Category Archives: Boxing

Your chance to take fight against cancer into the boxing ring

Anyone in Croydon or Sutton looking to get fit after lockdown and raise some money for Britain’s biggest cancer charity is being offered the chance to pull on their gloves and step into the ring and be their very own … Continue reading

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Boxer Edwards determined to take his chance for world title

South Croydon boxer Sunny Edwards will step into the ring in east London tonight seeking to end the career of one of the hard old game’s toughest champions. Edwards, 25, faces the experienced South African Moruti Mthalane for the IBF … Continue reading

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Seconds out: Round 3! Boxing club gets temporary reprieve

New Addington Amateur Boxing Club, which faced immediate closure at the end of March, has been given a temporary reprieve. Another one. As with most things involving Croydon Council, the outcome is less than satisfactory. One source said today, “If … Continue reading

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McKenzie gives his backing for New Addington’s boxers

CROYDON IN CRISIS: Former world champion says that council failing to provide a base for boxing club will cause a massive ‘backlash’. By STEVEN DOWNES Seconds out! A community boxing club is facing a fight for survival, set to be … Continue reading

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Latest council failure could be knock-out blow for sports club

A successful and popular community sports club in New Addington has been given until the end of this month to pack up its punchbags and other equipment and move out of council-owned premises. The New Addington Amateur Boxing Club has … Continue reading

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Residents quick to see through councillor’s skatepark offer

The mounting anger among New Addington residents over Brick by Brick’s plans for “slumification” of their area has created a sense of panic among the cabal that controls the Labour group at Croydon Town Hall. With four council seats at … Continue reading

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Spar With A Star, Duke Box Gym South Croydon, Mar 14

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Balham Boxathon anti-knife crime fund-raiser, Tooting, Sep 14

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Female boxing and yoga sessions, Norbury Park every Tue

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Free boxing training sessions, South Norwood, every Wed

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Free boxing training sessions, Shrublands, every Mon

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Free boxing training sessions, Norbury Park, every Thu

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Free boxing training sessions, New Addington, every Fri

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GLL Foundation seeks applications for 2019 round of funding

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Seconds out: champ Duke fights for survival at Victory Place

Three-time boxing world champion Duke McKenzie is facing the toughest fight of his life yet – a battle for the survival of the gym in Crystal Palace which he has worked hard over eight years to establish as a thriving … Continue reading

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Gloves Not Gunz boxing sessions, Shirley, every Mon

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Gloves Not Gunz boxing sessions, South Norwood, every Wed

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Father and son enter boxing ring to help fight breast cancer

It’s seconds out for a father and son as they are doing their bit in the boxing ring to try to knock out breast cancer. Bill Kemp, 48, from Coulsdon, and his 27-year-old son, Billy, will be getting into the … Continue reading

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Sporting app pitches up for court bookings in Croydon

An app for smart phones and tablets, and with its service available online, is offering quick and easy access to booking local sports facilities. MyLocalPitch has recently introduced a bespoke page for Croydon. MyLocalPitch’s borough pages help everyone in the … Continue reading

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Champion Edwards seeks sponsors to achieve Olympic dream

One of Croydon’s most hard-working and talented sportsmen is seeking help from local businesses to sponsor him as he progresses towards his Olympic dream. Teenager Sunny Edwards won his first senior ABA title last month. At the England Elite championships … Continue reading

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Beddington boxer Edwards’ Olympic dream is at an end

Disappointment, with 100 days to go until the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympics, for one local hopeful, Beddington boxer Charlie Edwards. The 19-year-old, a European bronze medal-winner at light-flyweight last year, needed to reach the semi-finals of this week’s … Continue reading

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Selhurst Park to get a preview of Olympic boxing action

Selhurst Park is to stage another international amateur boxing tournament, when England take on Scotland under the marquee raised on the pitch on May 16. This follows a similar event being staged last year, when England won 5-2 against the … Continue reading

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