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Published:Friday | April 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Two-time finalist in the Wray and Nephew Contender boxing series, Jamaica's Richard "Frog" Holmes, scored his first victory in the 2018 edition on Wednesday night, when he secured a unanimous points victory over Canadian Lloyd Reyes at the Chinese...

Published:Wednesday | April 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Jamaican Richard 'Frog' Holmes, who is now a veteran in the Wray and Nephew Contender boxing series which starts tonight, will try to give Jamaica its first victory for 2018, when he clashes with Canadian Lloyd Reyes over five rounds at the Chinese...

Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Jamaica's 28-year old boxing star Kemahl 'The Hitman' Russell will put his junior NABF middleweight title on the line tonight at the National Arena when he clashes with a tough 36-year old Mexican fighter, Michi 'The Matador' Munoz, over eight...

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Following her loss to Danish boxer Dina Thorslund in Struer, Denmark, Jamaican Alicia 'Slick' Ashley expressed disappointment in her performance on Saturday night. Ashley lost by a unanimous decision, as two judges, Anssi Perajoki and Andreas...

Published:Saturday | March 10, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

"I am going to win back my title and bring the belt back to Jamaica next week to show the fans" said Jamaica's most famous and accomplished female boxing champion, Alicia "Slick" Ashley to The Gleaner yesterday, shortly after making weight for her...

Published:Friday | February 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Major changes in the statutes of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), which are designed to provide more checks and balances, transparency, and better governance, were approved by the over 100 delegates who attended an extraordinary congress...

Published:Saturday | February 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Three of Jamaica's leading junior players - John Chin, Damani Cain and Keyondre Clarke - leave today for the Dominican Republic, to participate in the 2018 North/Central America and Caribbean Junior Davis Cup pre-qualifying tournament, which runs...

Published:Friday | February 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Fielding a very fit and talented team of boxers, the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) came out on top in the Jamaica Boxing Board's National Senior Amateur Championships, which took place at the Stanley Couch gym. On Victoria Avenue in Kingston from...

Published:Friday | February 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

"I am the happiest person in the world today. I am excited and ready to go," Jamaica's Alicia "Slick" Ashley, the former World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Bantamweight champion, told The Gleaner yesterday after it was announced that she would get the...

Published:Thursday | January 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

Sixty boxers from nine gyms are expected to participate in the Senior Amateur Boxing Championships, sponsored by the Jamaica Boxing Board, which start tonight at 7 o'clock at the Stanley Couch Gym on Victoria Avenue in Kingston.The preliminary weigh...

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLeroy Brown/Gleaner Writer

American boxer Demarcus 'Chop Chop' Corley, the 2016 Contender Welterweight champion, has declared that he is prepared to fight Jamaica's Sakima 'Mr Smooth' Mullings, the 2017 Contender Middleweight winner anywhere, anytime for the right price....

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