Amateur Boxing

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 […]

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 […]

ABAE Elite National finals results

Sunderland made history on Saturday by hosting the prestigious ABAE Elite Championship finals for the first time in the competitions 100-plus years history. The Rainton Meadows Arena was packed to rafters as the Tyne, Tees and Wear ABA hosted an incredible event that will be remembered in the region for years to come. That will […]

Roundup: Olympian ABC show 18/4

Phil Jeffries had a busy week that started with his amateur club hosting a show at Farringdon Club on Thursday night. Just 24 hours later Jeffries was co-promoting one of the biggest North East professional shows of the year, but first all eyes were on the young amateurs. They did not disappoint either, as The […]

Cook will be a big name on the record for Glenn Foot

Glenn Foot is looking forward to stepping back into the ring for the first time since winning Prizefighter, and in Wales’ Jason Cook he has the perfect name to put his name high in the light-welterweight rankings. Sunderland’s Foot is currently ranked 14 in the latest British rankings, but that is up at welterweight; the […]

Elite ABAE championship final preview

April 20 – mark the date on your calendars. Why? Because a week today the nation’s top boxing amateur talents descend on the region for the Elite ABAE finals. Formally known as the Senior ABAE championships, the tournament is rich in history. This year though sees the first time that our region (Tyne, Tees and […]