Caribbean Box­ing Cham­pi­onships Am­s­ter­dam, Mur­ray lead Guyana’s charge on open­ing night

Stabroek News - - STABROEK SPORT -

The Caribbean Box­ing Cham­pi­onships got off to an ex­plo­sive start last night at the Cliff An­der­son Sports Hall with the host win­ning five of the six in­ter­na­tional bouts on the 10-fight card.

Mid­dleweights, Des­mond Am­s­ter­dam and Alex Mur­ray led Guyana’s charge with scin­til­lat­ing vic­to­ries.

Am­s­ter­dam stalked and pounded out a win against a game Trinida­dian, Aaron Prince while Mur­ray pulled out an ex­cit­ing points win ver­sus Mack­el­son Mathurin of Guade­loupe.

The other four fights were con­tested by box­ers from Trinidad, Grenada and Guade­loupe. Held an­nu­ally, the four-night event which got off to a late start by al­most two hours, is sched­uled to recom­mence this evening from 18:00hrs.

Full fight de­tails below. The as­ter­isk denotes the win­ner.

Ju­nior Feath­er­weight Christo­pher Romeo* (Guyana) vs Tyreek Taitt (Bar­ba­dos)

Ju­nior Light­weight Mark Craw­ford* (Guyana) vs Re­shawn Holder (Bar­ba­dos)

Novice Wel­ter­weight Prince Henry* (Grenada) vs Shawn Jack­son (Trinidad)

Novice Wel­ter­weight

Jamil Joseph (Trinidad)* vs Michael Torchy (Guade­loupe)

Light

Novice Mid­dleweight Alex Mur­ray* (Guyana) vs Mack­el­son Mathurin (Guade­loupe)

Youth Mid­dleweight Bran­don Tay­lor (Grenada) vs Ty­ron Thomas* (Trinidad)

Light­weight Jessie Beck­les* (Trinidad) vs Nelon Cyrus (Grenada)

Light Heavy­weight Mark Pierre* (Guyana) vs Shakir Flem­ing (Trinidad)

Wel­ter­weight Em­manuel San­cho (Guyana) vs Lyn­del Marcelin* (St Lu­cia)

Light Heavy­weight Des­mond Am­s­ter­dam* (Guyana) vs Aaron Prince (Trinidad)

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