Ring return for Ilford’s Yarde
PUBLISHED: 16:00 17 November 2016
Light-heavyweight back in action at Brentwood
Ilford light-heavyweight prospect Anthony Yarde looks to continue his success run when goes for his ninth straight win on Andy Ayling’s WAM Boxing promotion at Brentwood on November 25.
The power-punching Yarde has halted seven of his victims and has not been taken the distance since his second pro fight, faces experienced Hungarian Ferenc Albert on the show.
The Ilford fighter looks to prove he is ready to move into title status in 2017 with a good win on the Brentwood bill which will be screened on the BoxNation TV channel.
Lee Markham defends his English middleweight title against Andrew Robinson on the same bill, as Bradley Skeete faces John Thain for the British welterweight title and Boy Jones Jr meets Martin Hillman for the Southern Area super-featherweight belt.
n Two Fairbairn boxers pushed Repton rivals all the way in the finals of London CYP championships at Harlow Dog track last weekend.
The Ilford club’s’s talented Arjon Basi provided stubborn opposition to Repton’s Joseph Inman who clinched his title success on Saturday in a high standard Class A 57kg final.
A day later Repton’s John Connor Lee recorded his final victory over Fairbairn prospect Sair Akmal when he came through a points winner in the Class B 48kg decider.
A split verdict went against Fairbairn’s Joshua Gustave after close Class C 69kg final against Bodyshots BC’s Michael Hennessy, son of the pro boxing promoter Mick.
n Gator ABC’s Javer Sanger put up a brave fight in his National Novice Championship final at the Chingford Assembly Hall on Sunday.
But Sanger lost a decision to the more experienced Alex Woolard, who was representing Eltham Boxing Club.
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