Tag Archive | Akash Hussein

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, […]

Paul O’Hagan left frustrated after 96 second debut win

As far as making a professional boxing debut goes, upsetting the odds to knock out your opponent in just 96 seconds would usually justify it being a satisfying one to say the least. That’s exactly the scenario Gateshead debutant Paul O’Hagan found himself on Saturday after scoring a 96 second TKO victory over Glenn McCrory […]

Roundup: Farewell to Fergie

Steve Wraith’s second professional show was clouded by pull-outs but was still a very entertaining four-fight bill at the O2 Academy in Newcastle. The show was supposed to be headed by returning Tyneside heavyweight David Ferguson, who was boxing one last time to say farewell to his loyal fans. The opponent was changed just the […]

Steve Wraith looking to capitalize on successful first show

Steve Wraith is looking to capitalize on his successful professional promotion debut in September, with his second show ‘Farewell to Fergie’ taking place on Saturday night. Wraith, under his promotional banner of Wraith Promotions, hosts the show on Saturday night at the O2 Academy in Newcastle with heavyweight David Ferguson topping the bill in a […]

Akash Hussein excited for ‘biggest fight of his career’

Boxing promoter Steve Wraith has rewarded boxing fans with a pearl of a fight on his November 24th bill at the O2 Academy, Newcastle, when Akash Hussein takes on local debutant Paul O’Hagan. North East fight fans will have a rare opportunity to watch two home fighters go toe-to-toe in what should be an intriguing […]

Steve Wraith’s November 24th show now ‘Farewell to Fergie’

Davey Ferguson has been persuaded to box one last time by Tyneside promoter Steve Wraith and will top Wraith Promotions’ November 24th bill at the O2 academy Newcastle. The popular North Shields-born heavyweight had 15 professional fights with a record 12(4)-3(1) and competed in Sky’s Prizefighter twice but has not boxed since losing by first […]

Hussein cashes in his win and is now out for revenge

Akash Hussein returned to boxing after 18 months out in perfect fashion last Sunday, beating a tricky Eastern European over four rounds. Hussein topped the Steve Wraith bill at the O2 Academy in Newcastle (his hometown) and defeated Lubo Hantak 39-37 on points to move his record to two wins with one defeat. That one […]