Young Newark boxers back in the ring for National Semi Finals

Last weekend saw two Newark amateur boxers heading up to Liverpool to take part in the England Boxing National Semi Finals. Sunday 27 November was an afternoon which ended in one win and one loss for the Newark ABC youngsters but Suggy’s Gym head coach Dean Sugden was full of praise for both Mantana Price... Continue Reading →

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Newark’s Jade Grierson gets ready for a cracker of a contest next month

Suggy’s Gym’s first female professional boxer Jade Grierson is getting set to walk out into the ring early next month on the card of the aptly named Christmas Cracker show in South Yorkshire. Since her exhibition bout against Terri Harper in October, 31-year-old Jade has been working hard developing her strength and conditioning in preparation... Continue Reading →

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Another action-packed weekend for Newark ABC

It was a busy weekend for some of Newark’s young boxers and their coaches who were in Sheffield, Nottingham and Leicester representing Newark Amateur Boxing Club on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The action began on Friday afternoon when Sam Hardy and Alfie Briggs-Price, accompanied by Suggy’s Gym head coach Dean Sugden, were invited to the... Continue Reading →

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Suggy’s Gym’s Jade Grierson makes her pro debut in Doncaster

Disappointment rapidly turned to delight for Newark boxer Jade Grierson last week when, after learning of the cancellation of her upcoming professional debut on Stefy Bull’s New Beginnings show in Doncaster, she was immediately offered the chance to walk out into the ring for a Special Exhibition Contest on the same card. “Despite all our... Continue Reading →

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A new beginning for Newark boxer Jade Grierson

Despite the last-minute cancellation of her first professional fight, which was due to take place at Nottingham’s Harvey Hadden Stadium on Saturday 8 October, Suggy’s Gym’s Jade Grierson has only a couple of weeks to wait till she makes that pro boxing debut. The 31-year-old, who began training at Suggy’s Gym when she was just... Continue Reading →

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Four hours of fun at Suggy’s Gym last Saturday

If you were among the dozens of visitors walking through the doors of Suggy’s Gym on Saturday 1 October, you were no doubt looking forward to a few hours of fun... And, judging by all the feedback over the last couple of days, it’s fair to say that’s exactly what was waiting for you! “We... Continue Reading →

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Celebrating 20 years at Castlegate with a fun-filled afternoon

Just over halfway through its four weeks of free boxing sessions for youngsters, the team at Suggy’s Gym is getting ready to host a special Fun Day on Saturday 1 October. An opportunity to find out more about the classes and courses on offer at 49 Castlegate, the home of Newark Amateur Boxing Club since... Continue Reading →

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Newark ABC celebrates its 20th anniversary with another successful sell-out Home Show

Almost 20 years to the day since Newark Amateur Boxing Club was established on Castlegate, its first HOME SHOW of the season returned to Farndon Memorial Hall on Friday 9 September. A huge success for the club, all the matches on the card were really competitive and, cheered on by the support of their sponsors,... Continue Reading →

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Newark ABC celebrates 20th anniversary with free boxing sessions for kids

As part of the celebrations marking 20 years since it first opened at Suggy’s Gym on Castlegate, Newark Amateur Boxing Club will be offering four weeks of free boxing sessions to youngsters between 5 and 12 years old. The sessions run from 5pm to 5.45pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting on Tuesday 13 September, and... Continue Reading →

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The British Bulldog’s K-1 dream in Japan on hold

Just over a month ago, Newark pro kickboxer Bailey Sugden shared the news that his dream of fighting in Japan was about to come true. The Suggy’s Gym 24-year old was set to compete in the K-1 World GP Super Featherweight Championship Tournament, taking place at the Yokohama Arena on Sunday 11 September. But following... Continue Reading →

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Watch Chad’s HOMECOMING fight here

If you weren't able to see it live earlier this month, here's a chance to catch up on the English Light Heavyweight Title fight between Chad '2 Slick' Sugden and Joel McIntyre over at the Newark Showground on Friday 15 July. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9FURFwBxoE&t=7s And if you haven't already seen Dean Sugden's post-show report, just click here... Continue Reading →

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