Former Islington amateurs continue professional careers

The latest news from the local boxing scene (pic: David Davies/PA)

The latest news from the local boxing scene (pic: David Davies/PA) - Credit: PA Archive/PA Images

The latest boxing news from Islington

Two former Islington boxers will continue their pro careers this Saturday when they compete on a British Warrior promotion at York Hall.

Former Islington club captain Jeffrey Ofori will be looking for a seventh straight win in the pro ranks when he faces lightweight rival Hamo Aperjan.

Cherrelle Brown, meanwhile, will bid for a third successive victory as a pro when she takes on Sylwia Maksym in a super lightweight fight.

*Former Islington BC amateur Daniel Dubois made it eight straight wins as a pro by stopping Hatfield’s Tom Little to win the English heavyweight title.

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Dubois was taken beyond three rounds for the first time, but stopped Little in the fifth at The O2.

*Jernair Thompson struck gold at the Haringey Box Cup with victory in the Senior B 64kg Group B category.

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