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Young fighters shine for Phoenix ABC

National junior champion, Sinead Willbye, 14, travelled to Hayes, in London, to take on another national champion Lavinia Ghia, of Northolt ABC.

Sinead produced a fantastic performance against a very good and awkward opponent. She was given the win on a points decision.

Three boxers traveled to Doncaster. First up was 12-year-old Kurzon Haywood, who boxed a much taller opponent and struggled to get going. Kurzon pushed hard right till final bell but lost on a points decision.

Frances Power,14, boxed in her fourth contest but produced her best performance to date and landed some very strong and accurate shots.

Last up was Kory Harkin who as been out since March with two injuries. He boxed the Yorkshire champion on his home show. Kory came out flying, giving is opponent a standing eighth count. After that, Kory used his great boxing skill and won on a points decision. Kory was also awarded boxer of the night.

In Derby, twins Harry and Charlie Potts boxed against two home fighters. Harry started slow in first round but second and third landed some great shots and avoided wrestling with is opponent. Harry lost on a points decision but can very proud of is performance.

Next up, Charlie was in a great contest with both boxers giving everything and at the end Charlie was awarded to decision.

Mario Charalambous , 13, travelled to Peterborough in his first contest in a year. Mario put in a very strong performance against a very good opponent. Mario took the win on a points decision.  

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