Young Newark ABC boxer misses out on the Best in England title by the narrowest of margins

On Saturday 10 December, Newark Amateur Boxing Club’s Mantana Price made the trip to Bridlington Sports Hall to take part in the National NABCG Final. Having already defeated an opponent with a record of over 25 wins in the Semi-Finals, for this one 16-year-old Mantana was up against Rainham ABC’s Medhi Sahak, a tricky southpaw... Continue Reading →

Newark’s Jade Grierson joins the Elite as she stops Ester Konecna in round 3 of her pro boxing debut

Making her professional debut on Sunday 11 December, Suggy’s Gym’s Jade Grierson achieved something only Savannah Marshall had done before when, with a clinical and composed performance, she stopped the normally very tough, game and awkward Ester Konecna from the Czech Republic just three rounds into their bout. “Jade looked really relaxed heading into the... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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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