Tag Archive | Houghton ABC

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 […]

Three Sunderland ABC schoolboys march on

Sunderland ABC’s Joel Hassan, Jamie Cockburn and Reece Amir all became North East champions last Sunday, and just one week later will look to make a move on the national title. Tomorrow (Sunday February 3rd) Everton Park Sports Centre plays host to the pre-quarter-final stage of the schoolboy ABA’s between Merseyside and Chesire and the […]

World Youth bronze medalist Josh Kelly on his time in Armenia

In December last year, Houghton and District ABC boxer Josh Kelly went out to Armenia to represent England in what was his first international tournament. As we reported in December Josh guaranteed himself a bronze medal after three good victories. He would have to settle for that bronze though, as he lost to eventual gold […]

Houghton’s Josh Kelly guaranteed a medal at World Youth Championships

Houghton and District’s three-time national champion Josh Kelly has advanced to the semi-final of the World Youth Championships after winning three in four days. Josh is out in Armenia representing England in the competition held once every two years and after beating Mexican Carlos Aurelio Sanchez Valadez earlier today in the quarter-final light welterweight contest, he is […]

Third national title for Houghton’s Josh Kelly

Josh Kelly avenged a defeat in the CYP finals to take home the national junior ABA title. Kelly was narrowly defeated last year by three points by Thomas Beaney (West Ham) but took full advantage of his chance for revenge by dominating this rematch, winning by a clear 11 point margin. Josh boxed amazingly to […]

Three march on from Sunderland to ABA junior finals

It was a day of mixed fortunes for Sunderland’s boxers in the junior ABA semi-finals as the cities clubs qualified three boxers for the final. Isaac Macleod, Josh Kelly and Bobby Begg were all successful in Newbiggin on Saturday but there was defeats for Curtis Todd, Ryan Conley and a shock defeat for former champion […]