Little invokes interest in an undercard scrap more than a bit of local needle and a feud is starting to boil up between Manchester lightweights Adrian Gonzalez and Jon Kays.
The former, the cocksure 24 year old adopted son of globally regarded coach Lee Beard, has caught the eye amassing an 11-1 (3) slate. The latter, a 32 year old plumber from Ashton-Under-Lyne, is a battle hardened ex British and Commonwealth super-feather challenger. Continue reading
On a card billed as ‘Repeat or Revenge’; Jon Kays insists it will be the latter, when he faces Gary Sykes for the vacant British super-featherweight crown at the Dewsbury Leisure Centre on May 24. Continue reading
Jon Kays has got revenge on his mind – but knows he cannot look past his next outing when he defends his English super-featherweight belt against Lee Glover at the Oldham Sports Centre on March 8.
Ashton under Lyne’s Kays is desperate for a return with either of the only two men to have beaten him in title fights – Gary Sykes and Liam Walsh. And with that pair due to contest the British crown in the near future, Jon is hoping to put himself in the frame for ‘pay back’ by making a successful first defence against Glover, live on VIPBOXING.TV. Continue reading
Ashton-under-Lyne’s Jon Kays believes it will be a case of ‘third time lucky’ when he challenges Kevin Hooper for the vacant English super-featherweight title at the Oldham Sports Centre on October 5. After losing to Gary Sykes for the same title in April, as well as a 2011 Commonwealth defeat to Liam Walsh – Jon says he has learned from those reverses and will be an improved fighter against Hooper. Continue reading