’ Curran tops a professional boxing bill at the O2 Academy in Newcastle tomorrow, fighting at home for an International Masters Bronze title. The super-featherweight fights the majority of his bouts on the road and a lot of them come at very short notice. That explains his losing 8-17-3 record, […]

22 head to Birmingham for ABA Junior Semi-Finals

The Tyne, Tees and Wear will have 22 boxers on show in Birmingham on Sunday in the Junior ABAE national semi-final. After an incredible season for everyone involved with the TTW association in all ABA competitions, the juniors look set to cap it off in style with 20 fighting on Sunday for a place in […]

Introducing ABAE Elite Champion Josh Kelly

Three weeks ago to the day Houghton and District ABC’s Josh Kelly made history by becoming the first ever Sunderland boxer to win the ABAE Elite championships at the first time of asking. Even more fitting was the fact that Josh won the event, formally known as the Senior ABAE’s, while it was being hosted […]

Phil Jeffries heads south to Scarborough

Sunderland promoter Phil Jeffries crosses into North Yorkshire tonight – more precisely the seaside resort of Scarborough – as he hosts another night of professional boxing at The Spa. In a couple of months the venue will play host to renowned comedian Roy Chubby Brown, but there will be no jokes tonight with Jeffries show […]

TTW Junior Champions in Quarter Finals

Over two weekends in April the Tyne Tees and Wear (TTW) regional junior ABAE champions were crowned. Now this weekend over the course of today and tomorrow, the boxers who progressed are taking part in the quarter finals. Hosted by the North West Amateur Boxing Association, our region’s finest junior boxers will be boxing for […]

Danny ‘Boy’ Hughes reflects on his comeback and future

On April 19 Sunderland heavyweight prospect Danny ‘Boy’ Hughes returned after over 18 months out of the ring during the co-promoted show from Phil Jeffries and Frank Maloney. Hughes won on points 40-36 after a comfortable four rounds with Czech fighter Ladislav Kovarik. The bout was on the undercard of Loaded and Ready, which was […]