Source: COF

Arena Boxing Club compete at Haringey Box Cup

Haringey Box Cup (the biggest tournament in Europe) is currently taking  place and Arena Boxing Club’s Hayley Forbes,  Claire Farmer and Raven Chapman-Edwards all made it through to the semi final stage. However, Claire Farmer (51kg) lost out to Clare Gillham of St Mary’s Boxing Club, Chatham in her semi final bout. Despite fighting like a lion

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Source: Arena BC

Raven Chapman wins Dorset’s best boxer of the year award

Arena Boxing Club chalked up an extremely successful weekend as their GB Champion Raven Chapman received the award for Dorset’s best Senior Boxer and young Charlie Drury won the Bristol Box Cup. Raven Chapman received the award from Bournemouth’s long time professional heavyweight Dave Fry, former foe of British and Commonwealth Champion Danny McAlinden. Also being

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Stacey Copeland – Paving the Way

The inspirational Stacey Copeland has invited us to share her promotional video through which we can follow her boxing journey.   From attending her grandfather’s gym as a small child to preparing for her professional debut the aim of the video is to inspire others and to pave the way for girls and women in sport.  A

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Source: Arena

Women’s boxing update from Arena

This weekend Arena’s GB Boxing Champion Raven Chapman and Willow Thomas of Bournemouth ABC are being awarded Senior & Junior Boxers (respectively) of the year by Bournemouth’s Ex Boxers Association.   The trophies will be presented at Parley Country Club on Saturday 3 June 7.30 with a buffet and guest speakers and no doubt a large group from

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Source: Arena Boxing Club

Bournemouth hold their annual Boxing and Dinner event

The Arena Boxing Club in Bournemouth are holding their annual Boxing and Dinner event tomorrow Saturday 6th May. This fund raising event will take place at the Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel, doors open at 7.30 and boxing commences at 8pm Tickets are available on the door, or in advance from the gym (at the beginning of

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Pro boxers Kelly Morgan and Hannah Rankin

Butterfly Boxing were kind enough to share their interview with professional boxers Kelly Morgan and Hannah Rankin with us. Kelly, currently injured, is the WBC Silver Middleweight Champion and Hannah, who is awaiting her debut as a professional boxer, is a professional classical musician – bassoon and contrabassoon (that should break some stereotypes). Incredible to

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Source: Chris Connelly

The European Women’s Boxing Championship

We are delighted to have an article on the EUBC European Women’s Boxing Championship, recently held in Sofia, Bulgaria, written by Raven Chapman. Raven is a member of the Arena Boxing Club in Bournemouth and wrote herself into the boxing history books as one of the first women to contest the English title series belt

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