First National Belt and Regional Belts are up for grabs
February 25, 2019 | by Matt Halfpenny
England Boxing’s first National Belt and Regional Belts box-off are taking place tonight and this weekend – after the competitions were re-launched last month.
Tonight sees the first match for the vacant 91+kg Southern Belt as Joel Kirkby from the Royal Navy takes on Jamie Tseliva of White Hart Lane at HMS Collingwood.
Then, on Saturday, six vacant National Belt bouts and one Northern Belt bout will take place at the Warrington Parr Hall, WA1 1BL as part of the Annual Phoenix Fire Festival of Boxing.
The event features a junior event in the afternoon followed by a full 14-bout Senior Show in the Evening. (see full bout list below).
Tickets are still available for the evening event at a price of £10 adults and £5 concession.
Please contact England Boxing’s North West Club Support Officer, Damian Ridpath, via firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to purchase tickets.
Those who do so can also watch the junior show free of charge in the afternoon, or alternatively to junior show-only entry is just £5.
All who attend are politely reminded to follow England Boxing’s new RESPECT campaign, which urges boxers, coaches, club support staff, parents, spectators and officials to show greater courtesy to each other at tournaments and shows.
More information on RESPECT is detailed here.
England Boxing would like to wish everybody competing at the event the best of luck in the bouts.
Phoenix Fire Festival of Boxing full bout list
1. 69kg, 3×2, Liam McAuliffe (Phoenix Fire) v Daniel Marks (4 rifles Regiment).
2. 56kg, National Belt, Callum Burton (Middleton, North West) v Nico Leivars (Hoddesdon, Home Counties).
3. 56kg, 3×3, Bayode Oluieye (Phoenix Fire) v Ricki Lyons (RAF).
4. 60kg, National Belt, Jordan Flynn (Hoddesdon, Home Counties) v Cain Morris (Leigh, North West).
5. 58kg, 3×3, Harry Winnard (Phoenix Fire) v Liam Philips (Moss Side Fire).
6. 69kg, Northern Belt. George Davey (Henrys, Yorkshire) v Ivan Duniak (Rotunda, Merseyside and Cheshire).
7. 60kg, 3×3, Sam Watson (Phoenix Fire) v Keiron Bailey (RAF).
8. 69kg, National Belt, Andrew Stafford (Chadderton, North West) v Brad Ingram (City of Gloucester, Western Counties).
9. 75kg, 3×2, Sean Headon (Phoenix Fire) v Daryl Caws (4 rifles regiment).
10. 75kg, National Belt, Ramtin Musah (Beartown, North West, pictured above, right) v Stan Stannard (Hoddesdon, Home Counties).
11. 71Kg, 3×3 Casey Brown (Phoenix Fire) v Callum Hill (4 rifles regiment).
12. 91kg+, National Belt, Delicious Orie (Jewellery Quarter, Midlands) v Stephen Robinson (Swalwell, Tyne, Tees and Wear).
13. 75kg, 3×3, James Smith (Phoenix Fire) v Sonny Coates (RAF).
14. 52kg, National Belt, Muzzy Fayana (Middlesborough, Tyne, Tees and Wear) v Imad Nasseb (Phoenix Fire, Merseyside and Cheshire).