GBA’s/Lennox Blackmoore championships: GDF boxers open title defence with four wins

first_imgBOXERS from the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Boxing Gym opened their defence of their Lennox Blackmoore National Intermediate Champion Gym title on a positive note, winning four of the six fights that were carded for the opening night on Friday at the National Gymnasium.New kids on the block, Sananah Boxing Gym (SBG) of Lethem won one of their two bouts and Forgotten Youth Foundation (FYF) won the other.The very small crowd was however treated to some entertaining performances from the very first bout which ended at one minute seven seconds of round one via stoppage in favour of GDF’s Hakim Bostwick over Rose Hall Town jammers’ Joshua Darlington in their Elite Class semi-final Junior Flyweight contest.Another Elite Class bout went the full three-round distance and in the end, GDF’s Clinton Clarke pounded out a unanimous points’ verdict against Harpy Eagles’ Inshan Khan.In the junior welterweight category of the Elite Class category, SBG’s James Anderson pounded Colin Hinds into submission, forcing referee Richard Braithwaite to call a halt to the proceedings at two minutes 24 seconds of the second round, much to the delight of the small crowd.In the welterweight division of the Elite Class, GDF’s Emanuel Sancho secured a first round win against SGB’s Ravine Fraser by forcing the referee to halt his contest at two minutes six seconds of the first round.GDF’s Leon Semple then secured a walk-over victory from Rose Hall Jammers’ Clifford Welcome in their semi-final bout and FYF’s Keevin Allicock got a walk over win from Ajay Jageshar in their semi-final bantamweight bout of the Youth category.The tournament continued last evening at the same venue with seven bouts and will conclude this evening with finals in each of the weight divisions and categories.last_img

first_imgBOXERS from the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Boxing Gym opened their defence of their Lennox Blackmoore National Intermediate Champion Gym title on a positive note, winning four of the six fights that were carded for the opening night on Friday at the National Gymnasium.New kids on the block, Sananah Boxing Gym (SBG) of Lethem won one of their two bouts and Forgotten Youth Foundation (FYF) won the other.The very small crowd was however treated to some entertaining performances from the very first bout which ended at one minute seven seconds of round one via stoppage in favour of GDF’s Hakim Bostwick over Rose Hall Town jammers’ Joshua Darlington in their Elite Class semi-final Junior Flyweight contest.Another Elite Class bout went the full three-round distance and in the end, GDF’s Clinton Clarke pounded out a unanimous points’ verdict against Harpy Eagles’ Inshan Khan.In the junior welterweight category of the Elite Class category, SBG’s James Anderson pounded Colin Hinds into submission, forcing referee Richard Braithwaite to call a halt to the proceedings at two minutes 24 seconds of the second round, much to the delight of the small crowd.In the welterweight division of the Elite Class, GDF’s Emanuel Sancho secured a first round win against SGB’s Ravine Fraser by forcing the referee to halt his contest at two minutes six seconds of the first round.GDF’s Leon Semple then secured a walk-over victory from Rose Hall Jammers’ Clifford Welcome in their semi-final bout and FYF’s Keevin Allicock got a walk over win from Ajay Jageshar in their semi-final bantamweight bout of the Youth category.The tournament continued last evening at the same venue with seven bouts and will conclude this evening with finals in each of the weight divisions and categories.last_img

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