Bold boxing event hailed a huge success

Photographs by: kirsty Ashcroft photography

A boxing bonanza at the Bold Hotel has been hailed a huge success.

The Sunday showdown at the Lord Street Hotel was organised by retired boxing legend Jon Lund and held by Bold owner and boxing promoter Andrew Mikhail.

Junior fighters Lewis, Max & Owen opened the show.

They were Followed by local seniors Billy Whittle, Ethan Fletcher, Tom Linaker, Jon Lund & Glenn Dolan who got the wins in testing fights.

Unfortunately local Ben Sharples got beat but was also in a testing fight with a much more experienced boxer from Wigan.

Jon said “For the first time but definitely not the last we had a Jab fight club Xmas tag team punch up! This consisted of 6 boxers in 2 teams fighting one 8 minute round on a tag team basis.

“The final 30 seconds all got stuck in.

“Finally Southport’s world kick boxing champ Kev Ward stopped an experienced lad in an exciting 1st round knockout.”