England Boxing Disciplinary Hearing outcome

August 4, 2021 | by Matt Halfpenny


England Boxing is now in a position to confirm a disciplinary hearing outcome following the conclusion of the appeal period.

On 21st October 2020, Steve Tighe from East Midlands Region, was charged with:

  • Posting anti-Muslim material on Facebook.
  • Posting material mocking people who identify as transgender
  • Making threats to the complainants of the matter.

On 13th May 2021, an EB disciplinary hearing found Mr Tighe guilty of all charges.

Mr Tighe received a ban of 10 years from any England Boxing activity, along with a condition that if he did re-join after the ban he would have had to undergo suitable training.