Boxers from the Arena Boxing Club make boxing history twice! The first bit of history was made as Raven Chapman and Nina Hughes became the first women to contest the English title series belt in January of this year. Now they have made history for the first Dorset boxer, of either gender, to win the National Championship.
A fascinating and packed National Championships culminated in an explosive finals bill in Liverpool’s Echo arena yesterday. Among the finalists were a number of GB and England International’s who secured multiple national titles. Preston’s Lisa Whiteside (JR Gym) secured her second flyweight title with a unanimous victory over Jade Ashmore (Chesterfield) to add to
The England Boxing Elite Semi Finals held in The Echo Arena in Liverpool saw 14 fantastic female contests. Whilst all of the women demonstrated the best of what our sport has to offer there were a number of single performances to note. Demi-Jade Resztan (New Astley) produced an emphatic performance from the first bell, much the
Almost four years since Nicola Adams put women’s boxing well and truly on the sporting radar with her emphatic victory in the London Olympics, we are finally seeing the true impact her achievements have had on female participation in the sport. This weekend Liverpool’s iconic Echo Arena is the venue for the England Boxing Elite
Finals – Sunday 26th April 2015 48kg Demi Jade Retzen (New Astley) vs Tanya Dady (Earlsfield) Dady started the bout with the intent to impose her strength – very much the taller boxer and physically more developed she spent most of the first round in clinches and leaning on not allowing Retzen to box.