Tag Archive | Neil Hepper

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 […]

Onwards and upwards for Northern Area champion Gary Fox

New lightweight Northern Area champion Gary Fox got back in the gym this week looking ahead to the next stage of his flourishing career. Fox dispatched of Darlington’s Neil Hepper in five rounds on Phil Jeffries’ promoted show in Hartlepool on September 30th to claim the vacant title and revealed he is going back to […]

Party with Marty: 30/9 Harltepool boxing round-up

West Rainton’s Martin Ward will be partying all week long after capturing the English bantamweight title in a thriller at Hartlepool Borough Hall against veteran campaigner Jason booth. In a very tight ten rounds, the two boxers traded blows in a back and forth contest that ended in a unanimous points decision for the North […]

Biggest North East show of the year headlined by English title fight

Phil Jeffries’ promotion Pro Box North East will host its seventh show of the year on Sunday and it is set to be the biggest in the region this year. The show, at the Hartlepool Borough Hall, will feature seven top fights with the main two both for titles. It is the headline fight that […]

‘Exciting times ahead’ says promoter Steve Wraith after his first show is a success

Boxing promoter Steve Wraith believes there are exciting times ahead for professional boxing in Newcastle after a fantastic first professional show under his banner, Wraith Promotions. The show billed ‘The Return of the Cash’ in homage to returning headliner Akash Hussein was a real success last Sunday at the O2 Academy in Newcastle and Wraith […]