Results: Narrow Loss To Des Newton In War At Cities Guildhall

By Lawrence Hyne – Boxing is full of clichés, some more useful than others, but the old adage “It’s not losing that defines a fighter, but how he comes back from it” might yet motivate Des ‘The Destroyer’ Newton after the local favourite was beaten in a narrow points loss to Cardiff fighter Henry Janes, in front of a loyal army of vociferous fans at Plymouth Guildhall on Friday night.


Newton Ready To Power Through

Des Newton has vowed to power his way through any fancy footwork by Liam Richards as he looks to retain his British Lightweight Challenge Belt this weekend.

The ‘DEStroyer’ goes in search of his sixth professional victory and his third knockout on BCB Promotions’ ‘Summer Sizzler II’ show at the Guildhall, Plymouth, on Saturday (29th July).


Champion Newton In Confident Mood

A supremely confident Des Newton has a word of warning for opponent Andy Harris ahead of Saturday’s showdown.

The British Challenge Lightweight Champion defends his title on BCB Promotions’ ‘Mayhem’ show, sponsored by Grosvenor Casino Plymouth, at the Plymouth Guildhall.


Newton Homing In On First Pro Title

Plymouth lightweight, Des Newton, is homing in on his first professional boxing title.

The Destroyer headlines Errol Johnson’s ‘No Love Lost: War of the Roses’ show in his hometown of Plymouth on Saturday, 11th February.


‘No Love Lost: War of the Roses’

Following three sell-out shows in 2016, Errol Johnson’s Western Country Boxing have announced their first show of 2017 in Plymouth.

A familiar line-up of Plymouth pugilists feature at Plymouth Guildhall on Saturday, 11th February.


Newton Confident of Pro Success

Des Newton may have only taken up boxing three years ago but the 28-year-old is confident he can match the success he had as an amateur in the paid ranks writes James Eley.