Fight Report: York Hall, London October 4th – Retzke Crowned Champ, Impressive Victories For Prince, Weaver, Marston
Over the years I’ve been to some of the biggest and most extravagant World Championship events both in America and Europe, I’ve also attended hundreds of small hall shows and can’t deny that I get a buzz from them all, even those with dubious over matching, but I’ve never been emotionally blown away like I was on Friday night.
Why, well for a start Mark Prince’s return was a major factor for my emotional state and I’m sure it was for many others in attendance.
Mark had returned to the fray to raise awareness of, and funds for, the Kiyan Prince foundation – www.kiyan.org – which is a charitable trust that Mark had created in memory of his murdered son Kiyan, a talented footballer.
Another factor was former Big Brother star, Angel McKenzie, finally getting to challenge for a World title here in the UK, after various attempts abroad. Continue reading
Former European Welterweight Champion Michel ‘Phantom’ Trabant,
challenging for the vacant GBC Super Middleweight World Title, heads up
the latest offering from Dave Murphy and the Acourtier Events team, the
aptly named ‘NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS’, at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London,
on Friday 4th October. Continue reading
Back in the summer of 2012, the history books were well and truly rewritten, when Women’s Amateur Boxing was featured for the first time at the London 2012 Olympics. Continue reading
Germany’s Jennifer Retzke and Sweden’s Mikaela Laurén are set to face each
other, for the IBF Light Middleweight World title, at York Hall in Bethnal
Green, London on Friday 5th July 2013. Continue reading