With over forty pro boxers training at the TRAD TKO Boxing Gym in Canning Town, it should come as no surprise that some weekends there would be a number of their young stars in action, however this weekend it’s not the normal two or three, it’s six, what’s more they’re all fighting on the same event at York Hall on Saturday night.
This coming Friday professional boxer Marianne Marston will be taking a day off from the training camp for her upcoming 25th October title fight, in order to take part in a project by Philanthropic artist Clare Newton for the Street Child Charity, that will raise much needed funds for Children in Sierra Leone and Liberia who are suffering due to the Ebola epidemic.
The TRAD TKO Boxing Gym in Canning Town, deep in the heart of London’s East End, is always a hive of activity, no surprise having over forty pro boxers based there, but this month it’s buzzing even more than usual, due to three of the stars that train there being in Championship action in the coming weeks.
East London entrepreneur Baz Rehman, who sponsored Mark Prince-Jiri Svacina MBC International Cruiserweight title fight on August 2nd, has dipped deep into his pockets once more, this time to sponsor London’s Marianne Marston’s MBC International Super Bantamweight title clash with Hungary’s Marianna Gulyas, which takes place on the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT event, at York Hall on Saturday 25th October.
On October 11th, at the O2 Arena in London, St Neots Light Welterweight sensation Tommy ‘Da Gun’ Martin takes his first tentative step towards a domestic Championship accolade, when he faces Southampton’s Matty Tew in an English title eliminator, on the Matchroom Sport promoted MOMENT OF TRUTH, headlined by Anthony Joshua WBC International Heavyweight title challenge.
London’s Marianne Marston is set to challenge Hungary’s Marianna Gulyas for the vacant MBC International Super Bantamweight Championship, which will take place on the upcoming Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT mega event at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London on Saturday 25th October 2014.
TRAD TKO’s Andy Gatenby could barely hide the disappointment he felt, after learning that the highly anticipated clash with former British, Commonwealth and European Champ, Esham Pickering, on the Josh Goodwin (Goodwin Sports) promoted CHANGING OF THE GUARD event at the Pyramids Centre in Portsmouth on Saturday 20th September 2014, was off.
Former European Super Bantamweight Champion and Sky Sports boxing pundit, Spencer Oliver, and Tip TV presenter and well known boxing pundit, Ben Doughty, have been named as the commentary team for the Boxing Evolution TV – www.boxingevolution.tv – PPV broadcast of the Shyam Batra SSE promoted CALL OF DUTY event, which takes place at York Hall in London on Saturday 2nd August.
Following yesterday’s first round draw at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, National Flyweight (52kg) Champion Charlie Edwards learned that he will have to wait until this evening to find out just who, out of Wales’ Andrew Selby or Scotland’s Reece McFadden, he will face in the first fight of his campaign, following his receiving a bye for the first round of competition.
Promoter Shyam Batra today confirmed today that George ‘Hit Hard’ Hillyard versus Tommy ‘The Tiger’ Tolan will be the main support feature bout for the headlining, Baz Rehman sponsored, Mark Prince-Jiri Svacina MBC International title clash, on his upcoming CALL OF DUTY event at York Hall, in Bethnal Green, London on Saturday 2nd August 2014.