Tag Archive | Houghton and District ABC

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

ABA Quarter Final Details

Eight Tyne, Tees and Wear ABA boxers will descend on Scunthorpe on Sunday to take place in the ABA Elite Senior Championships. The quarter final will see TTW and Merseyside and Chesire boxers take on winners from East Midlands and Midland Counties. The event will take place in Scunthorpe at Redbourne Sports and Social Club […]

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 […]