John Lund battles well but misses out to the ‘Sledgehammer’ in title bout November 6th, 2015 COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTOR Latest News Latest Sports Shares Comments Soutport boxer Jon Lund was in action again last weekend for the newly-formed JDC Promotions. Lund’s ring hire firm, WDQ, was responsible for the canvas and lighting but later in the evening the boxer stepped into the ring in his own right. He was up against Scott ‘Sledgehammer’ Aitken from Leeds in a four-round cruiserweight title bout. Lund’s trademark ‘old man’ outfit of pyjamas, glasses and a dressing gown was complemented by the addition of a Zimmer frame, a joke that went down well with the local crowd. Both boxers were cautious in the opening round but the Leeds man landed the heavier shots. Lund slipped a few rounds behind, wary of Aitken’s wild but heavy swings. Finally in the fourth round Lund threw caution to the wind and took the fight to Aitken but it was too little, too late. Aitken was given the decision after four rounds. Never one to turn down a fight, Lund popped up again the following night in Manchester when a boxer failed to turn up. Although scheduled to just be refereeing, Lund offered to take part in an exhibition fight with novice Roy Cardiff. Lund, ever the gentleman, took it lightly in what was an agreed exhibition with a draw verdict. Next Friday sees Southport’s Normal Marshall and Karl Brown back in action at the Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!