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Rise up the rankings for amateur boxer Jacob Gabriel

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke boxer Jacob Gabriel

12:00pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

BASINGSTOKE boxer Jacob Gabriel’s run in the ABA Elite Boxing Championships has moved him into the top five in the country at light welterweight.

Boxer Matt Goddard remains upbeat despite injury setback

Basingstoke Gazette: Odiham boxer Matt Goddard

5:00pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

ODIHAM professional boxer Matt Goddard still feels he will be able to fight for a title by the end of the year, despite having to pull out of his latest bout on June 6 due to an eye injury.

Tadley boxer wins national final

Basingstoke Gazette: Smith unable to down Beer in London youth final

12:00pm Monday 12th May 2014

TADLEY boxer Andrew Davis won his final of the Minors National Championships in Worsley, Manchester.

Mixed fortunes for Matt Goddard and Darryl Still

Basingstoke Gazette: Matt Goddard.

5:00pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

THERE was mixed fortunes for north Hampshire professional boxers Matt Goddard and Darryl Still in the ring at the Southampton’s Guildhall on Saturday night.

Matt Goddard and Darryl Still to fight in Southampton tonight

Basingstoke Gazette: Matt Goddard.

12:00pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

NORTH Hampshire professional boxers Matt Goddard and Darryl Still will fight for the first time this year when they step into the ring at the Southampton Guildhall tonight.

Dean Francis retires from professional boxing

Basingstoke Gazette: Basingstoke boxer Dean Francis.

6:00am Thursday 20th March 2014

DEAN Francis has announced his retirement from professional boxing.

Amateur boxer Greg Bridet helps England to victory

Basingstoke Gazette: Greg Bridet.

10:00am Tuesday 18th March 2014

BASINGSTOKE boxer Greg Bridet helped England to a 7-3 victory over Wales in the Hereford Times Cup.

Andrew Davis reaches national final

Basingstoke Gazette: Smith unable to down Beer in London youth final

3:00pm Monday 17th March 2014

TADLEY and District Boxing Club boxer Andrew Davis has made a great start to his career, booking his place in a national final after five wins on the trot.

Dean Francis left beaten but unbowed at the end of a brutal British title fight against Bob Ajisafe

Basingstoke Gazette: Dean Francis left beaten but unbowed at the end of a brutal British title fight against Bob Ajisafe

1:03pm Monday 17th March 2014

DEAN Francis put in a brave performance but was left with nothing other than pride to show for his efforts at the end of an entertaining British title bout against Bob Ajisafe in Reading on Saturday night.

Ireland beat England in charity boxing event at Hampshire Court Hotel

Basingstoke Gazette: Zac Chelli of England lands a blow on Fearghus Quinn.

11:00am Sunday 16th March 2014

IRISH eyes were smiling after their young boxers came out on top in an international charity boxing competition in Basingstoke.

AS IT HAPPENED - Dean Francis v Bob Ajisafe

Basingstoke Gazette: Dean Francis will fight for the British light-heavyweight title in Reading on Saturday.

9:38pm Saturday 15th March 2014

BASINGSTOKE boxer Dean Francis loses on points at the end of a thrilling British light-heavyweight title fight against Bob Ajisafe.

Open boxing tournament to take place in Basingstoke this weekend

Basingstoke Gazette: Smith unable to down Beer in London youth final

3:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

BASINGSTOKE Boxing Club will be holding its first open boxing tournament in the town for over three years on Saturday Hatch Warren Community Centre.

Dean Francis gears up for British title fight against Bob Ajisafe

Basingstoke Gazette: Dean Francis will fight for the British light-heavyweight title in Reading on Saturday.

3:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

BASINGSTOKE boxer Dean Francis says he is in better shape than ever ahead of his British light-heavyweight title fight against Bob Ajisafe in Reading on Saturday.

Dean Francis to fight for British title in Reading next month

Basingstoke Gazette: Dean Francis will fight for the British light-heavyweight title in Reading next month.

6:00am Friday 21st February 2014

BASINGSTOKE boxer Dean Francis is banking on getting plenty of local support after it was announced that his attempt to claim a British title will take place in Reading.

Odiham boxer Matt Goddard looks to make his breakthrough in 2014

Basingstoke Gazette: Matt Goddard.

6:00am Sunday 22nd December 2013

ODIHAM professional boxer Matt Goddard is back in training and believes 2014 is going to be a great year for him.

Boxer Darryl Still wins again

Basingstoke Gazette: Darryl Still in action earlier this year.

12:00pm Saturday 23rd November 2013

BASINGSTOKE professional boxer Darryl Still kept himself in line for a title fight early next year by beating Rochdale’s Jason McArdle on points in a light-middleweight bout.

Basingstoke boxer Greg Bridet to make debut for Great Britain team

Basingstoke Gazette: Greg Bridet (left) in action.

10:00am Thursday 21st November 2013

UP-AND-COMING Basingstoke boxer Greg Bridet has his sights set on victory as he prepares to make his Great Britain debut.

Basingstoke boxer Darryl Still returns to the ring tomorrow

Basingstoke Gazette: Darryl Still in action earlier this year.

12:00pm Friday 15th November 2013

BASINGSTOKE professional boxer Darryl Still is back in the ring on Saturday at Southamp-ton’s Guildhall.

Freak injury means Dean Francis has to cancel British title fight

Basingstoke Gazette: Deano returning to ring

10:00am Thursday 7th November 2013

DEAN Francis’ British title fight against Bob Ajisafe has been postponed after the Basingstoke boxer suffered a freak injury.

Boxer Jacob Gabriel enjoys best win of career so far

Basingstoke Gazette: Jacob Gabriel

6:00am Monday 4th November 2013

BASINGSTOKE boxer Jacob Gabriel enjoyed possibly the biggest win of his amateur career so far when he beat former England international Jimmy Cooper, of Southampton’s Golden Ring Boxing Club, on Cooper’s own show.

Dean Francis to fight for the British title in November

Basingstoke Gazette: Dean Francis, right, in action.

12:00pm Sunday 20th October 2013

BASINGSTOKE boxer Dean Francis will fight for the British Light-Heavyweight Title next month – more than five years after he last claimed the Lonsdale Belt.

Boxer Matt Goddard retains his perfect record with a knock-out

Basingstoke Gazette: Matt Goddard.

12:00pm Saturday 12th October 2013

ODIHAM professional boxer Matt Goddard wasted no time in winning his sixth straight fight of his career as he knocked down Slovak Julius Rasael in the first round at Fareham Leisure Centre.

Dean Francis close to a British Title fight

Basingstoke Gazette: Dean Francis.

6:00am Saturday 5th October 2013

Basingstoke boxer Dean Francis is hoping to fight for the British light-heavyweight title next month.

Matt Goddard gets new training partner in build up to big fight

Basingstoke Gazette: Matt Goddard.

6:00am Monday 16th September 2013

ODIHAM professional boxer Matt Goddard’s title ambitions have been handed a boost by the arrival of a new gym mate.






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