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Super-lightweight produces masterclass to claim belt

Islington Boxing Club’s Aaron Nicely picked up an unanimous decision – despite taking the contest with Hillcrest ABC’s Thanos Kastadonis with less than 24 hours notice.

Kaine Khan and Daragh Murray took home the top honours when Islington Boxing Club handed out their annual end of school term awards for the infant classes.

Islington Boxing Club held a successful open show at Boston Dome in Tufnel Park with all 16 bouts feturing a home boxer.

Zak Chelli has sparred with two world champions ahead of his professional debut – and the teenager will settle for no less than following in their footsteps.

Claudia Wilmot-Smith claimed her first honour in amateur boxing as Islington BC recorded a double success at the Golden Girls Box Cup in Sweden.

Islington BC’s Mason Smith feels he and opponent Martin McDonagh both have much to prove when they clash in an eagerly-awaited rematch next week.

It’s fair to say North Woolwich might not have been top of Sunni Torgman’s must-see list when she decided to go travelling around Europe.

John Ryder admits his career will be at a dead end unless he launches his switch to super-middleweight with a victory next month.

A group of Islington BC youngsters were given first use of the new facilities in the revamped gym at neighbouring Lion ABC, Hoxton.

Teenager Billy Underwood is content to bide his time as he prepares to take his professional bow at York Hall next month.

For the sceptics who associate boxing with violence, it might be worth hearing what Mohan Samarasinhe has to say.

Islington BC’s Mason ‘Smasher’ Smith is savouring an early Christmas present after learning of his selection for the GB Boxing podium potential squad.

Zachary Tumbridge and Keyaan Miah took top honours when Islington BC handed out the end of term awards at their infants’ classes.

Boxing and politics are often closely intertwined – and, at the pioneering gym run by Islington BC’s Ella Gilbert, it’s certainly difficult to separate them.

Lion ABC teenager Amo Singh became a national champion on Sunday – and immediately dedicated his title success to his late mother.

Islington BC’s Darren Ballinger has unfinished business as he eyes a shot at the England Boxing Elite Championships in the new year.

Athletes frequently relate how finding a different perspective can raise their performance – and Islington BC’s Amy Pu is certainly hoping to be among them.

Former St Pancras ABC star Alan ‘Avalanche’ Higgins wants to become a British champion in 2017 following his Southern Area title success at the weekend.

Islington cruiserweight Joe Seabrook has vowed to raise his game this weekend when he makes his second appearance in the Queensbury Boxing League.

Islington Boxing Club team triumph in Jersey

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Amy Andrew overcame a bout of flu – and some controversial judging – to clinch victory for Islington BC in their team match in Jersey.

Although he’s been part of the set-up for just a few months, Tony Lucas reckons Islington BC can blossom into one of the country’s top clubs.

Islington BC’s Yaser Al-Ghena sealed the first London title of his career as he got the better of club team-mate Inder Bassi in the National Association of Boys & Girls Clubs Championship on Sunday.

Inder Bassi hopes his move to Islington BC can prove to be the catalyst for his first national title after a run of near misses.

Islington BC light-welterweight Mason Smith will keep his England Boxing elite belt after making a third successful title defence on the club’s dinner show.

Convincing judges to rule in her favour should be second nature for Islington BC’s Claudia Wilmot-Smith when she steps into the ring at the end of next week.

Defeated national finalist Jerome Campbell has his sights set on regaining the winning habit immediately and moving up to elite level in the new year.

Islington BC’s Jerome Campbell is one fight away from a national title after his victory in the semi-finals of the England Boxing Development Championship.

Unbeaten Archway light-middleweight Tony Milch intends to demonstrate his championship credentials when he returns to the ring at York Hall next month.

Islington BC’s Jerome Campbell praised his coaching team after reaching the last four of the National Development Championship with a confident display on Sunday.

Islington BC manager Reggie Hagland has backed Scott Smart to be a hit at the England Boxing Elite Championships later in the season despite his defeat on his return to the ring on Sunday.

Kilburn boxer Jerome Campbell knows he needs to make his mark in the amateur ranks in the next few years if he is to turn professional in the future.

Islington’s unbeaten light-heavyweight Aarron Morgan claimed his 12th straight professional win against Laszlo Fazekas at York Hall on Saturday.

Amy Broadhurst claimed her first gold medal since joining Islington BC as she triumphed at the Celtic Box Cup tournament in her native Ireland.

Islington middleweight John Ryder believes a strong performance against Jack Arnfield this weekend could yet earn him a third shot at the British title.

Islington BC’s Borys Feldman maintained his useful habit of edging close contests to seal a place in the London Development Championship semi-finals.

Former Times ABC star Jules Phillips is in confident mood as he prepares to make his professional debut at York Hall this weekend.

Even with over a century of fights to his name, Islington BC’s Mason Smith has several ambitions yet to fulfil in amateur boxing.

Islington BC have signed six fighters – including national senior finalist Mason Smith – from neighbours Finchley in the fall-out from a startling rift in amateur boxing.

Islington super-bantamweight Jules Phillips is getting ready to go to war – four months after leaving the Army behind.

Angel ABC lightweight Mark Kuderovitch believes his recent losing streak has made him a better boxer as he prepares for the new amateur season.

Tony Milch says he felt calmer than ever on Saturday despite waiting until midnight to confirm his first professional title.

Unbeaten Archway light-middleweight Tony Milch is firmly focused on winning his first professional title on Saturday – a week later than expected.

Former St Pancras ABC star Danny Arnold has been tipped to become a professional champion by the club’s trainer CJ Hussein.

Five-year-old O’Shea Campbell emulated his elder brother by picking up the boxer of the term award at Islington BC’s infants class.

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