Some­thing to cheer about

Kapi-Mana News - - SPORT -

There were mixed re­sults for Porirua’s kick­box­ing tal­ent at Hon­our 8, held at New Zealand Ken­nel Club on March 14.

Lo­cal hero Adam Manisy won a tough fight against Welling­ton’s Carl Tan­gen, earn­ing a tech­ni­cal knock­out in the sec­ond round. The ex­pe­ri­enced Ngapera Parata, mean­while, tak­ing to the ring for her 19th fight, lost a close one to Miriam Tio (Auck­land).

Rosie Dux­field won a unan­i­mous de­ci­sion against Louise Fuller (Dan­nevirke) and Ants Bennett lost to Kieran Garcia (Welling­ton). Pro­moter Kevin Dick said Porirua fighters Vi­vian ReesBoland and Clint Dysart both per­formed well in their novice bouts in front of a home crowd.

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