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Stories by Leroy Brown

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:00 AMLeroy Brown

Jamaica's boxing team manager Godfrey Collins has said that the four boxers who travelled to the Americas Qualifying tournament in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, for September's World Boxing Championship, have still done well despite not qualifying."Our...

Published:Friday | June 23, 2017 | 6:00 AMLeroy Brown

"TSETSI! TSETSI! Tsetsi!" was the constant cry at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium on Hope Road on Wednesday night, as veteran, 39-year-old Jamaican boxer Tsetsi 'Lights Out' Davis scored one of his most thrilling victories locally,...

Published:Wednesday | June 21, 2017 | 6:14 AMLeroy Brown

Jamaica's Tsetsi Davis and Canada's Ryan Young will trade punches at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium tonight, as they seek the final semi-final spot of the 2017 Wray and Nephew Contender series. Fight time for this junior middleweight...

Published:Friday | June 16, 2017 | 6:00 AMLeroy Brown

Wray and Nephew Contender semi-finalist Richard 'Frog' Holmes has admitted that he was not at his best on Wednesday night following a unanimous decision quarter-final win over Canada's ", Frank Cotroni at the Chinese Benevolent Association...

Published:Wednesday | June 14, 2017 | 6:00 AMLeroy Brown

Jamaica's Richard Holmes, a finalist in the Wray and Nephew Contender series last year, is trying to get back there, and tonight, he clashes with Francesco Cotroni from Canada in the third quarter-final of the 2017 series, at the Chinese Benevolent...

Published:Friday | June 9, 2017 | 6:00 AMLeroy Brown

Phil Rose, the top-rated Canadian in the 2017 Wray and Nephew Contender series, earned himself a semi-final spot and one of the main money prizes, when he out-punched countryman David Leblond to take a unanimous decision in their five-round quarter-...

Published:Wednesday | June 7, 2017 | 6:00 AMLeroy Brown

Two Canadians, 34 year-old Phil Rose and 23 year-old David Leblond, will battle each other for semi-final places in the 2017 Wray and Nephew 2017 Junior middleweight Contender series tonight, at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium, Old...

Published:Friday | June 2, 2017 | 6:00 AMLeroy Brown

Sakima Mullings, the No. 1 seeded boxer in the Wray & Nephew 2017 Contender series, booked himself a spot in the semi-finals of the competition last Wednesday night with a hard-earned victory over Canadian Larone Whyte at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium on Old Hope Road in St Andrew...

Published:Wednesday | May 31, 2017 | 5:00 AMLeroy Brown

Canadian boxer Larone Whyte will try to continue his role of giant killer tonight, when he clashes with Jamaica's Sakima Mullings, the No. 1 seeded boxer in this year's competition and Contender Welterweight champion in 2014.The contest this year is...

Published:Monday | May 29, 2017 | 5:00 AMLeroy Brown

Local boxer Anthony Osbourne may retire following his defeat to professional rookie Kestna Davis on Saturday night.In the feature bout between the pair at the Barbican Beach Complex, it was youth against experience, and it showed. Davis, at age 22,...

Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 5:00 AMLeroy Brown

Fans will be treated to some exciting boxing action tonight at the Barbican Beach Complex on East King's House Road.Jamaica and Panama will first clash in four amateur bouts before four local professional boxers will trade punches. The card is being...

Published:Friday | May 26, 2017 | 5:00 AMLeroy Brown

Ramel 'Sub Zero' Lewis was a very unhappy man on Wednesday night when his chief second, Joshua Van Reil, threw in the towel and ended his fight with Canadian Ryan Young at 24 seconds of round three in their Wray and Nephew Contender battle at the...

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 5:00 AMLeroy Brown

Jamaica's Ramel 'Sub Zero' Lewis, will try to earn himself a place in the Wray and Nephew Contender quarter-finals tonight, when he clashes with dangerous Canadian Ryan Young in the eighth and final preliminary bout of the series. The action starts...

Published:Sunday | May 21, 2017 | 5:00 AMLeroy Brown

"There will be plenty of action at the Barbican Beach Complex, East King's House Road, on Saturday, May 27." That was a promise made last Friday at Usain Bolt's Track...

Published:Friday | May 19, 2017 | 5:00 AMLeroy Brown

The biggest upset in the 2017 Wray and Nephew Contender series occurred last Wednesday night, when Devon 'Concrete' Moncriffe, one of the top-seeded Jamaicans and the 2013 champion, lost to Canada's Larone Whyte by split decision at the Chinese...

Published:Wednesday | May 17, 2017 | 5:00 AMLeroy Brown

Devon Moncriffe, one of two boxers seeking a second title in the Wray & Nephew 2017 junior middleweight Contender series, bows into competition tonight...

Published:Friday | May 12, 2017 | 5:00 AMLeroy Brown

"It was not pretty, but we won and will move on to the next round," said a happy trainer, Patrice Trudeau, on Wednesday night at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium, after his boxer, Canada's Dave Leblond, won by a majority decision over...

Published:Wednesday | May 10, 2017 | 5:00 AMLeroy Brown

Dave Leblond, the Canadian boxer who lost by split decision to Jamaica's Tsetsi Davis, returns to the Wray...

Published:Friday | May 5, 2017 | 5:00 AMLeroy Brown

Francesco 'Frank' Cotroni, one of the top-seeded Canadian boxers, came back from losing the first two rounds in a bout scheduled for five rounds to score a dramatic fourth round technical knockout victory over Jamaica's Gregory Miller on Wednesday...

Published:Wednesday | May 3, 2017 | 5:00 AMLeroy Brown

Jamaican Gregory Miller, faces an uphill battle tonight at the Chinese Benevolent Association on Old Hope Road in St Andrew, when he tacklesCanadian Francesco Cotroni over five rounds, in the preliminaries of the Wray...

Published:Friday | April 28, 2017 | 4:04 AMLeroy Brown

Richard ‘Frog’ Holmes, who was the runner-up in last year’s Wray & Nephew Contender competition, served notice on Wednesday night that he would, again, be a dangerous opponent this year. Holmes scored a decisive technical...

Published:Wednesday | April 26, 2017 | 4:00 AMLeroy Brown

Jamaica's Richard Holmes will make his Wray and Nephew 2017 Contender debut tonight atthe Chinese Benevolent Association on Old Hope Road in St Andrew, against Canadian Mike Breton, in a junior middleweight bout scheduled for five rounds. The...

Published:Friday | April 21, 2017 | 4:19 AMLeroy Brown

There were boos and cheers at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium on Wednesday night, as Tsetsi Davis, one of the favourites to win the 2017 version of the Wray and Nephew Contender title, was only able to gain a split-decision victory...

Published:Wednesday | April 19, 2017 | 4:21 AMLeroy Brown

Wray and Nephew Contender crowd favourite, Tsetsi "Lights Out" Davis, makes his 2017 debut in the competition tonight, against Canadian David Leblond, at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium, in a fight, that on paper, looks like a mismatch...

Published:Wednesday | April 12, 2017 | 4:00 AMLeroy Brown

Jamaica's Ricardo Planter makes his third try for the Wray & Nephew Contender title when he takes on Canadian Phil Rose, in the second contest of the 2017 junior middleweight series, which continues tonight...

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