Caribbean Boxing Championships Amsterdam, Murray lead Guyana’s charge on opening night
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)
Jamil Joseph (Trinidad)* vs Michael Torchy (Guadeloupe)
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)