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Thursday, February 26, 2015

The father and son coaching team who produced international champions such as Michael Watson and Ian Napa have finally called time after 38 years.

Islington BC's Alfy Andrews (left) is awarded the decision against Charlie Corcoran (Dale Youth)

Islington BC’s Alfy Andrews will box for a London title this weekend after winning his second divisional junior championship at Hayes Working Men’s Club.

Zak Chelli with Times ABC head coach Dave Ryan

Times ABC middleweight Zak Chelli is in buoyant mood as he prepares to head north in search of an England Youth Championships hat-trick this weekend.

Louis Isaacs, Lion ABC

Lion ABC’s Louis Isaacs is to turn professional and sign for promoter Frank Warren when he reaches his 18th birthday this summer.

Zak Chelli of Times ABC

Times ABC teenager Zak Chelli claimed his second successive England Youth Championships London title by demolishing seven-time champion Jimmy Smith in Sunday’s final.

Natasha 'Nutty' Rhoden of Islington BC

Birthday girl Natasha ‘Nutty’ Rhoden maintained her unbeaten record with a polished performance against Anelle Massey on 
Islington BC’s open show at the Boston Dome.

Aarron Morgan (green shorts) in action against Jan Balog. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Aarron ‘The Marksman’ Morgan was delighted with his performance after completing six rounds for the first time as he dispatched Jan Balog on Saturday.

Chris Baugh with promoter Mickey Helliet (right) and coaches Roy Callaghan and Bevis Allen.Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Islington middleweight Chris ‘The Bull’ Baugh is promising a more methodical style for his second professional contest after an “emotional” debut in November.

Islington Boxing Club's Tyrane Wynter

Islington BC’s Tyrane Wynter overcame Haris Najeeb (Fight For Peace) in the England Youth Championships to set up a repeat of last year’s London final.

John Ryder celebrates beating Theophilus Tetteh during their Middleweight fight at the O2 Arena, London.

Islington middleweight John Ryder is looking forward to facing the experienced Argentine fighter Billi Facundo Godoy in his first defence of the WBO inter-continental title at the O2 Arena on Saturday.

Kian Thomas after his national novices title victory in December 2013

Kentish Town welterweight Kian Thomas admits his enthusiasm for boxing had waned of late – but believes his switch to the professional ranks will revive it.

Valerian Spicer, Islington BC

Islington BC’s Valerian ‘The Dame’ Spicer has made history by securing her country’s first ever international podium finish at the Nations Cup tournament in Serbia.

Aaron Morgan (brown shorts) defeats Daniel Borisov at the Camden Centre. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Former Islington BC star Aarron Morgan is pursuing a minimum target of five fights as he begins his second full year as a professional.

Islington BC squad for the Golden Girls Box Cup in Sweden (left to right): Natasha Rhoden, Charlotte Briant, Elena Narozanski, Bobbi-Lee Wyatt. Pic: Dieter Perry

Islington BC secured a hat-trick of gold medals at the Golden Girls Box Cup in Sweden – the club’s best ever performance in the annual tournament.

John Ryder with the WBO inter-continental middleweight belt. Pic: Chris Royle/TGSPHOTO

Islington middleweight John Ryder will face experienced Australian Les Sherrington in his first defence of the WBO inter-continental title at the end of this month.

Cherrelle Brown (left) in action on Islington BC's dinner show in November

Islington BC’s Cherrelle Brown is aiming to follow the trail blazed by two world silver medallists after being selected for the prestigious Nations Cup.

Georgie Kean (right) vs Kevin McCauley. Pic: Chris Royle/TGSPHOTO

Islington boxer ‘Gorgeous’ Georgie Kean will blossom at light-middleweight once he progresses beyond four-round fights next year, according to his trainer.

Charlie Rice (right) defeats Gabor Feher at the Camden Centre. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Charlie Rice’s new trainer believes the Islington fighter has acquired a ruthless streak after marking his return to the ring with a second-round stoppage.

Charlie Rice (right) in action against Pavel Senkovs. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Islington light-welterweight Charlie Rice says he has rediscovered his love of boxing as he prepares to end a 10-month exile from the ring on Friday night.

Islington BC's Justyn Page-Allen (right)

Justyn Page-Allen picked up his first win in Islington BC colours as the club recorded a hat-trick of senior victories at Barry Island on Friday.

Left to right: Zak Chelli Sr (coach), Yahia Chelli, Zak Chelli, Tony Lucas (coach)

Times ABC coach Tony Lucas hopes the Chelli brothers can put the club “back on the map” with success at this weekend’s prestigious King of the Ring tournament.

Alfy Andrews, Islington BC

Crowd favourite Alfy Andrews was named best home boxer of the night after his winning performance at Islington BC’s first dinner show of the season.

Scott Smart

Islington BC’s new national champion Scott Smart says his brother’s influence helped persuade him not to quit the sport after a bad run of injuries.

Sherif Musah

Sherif ‘The Sandman’ Musah has his sights set on a bid for the England Elite Boxing Championships after claiming his first national title on Sunday.

Islington BC pair Scott Smart (left) and Sherif Musah

Islington BC duo Sherif Musah and Scott Smart are just one step away from becoming national champions after their impressive victories last weekend.

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