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Fab three in Mansfield for Junior Finals

Sunderland will have three boxers fighting in Mansfield this weekend aiming to become the national junior champion. The pick of the three is Sunderland ABC’s Isaac Macleod who has won this competition for the last four years. Macleod continued his road to a fifth consecutive title by beating Wellington’s Ammir Fiaz by a disqualification 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Danny ‘Boy’ Hughes reflects on his comeback and future

On April 19 Sunderland heavyweight prospect Danny ‘Boy’ Hughes returned after over 18 months out of the ring during the co-promoted show from Phil Jeffries and Frank Maloney. Hughes won on points 40-36 after a comfortable four rounds with Czech fighter Ladislav Kovarik. The bout was on the undercard of Loaded and Ready, which was […]

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 […]

Jon-Lewis Dickinson ready for Stafford defence

Birtley’s cruiserweight British champion Jon-Lewis Dickinson has said he is fully prepared to defend his title against Mike Stafford. Tonight (April 19) Dickinson makes the second defence of his Lonsdale belt, topping the Loaded And Ready bill at the Rainton Meadows Arena. The event is co-promoted by Phil Jeffries and Frank Maloney. Dickinson said of […]