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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Kentish Town welterweight Kian Thomas already has enough stamina to contest a British title after just three professional fights, according to his trainer.

Islington BC's Lamin Conteh (left) receives his award from former Commonwealth gold medallist Courtney Fry

Commonwealth gold medallist Courtney Fry returned to his roots on Sunday to hand over the cup that bears his name at Islington BC’s annual awards.

Aarron Morgan with trainers Bevis Allen (right) and Roy Callaghan after stopping Gyula Vajda in the first round at York Hall. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Aarron Morgan has revealed that he drew on his amateur experiences at Islington BC to achieve an astonishing 25-second stoppage on his York Hall debut.

Georgie Kean (red/white shorts) in action against Faheem Khan at York Hall, Bethnal Green. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Islington light-middleweight ‘Gorgeous’ Georgie Kean believes he is better suited to longer fights after making a winning return to the ring on Friday.

Daniel Dubois, Islington BC

Islington BC teenager Daniel Dubois has taken a big step towards potential Olympic stardom after being selected for the GB podium boxing team.

Aarron Morgan (blue shorts) in action against Nodar Robakidze. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Aarron Morgan aims to make himself a York Hall favourite when he fights at the famous east London venue for the first time this weekend.

Islington Boxing Club's Callum Angel-Taylor (left) and Caroline Dubois won gold medals at the Monkstown Box Cup in Dublin

Callum Angel-Taylor proved Islington Boxing Club’s star turn at the Monkstown Box Cup in Dublin.

Kieran Bukowski raised over £1,000 for Islington Boxing Club

Former amateur boxer Kieran Bukowski has boosted the Islington BC coffers by more than £1,000 with a sponsored bicycle ride from London to Brighton.

Islington BC's Rachel Holifield with her gold medal at the Haringey Box Cup

Islington BC’s Rachel Holifield claimed her first honour in amateur boxing with a gold medal at the prestigious Haringey Box Cup.

Islington BC's Caroline Dubois with her golden gloves

Caroline Dubois has become Islington BC’s first ever national schools’ female champion after she triumphed at Saturday’s final in Sheffield.

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

Islington’s John Ryder says it “would mean the world” if he can overcome Nick Blackwell to become British middleweight champion this weekend.

Islington BC coaches JR Richards (left) and Jerry Mitchell with their Keystone awards

Islington BC coaching duo John ‘JR’ Richards and Jerry Mitchell have both received prestigious awards to mark their long service to the club.

Valerian Spicer, Islington BC

Islington BC’s Valerian Spicer warmed up for her next international fight with victory against Welsh champion Charlene Jones at Merlins Bridge.

Sherif Musah (Islington BC) in action against Tomas Dubsky

Sherif ‘The Sandman’ Musah returned to the ring after a six-month absence to seal victory for Islington BC on their dinner show against Bavarian opposition.

Islington BC's Cherrelle Brown with coaches Lenny Hagland (left) and Winston Worrell

Islington BC light-welterweight Cherrelle Brown hopes she has given her international prospects a boost after clinching her second national title in Liverpool on Sunday.

Zak Chelli

Times ABC’s Zak Chelli gained revenge for his controversial defeat by Ben Whittaker by scooping a gold medal at the GB Youth Three Nations Championship.

Arsenal fan Aarron Morgan shows off his International Masters belt at Emirates Stadium

Aarron Morgan believes he will benefit from being taken the distance in his successful International Masters light-middleweight title fight against Nodar Robakidze.

Aaron Morgan defeats Grzegorz Sikorski at the Camden Centre. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO

Aarron Morgan has his perfect day already mapped out as he heads to the Camden Centre in search of a first professional title.

Daniel Dubois, Islington BC

Islington BC teenager Daniel Dubois intends to go one better than last year when he boxes for England at the Three Nations Championship this weekend.

Freddie Kiwitt (black/yellow shorts) defeats Kevin McCauley. Pic: TGSPHOTO

Undefeated Islington welterweight Freddy Kiwitt aims to prove he is more than just a pretty face at the Camden Centre later this month.

Islington's Rachel Holifield (left) in action against Army boxer Megan Reid at the Boston Dome, Tufnell Park

It’s probably fair to say that Islington BC light-welterweight Rachel Holifield is long overdue a hefty slice of luck.

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

Islington light-middleweight Georgie Kean says he is putting his time to good use as he waits to learn the extent of a troublesome knuckle injury.

Yahia Chelli, Times ABC

Times ABC middleweight Yahia Chelli experienced a rude awakening at his first England Elite Championships as he lost out to former Dale Youth clubmate Hamid Sediqy.

Islington Boxing Club siblings (left to right) Daniel, Jadene, Caroline and Prince Dubois

Nomadic heavyweight prospect Daniel Dubois hopes his latest move will further his boxing education and help him on the road to Olympic glory.

Angel ABC's Mark Kuderovitch with coaches Ivor Jones (left) and Colin Lake

Angel ABC featherweight Mark Kuderovitch turned the tables on old foe Ilyis Kulane (Fitzroy Lodge) with a revenge win at the Boston Dome, Tufnell Park.

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