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Boxing: Hibbert up for southern belt

STANFORD boxer “John” Wayne Hibbert is confident he can lift the vacant Southern Area light welterweight title next month. The 29-year-old will do battle at the Civic Hall in Grays on Saturday July 19th.

Boxing: One round enough for Hibbert

STANFORD-LE-Hope boxer, “John” Wayne Hibbert took just one round to demolish his latest opponent at the Civic Hall in Grays. ‘John’ .Wayne, fighting out of Corringham, demolished the Czech Republic’s Michael Vostkoff with a first round left hook knock out.

Rockin’ Robin beaten again!

EAST TILBURY-based boxer “Rockin’” Robin Deakin has lost his latest bout. The boxer now has the unenviable record of 51 losses in a row.

Despite 50 defeats in a row…the “Rocky of East Tilbury” vows to fight on

WITH a professional record of one win and 50 straight losses, Deakin has been under fire from national press, being proclaimed the worst boxer and Britain, even losing his British Boxing licence after the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBC) became concerned for his health.

Boxing: McCarthy wins first title with great performance

TILBURY boxer Matt McCarthy has added the International masters welterweight title to his growing list of achievements.
Matt did it by winning on points against dangerous opponent Michael Vosyka at York Hall in Bethnal Green. The win was unanimous but Vosyka did cause Matt some problems, including breaking his nose (in the 4th round).

Boxing: Markham on points against the Pocklington Rocket

GRAYS middleweight Lee ‘Banjo’ Markham (8-1) picked up his first title with a 99-92 points win over Harry ‘Pocklington Rocket’ Matthews (12-7) at Grays Civic Hall reports news.boxrec.com

Markham (11st 3lbs) was topping the bill in his hometown against York’s Matthews (also 11st 3lbs), who was in his first fight back since losing on points to Chris Eubank Jr eleven months ago. The away fighter came out of the blocks quickly, throwing much more leather in the opener.

Boxing: Lee hopes to make his mark on Eurosport

LEE ‘Banjo’ Markham (7-1) and Harry ‘The Pocklington Rocket’ Matthews (12-6-1) both weighed in at 11st 3lbs for tomorrow night’s British Masters Middleweight clash at Grays Civic Hall, which is being aired on Eurosport from 8pm.
Goodwin Promotions, in association with Robert Waterman, stage their first show for the channel. The card also features Cambridgeshire’s Tornado Tyler Goodjohn (7-2) and Dave O’Connor (4-4) from Plymouth, who both weighed in at 9st 13lbs for their Masters ten rounder at light welter.

Boxing: Cindy recognised for services to boxing

Chadwell St Mary Boxing Club chairperson Sindy Overy was awarded a High Sheriffs’ Award at the Fennes Estate in Bocking near Braintree in recognition of the valuable service to the community safety in the country.

Boxing: Levi wins national champs for second year

CHADWELL St Mary Boxer Levi Lee 14yrs 57kg won the National Schoolboy Championships for the second year running.Lee boxed against Connor Ward from Northside A.B.C (Manchester) on Sunday 3rd March at Everton Sports Centre in Liverpool.

Boxing: Big John wins English Heavyweight title

HORNDON heavyweight, John McDermott was back in the boxing spotlight after winning the English Heavyweight title against Matt Skelton. Looking leaner and meaner, John won the fight at the York Hall in Bethanl Green on a majority points decision.

Boxing: Big John has another tilt at the title

IT LOOKED all over after under two minutes when Horndon heavyweight John McDermott was knocked out by David Price last year but as Mr Price knows himself, it is a roller coaster in boxing these days.

Boxing: Controversial defeat for Hibbert

The bout offered blow by blow entertainment and wow what a fight! Both fighters were swinging away at each other through the whole 10 rounds, I don’t know how either of them were still standing by the end of it, but they certainly both had their eye on the prize. Wayne Hibbert lived up to his nickname ‘John Wayne’ by coming out to the ring with the air of confidence John Wayne always had in his movies, he was focused and looked at the top of his game.

Boxing: Knockdown proves vital for another McCarthy win

IT WAS a good work out and a fifth win in a row for Tilbury’s Matt McCarthy as he put in an impressive performance at Impulse Leisure’s Civic Hall in Grays. The crowds really showed their support for local boys Wayne Hibbert and Matt McCarthy who both had bouts.

Boxing: Chadwell boys go through the rounds

Davey won his bout by a unanamous decision. Davey is a very fit boxer and has learnt to come forward enabaling him to mix it up in bouts by sitting on his back foot and using his strength against his opponents when needed. Next up on the same London Show was Klayden Russell-Meade 12yrs 34kg who boxed against A Ishfaq from Southend A.B.C.

Boxing: McCarthy strikes again for fourth win in a row

TILBURY’S MATT McCarthy made it four in a row with a very straight forward win against Danny Donovitch at York Hall, Bethnal Green. Matt, who trains out of Gateway club in Corringham really had a gentle work out in the six two minute rounds –

Boxing: Big fight looms for John Wayne Hibbert

IT IS a step up in class but when have you ever known Wayne Hibbert to duck a challenge. Wayne will be fighting Dave Ryan for the English Light-Welterweight eliminator on Saturday March 9th at the Civic Hall.

Boxing: Matt McCarthy eyes fourth major fight

TILBURY boxer, Matt McCarthy has a huge following already and that is only after three fights. The last one was at York Hall, Bethnal Green and it was a tough one as his opponent was a durable if unspectacular boxer.

For the love of Katie: Parents launch Katie Johnson Community Trust Fund

YOU HAVE to be touched and have to admire the strength and bravery of Brian Johnson and his family. Five years ago, on a Sunday morning, Brian’s daughter, Katie, died, in a road traffic collision on the A13.

Boxers given employment boost

THE ESSEX Boys and Girls club have been working with boxers in Tilbury to given them a great opportunity. A spokesperson said: “Young people not in employment or education can gain a boxing qualification and gain support to find employment or education.”

Boxing: Joy and pain for Chadwell boxers

TWO very talented Chadwell St Mary A.B.C boxers were picked to represent Essex Amateur Boxing Association in the Essex V North West London county match held at Hayes Boxing Gym in Middlesex recently.

Lance Toussaint 20yrs 64kg and Shaun Clark 10yrs 33kg. Clark had his first skills bout in preparation of being carded to enable him to compete in amateur boxing from January when he has his eleventh birthday. The very talented Clark who has been training hard in preparation to box, displayed a very mature performance against the much taller M Moriaty from Hayes A.B.C .

Boxing: Lee to fight in Dublin for England

13 year old Chadwell St Mary boxer Levi Lee 54kg has been selected by The Amateur Boxing Association of England to represent England v Ireland in Dublin on Saturday 8th December. Lee will travel out from Luton airport on Friday 7th December.

Boxing: Another impressive win for McCarthy

TILBURY’s Matt McCarthy continued his impressive entry into professional boxing as he won a points decision against experienced Andrew Patterson.
Matt was in control throughout. He pummelled Patterson in the middle of the second round from which he was lucky to survive.

Boxing: Hibbert on points at sell out night at Civic Hall

STANFORD boxer Wayne Hibbert defended his title in front of a packed Civic Hall crowd at Blackshots on Thursday night. Wayne, boxing out of the Spartans club in Corringham grabbed a points decision against promising middleweight Leon Findlay from Wales. Speaking after the fight, Wayne’s coach, Mark Sach said: “Wayne made a little bit of heavy weather out of that but a win is a win and it is always hard to defend a title.

Boxing: Chadwell St Mary ABC have great start to season!

This small local boxing club has produced a national champion every year for the last eight years ! Some local company’s have already showed great generosity by donating their hard earned cash towards this project and we would like to take this oppertunity to thank Darren Coleman at ALM Training Services, Riverside Business Centre Tilbury. John Philpott at River View M.O.T Merrydale Industrial Estate Chadwell St Mary and Teresa at Vivid Nails and tanning salon Defoe Parade Chadwell St Mary.

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