Thursday, December 7, 2023

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.

“I gave him seven out of the ten rounds.”

Wayne will now take the next few weeks off before considering his next fight.

The night of boxing was a great success with nearly 400 fans packing the hall.

Many hope that the Civic Hall could once again be the home of boxing in Essex.




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