Boxing News - - Yesterday’s Heroes -

SIR HENRY COOPER GOLF CLAS­SIC THE Lon­don EBA (LEBA) held its main fundraiser, the Sir Henry Cooper Golf Clas­sic, on July 19, with a host of ex-cham­pi­ons tak­ing part. These in­cluded Jimmy Bat­ten, John Con­teh MBE, Ed­die Avoth, Peter Cragg, Johnny Kramer, Micky Abrams and Tony Humm. The win­ning team (John Huke, John Wykes, Andy James and Johnny Kramer) scored 89 points. Placid Gon­za­les, Johnathan Hill, Ian Fair­lie and John Con­teh MBE were first run­ners up, and Marco Chi­avetta, Gary Cheeks, Ian Carruthers and Jimmy Bat­ten sec­ond run­ners up.

Evening guests in­cluded Alan Min­ter, Herol Graham, James Cook MBE, Sylvester Mit­tee, Prince Rod­ney, Ver­non Sol­las, Derek Wil­liams, Ja­son Matthews, Shaun Mur­phy and Gary Hobbs. The MC was the quick-wit­ted ref­eree and ex-pro boxer Bob (B. F.) Wil­liams. The or­gan­is­ers were Ray Caulfield, Char­lie Wright and Rob­bie Wil­son.

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