Truscott Vs Simpson – the rematch – who wins?

September 3, 2009 0

Imagine being engrossed in a great book, only to discover that the last chapter’s missing.  A boxing equivalent would be watching January 2009’s Commonwealth featherweight title fight between John Simpson and Paul Truscott.  With this all-action, finely balanced bout about to enter the crucial stage to determine the winner, the […]

Dave Ferguson: Living the dream

August 3, 2009 0

Martin Rogan knows a tough man when he’s hit by one. So when the ex-Commonwealth champion says that Newcastle’s Dave Ferguson gave him his toughest fight during the first Prizefighter competition then take it as read that the aforementioned, Mr Ferguson, is one tough Geordie.  It’s interesting times for boxing […]

Seaburn Centre, Sunderland (10th July 2009)

July 10, 2009 0

A packed audience at the Seaburn Centre in Sunderland tonight enjoyed a quality evening of professional boxing headlined by a contest for the British super flyweight title, and with the rest of the bill containing a host of boxers from the North East, including the third professional fight in the career […]

Cuban-Geordies showcase their skills (28th February 2009)

February 28, 2009 0

A touch of the Caribbean came to North East England tonight as three ‘Cuban-Geordies’ showcased their skills under the domed ceiling of the Lightfoot Centre in Newcastle on 28 February. The first Cuban into the ring tonight, dwarfed by trainer Glenn McCrory, was bantamweight  Alexei Acosta, who, in turn, towered […]

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